Once a very popular pickup truck, El Camino could make a huge comeback. Started its path in the late 50s and it lasted for five generations until 1987. It will be interesting to see the new 2020 Chevrolet El Camino back in action. Especially nowadays when the market is packed with all-around crossover and SUVs.
Whatsoever, Chevrolet will certainly give it a go. The 2020 Chevrolet El Camino should offer great performances. On top of that, Camino SS is a high-performance variant that will offer more power and more sportiness. The arriving pickup truck will borrow plenty of styling cues from the Camaro model. El Camino will hit the markets with two powertrain options.
2020 Chevrolet El Camino Exterior Design
El Camino was one of the most attractive pickup trucks back in the days. Today, it is hard to choose the best-looking pickup truck as the market is packed with the attractive models. American carmaker is facing a tough task when it comes to exterior design. The goal is to deliver an attractive and modern-looking rugged pickup.
For that reason, the 2020 Chevrolet El Camino will borrow some cues from the Camaro model. A coupe-like design is expected and the El Camino will ride on the famous Alpha platform. The old shape and fresh styling should satisfy the customers. Chevy will apply the famous design language with wide taillights and sedan-like hood. The rear end will offer LED taillights and aggressive bumper.
2020 Chevrolet El Camino Interior To Be Based On Camaro Model
The same story continues from the inside. The interior of the 2020 Chevrolet El Camino will be based on the Camaro model. Similar design means the pickup will get a clean cabin design with subtle finishes. The simple interior will be modern and El Camino will offer plenty of standard features.
The dashboard will be different than on the Camaro model, along with the center stack. Numerous trim levels should define the level of luxury and SS version will be sportier and more premium than the base model.
2020 Chevrolet El Camino Powertrain Options
The upcoming 2020 Chevrolet El Camino will hit the markets with two engine options. Smaller 2.7-liter four-cylinder turbo will be standard. It will produce up to 310 HP and 350 lb-ft of torque. Some rumors are suggesting a 3.6-liter V6 as the base unit but that is unlikely, at least for now. The optional 6.2-liter is certain on the other hand.
This larger displacement will deliver 445 horses and 455 lb-ft of torque. On top of that, this engine can be re-tuned to 650 horsepower-output. Standard engine will come with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Optional unit offers 8-speed automatic gearbox. Sportier SS variant (Super Sport) comes with the same 6.2-liter engine that will produce 555 HP, less ground clearance, and the Magnetic Ride Control.
2020 Chevrolet El Camino Price and Release Date
There are still no words on the official price of the 2020 Chevrolet El Camino. However, this pickup truck will surely start at around $30,000. Sportier SS variant will cost slightly above $35,000. Chevy’s newest pickup truck will hit the markets in the first half of 2020.