Every year we are getting the same reports, about the comeback of the well-known nameplate that was present on the roads of North America during the 60s, 70s and 80s. Of course, we are talking about the famous El Camino, which has been rumored for a comeback once again. This time, reports are suggesting arrival as the 2021 Chevy El Camino and the story once again goes in the same way that suggests a typical coupe utility design, plenty of power and great overall performances.
Once again, take this article with a big reserve, because the following paragraphs are completely based on rumors.
2021 Chevy El Camino Design
Other than a couple of utility body style, it’s quite hard to predict the way 2021 Chevy El Camino will go. Still, the option that seems most likely is the one that suggests a close relationship with Camaro, which means the new model would closely stick to its original design. In terms of mechanics, this means you may expect that the new model will ride on a familiar GM Alpha platform, the same one that underprints the Camaro, as well as a couple of models under Cadillac’s badge.
This means a typical FR layout, though AWD models are possible as well. Such a layout promises great performances, despite we are talking about something that comes with a cargo bed. Simply, this will be a genuine sports car, which will be much closer to the ground than you would expect from a coupe utility vehicle, while we also count on a palette of powerful engines.
Styling and Interior Design
It is hard to talk about details when it comes to styling but can predict some of the most basic things. This particularly refers to the body style. We are pretty sure that the 2021 Chevy El Camino, if it arrives, would stick to its roots, which in practice means a typical coupe utility layout. A single-row cab and a cargo bed is what you may expect, but this is also something far away from a truck.
Low ground clearance, attractive layout and great aerodynamics are what this model is about to offer. Most reports suggest a lot of things in common with Camaro, and that would include aesthetics as well. It’s even possible to see a very similar front end, though we presume that Chevy would tend to keep a dose of exclusivity for each model.
When it comes to the interior design, the 2021 Chevy El Camino should also stick to the original design. This means a single cab layout, with just two seats, though some sources also suggest a possibility to see a bench that can accommodate three passengers, which would be a genuine throwback. On the other side, the dashboard will be modern, made of quality materials and with attractive aesthetics, with many solutions borrowed from the existing Chevy models.
2021 Chevy El Camino Engines
When it comes to the powertrain, all options are in the game. Some reports suggest that base versions could come with a small turbo-four under the hood. On the other side, we would rather like to see a 3.6-liter V6 in base models, while eight cylinders would be reserved for higher trims. The V6 delivers around 335 horsepower. On the other side, a well-known 6.2-liter V8 is good for about 455 horsepower. Both engines would come with 8-speed automatic transmission.
2021 Chevy El Camino Release Date and Price
The 2021 Chevy El Camino could arrive in the near future, but the fact is that we are still waiting to hear something from the officials on this matter. When it comes to the price, base models would probably go around 30.000 dollars. Another coupe utility comeback has been rumored. Of course, we are talking about Ford Ranchero, so we could easily see a new era of the famous rivalry soon.