The new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the most powerful production Camaro ever, and Camaro 1LE are now lighter and more competitively priced compared to rivals’ performance speedsters. The Camaro ZL1 offers supercar performance with daily-driver refinement, a combination that stacks up against any other sports coupe around the world.
Hailed as the most powerful production Camaro ever, the 2017 ZL1 which now weighs 100 kilograms lighter and does 0 – 100 km/h in a little over 3.5 seconds. The sports car brakes from 60 – 0 mph is 107 feet (32 meters), and its 1.02g max cornering makes it a breeze to tackle any kerbs, be it on regular roads or the race tracks. The Camaro ZL1 are available in both Coupe and Convertible variants.
The Camaro ZL1 is equipped with a 650 hp (485kW) 6.2-liter V8 powerplant, paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The performance car uses original-equipment tyres on a non-prepped surface.
The track-bred 1LE is designed to deliver exhilarating performance on both the open road and the road course. Building on Chevrolet’s well-established recipe for track-focused performance, the new 1LE packages expand the performance envelope of the Camaro SS and, for the first time, the Camaro LT.
Preliminary statistics of the 1LE Camaro LT and SS are 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds (Camaro LT), 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds (Camaro SS), 0.97 g max cornering (Camaro LT) and 1.02 g max cornering (Camaro SS). Braking from 60 mph – 0 is accomplished within 34 meters on the Camaro LT and 32 meters on the Camaro SS. The Camaro SS 1LE has a weight reduction of 104 kg, compared to its predecessor.
When they go on sale later this year, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 will be priced at $62,135 for coupe models and $69,135 for convertibles. The 1LE package is a $4,500 MSRP option on Camaro V-6 LT coupe models and $6,500 on the V-8 1SS coupe model. For LT coupes, the 1LE package features the Camaro SS’s FE3 suspension, while the 1SS benefits from the ZL1’s electronic limited-slip differential and FE4 suspension with Magnetic Ride dampers.