2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 without Launch Control


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2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with Launch Control
While attending a press preview of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Virginia International Raceway, Vehix's Contributing Editor, Thom Blackett, grabbed this short clip demonstrating the car's launch control feature. The idea is to maximize off-the-line grip, something that can go up in smoke with a 580-horsepower muscle car. To activate the system, tap the traction control button (located forward of the gear shift) twice. At that point, plant the throttle and the engine rpm will be limited to about 4,000 (varies slightly depending on weather conditions). Drop the clutch, and you're off. Even under wet conditions, the 580-hp ZL1 was able to hook up and get moving, rather than sit and spin the rear rubber. And, thanks to a driver who had a little trouble activating the launch control system, we get to hear the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 sing at nearly full throttle.





ZR1 & ZL1 Launch Control & NO LIFT Shift - How To & RACE
How to & Demo of GM's Launch Control & No Lift Shift in a ZR1 Corvette and the ZL1 Camaro. We tested out the capabilities of the GM launch control & no lift shift on a modded ZR1 (15lbs pullies & full Exhaust) and a stock ZL1 Camaro a while back and wanted to show you how it performed. In the end, the launch control was fairly useless on the ZR1 because it needs some better tires for the power it has, but the no lift shift was a blast, especially when it came to the sound! We hadn't seen a how-to video that explained it that well, so we decided to make our own! Enjoy!





Launch Control and Manual Transmission Camaro ZL1 Chevrolet
http://www.mertingm.com A look at how to properly use launch control and the no-lift upshift algorithm included on Camaro ZL1 manual transmission models.





GMI Drives: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Launch Control
Alex shows you the simple steps to launch the new Camaro ZL1 like a pro, thanks to the car's Performance Traction Management system.




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