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Chevrolet unveils the Camaro convertible at the 2010 LA Auto Show

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is set to hit showrooms in the next month and at the 2010 LA Auto Show, there were plenty of Volt-related displays to bring attention to the unique extended-range electric vehicle but the main attraction wearing the Chevy Bowtie was the new Camaro Convertible. Chevrolet also brought out a full complement of their new models, including a spread of new Cruze models, balancing the high performance of the Camaro and Corvette with the “greenness” of the Volt and Cruze.

The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible makes its debut with the help of some hot wheels fun

The first look at the new drop-top Camaro came to most show-goers when they came across the “hot wheels package” display located between the two main buildings of the LA Auto Show (shown below). When you reached the Chevy display at the South Hall, you were greeted by a bright red Camaro SS convertible and a massive Hot Wheels themed display showing off the base model of the droptop Camaro.

In addition to the new Camaro convertible, Chevy had a couple Camaro coupes alongside a Corvette ZR-1 and Grand Sport but other than the new topless Camaro, Chevrolet put a heavy emphasis on their new green cars – the 2011 Chevy Volt and 2011 Chevy Cruze. There was an example of each trimline of the new Cruze, as Chevy looks to erase the low-quality, no-frill reputation of the Cavalier and Cobalt as the Cruze combines modern gadgetry with high efficiency.

The most prevalent vehicle in the Chevy display was the 2011 Volt, as the extended range electric sedan nears its December release date, with a spread of production Volts and a little help from the new Xbox Kinect. The new Kinect system looks to revolutionize the gaming industry much in the same way that GM expects the Volt to change the face of the automotive industry, and the two have teamed up on the Xbox Kinect game “Joyride” to give gamers a chance to virtually drive the new Volt.

Click here for a look at the Chevrolet gallery from the 2010 LA Auto Show.


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