GM recently took two 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1′s to the drag strip in which GM’s engineers turned an 11.93 seconds at 116-mph quarter-mile elapsed time run in a showroom-stock Camaro ZL1 automatic. A Camaro ZL1 manual ran the same distance in 11.96 seconds at 117 mph.
GM also points out that the Camaro ZL1 also lapped the famous Nürburgring in 7:41.27, will reach 0-60 mph in 4 seconds and has a top speed of 184 mph. “The ZL1 is great at everything and we’re very proud of that,” said Tony Roma, Camaro ZL1 program engineering manager.
“You can take it to the drag strip and run 11-second quarter-miles all day long. You can also take it to a road course, where it’s balanced, handles well, and does exactly what you want – including lapping Virginia International Raceway’s Grand Course in under three minutes – and yet the ZL1 is sophisticated enough to use as a daily driver. It’s a supercar you can drive every day.”
The 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 is powered by a 6.2L supercharged V8 with 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft. of torque. Pricing starts at $54,995.
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