Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

I have been a fan of the new Camaro for sometime, I think Chevy built a quality car and its probably fun to drive. Now they just went overboard and created the ZL1, 580 horsepower slapped into the hood of a Camaro. The thing that Chevrolet learned is that isn’t just how big the engine is but how well it handles and they really tweaked it to handle on the track and this was there goal. A race ready vehicle which is somewhat affordable right off the bat but its numbers a bit on the ridiculous side. With the 6.2-liter, supercharged and intercooled LSA V8 that’s good for 556 lb-ft of torque and 580 horsepower, which rockets the car to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds as well as getting 1 g on the skid plate.

All of this for $54’500 with just a few options such as lightweight wheels, carbon fiber hood, and a few interior suede pieces, everything else is the same. Now that they created this, Ford came out with their beast but with only 40 bhp difference the real test will be on the track, and my money is on the Camaro. I would love to drive a manual version of this car, I would probably burn through the tires within a day.


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