2015 Chevrolet Camaro

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Available in the Coupe and Convertible, the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro, available from MSRP $23,705, is the perfect integration of thrilling performance, sleek design, and cutting-edge technology. The 2015 Camaro’s direct injection V6 boasts 323 horsepower taking drivers from 0 – 60 in 5.9 seconds, and offers a fuel efficiency of 30 mpg highway. For unbridled power, the 6.2L V8, paired with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, offers 426 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. The 6-speed automatic transmission with Active Fuel Management delivers 400 horsepower and offers 24 mpg highway. The dual overhead cam engine delivers a heart-pounding performance, while the direct injection and Variable Valve Timing combine to ensure fuel efficiency. The independent rear suspension and variable-ratio power steering delivers the kind of handling that keeps drivers in full control. The chassis is tuned to stick in turns and handle transitional situations like a pro. The top speed of the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro is 184 mph.

One can have the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro in a lot of ways, from the economical V-6 and potent V-8 SS, to the track-ready Z/28 and lightning-fast ZL1, to the well-rounded 1LE V-8, With the LS, LT, SS and 1LE, ZL1 and Z/28 lineup, the Camaro can be the basic coupe, a luxurious touring car, or a high performance fast car. The 2015 Camaro reflects the legendary design that makes Camaro a modern classic. The sculpted deck lid, rear diffuser, updated grille, horizontal lamps, and signature LED halo rings makes the car look even more sportier, while making a very powerful statement.

Every detail of the 2015 Camaro is designed to create an experience that is not only exhilarating, but also comfortable, from the sueded microfibre details and dual stitching, to the available RECARO® Performance front bucket seats with larger bolsters. The flat-bottom steering wheel, included with the available 1LE package increase leg room for heel/toe shifting. Behind the wheel is a high tech cockpit that has been designed for driving, from cutting-edge technology such as the available color Head-Up Display (HUD) to the 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen. As well, Chevrolet is the first vehicle manufacturer to offer Siri® Eyes Free9 to iPhone® users. Siri allows drivers to take charge with their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road. With a wide range of available dealer-installed accessories, there are plenty of combinations to make every Camaro a one-of-a-kind fastcar.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette

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Corvette is one of the longest running automotive nameplates with one of the most robust lineages of any car. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette is an aggressive high performance fast car with a  price ranging from $53,000–$62,000.  The Corvette sprints from 0 to 60 mph in under four seconds and to an anticipated top speed of 180 to 190 mph.Notable features of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette include: aluminum frame, convertible soft-top with hard tonneau cover which is a remote-controlled convertible top operation, composite and carbon fiber body panels, 455- or 460-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8, seven-speed manual or six-speed automatic, drive train – Rear wheel drive, and a dual-mode exhaust. Fuel Economy: highway:29mpg, city:17mpg. Insurance cost for first 5 years of ownership is estimated at $9,545.

Chevrolet calls the 2014 Corvette Stingray the most powerful standard Corvette model ever. Rather than calling it the “Corvette,” Chevy boldly calls it the “New Corvette.”  The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a sports car offered in coupe and convertible body styles It is equipped with a new 6.2-liter V-8 engine featuring direct fuel injection, continuously variable valve timing, and Active Fuel Management technology. The Active Fuel Management system shuts off half of the engine’s cylinders under certain driving conditions in order to maximize fuel economy. The new Corvette Stingray’s standard Drive Mode Selector allows the driver to choose between Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport, and Track driving modes and, based on the selected setting, to configure up to 12 specific performance variables in order to custom-tailor the car’s performance. Its weight comes in at 3,300 pounds.

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is ranked #1 in Luxury Sports Cars by U.S. News & World Report. The 2014 Corvette was nominated for the North American Car of the Year award, and won it from its great performance.

“Chevrolet has revolutionized every nook and cranny of the `Vette. But it still has that modern Corvette philosophy that has been retained for the past six generations, maybe even made it better.” — Simona, Top Speed

“ The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a world-class car with no apologies to make, an expression of greatness from a town and a car company that have been dismissed as losers. It is also the Automobile of the Year.” —- Joe Lorio, automobilemag.com

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro is one of America’s iconic sports cars, and, with a base MSRP as low as $22,805 (on select trim levels) it’s also surprisingly affordable. It comes in several trim levels (LS, LT, and SS), and for the 2011 model year, there’s even a Camaro convertible.

