Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet Camaro Z/28’

Chevy’s Corvette-Powered Camaro Storms the Nurburgring

Oct
17

Chevy's Corvette-Powered Camaro Storms the NurburgringChevrolet has hit upon the novel idea of using a little known area of challenging forest draped with intermittent terror and tarmac called ‘Nurburgring’ to test the capability of its new Camaro Z/28. It posted a lap time. It was quite fast.

How fast? 7m 37.47s. In isolation, that sounds incredibly slow, considering the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 boasts a 505bhp, 470lb ft 7.0-litre V8 – the same one you’ll find in the Corvette Z06 – tinkered by Corvette Racing. All this power is marshaled through a six-speed manual gearbox to the 19in rear wheels in a torrent of sweaty-palmed fury. But then do bear in mind this ‘Nurburgring’ is around 13 miles long.

Modified Chevrolet Bowtie Makes Camaro Z/28 Even Cooler

Mar
05

In the development of the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the designers scrutinized every component of the car in order to enhance its track performance. And can you believe that even the iconic Chevrolet bowtie faced audit.

During aerodynamics testing, Chevrolet engineers noticed that the bowtie on the Z/28’s grill was displacing air away from the radiator. This in turn can make an impact on the engine’s cooling. They solved the problem by cutting-off the wheel to the gold fill of the bowtie, leaving the silver outline intact; then – installed the prototype on the grill and retested to see the results.

Camaro Z/28.R Brings Chevrolet Back On The Track

Jan
22

Next week will hold the 52nd Rolex 24 2.5-hour endurance race at Daytona, and the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R race car will be making its debut there. We are talking about a full-blown track machine, yet uncannily similar to the production 2014 Camaro Z/28.

“Apart from series-mandated equipment and the specialized suspension components needed for endurance racing, the Z/28.R is as close to a production-spec race car as you’ll find,” says Mark Kent, director of racing for Chevrolet.

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Goes On Sale By The End Of January

Jan
07

It has just been announced that the breath-taking 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is now ready to officially go on sale. Chevrolet will offer the model in five distinctive exterior colors – Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and Summit White.


In addition, there will be also available an optional package which includes air conditioning and a six audio speakers. In fact, this Camaro Z/28 has been aerodynamically enhanced and has achieved a lap on Nürburgring road course that was four seconds faster than the Camaro ZL1.