Rumour: Chevrolet Camaro could be discontinued

According to a media report, Chevrolet has shelved plans for the next-generation Camaro. Production of the sixth-generation car is expected to end in 2023.

The Camaro shares its platform with the Cadillac ATS and the CTS. Both these cars are expected to be replaced by the CT4 and the CT5, which will be based on a platform called the A2XX. The Camaro is not expected to move to the new platform.

The biggest issue for the Camaro could be the sales figures. In 2018, the muscle car sold only 50,963 units in the US, which is around 25% less than the 2017 sales figure, which stands at 67,940 units. In comparison, in 2018, the Dodge Challenger sold 66,716 units and the Mustang sold 75,842 units. According to the report, the 2019 Camaro also received severe criticism for its design, which made Chevrolet tweak the front-end for the 2020 model.

It is also reported that some members of the team working on the Camaro, including its chief engineer, have been redirected to other projects.

The Chevrolet Camaro is available with a choice of a 4-cylinder, V6 or V8 engines paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Source: Muscle Cars and Trucks

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