The automobile manufacturer announced that it shall release a redesigned model of the Camaro, and this model shall be offered as the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1. The design platform of this model is believed to be lighter than the previous model, and also offered shall be three engine versions for improved performance of the car. This model is the sixth generation of the Camaro. Upon the release, this model car will face stiff market competition from other car models such as Dodge Hellcat and the Shelby GT.
2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 – Unique Feature
This sixth generation of the Camaro is significantly different in styling and but for the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 aero kit, the usual components remains, such as the huge bumper splitter just below the front bumper, the black side skirts, a larger spoiler, a blacked out center section of the hood. The ZL1 still retains the SS quad-exhaust but for an aggressive appearance, the outlets have been enlarged. Some additional exterior features on the front of the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 include a two pieced front grille with an integrated bespoke mesh while the ZL1 badges are fitted on the nose, there are also fenders located on each side of the hood bulge and also located on the rear fender. The body kits installed provides an improved aerodynamics and also for enhanced stability of the car. The large spoiler installed provides an added down force of about 150 pounds especially at high speeds. It’s believed that this model shall be provided as a convertible, with a folding soft roof that replaces the metal roof. The windshield in the 2018 ZL1 is slightly lowered, and with these changes on the exterior, it’s anticipated that more sale and competitiveness in the market will be achieved.
The interior of the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 has been redesigned. The front bucket seats that are premium cloth wrapped provide enhanced comfort during long travels. The features that are to be offered as options include; a gear shifter, suede-wrapped steering wheel and some couple of added technology including a sunroof.
2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 – Engine Specs
The current model of the ZL1 Camaro uses a supercharged 6.2 L V8 engine that is based on the C6 generation Corvette ZR1. But however it’s likely that this model will not be used to provide the under the hood performance of the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1, however, a new engine model, that is lighter, and has higher performance shall be provided for the 2018 model. This new engine model is a 6.2 L and also has a 1.7 L supercharger that generates 20,000 rpm. The maximum output provided by this engine model is 600 hp while the maximum output torque is also 590 lb-ft. The old 6-speed transmission will be replaced by an 8-speed transmission, and the car, therefore, is capable of attaining speeds of 60mph within four seconds.
2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The base model of the automobile shall be provided to the automobile market at a price of $58,000, and the price increases as the options are provided to the car. It’s expected that it shall be launched to the market in by the end of the year 2017.