2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Specs
Powered by LSA supercharged V-8 that produces 580 horsepower (427 kW) small-block, the Camaro ZL1 is the most powerful production Camaro ever, with performance credentials that include:
0-60 mph in four seconds
The maximum speed of 184 mph
11 seconds quarter mile ETs (with automatic 11.93 / 11.96 with manual transmission)
Lapped Nürburgring in 7: 41.27.
Few cars can match the production performance of the ZL1, and all high-speed achievements carried out with a test vehicle wore all components stock issued by the factory street-legal – and adjustments of equipment consuming time on the racetrack.
Besides the raw numbers and power, the ZL1 features technologically advanced and highly developed chassis and suspension systems. They help deliver, track handling and braking power to complement prepared balanced high power output, and include the third generation Magnetic Ride Control.
Optimized Design downforce
To maintain stability and steering response at speed Camaro ZL1 able to achieve, with an aerodynamic design that generates downforce to press the tires against the track. The Camaro ZL1 produces 65 pounds of downforce at the equivalent of 150 mph (241 km / h) – compared with 200 pounds of lift in a Camaro SS – which was offset by an increase of only 40 additional charges of aerodynamic drag.
Supercharged V-8 LSA 6.2L
Supporting performance on the track and the street dynamic ZL1 6.2L supercharged LSA engine is, which is rated at 580 horsepower (427 kW) and 556 lb-ft of torque (754 Nm). Lower end uses six engine bearing cap bolts that clamp and lock in the forged steel crankshaft in the cylinder block skirt.
Track-able manual and automatic transmission
The ZL1 will be offered with a manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission. The manual “MG9” Tremec TR6060 has 30 percent more torque capacity than in the Camaro SS. Higher torque output of an output shaft of enhanced performance, the rear housing of high strength, and the additional bearing rollers. The MG9 is also set to improve shift feel with a dual-mass flywheel, twin-disc clutch, and triple synchros for smooth, precise shifts.