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2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Walk Around with GM's Performance Design Director

http://www.autobytel.com/chevrolet/Camaro/2012/zl1-coupe/ Tom Peters who is the Director for Performance Vehicles at GM was gracious enough to give Autobytel a thorough performance walk around describing the design and performance details on the new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 coupe. First of all you will note the larger opening in the bumper for increased cooling capacity. The front splitter is the same height as the one found on the Corvette ZR-1. All the details on the front of the Camaro ZL1 were developed and tested in the wind tunnel. The air in the front is not only diverted to cool the radiator but also the front brakes. The hood vent is functional and directs air out the top which aids in preventing lift and creating down force which is important for high speed stability. The hood vents adds a unique character to the front of the car. It also communicates a very serious performance oriented message in a beautifully integrated way. Along the side of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 you will notice the rocker panels which are called rocker splitters. These side panels help contribute by adding down force and reducing lift. On thing you should notice is that the fenders bulge in order to fit larger width tires. The front tires measure 285 in width with the rear tires measuring 305 in the rear. This provides a huge contact patch for the 580 horsepower the engine creates. Behind the light weight rims are huge Brembo brakes. At the rear of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 you will notice the rear spoiler. This wing has been modified and optimized to even out the amount of rear down force on the front of the vehicle. The rear diffuser also adds a bit of down force and helps move any trapped air out from under the ZL1. Another neat detail on the Camaro ZL1 are the twin dual Exhaust pipes. Learned through the development of the Corvette ZR-1; the Exhaust has a value to optimize backpressure during normal operation. But during wide-open throttle they open up to increase performance and give the car a menacing growl which adds to the overall character of the vehicle. On the inside of the car there are many performance details too! The steering wheel is based on a racing configuration and features a flat bottom. The wheel is wrapped in ultra-luxurious Alcantara Leather. The seats also feature Alcantara inserts as well as the shift knob. There was an incredible amount of attention and time paid to the ergonomics of the shift knob and steering wheel. The heads-up display and G-Force meter give the driver the performance information he needs. The 200 MPH speedometer reminds the driver that the 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 is one very serious performance sports car. The ZL1 is an outstanding car that exudes confidence both on and off the track. The performance capabilities of this car have been well integrated and the Camaro's beauty really shines through. All these performance upgrades all to the overall character of the Camaro ZL1. This vehicle is a great car to drive and experience. Check out our Camaro ZL1 Track Test Drive Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-wOZ_XTt7I&feature=relmfu See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/ Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel


 


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2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 Car Review with Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser
http://www.autobytel.com/chevrolet/Camaro/2012/zl1-coupe/ Chevrolet Camaro's Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser gives Autobytel a nice thorough review on the 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1. This beat has 580 horsepower lurking under the hood. 0-60 MPH flies by in 3.9 seconds with the automatic transmission. This is going to be the ultimate Camaro. Chevy has never produced a Camaro with level of performance and technology built in. It is not very often that you see high performance sports cars equipped with an automatic transmission. But in terms of shifting an automatic will always be quicker than a manual. The Hydra-Matic 6L90 automatic transmission does feature steering wheel mounted paddle shifters. The Magnetic Ride Control System on the Chevy Camaro ZL1 is the first can on the market with the latest and greatest generation of this technology. The shocks have metallic particles in the shock fluid itself. When the shocks sense movement they move the magnetic particles into a field that instantly dampens the suspension. If you are driving 60 MPH in the 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 the Magnetic Ride Control System is making adjustments every inch. What this means is that you can have a very comfortable and stable ride on regular roads and a stiffer ride at the track. What's different on the ZL1 body compared to the regular SS is the larger lower grille. This was designed in the wind tunnel to take air in and cool the engine. The air is then channeled out the hood extractor to prevent lift and make down force. The Camaro ZL1 is an easy car to drive. You would think that a 580 horsepower vehicle would be a handful. The manual clutch is very smooth and the automatic transmission is a real joy. The ZL1 is a great car to drive around town in. The Chevy Camaro ZL1 has a base price of $54,095. Nothing on the Camaro ZL1 was compromised in terms of performance. Gas Mileage is not that great but you buy this vehicle for its performance and not its fuel economy. Check out a Walk Around Video with GM's Performance Design Director http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kH5P7fjt7BI Or View the Autobytel 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Track Test Drive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-wOZ_XTt7I See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/ Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel





