Supercharged mammoth is speediest generation Camaro ever
The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 figured out how to hit 202.3 mph in one bearing on the 7.6-mile long rapid oval at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg demonstrating ground. The official top speed, be that as it may, is 198 mph, the normal accomplished by running the auto in both bearings and adjusting for wind speed. The ZL1 recorded a top aftereffect of 193.3 mph running in the other course.
“It’s the most fit – and speediest – Camaro ever,” said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro boss specialist, in a discharge.
The ZL1 test auto was outfitted with the accessible 10-speed programmed transmission and an arrangement of generation Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 tires with weight set at the suggested level for rapid driving, 44 psi. Chevrolet claims that information logging hardware and required security apparatus were the car’s just contrasts from stock particulars.
Helping the Camaro ZL1 achieve 200 or more mph are uncommon air includes that comprise of a stanchion raise spoiler that Chevrolet claims offers predominant lift/drag proportion contrasted with the more customary cutting edge style raise spoiler, and a helper transmission oil cooler cover that makes no drag yet diminishes front-end lift. Chevrolet additionally balanced the rest of the air highlights for rapid solidness.
As indicated by Oppenheiser, “The ZL1 was created in view of fast execution, joining an adjusted streamlined bundle that decreases lift without fundamentally influencing drag.”
The Camaro ZL1 is controlled by a 650-hp, 650-lb-ft 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that can be combined to the standard six-speed manual or the new 10-speed programmed transmission. Attractive Ride Control, an electronic restricted slip differential, and Brembo brakes with six-cylinder Monobloc front calipers just add to the muscle auto’s execution qualifications.
At the point when Motor Trend tried this quick beast, the Camaro hit 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and finished the quarter mile in an amazing 11.5 seconds at 125 mph. The heavy 3,926-pound car could prevent from 60 mph in 96 feet and finished the figure-eight taking care obviously in 23.1 seconds, which puts the ZL1 in some elevated elite organization.
The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 begins at $63,435 (counting $995 goal and $1,300 gas guzzler assess) when furnished with the six-speed manual, and $65,830 with the 10-speed programmed (counting goal and $2,100 gas guzzler impose).