Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro is a car produced by General Motors with the Chevrolet brand, which is classified as a pony car and, in some versions of muscle cars. went on sale September 29, 1966, the Model 1967 and the model was designed to rival the Ford Mustang. Car shared the platform and major components, Pontiac Firebird, also introduced in 1967. Four generations of the Camaro was built before production ended in 2002. Nameplate took another concept car, which evolved into the fifth generation Camaro, production began March 16, 2009.

Before any official announcement, reports began running in April 1965 in the automotive press that Chevrolet is developing a rival to the Ford Mustang, called Pantera. On June 21, 1966, approximately 200 automotive journalists received a telegram from General Motors, stating: Please save noon of June 28 for the important meeting SEPAWA I hope that will be available to help details of a cat scratch will continue ... (Signed) John L. Cutter -.. Chevrolet Public Relations - Secretary SEPAWA. The next day, the same journalists received another telegram saying that General Motors Society for the Eradication the Panthers in the automotive world is holding its first meeting last June 28 and ... (signed) John L. Cutter -. SEPAWA Chevrolet Public Relations Secretary These telegrams puzzled automotive journalists.

On June 28, 1966, General Motors held a press conference live from Detroit Statler Hilton Hotel. This is the first time in history that 14 cities were connected in real time for a press conference via telephone lines. Chevrolet General Manager Pete Estes began the press conference stating that all conference participants were founding members of the Society for the Elimination of Panthers in the automotive world and meeting would be the first and last SEPAWA.

Estes then announced a new car line, project designation XP-836, with a name that Chevrolet has chosen in accordance with another car a name beginning with the letter C as the Corvair, Chevelle, Chevy II and Corvette. He said the name, "suggests the comradeship of good friends as a personal car should be the owner and that for us, the name means exactly what we think the car ... Go! Camaro The new name was then unveiled. Automotive press asked Chevrolet product managers, What is a Camaro? And was told it was a small vicious animal that eats Mustangs.

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