The new Chevrolet Camaro from General Motors outsold the Ford Mustang in 2010, for the first time since 1985. GM ended up selling a total of 81,371 Chevrolet Camaro units, while FoMoCo managed to lag behind with a total of 73,716 units.
GM managed to outsell the Ford Mustang without having a convertible or a Shelby GT500 competitor on the market.
The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible will go on sale in February with prices starting around $30,000. The high-perfomrance Chevrolet Camaro Z28, a competitor to the Ford Shelby GT500, is due at the end of this year as a 2012 model year vehicle.
Refresher: The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible is available in two trim levels including LT and SS. The 2011 Camaro Convertible LT is powered by a 3.6L direct-injection V6 engine that produces 312-hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The Camaro Convertible SS models is offered with two 6.2L V8 powertrain choices including the L99 on automatic-equipped vehicles and the LS3 on manual-equipped models The L99 engine produces 400-hp and a maximum torque of 410 lb-ft while the LS3 makes 426-hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. Prices start around $30,000.
– By: Omar Rana