2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Track Test Drive & Muscle Car Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/chevrolet/Camaro/2012/zl1-coupe/ Autobytel Road Test Editor T.J. Keon recently had the chance to test drive the all new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on the street as well as on the track at Virginia International Raceway. The Camaro ZL1 sports a supercharged V-8 engine that makes 580 horsepower. Base price for the ZL1 is $54,095. On the road the Camaro ZL1 feels firm and planted, but the ride is not rough or harsh. In fact the 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 could make for a great daily driver. The Alcantara lined seats and steering wheel feel great and are usually reserved for high end luxury cars. But make no mistake; the ZL1 was designed to kick-butt! One of the things that make the ZL1 special is the optional 20-inch lightweight track wheel. These black 10-spoke rims are made from forged aluminum for strength. The rims are wrapped in Goodyear Eagle F1 Generation 2 tires sized P285/35ZR20 up front and P305/35ZR20 out back. A huge Brembo Brake package sits behind these sinister rims. Suspension chores are handled by the Magnetic Ride Control System. The shocks are filled with a magnetorheological fluid and the dampening levels are computer controlled and adjusted up to 1000 per second. This makes for a comfortable ride on the road and a more than capable ride on the track. The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is powered by a Supercharged Corvette engine dubbed the LSA. The 6.2 liter V-8 engine packs an Eaton Supercharger on top. Power output is 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft. of torque. The Supercharger provides plenty of torque at any RPM level so that the power is there whenever you want it! You can choose between a Hydra-Matic 6-Speed Automatic Transmission w/TAPSHIFT or Tremec 6-speed manual transmission. The Camaro ZL1 can run from 0-60 MPH in 4.0 seconds and can eclipse the ¼ mile in 12.0 seconds. Top speed for the ZL1 is 180 MPH. Fuel economy is 14 MPG in the city and 19 MPG on the highway if you are wondering. On the road the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 pulls hard from any RPM thanks to the flat torque curve provided by the Supercharger. Practically every part on the Camaro ZL1 was designed to aid this Muscle Car in going fast. At just $54,095 the ZL1 can't be beat when you are talking high performance for the money. The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 sports the amount of technology and horsepower you would expect to find on a car costing 4 times at much. Check out the Exclusive Camaro ZL1 Walk Around with GM's Performance Design Director http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kH5P7fjt7BI See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/ Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel





2012 Dodge Challenger R/T Test Drive & Car Review
http://www.autobytel.com/dodge/challenger/2012/ The 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T is one good looking automobile and this muscle car exudes a road presence unmatched by the Mustang or Camaro. Outside the Challenger has remained true to its heritage with nice broad shoulders and retro front end. The Challenger R/T has a base price of just under $30k but offers the best deal of the bunch. The base V-6 model costs $25k ($5k less) but with the R/T model you get the 5.7 HEMI V-8 engine that produces 410 horsepower and 400 lb-ft. of torque. The Challenger SRT-8 is almost $14k more than the R/T. The 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T gets 15 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway but you do not buy a muscle car for its gas mileage. The Challenger is built on the Chrysler 300 chassis which is why it has the most comfortable ride of all the new muscle cars that are currently for sale. See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/ Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel





2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Performance Package Muscle Car Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/chevrolet/Camaro/2013/1ss-coupe/ Autobytel recently caught up with the Chevrolet Camaro Chief Engineer, Al Oppenheiser, at GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan for a look at the track focused muscle machine. The 1LE Camaro is new for 2013 and upgrades the Camaro SS V-8 with a $3500 option package that consists of a bunch of upgraded parts from the more powerful ZL-1. The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE is is for those pony car owners that will let their Camaro run loose on the track; and want to drive the car to the limit. Starting with the exterior, the first thing you notice is the flat black hood which looks great against the Rally Yellow paint scheme. The wheels are upgraded to a set of ZL1 Low-Gloss Black 10-Spoke Aluminum rims size 20-inch wrapped in 285/35ZR20 Goodyear Eagle Supercar Generation 2 performance summer tires. The calipers are now painted red. The other exterior changes you see on the Camaro 1LE Performance Package are a front splitter and rear spoiler. The goal of these aero parts is to help with grip on the track. The manual transmission is a TREMEC 6-speed with a close-ratio gearbox and a 3.91 final-drive axle ratio. The 5.1/1 short throw shifter decrease time between gear changes. The suede shift knob and suede steering wheel are the same ones found on the ZL1 model. The Chevy Camaro 1LE was designed to compete and beat the Ford Mustang Boss 302 which cost over $10k more. You can get into this car for around $37k which is a great price for the amount of performance. See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/ Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel





