Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Goes for 200 MPH

Slide over to the next lane. The Camaro ZL1 Coupe has a top speed of 198 mph (318 km/h). Chevrolet tested the max velocity of the ZL1 (with 10-speed automatic) on the High Speed Oval at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground. Compensating for wind speed, the top speed is the average achieved from…

2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Sets Benchmark for Track Capability

Chevrolet has established a new performance benchmark with the introduction of the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE — the most track-capable Camaro ever. Taking the track-focused 1LE formula to an unprecedented level, the ZL1 1LE incorporates racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as exclusive Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires,* in an extreme track…

Chevrolet Presents 50th Anniversary Edition Camaro SS Convertible to World Series MVP Ben Zobrist

The 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player Ben Zobrist was presented with a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition, recognizing his strong performance on the field as the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series since 1908. A media panel and first-ever online fan vote on MLB.com, the club sites and the MLB.com At Bat…

Chevrolet Camaro at 50

The Camaro arrived in dealerships on Sept. 29, 1966 and customers were eager for Chevrolet’s entry in the new personal sports car segment. Sales of nearly 221,000 in its first year made the Camaro a success and firmly established its role in American popular culture. In the 50 years since its introduction there have been…

A Look Inside GM’s New 10-Speed Automatic

Engineers for the new 10-speed automatic transmission available in the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 built on the experience of previous, critically acclaimed Hydra-Matic multispeed transmissions to push its performance, refinement and efficiency advantages to a new threshold. The 10-speed is an all-new design – and the first-ever application in a car – with a wider, 7.39 overall…

Camaro ZL1’s Lightning-Fast Transmission is a Perfect 10

With faster upshifts than a dual-clutch transmission and a wider overall gear ratio spread to optimize performance and efficiency, the all-new available Hydra-Matic 10-speed automatic transmission sets a new performance standard in the 2017 Camaro ZL1 – and raises the bar for the segment.   The ZL1 is expected to be the first volume production car to…