The exterior of 2011 Chevrolet Camaro sports a retro look with a long hood and rather short rear deck that are reminiscent of past incarnations of the car, with a honeycomb grille up front and gill-shaped air intakes in the rear. As well, the back of the car is also home to four rounded tail lights which are not unlike the lights on the Chevy Corvette.

Standard features include power mirrors and dual exhaust pipes, but there are a host of exterior options, including wheels in sizes ranging from 18 to 21 inches, heating and dimming capabilities for the mirrors, and fog lights. There’s also an RS package that bundles a rear spoiler, 20-inch wheels and high-intensity-discharge headlights with integrated halo rings.

Inside the 2011 Camaro, you’ll find a steering wheel, radio unit and climate controls that are all unique to this model, and blend in with the retro feel. An auxiliary instrument panel located near the shifter is available, and, if installed, will monitor the temperature and pressure of the oil, the temperature of the transmission fluid, and the status of the car’s battery.

Standard features include air conditioning, power windows, power locks, a keyless entry system, and XM Satellite Radio, while the available optional features include leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a USB connector for your MP3 player, though OnStar is also a standard feature.

Under the hood of the 2011 Chevy Camaro, there are a variety of options. The LS and LT trims come with a V-6 engine, while the SS has a V-8 that has GM’s “active fuel management” system, which will cut power to four of the cylinders when they’re not needed. There are also two different suspension settings – the SS gets the performance tuning, while the LS and LT are sport-tuned. The tricked-out SS also comes with adjustable traction and electronic stability control settings, Brembo brakes, and even Launch Control on the manual version.

More specifically, the LS and LT models come with a 312-hp, 3.6-liter direct-injected V-6 engine pushing 273 lbs-ft of torque, while the SS model comes with a 400-horsepower, 6.2 liter V-8 providing 395 lbs-ft of torque when married to the optional six-speed automatic transmission, or a 426-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 providing 408 lbs-ft of torque when mated with the six-speed manual transmission that is standard across the line.

Safety features of the 2011 Camaro include side-curtain and front side-impact airbags, antilock brakes with a brake-assist feature, both electronic stability control and traction control, and daytime running lights. As well, OnStar is enhanced with a free year of GM’s “Safe and Sound” plan and six months of the automaker’s “Connections and Directions” plan.

The convertible has the same V-6 or V-8 engine options as the hardtop 2011 Camaro, with a choice of six-speed automatic or manual transmissions, and a choice of 18-, 19, or 20-inch wheels. To boost safety, Chevy has put a tower brace beneath the hood, braced the transmission, and added bracing to the underbody, as well.

2010 Chevrolet Corvette

At a MSRP of $48,930 – $116,880, the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is a 2-door, 2-passenger sports car. This hot sports car is available as a Coupe, Convertible or Grand Sport model. Its immense power gives it a test-track top speed of 190-mph.  The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette has a fuel economy estimate of 15 MPG city and 24 MPG highway.

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is known for its power and performance. The high performance fast car has a powerful 430 hp 6.2L LS3 V8 engine 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter and launch control. Mechanical features of the Coupe and Convertible include: integrates chassis, brake and traction control systems, 4-wheel vented disc brakes and anti-lock braking system, and differential cooling system. It also includes an exhaust system that has aluminized stainless steel with 3″ polished stainless steel tips, rack-and-pinion speed-sensitive steering, Performance Traction Management system with 5 driver-selectable settings, and the transmission is a 6-speed manual with short-throw shifter and launch control.

Exterior features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: corrosion-proof composite body panels, carbon fibre front fenders and floor, raised engine hood with window, carbon fibre front fenders, roof, roof bow, front splitter, rocker extensions and floor, painted front and rear bumpers, manual soft top convertible roof, day time running lights, driver power heated painted door mirrors with automatic operation, passenger power heated painted door mirrors, front fog lights, projector beam lens Xenon bulb headlights, and metallic paint.

Interior features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: theft-deterrent systems with electronic immobilizer and audible/visible alarm, keyless access system includes push-button start, bucket seats with leather seating surfaces, power 6-way driver seat adjuster, dual-zone automatic air conditioning with pollen filtration, analogue gauge cluster with multi-language Driver Information Centre and tire pressure monitoring system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player, XM Satellite Radio and 7-speaker sound system, cruise control that includes electronic with resume, coast and decelerate/accelerate features, instrumentation that includes  analogue speedometer, tachometer, fuel, voltmeter, coolant temperature and oil pressure gauges, and the steering wheel is leather-wrapped with sound system controls.

