Danica Patrick delivers first Gen-Six Chevrolet Camaro to lucky owner at Texas Motor Speedway

Article by Christian Andrei, on November 12, 2015

The first Gen-Six Chevrolet Camaro (2016 Camaro SS) has been delivered to an eager customer, courtesy of popular racecar driver Danica Patrick. Waiting for his Camaro SS at the Texas Motor Speedway was Alican “Turk” Boyacioglu, who ordered the vehicle from Huffines Chevrolet.”

Boyacioglu can’t seem to hide his delight when Patrick got out of the Camaro SS and gave him the keys. This entire turnover is part of Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip project. Boyacioglu, who had been tracking the build of his 2016 Camaro SS, described the experience as surreal.

He said that while coming to a race at the Texas Motor Speedway with VIP treatment was already amazing, being able to drive the very first 2016 Camaro is unbelievable. In fact, Chevrolet has commenced shipment of the first batch of Camaro production models from the General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant.

These models are expected to arrive at dealerships for customer delivery by mid-November. The first vehicles delivered to customers are coupes -- SS or LT models equipped with the 3.6L V-6 engine. Shipment of the Camaro Convertible and models powered by the 2.0L Turbo engine will commence early next year.

Featuring unprecedented levels of performance, refinement and technology, the Gen-Six Chevrolet Camaro offers can be availed at a starting price of $26,695 for the Camaro 1LT and $37,295 for the 1SS.

Depending on the models, the Camaro is available in six powertrain combinations -- 2.0L Turbo (standard) and, as options, the all-new 3.6L V-6 (LT models), and the 455-hp LT1 6.2L V-8 (SS models).

Customer could choose to mate their engines with either a six-speed manual gearbox or eight-speed automatic transmission. Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip project is an endeavor that celebrates the launch of five new Chevrolet vehicles – Camaro, Cruze, Malibu, Spark and Volt.

Chevrolet tapped celebrated guests to ride in 30 Camaros across the United States from October 19 to November 14, 2015. The tour aims to seek people and places that embody the spirit of Find New Roads.

Press Release

DANICA PATRICK SURPRISES CUSTOMER WITH 2016 CAMARO

Racecar driver Danica Patrick helped the team at Huffines Chevrolet deliver the first sixth-generation Camaro to a customer from Wichita, Kan., at the Texas Motor Speedway stop of Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip today.

Alican “Turk” Boyacioglu had been eagerly tracking the build of his 2016 Camaro SS and could not contain his excitement when Patrick emerged from the car and handed him the keys.

“This whole experience was surreal,” Boyacioglu said. “Coming to the race and getting the VIP treatment was amazing, and I still can't believe I get to drive the first 2016 Camaro away.”

The first wave of Camaro production models has begun shipping from General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant and should arrive at dealerships for customer delivery by mid-November.

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement starting at $26,695 for the Camaro 1LT and $37,295 for the 1SS.

Six all-new powertrain combinations are offered, including a standard 2.0L Turbo and an available, all-new 3.6L V-6 in LT models, and the 455-hp LT1 6.2L V-8 in the SS – making it the most powerful Camaro SS ever. Each engine is available with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.

The first vehicles delivered to customers are coupes – SS or LT models with the 3.6L V-6. The Camaro Convertible and models with the 2.0L Turbo engine will begin shipping in early 2016.

Find New Roads Trip
Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip celebrates the introduction of five all-new Chevrolet cars – Camaro, Malibu, Cruze, Volt and Spark.

From October 19 to November 14, pre-selected guests in 30 Camaros are crisscrossing the U.S., seeking people and places that embody the spirit of Find New Roads by pioneering new solutions in technology, business, education, arts and culture.

 

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