Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 

  • $60k built in Other
  • 2012
  • 579 HP 6.2L
  • 155 mph
” Both SLP and Chevy fit an Eaton TVS supercharger to an aluminum-block V-8.
by Car and Driver (Dec, 2011)
The same may happen if the supercharger’s 10.0 psi of max boost arrives midcorner.
by Car and Driver (Dec, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1


Camaro ZL1 Convertible
4.2 s
5.2 s

Top speed

Camaro ZL1 Convertible
155 mph
Viper GTS
192 mph
190 mph


Camaro ZL1 Convertible
8.7 s

Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1


Camaro ZL1 Convertible


Camaro ZL1 Convertible
579 HP
Camaro Z28
290 HP

In The News From around the web


Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
And more than just power, the ZL1 features technologically advanced and highly developed chassis and suspension systems that help it deliver balanced, track-ready handling and braking power to complement its high engine output.
The car’s hood includes a signature center section constructed of carbon fiber and rendered in satin black finish.

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible
The Camaro ZL1 convertible’s power is complemented by advanced powertrain and chassis technologies designed to deliver exceptional performance on the road or track.
First introduced on the Corvette ZR1, it is an advanced system that integrates magnetic ride control, launch control, traction control and electronic stability control, to enhance both launch-acceleration performance and corning.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Chevrolet
Price $60,445
Type of car Production car
Year 2012


Chief designer Sangyup Lee


Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.66:1
  2. 2: 1.78:1
  3. 3: 1.3:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.8:1
  6. 6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.73:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 203
Rear wheels 508/? 229

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-60mph 4.2 s
0-100mph 8.7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 579 HP @ 6,100 RPM
Maximum torque 558 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM
Max RPM 6,200 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,200 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.1:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3.62 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,415 lb
Width 75.5 in
Height 54.2 in
Length 190.4 in
Front track width 63.7 in
Wheelbase 112.3 in
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