Safety and Security features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: air bags, power, programmable with lock-out protection door locks, keyless access system that includes push-button start, lock/unlock passive entry and panic feature, OnStar In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service, theft-deterrent system that includes an electronic immobilizer, theft-deterrent system that includes audible/visible alarm, and traction control that includes electronic, full-function, and all-speed.

2010 Chevy Camaro SS

2010 Chevrolet Camaro priced: LS $22,995, SS $30,995, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro  will catch the eye of every fastcar enthusiast. General Motors designed the 2010 Camaro SS coupe to keep with its original concept as well as provide advanced technology and performance

The rear-wheel-drive 2010 Chevy Camaro SS is powered by either a 3.6-liter direct-injected V6 (LS, 1LT, 2LT) or a 6.2-liter V8 (1SS, 2SS). Both are equipped with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with manual shift control. The V6 is rated at 300 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque. The V8 with manual transmission can produce 426 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The top speed is 155mph.

The V6 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.0 seconds. The commanding V8 can surge from 0 – 60 mph in 5.0 seconds. The fuel economy range is estimated at 17 mpg city and 29 highway for the V6 (18 mpg city with the automatic), and 16 mpg city and 24 highway with the V8 (25 mpg highway with the automatic).

Built for a smooth and quiet drive, front and rear independent suspensions are mounted to the rigid chassis, which includes a multi-link strut arrangement in the front with a direct-acting stabilizer bar and a double ball-joint configuration. It also contains a 4.5-link rear suspension that is double-isolated from the chassis.

The 2010 Camaro  coupe is available in five trim levels that include the base LS, 1LT, 2LT, 1SS and 2SS. It contains a strong body structure for easy handling. Exterior features include one-piece body side stampings and clearly defined tolerances between body panels. The heritage design includes a long front dash-to-axle and short rear deck, smooth windshield profile, wheels pressed to the corners and a strongly built fender. The 18, 19, and 20-inch wheels add to the Camaro’s modern design.

Standard features include keyless entry, cloth upholstery, front bucket seats with power-reclining seatbacks, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, cruise control and a CD/MP3 audio system with satellite radio and an auxiliary audio jack. Other features can include heated side mirrors, auto-dimming functionality for the driver-side and interior mirrors, additional auxiliary gauges, remote engine start (automatic transmission only), leather upholstery, heated power front seats and a Boston Acoustics sound system with steering-wheel-mounted controls, a USB audio interface and Bluetooth.

“…whether you choose the six or the eight-cylinder Camaro, you will wind up with a neo-retro sports car that rewards your senses on almost every level.” — Mark Elias, Left Lane News

2008 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

At a MSRP of $46,100 – $83,345, the 2008 ZR1 Corvette is the fastest car in Corvette’s history. Compared to other sports cars on the market, it is moderately inexpensive. The ZR1 is said to be the first production Corvette to reach a top speed of at least 200 mph.

The 2008 ZR1 Corvette is a two-seat sports car available as a targa-roof coupe, convertible, or high-performance Z06 hardtop coupe. The coupe and convertible have a 430 hp LS3 6.2-liter V-8 engine and six-speed manual transmission. An optional dual-mode exhaust boosts the horsepower to 436 hp. The ZR1 Corvette is based on the Corvette Z06’s aluminum chassis, but there are a number of slow body panels. The fuel economy range is 26 MPG/Hwy and 16 MPG/City.

A few of the many mechanical and exterior features include: active handling electronic stability, ABS and driveline traction control, rack and pinion steering, 4- wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS), 2-doors, composite body material, sunroof, 18″ silver alloy wheels.

A few of the standard interior features include: voice activated navigation system, radio and CD player as well as MP3 capability, THEFTLOCK theft deterrent radio, keyfob (all doors,) Remote keyless entry, and OnStar In-Vehicle Assistance.

The ZR1 is ready to stare down the world’s elite supercars on both road and track, and its price of $105,000 represents a giddy bargain among ultra-high-performance automobiles. If the idea of dropping six figures at a Chevrolet dealership seems akin to

buying a $15,000 Rolex at Wal-Mart, one stab of the accelerator pedal should serve as a reminder that not only is the ZR1 the best Corvette ever, but it is also among the best sports cars available today.” Caranddriver.com