General Motors first introduced the Chevrolet El Camino in the 1980s where it enjoyed dominance before disappearing from the market. The rumoured return of the El Camino series has created quite a buzz in the automobile industry. The 2018 Chevrolet El Camino is said to draw inspiration from some of its forerunners such as the Chevy Malibu, Pontiac GTO and the Alpha platform.
The car is expected to deviate from the extremely work type truck look assigned to its forerunners and take on a more sporty appeal. The interior is also expected to be a combination of comfort. And functionality hosting a number of updated gadgets giving it an ultra modern look. Cars evolve every year, the companies must ensure that they improve their standards and one of the best standards in Camino.
2018 Chevrolet El Camino – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
As earlier mentioned, the exterior of 2018 El Camino is expected to have a sportier feel to it. It expected to have an aluminium body and alloy wheels to decrease the weight of the car and improve performance. The design of the lights has been changed and LED lights will be used on this particular model. This is also a measure to ensure the vehicle is kept light.
The suspension system is rumoured to have also been enhanced in order to improve off-road performance. The exterior is also expected to feature a chrome grill. There are mixed expectations about the cargo bay with some sources indicating more cargo space while others are inclining towards a reduced cargo space.
The cabin of the 2018 Chevrolet El Camino is expected to have a capacity of only two people. It shall boast of leather upholstery for comfort purposes as well as to keep up with current trends. Stylish finishing is expected with the use of aluminium trimmings on the door panels and center console.
The dashboard will be illuminated and fitted with a number of gadgets some among them being wireless communication technologies. Also, a rear view camera, air bags, cruise control and traction control. In general, the interior is expected to cater for the entertainment value of its passengers’, unlike the previous models.
2018 Chevrolet El Camino – Powerful Engine and Performance
It is not yet quite clear which engine the 2018 Chevrolet El Camino shall host but two options seem to have been narrowed down upon. First, we have the 3.6-liter V6 engine that has the capability of 281 hp and can attain up to 260 lb-ft of torque.
The second option is to have a 6.0-litre V8 engine with a capability of 361 hp and can attain 360 lb –ft of torque. The latter comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission unit. Since it is expected to cater for both on and off-road terrains. The high-performance capability of the V8 engine makes it a likely candidate.
2018 Chevrolet El Camino – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The 2018 Chevy El Camino is expected to be released early next year; 2018 that is. The luxurious yet functional model of the 2018 Chevrolet El Camino is expected to be priced at a range of between $30,000 and $35,000.