Chevrolet car maker has unveiled new muscle car king sport series with highest-performing Camaro and the most technically advanced car ever developed in its class, it’s named 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 which world debuted at the Chicago Auto Show by GM. he new ZL1 continues the momentum of Camaro, propelling it into an entirely new realm of leading-edge performance technology.
Chevrolet has claims he 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the fastest and most advanced Camaro ever built, featuring a 6.2-litre LSA V8 engine under its skin, capable of unleashing 550 HP and 550 lb-ft due to supercharging and intercooling. And more than just power, the ZL1 features technologically advanced and highly developed chassis and suspension systems that help it deliver balanced, track-ready handling and braking power to complement its high engine output. Rigorous development of the ZL1 is ongoing, and official estimates of the car’s capabilities will be released later in 2011, as testing nears completion.
Rick Scheidt, vice president of Chevrolet marketing said “Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is about high-tech performance and design, and is a type of car no one has ever brought to this segment previously,” and “It’s the most technically advanced Camaro ever, so we’ve chosen a name from the most elite and exclusive Camaro in history.”
The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will also be equipped with a 6-speed manual gearbox which has a dual-disc clutch system, and a dual-mode exhaust system. Some of the technologies which will be available in the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 include Magnetic Ride Control, electric power steering, while in terms of design the car features a new front splitter, more aggressively styled fog lamps, a vented aluminium hood, a new spoiler and new 5-spokes measuring 20 inches.
Ed Welburn, vice president, Global Design said “Everything about the ZL1’s design is directly related to its technology and serious performance, especially aerodynamics,” and also said “Our designers’ goal was to execute that function-oriented design with beautifully sculpted forms, creating an imposing, powerful persona. Function becomes the aesthetic. The intent is a car that delivers on the attitude it projects.”
The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will be distinguished by a new front fascia, hood with air extractors, and a signature center section constructed of carbon fiber rendered in satin black finish. 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1’s design communicates and supports its performance mission. Rather than using decorative elements, ZL1 is visually differentiated from other current Camaro models with elements vital to the car’s elevated capabilities.