Chevrolet Camaro outsells Ford Mustang in 2010, first time since 1985

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

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