HSV has announced updates to the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro line-up, including an upgrade to its 2SS model which now starts at $86,990 plus on-roads along with the availability of the ZL1 variant.
The big news is the option of a six-speed which is now the standard transmission, the 10-speed automatic has been moved to the options list requiring an additional spend of $2200.
Other changes to the Camaro that launched last year include a new front end comprising of changes to the fascia, grille, dual element LED head-lamps, functional extractor-style hood and a “flow-tie” open bow-tie emblem.
At the back, there’s a new rear fascia and LED tail-lamps. Rounding out the exterior changes are a new set of five-spoke 20-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, buyers get the latest version of Chevrolet’s infotainment system and a rear camera mirror, while safety has been bolstered by the inclusion of a head-up display and forward collision alert.
There are no changes to the engine, the 2SS continues to be powered by a 6.2-litre LT1 V8 generating 339kW of power and 617Nm of torque to spin the rear wheels.
Also carried over are power-adjustable heated and ventilated front sports bucket seats trimmed in leather, a flat-bottom steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, ambient lighting and a nine-speaker Bose premium audio system.
HSV has also confirmed the ZL1 is joining the range priced from a whopping $159,990 plus on-road costs, click here to read the details.
Production of the automatic transmission variant of MY19 2SS Camaro is due to commence early March with the manual version to follow in June.
2019 Chevrolet Camaro pricing (excludes on-road costs):
Camaro 2SS manual - $86,990 (+$1000)
Camaro 2SS automatic - $89,190
Camaro ZL1 - $159,990
10-speed automatic transmission - $2200
Metallic Paint (Crush/Garnet Red Tintcoat) - $850
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