2012 Camaro ZL1 Autocross - Texas SCCA #4 at Texas Motor Speedway
After two months of owning the car, my dad finally got his ZL1 out to an
autocross event. This was his first time to race a road course/autocross
race. He completed all 5 runs without hitting a cone or spinning out and
ended up with a fastest time that was competitive with some of the
Corvettes and Porsches at the track that day.
Lingenfelter Camaro ZL1 Tops 200 MPH! - Hot Rod Unlimited Episode 7
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, HOT ROD Editor In Chief David
Freiburger drives the Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Camaro ZL1 to 202 mph, making it
the first 2012 ZL1 to exceed 200 mph. This very same ZL1 in the exact same
configuration (save for wheels and tires and the rollcage) was also the
first to run 10s in the quarter mile.
The ZL1 Camaros were
first delivered to the public in early April, making
580 hp from their supercharged, 6.2L, LSA engines. Within days of delivery,
Lingenfelter had its ZL1 making 720 hp at 6,500 rpm and 650 lb-ft at 4,650
rpm, both measured at the rear tires. The performance parts are all from
Lingenfelter: CNC-ported cylinder heads, a GT9 camshaft, a ported
Supercharger cover, overdrive blower
pulleys, a cold-air kit, 63-lb/hr fuel
injectors, a voltage Booster for the
fuel pump, a 160-degree thermostat, and
tuning. The entire package, installed, is $11,495. Everything else on this
manual-trans car is stock. The performance testing was done with 109-octane
VP fuel and 15 psi Boost.
On April 18, 2012, the Lingenfelter ZL1 ran 10.79 at 134.36 mph at Muncie
Dragway in Indiana. That was on drag wheels and tires.
On April 30, 2012, the car was delivered to the Continental Tire Proving
Grounds in Uvalde, Texas. Shod with Continental Extreme Contact tires on
the original ZL1 wheels, the Camaro was tested on the
8-1/2-mile oval. The
three-lane surface is like a road rather than a race track, the turns are
not banked, and there are a few elevation changes. During the top-speed
Freiburger pulled 0.4 to 0.5 g at 190-plus mph in the sweeping turns, then
held it down for nearly 40 seconds on the pull from 190 to 202.67 mph
lifting to avoid cresting a small hill at corner entry at 200-plus mph. The
car had not reached terminal velocity. Conditions included a
ambient temperatures in the 90s, and a density altitude of 3,280 feet. The
aerodynamically stock except for some tape over the front
brake-duct openings in an attempt to channel more air through the stock
air-to-water Intercooler, as
the water was reaching temps in the 250s during
prolonged periods of WOT, leading to hot inlet air and reduced power.
Naturally, the comments here will lead to the upcoming ¹13 Ford Mustang
GT500, with claims of 200 mph capability in bone stock trim. A stock Camaro
ZL1 will run 185 mph. Will the GT500 be faster than the Lingenfelter ZL1?
Until someone shows up at the same track on the same day with both cars and
a single driver, no one will know. Meanwhile, we present the first ZL1 to
eclipse the double century mark. See more at Lingenfelter.com and
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World's Fastest Camaro - 1800rwhp
Twin turboCamaro built by LMR and owner
This car made 1800rwhp and ran 244mph in a standing mile. In October it
will try for a new standing mile world record. Watch the video and see how
much of a handful this car is to drive, Josh does a great job keeping the
car from crashing.
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2015 Dodge Challenger R/T vs Ford Mustang GT vs Chevy Camaro SS 0-60 MPH Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T and the current
Ford Mustang 5.0 GT and the
Chevy Camaro SS are the
top three American Muscle cars sold today. But which one of these three
classic America rides is the best and which one is the Fastest from 0-60
MPH? In another fast and fun TFLcar Mashup 0-60 MPH review, Roman and
Nathan try to find out by taking all three for a quick spin review.
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2012 Camaro ZL1 laps Nürburgring in 7:41:27
GM's North American president, Mark Reuss, has confirmed a
Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap time of 7 minutes and 41.27 seconds for the
2012 Camaro ZL1.
That time on the full-length, 20.832 km (12.944 miles), of the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit beats out such track performers as the
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and the BMW M3 GTS - putting the ZL1 in solid
supercar territory. (Most lap times are measured on the 20.6 km stretch of
the track, stopping 200 meters short of the end.)
The test, though, was conducted by GM and not independently. The time was
set by GM's own test driver Aaron Link.
Performance Autosport - 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
We baselined this automatic ZL1 a couple of weeks ago and it was back today
with some mods for tuning. After it was all said in done, with 13psi it
jumped up to 543whp & 551wtq.
All custom tuning on GM's at Performance Autosport is done by Steve
Williams of TunedbyFrost.com
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Hennessey ZL1 Camaro Runs 203.9 MPH on Texas Toll Road
Hennessey sets new record for world's fastest ZL1 Camaro on the Texas SH130 toll
road near Austin, TX - The fastest highway in America! Runs were made on
closed course with professional driver.
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