When looking at used cars for a legendary model like the Chevy Camaro, it is pretty easy to get overwhelmed by all of your options. After all, the Camaro has been around since the late 1960s, with half a dozen generations across that time span, each with its own features and differences. Picking the right generation and model is important; however, in order to make sure you get a vehicle that has everything you need and to avoid regrets about your purchase later. It can help to take a quick look at the different generations to see how this race-worthy model has shaped up over the years.
The first generation for the Chevy Camaro kicked off for the model year 1967 and only ran through 1969, available as either a standard two-door coupe or a convertible. There were a lot of engines available on those models, including a couple of different I-6 and several V8 options. The second generation ran from the model year 1970 through 1981, with some updates and cosmetic changes in 1974 and 1978.
For the model year 1982, the third generation of the Chevy Camaro was introduced, and it ran to 1992. This generation included the first engines with fuel injection and automatic transmissions, with a 5-speed manual transmission still available throughout the generation. The fourth generation was introduced for the model year 1993 and ran until 2002, with coupe and convertible options available, along with V6 and V8 engines.
The fifth generation of the Chevy Camaro kicked off for the model year 2010 and ran through 2015. The sixth generation was introduced for the 2016 model year and is still going strong today.
The modern Camaro is an absolute beauty, combining tremendous power with great technology and luxury features inside. The sixth generation Camaro offers drivers plenty of engines to choose from and can get up to 650 horsepower with an available V8 engine. It truly lives up to the decades-old reputation of its name and has redefined the modern sports car.
Precise engineering for the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro includes a wider opening in the grille with the striking roof design and spoiler. Select one of the vibrant colors for the model, such as Bright Yellow or Garnet Red Tintcoat. With multiple options in wheels, stripes and ground effects, drivers can design a custom model to fit their personality. Exceptional design continues inside the driver-centric cockpit with rich materials and premium stitching. Available interior spectrum lighting offers 24 colors which change based on driving mode and offer an ambient glow.
Choose from three engines, each one more powerful than the next. Start off with the 2.0-liter turbo with 275 horsepower or select the 3.6-liter V-6 which offers 335 horsepower. For premium power, the 6.2-liter V-8 meets your needs with 455 horsepower and the ability to go from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds. With a choice of an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission, be prepared for a thrilling experience. Anticipate whatever lies ahead with four driving modes, including sport, tour, snow/ice and track.
The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is loaded with the latest technology to enhance your ride. A head-up display provides the information needed right on the windshield so you can stay focused on the road. An available wireless charging pad ensures your phone is always charged while the Apple CarPlay app connects an iPhone. Listen to all of your favorite tunes on the nine-speaker Bose premium audio system. You can further expand the media library with SiriusXM and monitor settings with a seven- or eight-inch diagonal touchscreen.
The 2017 Camaro's strong exterior design is what lures you in, but its the powerful engine that makes you stay. Choose between three levels of power including the standard 2.0-liter turbo engine. Take on the streets of Indianapolis and beyond with an impressive 275 horsepower, all the while maintaining exceptional fuel economy.
Need something with a little more kick? The 3.6-liter V6 offers 335 horsepower with 284 lb-ft of torque. Blaze through the test-track, accelerating from 0-60 in just 5.1 seconds, and feel the rush of adrenalin that comes with it.
If that's not enough for you the 6.2L V8 is just what you need. This powerful engine pushes the envelope even for thrill seekers like you. Feel the engine roar with 455 horses and 455 lb-ft of torque as you race from 0-60 in 4 seconds flat.
Drive the new Camaro with this powerful V8 under the hood and you'll be ruling the road with more muscle, more attitude, and more style than the competition.
The new Camaro in Indianapolis offers more features that add an extra layer of excitement to your drive. Take advantage of available features like the Bose® premium audio system, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and SiriusXM radio for better entertainment.
Plus, with additional features like wireless phone charging, a touchscreen control panel, voice recognition, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi, you'll always be able to stay connected behind the wheel of your 2017 Chevy Camaro.
For 2018, muscle car drivers and Camaro enthusiasts now have a special track model to accompany the powerful ZL1. Unprecedented and unrivaled, the all-new Camaro ZL1 1LE sets a new benchmark in performance.
Taking Chevrolet's track-focused 1LE tradition to new levels, the ZL1 1LE comes equipped with racing-based adjustable suspension components, special front dive planes, and carbon-fiber rear wing and exclusive Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires.
Whether you choose the 2018 Camaro ZL1 or the all-new Camaro ZL1 1LE, drivers in Indianapolis, Greenfield and Lawrence will experience unbelievable power no matter which of the 4 engines they choose.
The 2018 Camaro LT 2.0T features a 2.0-liter turbo that produces 275 horsepower. The LT V6 delivers 335 horsepower with its 3.6-liter V6. In the SS model, drivers will get a 6.2-liter V8 that produces 455 horsepower while the new ZL1 1LE features a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that delivers a stunning 650 horsepower and rockets to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.
The 2018 base model Camaro gets an EPA-estimated 19 MPG in the city and 29 on the highway.
The 2018 Camaro's interior isn't all about racing. You'll find some comforts like heated and cooled seats, a heated steering wheel, head-up display and an 8-inch infotainment system that's compatible with both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®. Bose Premium Audio and SiriusXM® satellite radio are standard. Navigation and a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot are available.
Outside of those comforts, most of the new Camaro's interior is geared toward the driver, including the Recaro seats that are designed to keep you in place when hitting a tight corner. There are back seats, but in an effort to keep the vehicle as light as possible, Chevrolet stripped them down to just the padding.
Available safety features include a rearview camera, automatic crash response, brake assist, traction control and a teen driver mode that allows adults to customize speed and audio settings to encourage safe driving habits.