Riding through the west coast with the new and upgraded Chevy El Camino, that has been a legend since 1959. The Chevy El Camino has any resemblance to the Chevy Camaro, some believe that it is based on its model. It has been years for a comeback, this time the long-awaited name is ready to reveal itself. Later this year it has been noticed the miniature display of the custom 1971 El Camino is released by Hot Wheels, for its 50 years Hot Wheels, reminding you a nostalgic feel for the first model of El Camino that has bed mounted jet engine. At first, the company introduced the El Camino to respond the popularity of Ranchero Truck from Ford, but then it becomes better each upgrade.
2018 Chevy El Camino Changes
At the first look, you may notice the body line just like the Chevy Malibu vehicle, especially the chassis line but it is strengthened and extended to the rear of the car. Another noticeable look is the bumper of the front and the rear, meanwhile the grille has divided into two parts with Chevy logo in between of the grille. It has amalgam edges and huge alloy wheels that are used to reduce weight. Under the grille, on the side edge, there are modernistic headlights, with new fog lamps. The exterior itself has LED lighting system of the Camaro. Some consideration of the model makes the models may ride on Alpha platform just like Cadillac CTS or ATS.
Meanwhile, on the inside, the interior still keeps its contemporary setting. Even though it has similar interior with the Holden Ute SS, it is upgraded to keep up with the current technology and fashion trend that is more favorable in the new era. Just like how the leather upholsteries and two contrasting tones of the interior mood color are produced.El Camino is featuring the dashboard equipped with Chevy’s MyLink Infotainment system that has 8-inch touch screen that is included the Bluetooth and USB charger functionality, Dual-zone Climate Control, Full iPod Integration (is iPod still exist now?). Talking much of the technological element in the vintage car.
Up until now, there is various announcement of powertrain, and here are the most fitted of the El Camino, the first variant is the 3.6 liters V6 engine that produces 281 horsepower with drifting power of 260 lb-ft torque, and the second one is 6.0 liter V8 with 361 horsepower. Both are using transmission of 6-speed automatic with Active Select, or the same speed manual transmission, even though it is optional. This 2018 Chevy El Camino will be more of a performance car, that may have a large and powerful engine. Some of the features may behave like a sedan but it has cargo bed to haul almost everything.
Not clear the release, but the prediction is no later than April of 2018. The base price can go for more than $ 35,000. Seeing all the shady and little information on the Camino, it is best to just see the website itself.