How about an LT5 in a ZL1? Why do you think pretending it’s 1966 would help anything? I’m all for an Accord 1LE. Here in Oz, myself and THOUSANDS of other Chevy fans, want to see the Camaro fight on both On The Track & On The Road against the ford (cant bring myself to say the ford crap name) product. Redline Motorsports added a Whipple 2.9-liter supercharger, Redline custom camshaft with 32-percent larger fuel lobe, Redline dual valve springs, titanium retainers, Chromoly pushrods, Comp Cams rocker arm trunnion kit, billet DOD delete valley cover, GM racing lifters, lifter trays, ARP head bolts, MLS 7 layer head gaskets, cam phaser lockout kit, cam bolt, sprocket, and a heavy-duty supercharger drive belt. Which i don’t care because i’m not touching it. The door glass barely comes to my shoulder. World give the Buick/GMC arm a car to sell. We'll send you the most interesting LSX Magazine articles, news, car features, and videos every week. Everyone I know who has a Regal loves it. At least in the 5th gen the back seat was usable for short trips, 6th gen is useless. And now that the corvette has gone mid engine, they should give the camaro some of the features of prior corvettes, Particularly by making it a lift back. All rights reserved. Back in 1969 it did not get any better than this. It needs to be totally redone front to back and inside, other wish they will just sit on lots and take up space which is a waste of money that be spent elsewhere. He was also the first to break into the 8s shortly after. © 2017 Power Automedia. Your email address will not be published. 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The ZL1 also offers a lot of awesome technology, great seats, steering, and brakes. We knew that the new Camaro would be lighter than the old one, in part because it would ride on a version of the Alpha platform that serves Cadillac so well in the ATS and the CTS. Visibility out the windows was good, the back seat was useful and the trunk was decent. All specifications, performance and fuel economy data of Chevrolet Camaro LT RS automatic (232.5 kW / 316 PS / 312 hp), edition of the year 2011 since mid-year 2010 for North America , including acceleration times 0-60 mph, 0-100 mph, 0-100 km/h, 0-200 km/h, quarter mile time, top speed, mileage and fuel economy, power-to-weight ratio, dimensions, drag coefficient, etc. No bitching here.”. That and the A-pillar should be reinforced like C8 and Mustang in convertible trim. Bring the Camaro back as a new 1970 1/2 retro model. This is an especially hot topic given how much more expensive a new Camaro is over an older used one. Sam loves to write and has a passion for auto racing, karting and performance driving of all types. With a car this good, why would you want to modify it? Talley recently ran the black beauty down the 1320 in 8.992 seconds, making it the first sixth-gen ZL1 to break into the eight-second range in the quarter mile. LSX Magazine: What are your thoughts on the sixth-gen ZL1? However a new report from Whichcar.com.au indicates GM will extend the production end date to the 2026 model year. I think they should move the window control switches to the center or move them farther towards the front of car on the door arm rest.. Make backseat usable which probably won’t happen until the car is redone or a Electric on comes out. Add in the Camaro’s superior performance, and it should be a sales success. GMSV will apparently get a better deal on the vehicles from GM in Detroit than HSV did, which may enable it to offer the Camaro for a lower price. Dodge has shown us that the Charger/Challenger can still remain competitive despite them riding on old platforms. Kentshotrodgarage (M/T, Racestars) 9.40@147 Best MPH 149 1/4 5.99@119 Best MPH 120 Best 60' 1.35. Yes. When I first saw the GTO it looked like a Sunfire on steroids. The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro is an American pony car. You can also subscribe without commenting. We are currently looking for experienced automotive journalists and editors to join our team. Would never even think about looking back. Chevrolet Camaro SS Mk VI 0-60 mph, quarter mile (1/4 mile), top speed, 0-100 kph and 41 other acceleration times If evolution is a must…1000-1200 