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What’s this? This is the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro. It’s the last of the big three pony cars to get a thorough makeover, and it’s arguably the most extensive. Even though the fifth-gen Camaro already had things like an independently sprung rear, it was attached to an Australian-built platform codenamed Zeta that doesn’t boast light weight among its achievements. Zeta still lives on underneath the Chevy SS/Vauxhall VXR8 GTS, but is replaced here in the new Camaro with the newer, much lighter ‘Alpha’ structure that also underpins the superb handling Cadillac ATS and CTS. So that’s a great start. What about the engines? The Camaro range now starts, as per the Mustang, with a blown four-cylinder engine. This one is the 275bhp/295lbft 2.0-litre unit from the Cadillac ATS. Next up is the 335bhp/284lb-ft 3.6-litre V6 that does service across the Cadillac and Chevy ranges. And the top of the launch range, the SS, is fitted with the same 455bhp/455lb-ft LT1 V8 used in the base C7 Corvette Stingray.