Although we still don’t know is the next generation Trans Am going to come out or not, we decided to make this comparison to see how would, possible Pontiac come back, compete with today’s pony cars. Camaro sure is one of the best pony cars that’s still in production so we will compare the 2016 Pontiac Trans Am and 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.
Not long ago we’ve seen spy photos of 2016 Camaro model, and although it was photographed under heavy camouflage it sure looks magnificent. It will also come with numerous changes in its construction and it will be much lighter than ever before. So is 2016 Pontiac Trans Am vs 2016 Chevrolet Camaro going to race or all of this is going to stay part of our imagination, we need to wait for the 2016 and see for ourselves.
When it comes to exterior styling, new Chevy sure looks neat. Front fascia comes with whole bunch of changes that go from much thinner headlights design to the full size grille and lower intake placed beneath. Its hood comes with some fine lines and it looks exactly like Bumblebee from Transformers, since it received more of a fastback look. All 2016 Pontiac Trans Am renderings we’ve seen these days look a lot like the new Camaro styling. It will come with longer hood full width grille and also very thin headlight design which are going to come with full LED technology same as the taillights. If these renderings are anywhere near reality each of these two models will have a though rival.
Camaro Vs Trans AM
Interior of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is as mysterious as the one that will come with the next generation Trans Am. Long time ago pony car manufacturers realized that interior segment is one of the most important ones when it comes to the new model. Both vehicles will probably come with cloth upholsteries, but also with some premium leather in higher trim levels, while Camaro will also have heated and ventilated front seats like in last model year, and we are not really sure about the Trans Am. We also expect to see some nice telematics, Bluetooth connectivity, wireless hotspots etc. We think that Camaro will be few steps ahead of its rival when it comes to luxury, but let’s wait for one year to see the winner of 2016 Pontiac Trans Am vs 2016 Chevrolet Camaro race.
When it comes to performance we believe that Chevy model is going to come with few engine options including, 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine, naturally aspired V6 which is going to be placed in higher trim level, but it will come with less horsepower and fuel efficiency than turbo option. For those that want more, the most powerful twin turbocharged V8 beast should be enough. When it comes to Pontiac we are only sure that the base version will come with 3.6 naturally aspired V6. This engine is going to be similar to the V6 version of Camaro, but it will definitely come with less power and lower fuel efficiency than both turbo four and twin turbo eight. This means that Camaro will be far better than its rival in the performance segment.
When it comes to price on pony car market all vehicles come with similar price tags. While Camaro will probably cost around $24,500, 2016 Pontiac Trans Am price can go from $23,000 to $26,000. Chevy will probably be little bit more expensive since it comes with turbo engine options and completely new design.
2016 Pontiac Trans Am Vs 2016 Chevrolet Camaro
This concludes the 2016 Pontiac Trans Am vs 2016 Chevrolet Camaro competition, although there are still no relevant information on the Trans Am model. We need to add that from more than a few reliable sources we were getting details about the possible launch of Trans Am but also from few other sources we could hear that this will not happen. Next few months will give definite answer to this dilemma, as soon as we get more details we will provide those right here.