2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 – Chevrolet is gearing up for the launch of its all-new, sixth-generation Camaro later this drop, with the most strong model at present being the 455-horsepower Camaro SS. However, for people prospective buyers ready to hold out on pulling the induce, there’s an even hotter model in the performs, one possible to bear the ZL1 moniker or anything else from the Camaro’s previous.
Our most recent spy photographs present a prototype for the new Camaro ZL1, which was spotted testing in the vicinity of the Nurburgring, and movie from YouTube person Gumbal exhibits the car attacking the German circuit. While former ZL1s had been regarded for the prowess at the drag strip, the fact this one is testing really hard at the ‘Ring suggests the car need to be keep track of able as properly. After all, it must manage the Ford Motor Firm’s Shelby GT350 pair until eventually a new Z/28 comes on the scene.
The entrance bumper is a fully new design and features a great deal even bigger intakes than those on the Camaro SS. Yet another new aspect is the lip spoiler, which prospects into a pair of chunky facet sills as you work your way in the direction of the rear of the car. And when you ultimately reach the rear you’re dealt with with 4 large exhaust suggestions. The brakes appear for being common metal discs.
It’s difficult to decide from the photographs but it appears to be like like there might be new hood-mounted warmth extractor, identical to the one on the Corvette Z06 and Cadillac CTS-V. This helps make perception as the supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 equipped to those cars is most likely sitting down in the engine bay of this prototype. The past Camaro ZL1 had a supercharged 6.2-liter LSA V-8 excellent for 580 hp, so aspect on this one building a lot more than that. We don’t consider it will match the Corvette Z06’s 650 hp, but the 640 hp of the CTS-V is a feasible concentrate on.
With fewer fat and more electricity, the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 really should effortlessly outmatch its predecessor. In truth, with just 455 hp on tap, the Camaro SS is previously capable of 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.0 seconds and a quarter mile ET of 12.3 seconds at 116 mph, which is near to the numbers produced by the earlier ZL1. Seem for a debut of the new Camaro ZL1 in early 2016. It ought to go on sale by the slide of that year, as a 2017 model.