2017 Chevrolet Camaro RS Car Review by Paul Fix III

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2017 CHEVROLET CAMARO LT

 

Paul Fix III test drives the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro LT.

 

FAST FACT
Camaro celebrates the 50th anniversary of its introduction in 2017. It originally carried a base price of $2,466 – and an AM radio was a $57 option.

 

BASE PRICE
$27,300 (coupe)
$34,300 (convertible)

 

EPA VEHICLE CLASS
Coupe or Convertible

 

NEW FOR 2017

Available 50th Anniversary Edition
“FIFTY” badge on the steering wheel of all models
Teen Driver feature that allows parents to set controls, review driving habits and encourage safe driving habits even when they are not in the vehicle
Exterior color: Arctic Blue Metallic

 

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS

Offered in LT (1LT and 2LT), SS (1SS and 2SS) and ZL1 models – all available as a coupe or convertible (see separate pages for complete SS and ZL1 details)
Camaro LT offered with a standard 2.0L Turbo or available 3.6L V-6 engines
Standard LED daytime running lamps
50th Anniversary Edition is available on 2LT and includes:
Nightfall Gray Metallic exterior with 50th Anniversary stripe package and badges
Unique 20-inch wheels
Unique grille with satin chrome accents
Body-color front splitter
Orange front brake calipers
Unique black leather interior with suede inserts and orange accent stitching
Distinct 50th Anniversary treatments on the instrument panel, headrests, steering wheel and illuminated sill plates
RS Appearance Package
Available RS package includes 20-inch aluminum wheels, HID headlamps, LED taillamps, RS-specific upper and lower grilles and rear spoiler
First-ever 1LE package offered on Camaro LT, featuring track-tested Camaro SS components, specific technologies – including FE3 suspension, Brembo brakes and heavy-duty cooling – and enabling an estimated 0.97 g in cornering grip. Available on 1LT and 2LT with 3.6L V-6 and manual transmission
Driver Mode Selector enables the driver to tailor the look, sound and feel of the vehicles to his or her preferences and driving conditions
Available Brembo front brake package
Chevrolet MyLink with a 7-inch-diagonal color touchscreen is standard on 1LT.
Chevrolet MyLink with an 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen is standard on 2LT and available on 1LT
All MyLink radios feature Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone projection compatibility
Standard OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot (includes three-month/3GB data trial)
Standard Keyless Open and Start
Remote vehicle starter (included with eight-speed automatic transmission)
Heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats are standard on 2LT
Convenience and Lighting Package is available on 2LT and includes Memory Package, wireless charging, heated steering wheel, multicolor driver information display, head-up display, Rear Park Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, heated outside mirrors with driver-side auto dimming, body-color mirrors, interior spectrum lighting, illuminated sill plates and aluminum accents on the door trim and shifter cap (package required with 50th Anniversary Edition)

 

SAFETY FEATURES

Standard air bags include dual-stage frontal, thorax side-impact and knee air bags for the driver and front passenger. Coupe models also include head curtain side-impact air bags
Convenience and Lighting Package is available on 2LT and includes Rear Park Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert
Rear-vision camera
StabiliTrak electronic stability control system
Front safety belt pretensioners

 

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