ZL1 Camaro's hot from GM getting baselined here at LPE before BIG HP upgrades!
2012 ZL1's # 210 and 224 getting thrashed on the Dyno before our upgrades begin. To find out ways to upgrade your ZL1 vistit us here http://www.lingenfelter.com/page/advanced-search-lingenfelter-Camaro-ss-zl1-products And be sure to follow us on facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/#!/lpehp





2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 & 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang - WINDING ROAD POV Test Drive
See the POV Camera we use to film our test drive videos here: http://store.windingroad.com/liquid-image-co-torque-series-1080p-hd-powersp orts-goggle-cam-no-wifi-p346.aspx Like our POV videos? Subscribe to our channel! For the best listening experience during the POV video, we recommend headphones. The POV test drive beings at 2:30 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Engine: V-8, 6.2 liters Output: 580 hp/556 lb-ft Weight: 4,120 lb Fuel Economy, City/Hwy: 14/19 0-60 MPH: 3.9 sec (est) Base Price: $54,995 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang Engine: V-8, 5.8 liters Output: 650 hp/600 lb-ft Weight: 3,852 lb Fuel Economy, City/Hwy: 15/24 0-60 MPH: 3.5 sec (est) Base Price: $54,995 WINDING ROAD RACING is here, carrying the gear you need to go faster. Visit: http://www.windingroadracing.com http://www.windingroad.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Winding-Road https://www.facebook.com/WindingRoadVideo





2012 Camaro ZL1 - Baseline Dyno and Custom Tune by TORQ
A short video of our latest 2012 Camaro ZL1 Project where got some baseline Dyno runs and final custom tune results. The car had 62 miles on the clock and had an M6 transmission. Check out the video for more info! 490 RWHP / 501 RWTQ ZL1 Performance Packages available now! www.gettorq.com www.facebook.com/torqspeedlab





Dubai Police Al Ghandi Auto - Chevrolet Camaro - Voice over
Dubai Police on Patrol with their Camaro SS, the real American muscle car. Al Ghandi Auto assisting with their project to keep the roads safer. Filmed by GTV and Motorvision.





Motoramic Drives: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
The first independent video of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on the track. Visit us for more at Motoramic, the Yahoo Autos blog: http://www.motoramic.com





2013 Camaro ZL1 Goes Sub 12 Sec. In The Quarter Mile. Ford To Follow (W/VIDEO)
Chevy's fight back aginst Ford's horsepower advantage in the 2013 ShelbyMustang GT500. Now Chevrolet is determined to show the versitility of it's LT1. The Nurburgring and now the 1/4 mile, Ford can't stand it and Dodge seems perplexed about jumping in. Could it be that they're concentrating on the new Barracuda and heading in a different direction?





2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Walk-Around and Exhaust
New 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 aka "dark knight". Just a quick walk around to show you the exterior. engine bay, interior, and of course an Exhaust sound clip included :) enjoy. Remember, this car is bone stock!





2012 Camaro, New Features/Upgrades, O'Donnell Chevrolet Buick, San Gabriel, CA 91776
This 2012 Camaro (V6, 2LT, RS) has several nice new features added from the factory including: The Backup Monitor (Rear Vision Package) integrated into the OnStar-Rear View Mirror, Dual Powered front seats, Newly Designed Steering Wheel with Larger Paddle Shifters, Leather Inlay on the dash, just to name a few. Chevy still has a standard 5-year/100,000 mile Powertrain Warranty included for peace of mind. Visit us online at http://www.ODchevy.com or call us at 626-285-3600 with any questions you may have or any request for new Chevy and Buick products or any Preowned vehicles you may be shopping for. (Correction on the horsepower here: This new V6 has 323 not 312). This vehicle was proudly sold, 90 minutes after it arrived, to another Patriotic Couple supporting our American Economy. Congratulations to Tonie and Tony and thank you for your support! We know you will have years of fun in your new Camaro. Keep it under 100 and thank you for choosing Chevy! -Tim (your Salesman), Hugo (your Finance Mgr), and Jason (your Dealer Mgr).





Chevrolet Camaro Тест Драйв
Сhevrolet Camaro - легендарный muscle car (масл кар). Вывести его на российский рынок было довольно смелым решением со стороны General Motors. И тем не менее, вот он, знаменитый американец Camaro - большое и мощное спорткупе. Информация взята из -- http://autoitogi.ru/test-drive/Chevrolet_Camaro/oblozhka#ixzz23PlxARzD





2012 Dodge Charger SRT8, Detailed Walkaround
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2013 Camaro ZL1
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