2016 Chevrolet El Camino ss, comeback, news

Chevrolet El Camino manufacture ended in 1977 and the company has been trying to bring it back but unsuccessfully. Now it has been reported that Chevy plans to revive its El Camino model, targeting the Australian Market. The earlier versions of this car were based on the G-Body platform. Expected version of 2016 Chevrolet El Camino should mark the comeback of the model, and here are some news and expectations.

2016 Chevrolet El Camino Front view

Interior and exterior of the 2016 Chevrolet El Camino

In North America this car is categorized as a truck although it responds to other Chevrolet car lines. It is expected that the 2016 version will be made more of aluminum and alloy in order to reduce the general weight of the car. While it has become fashionable for most cars to have leather covered interior it is not yet clear what material will be used on the inside of 2016 Chevrolet El Camino. There is a likeliness of catching up with the market competition and have leather covered seats. Some of the body parts expected to be retained is the full-coil suspension of the safety Girder which was introduced in 1958. The classic version may seem unique and with few improvements can attract the target market as expected.

2016 Chevrolet El Camino Side view

2016 Chevrolet El Camino engine options

The initial version of the car had two engine versions, 230, and 190 cubic inches with horsepower of 155 and 120 respectively. To improve on the engine, the company may improve the engine output for the four wheel drive. Additionally, with the target market take the car as a truck making necessary to have a high power engine. The initial car used wagon chassis and had hydraulics which made the car have more weight. In the 2016 version, they may use automatic hydraulics which weigh less and serve the same purpose. The 2016 Chevrolet El Camino engine is expected to run on diesel.

Fuel economy

Reduced car weight will enhance engine power and use of other technological options to have improved features. The expected four cylinders in the engine and improved hydraulics will cut down on the fuel usage. In the current market, everyone will be looking into that as the gas prices are higher compared to when the car existed in 70s. This may bring in the probability of having the diesel version only.

2016 Chevrolet El Camino Rear view

2016 Chevrolet El Camino release date and price

The company has expressed interest in reviving the car soon although the exact date is not officially made. With the many changes expected from the car version, it may require more time to build a more competitive car that will not only serve as a truck but a personal car. This will mean approximately it will not be early 2016 but anywhere between mid and end of 2016.

Those who love this car have waited for its return long enough and are positive that it will be back with a fair price. The expected price is more than the cost of previous versions and unofficial sources have indicated that 2016 Chevrolet El Camino will be about $20 000.

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