HP Camaro would peak interest of many. Chevrolet Performance offers a lineup of parts designed and developed to help improve the launch and traction attributes of your Camaro SS on the drag strip. I guess everyone is missing my point. If this car had come from Europe, i assure you it will be like a gold for the same people. The Chevelle days was numbered as a muscle car before the Energy Crisis when Camaro and M/C arrived, the only saving grace was you couldn’t get a 454 in a factory Camaro then and the M/Cs no convertible also sticker price. BRING BACK THE CHEVELLE and watch people flock to the showrooms! This seems like an opportunity to bring in a Buick Wagon and Sedan on the platform. These parts have seen extreme testing and validation in our Drag Race Development Program, which continues to explore the quarter-mile capability of the sixth-gen Camaro. For around-the-clock GM news coverage. They are extremely composed cars that handle very well and safely. The last we heard, General Motors was planning to pull the plug on the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro in 2023 following the end of production of the 2024 model year vehicle. JC Beattie Jr: It’s a fantastic looking sports car, and the LT4 power is unreal. When Chevrolet designed and built the sixth-gen Camaro ZL1, they got it right. The SS and G8 was nice but it didn’t sell as expected due less HP ratings. Impala was #2 but no v8. IMHO the 6th gen is a beast. We will safeguard your e-mail and only send content you request. But there are those who feel like the Camaro, well, didn’t. Sounds like a hit to me. With no stall converter coming off the line at a dead idle,the car ran 12.89 1/4 mile. And unlike its first-gen counterpart, the sixth-gen is fantastic in the corners where it can pull 1.02g’s. They have COPO-e but Chevy needs to up the HP too beat the Shelby-e each running in the 9 sec 1/4 mile… Anyway his B&R Performance is the first to take the brand new 6th generation Chevy Camaro SS down the 1/4 mile. From there, things got a little more serious. Advertise the Camaro more and POSITIVELY Go Out And Grab Those Sales, this Beautiful Car Deserves. committed to the Australian Supercars series’ new Gen3 ruleset, the General Motors Special Vehicles lineup, briefly offered in Australia via Holden Special Vehicles. Official 6th Gen 1/4 Mile V8 Fast List User Name: ... 2016 Camaro, Magnuson 2650 Heartbreaker, RotoFab, Lt4 short block (stock) BTR Cam kit, stock heads, stock drivetrain. When I was 18 in 1970 my parents bought me a used 1966 chevelle. The fifth-generation Camaro debuted in 2010, and we’ve seen more than five different variants with a range of … It WILL SELL better against the Ford competition if more aggressively priced. Again, it wouldn’t make much sense for GM to go through the trouble of setting up a program to ship Camaros to Australia and convert them to right-hand-drive locally only to pull the plug less than two years later. The only complaint I have is the poor visibility and even still the Camaro is one of my favorite cars. Make $60k-$80k per year doing what you love. The SS grill looks good though. Sorry if you think it’s sad, I’m all for function over form, especially if it’s costing me $50k GM needs to do their homework. Ray Bulach took the record with an 8.63 ¼-mile pass in his blue fourth-gen Camaro with a turbocharged LS, in 2014. What motor in the Challenger? NO MORE CHOP TOP! I can’t remember the last ad campaign for a Camaro. Back to my point for a Chevelle SS to return (and it will have to be sedan only) the fwd Malibu IMO will need to phase out and replaced with a mass market rwd sedan on VSS-R. Pulled a 12 inch wheel stand and ran 11.46 in the 1/4 mile…..all on pump gas 103 octane, The Camaro is not a bad car, it just needs some improvements ie…. It a killer platform. I was amazed, honestly. LSX Magazine: If you’re using the ZL1 as a testbed, why modify it? The 2016 Camaro SS is powered by a 455-hp 6.2-Liter V-8. maybe gm is trying to get some of that old car dodge challenger magic rub off on the camaro. You can park outside and start it in 30 deg weather or 90-degree weather, and you would not know that it’s been modified. 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