Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Attacks The ’Ring

Posted on 30. Oct, 2016 by in GM Canada


Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Attacks The ’Ring

All-new ZL1 shatters prior generation’s Nürburgring time by scarcely 12 seconds

2016-10-24

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DETROIT — Chevrolet currently unleashed a time-attack video of a 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapping a Nürburgring Nordschleife in a peppery 7:29.60. The new ZL1’s path time is 11.67 seconds quicker than a prior ZL1’s quick lap.

“To be roughly 12 seconds quicker than a 5th-Generation ZL1 is a covenant to a modernized pattern and record of a new ZL1,” pronounced Al Oppenheiser, Camaro arch engineer. “From a softened aerodynamics, mass rebate and 650-horsepower LT4 to a Magnetic Ride Control, electronic limited-slip differential and Custom Launch Control, a ZL1 was designed to take on a world’s many severe track, creation it right during home on any track, highway or drag frame anywhere.”

The usually changes done to a ZL1 were a designation of information merger equipment, a hurl hoop and Sparco racing seats with six-point harnesses. Otherwise, a automobile was prolongation batch and enclosed a following:

•               6.2-liter supercharged LT4 V-8 creation 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque

•               All-new 10R90 10-speed involuntary delivery (set to Track mode to capacitate Performance Algorithm Shift calibration, providing optimal rigging preference but a need to manually name gears)

•               FE4 Suspension with Magnetic Ride Control

•               Performance Traction Management

•               Forged 20-inch wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 tires

•               Brembo brakes with front 15.4-inch rotors and six-piston calipers and back 14.4-inch rotors and four-piston calipers

•               Lift-reducing front fascia elements with cooling ducts and Chevrolet “flowtie”

•               Full underbody shielding

•               ZL1-specific back spoiler and diffuser

•               11 feverishness exchangers

“Many quick laps around a Nordschleife are dramatic, with lots of oversteer and steering input,” pronounced Drew Cattell, Camaro float and doing operative and motorist of a prohibited lap. “Not so with a ZL1, that is intensely planted and stable, roughly calm. With Magnetic Ride and good altogether framework balance, a ZL1 is all about being in. ideal during each spin and carrying a lot of speed.” 

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