The Chevrolet Camaro

What does it mean?


Chevy emblem in the center surrounded by the many different models of the Camaro over the years

The History

  • 1967–1969: First generation

  • 1967: F-body platform entered usage

  • 1970–1981: Second generation

  • 1982–1992: Third generation

  • 1993–2002: Fourth generation

  • 2003-2009: Camaro line discontinued

  • 2010–2015: Fifth generation

  • 2010: Zeta platform entered usage

  • 2007+: Featured in Transformers movies as Bumblebee

  • 2016–Present: Sixth generation

  • 2016: Alpha platform entered usage

The Trivia

  • T-tops are only available in the 3rd and 4th generation models

  • GM Holden out of Austrailia handled the design and engineering of the 5th generation model

  • The 3rd and 6th generation models include 4 cylinder engines in their lineup

  • The Camaro was designed to be a direct competitor to Ford's Mustang.

  • The Camaro is part of a class of cars known as "Pony" or "Muscle" cars. Others in this class are the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger

The Answer

The Camaro is part of a class It doesn't mean anything! Chevy's final, official response to the question was that they made it up!


For the source and additional information visit its Wikipedia page and a Chevy dealership's blog post. Enjoy the following 1st commercial for the Camaro below!




Written and coded by Derek Wolters