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Chevrolet Camaro

Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Chevrolet Camaro



What is it like on the road?

Chevrolet Camaro SS front quarter

Underneath the Euro-spec Chevy Camaro, there’s a 4.5-link independent rear end and its very own set of super-stiff dampers and a pair of repositioned and reshaped anti-roll bars. The good news? It corners.

Despite being developed at the Nürburgring, the Camaro soaks up the road with GT-like composure. But rear occupants might want to think twice before embarking on long journeys, as its a bit cramped.

There are two engines - LS3 and L99 - which are bolted to a six-speed manual and auto respectively. They’re pretty much the same, but the automatic gets VVT, which propels it to 62mph 0.2 seconds, erm, slower. Both are 6.2 litres - the manual gets 432hp and the auto 405hp - the stick-shift coupe takes 5.2 seconds to get to 62mph and the rag-top 5.4. The auto coupe does it in 5.4, and the convertible in 5.6.

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