One thing that is bound to catch your attention immediately with the 2006 Chevrolet Camaro concept car is its long hood. Apart from making a style statement it also shows you the kind of attention that has been paid to the design. The short deck, wide stance and long hood make for greater aerodynamic performance. This is not all; there is a powerful 400 horsepower, six-speed manual transmission engine that is inside this futuristic concept car that can achieve exciting speed.
The sports car is a fifth generation Camaro which will offer both V 6 and V 8 engines. This American sports car will also be available in a choice of automatic as well as manual transmission. The small-bock engine offers serious performance, bound to leave the competition behind. The sports car is pretty long at 186.2 inches. The wheel base is quite large at 110.5 inches. You can find real monstrous 275/30 front and 305/30 rear tires which are designed to take on the power generated from the LS2, V-8 engine. The power-packed engine is capable of reaching speeds up to 300 km/h with ease. When not hurtling along in highways, the sports car is also capable of performing equally well inside cities. Even though designed for achieving high speeds, some of the features in this concept sports car have been carefully thought out for every day use. A good example would be the ´Active Fuel Management´ feature. This latest feature allows for optimum saving of fuel. This is enabled due to the incorporation the latest in cylinder deactivation technology. This in turn means higher fuel economy on long drives.
The lean and mean design is great for highway drives as well as parking in places where space is at a premium. From suburban parking lots to garages in homes, the overall size of the sports car is just about right. The cockpit design has been by those of fighter planes. The instrumental panel is purposeful at the same time being perfectly in sync with the overall aesthetics of the concept car. The luxurious interiors also reflect the same fetish for perfection for which Camaro is famed for. You can still find a hint of the first generation Camaros in the overall execution of the interior. Along with luxury, functionality also has been taken care off in a never before way.
The sports car features progressive rate springs as part of its rear suspension which means no more jarring drives. Ultra-smooth rides are a possibility with these suspensions along with the gas-pressurized dampers which are part of the features of this concept car.