GM is upbeat about introducing new models in its automobile lineup and it also has plans to reintroduce some earlier models which are no longer in production. One such instance is the Chevy Eel Camino. The El Camino is not the usual Chevy truck you may have seen umpteenth times on roads and highways. The truck was launched by GM way back in the 1980s and has been out of production for quite some years. Industry buzz is that Chevrolet is going to re-launch the truck as a 2017 model.
2017 Chevy El Camino – Dynamic Exterior and Boastful Interior:
The 2017 El Camino from Chevrolet will come with a unique design that sets it apart from category contenders as well as existing Chevy pickup trucks. As per the industry sources, the exterior styling of the truck will be based on Pontiac GTO. The truck will have a sporty look. Its trunk size may not be very big. Along with retro styling, GM may use modern technologies like LED lights and aluminum in the body to keep weight on a lower side. Big alloy wheels may also be used in the model.
The cabin of Chevy El Camino 2017 is going to be quite classy looking and spacious. Leather upholstery is going to be used and some customization options may be offered as well. There will be enough legroom and climate control system will be present to ensure the ride is comfortable. In Cabin amenities and storage options will also be present.
The 2017 Chevy El Camino is expected to be launched with plenty of safety and technology features. You can expect features like cruise control, wireless communication technologies, airbags, traction control and rear view camera.
2017 Chevy El Camino – Power Expectations
As per the industry, 2017 Chevrolet El Camino will be sold with two engine options. The first one is a 3.2-liter V6 unit that makes 300 hp. The other engine is a 6.0-liter V8 unit that generates 380 hp. The engines may be coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission unit.
2017 Chevy El Camino – Price and Release Date:
The 2017 Chevy El Camino may be launched in early 2017. Its expected starting price is $30,000.
New 2017 Chevy El Camino seems to be a decent entry in pickup truck segment but its USP is the distinctive retro styling. The low price tag and decent amenities give it some edge over segment rivals. The powerful engines also add to its appeal.