Chevrolet’s El Camino is a famous truck that obtained attention because of its sporty look. The American car manufacturer produced the first model of this truck in 1980 and the production continued because of specialized driving features. It is considered that El Camino has more attention and attraction in the markets. However, the production was stopped and now the carmaker is looking forward to produce it again. The concept will appear in the form of the 2017 Chevrolet El Camino, and should be introduced before the end of this year.
2017 Chevrolet El Camino: Changes and Features
According to the official news, the company is not interested to develop a new design for this truck. Actually, the last model was designed a long time ago that’s why company has an advantage to produce anything which looks different than the last model. The designing of new El Camino will get attention automatically because it is different than the competitors. Major focus will be given towards the weight reduction. Carbon fiber and aluminum based frame will definitely help to maintain the sporty look of this truck.
Exterior has been planned with significant changes. There will be an attractive redesigned grille with stylish and attractive look. The front of this truck has a larger air intake. The headlamps are equipped with specialized LED bulbs. Chevrolet has planned to make rear as well as front colorful bumpers. New alloy wheels will be created for the 2017 Chevrolet El Camino.
Interior designing needs more changes. In fact, there is a big difference between the technology being used today and technology used ten years ago. Chevrolet will need significant improvements in order to make it competitive in current age. Adequate room will be added for the drivers and passengers with heated adjustable seats. Modern systems such as air conditioning, large HD Touch Screen, air vents, automatic gearbox, LCD and Audio system will be the part of interior. Bluetooth, USB, navigation and connectivity to Smartphone will present.
2017 Chevrolet El Camino: Engines and Safety
There will be four trim levels of this truck. Chevrolet will start with SS. Black Night, Royal Knight and Super Spot will be modern trim levels. Credible reports suggest that two engine variants will be offered with 2017 Chevy El Camino. The first unit will be a 6.0-liter V-8 engine that will be able to produce around 360 horsepower. You may also chose a 3.2-liter V-6 engine that will deliver 300 horsepower. More details about transmission and hybrid options will be updated soon.
Chevrolet will give all the modern safety options in the new 2017 El Camino. The expected safety applications include the safety belts, rear-view camera, backup camera, traction control, stability control, ABS brakes, driving memory system, parking assist, side exit alert, anti theft alarms, anti lock brakes and anti collision alert. The new Chevrolet El Camino will find commercial rivalry by the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara and Ford F-150.
Price and Release
The producer has not shared any word about price and release of the 2017 Chevrolet El Camino. However, it is expected that the base model will be $20,000 at least, and it will appear in end of 2016.