Chevrolet is getting bolder in testing its upcoming sixth-generation Camaro in public. The camo-covered car was just spotted outside the Nürburgring sporting five-spoke wheels, quad exhaust pipes, a rear wing, and what looks like heat extractors on its hood. While official details are still scarce, these spy shots afford us the best look so far.

The car as a whole looks smaller than the current Camaro. Its doors and rear deck lid appear to be shorter than before. Its roof looks lower as well — a fact that weekend track warriors might cringe at when thinking about dawning a helmet. Thankfully the pictures seem to depict a lowered driving position, likely alleviating any ergonomics issues. The car also looks more rounded. Check out the more curvy secondary side window and rear end.

There is some debate as to what performance level this Camaro falls into. Its quad exhaust and extra vents might suggest a ZL1, but its skinny tires and smaller brake discs suggest this will be the standard SS. Chevy will likely use a detuned version of the Corvette’s 6.2-liter, LT1 V-8. That engine is known for its breathing abilities, so the larger exhaust makes sense. The hood vents are likely a direct application of techniques learned from Corvette, with heat extraction and downforce being the two key advantages.

Click past the jump to read more about the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.

Spy Shots

Spy Shots: Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro Drops Camo Exterior Spyshots
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Spy Shots: Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro Drops Camo Exterior Spyshots
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Spy Shots: Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro Drops Camo Exterior Spyshots
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There are a few facts about the Camaro that are known. For one, it will ride on GM’s new(ish) Alpha platform. That’s the same one that underpins the new Cadillac CTS and ATS sedans. We also know the 2016 Camaro will be built in the Lansing Grand River assembly plant beginning in October 2015.

Chevrolet will likely expand the Camaro’s engine options for 2016 as well. The V-8 and 3.6-liter V-8 are all but officially confirmed, while debate still rages whether GM will use the turbocharged, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder as the entry level engine. The four-banger makes sense when considering the Ford Mustang will sport a four-cylinder EcoBoost engine.

2015 Chevrolet Camaro

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Mark McNabb was a contributor at TopSpeed from 2013 to 2018. Growing up, Mark always had a mind for tinkering on random items throughout his home and dad’s garage, including a 1953 Ford Mainline and 1971 Corvette Stingray.  Read More
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