The 2016 Chevy Camaro is showing off more of its new, harder-edged look in the latest tease before the pony car's release. The design underwent hundreds of hours of wind tunnel testing to optimize airflow.
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Figuring out a way for a hybrid powertrain to co-exist with the performance expectations of a classic American muscle car is a challenge that could vex that most experienced automotive engineers. It's a challenge, in fact, being handed to a bunch of college students.
The switch to the Alpha platform and new aluminum components are letting the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro cut over 200 pounds compared to the current model. Examples include suspension components using the lightweight metal and the beam that supports the instrument panel.
For the next episode of Motor Trend's Head 2 Head, the 580-horsepower Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 takes on the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. In spite of the power differential it's a close fight on performance, but one of them takes the feel-good factor way beyond its engine numbers.