GM has confirmed its plans to sell the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro in Europe.

Sales of the iconic US muscle car have got off to a strong start in North America, with the car selling out in dealerships despite the financial crisis.

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GM now hopes to cash on in the Camaro’s success in Europe, with Chevrolet Germany’s general manager Jurgen Keller confirming the car will be exported to the continent.

Prices and on-sale dates were not confirmed, but expect exports to start next year.

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In the US, the car starts at $23,040 (£14,215) for the 3.6-litre V6 and a 6.2-litre V8 is also available in two states of tune.

Plans to modify the styling to meet European crash and pedestrian safety standards have also yet to be confirmed.

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Mark Tisshaw