Supercars unveils 'hybrid ready' Gen3 Camaro, Mustang

AU – American Camaro muscle car replaces Commodore in Supercars

The Australian Holden icon will be replaced by an American beast on the Supercars grid in 2022

The Commodore and the Camaro for the next generation of Supercar cars

As the Red Lion prepares for its final Bathurst 1000 before the iconic Australian marque is “retired”, General Motors has confirmed its intention to remain in the touring car series

A Gen3 Supercar competitor, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will take on the Ford Mustang, the car in which DJR Penske star Scott McLaughlin has won the last three championships

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Supercars boss Sean Seamer says the new vehicles will once again become more closely aligned to a road car and include a range of new design features

“We are delighted to welcome an all new racing car design to the track in 2022,” he said

“The cars will retain their V8 engine format to ensure they are fast and loud, but they will be ‘hybrid ready’ and more like the road cars they are based on

“These are incredible racing cars that give a nod to the Supercar of the past, with as much attention to the design and appearance of the cars as to new technology”

Triple Eight, led by legendary seven-time champion Jamie Whincup, will move from Commodores to Camaros

The Commodores will remain on the Supercars grid next season, but not in an official capacity, with General Motors retiring Holden at the end of this year

“We loved every minute of our 51 year involvement through Holden,” said Kristian Aquilina, General Motors Australia Managing Director

“There will never be another Holden, but we are now welcoming Camaro to the stage and hopefully a whole new generation of fans with”

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