Super Chevy First Drive: Camaro ZL1

A full 30-percent of the fifth-gen Camaro was re-engineered to create the ZL1

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

EnginesLSA 6.2L Supercharged V-8
Displacement(cu in/ cc):376/6162
Bore & stroke(in /mm):4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 /92 mm
Block material:cast aluminum
Cylinder head material:cast aluminum
Valvetrain:overhead valve, two valves per cylinder
Fuel delivery:1.9L supercharger with intercooler; sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio:9.1:1
Horsepower580 / 410 @ 6,100
Torque556 / 745 @ 3,800
Recommended fuel:premium required
Maximum engine speed (rpm):6,200

TransmissionTremec TR6060 six-speed manualHydra-Matic six-speed automatic
Gear ratios
First:2.664.03
Second:1.782.36
Third:1.301.53
Fourth:1.001.15
Fifth:0.800.85
Sixth:0.630.67
Reverse:2.903.06
Final drive ratio:3.733.23

Chassis / Suspension
Front:double-ball-joint, multi-link strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; with Magnetic Ride Control
Rear:4.5-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over shocks; stabilizer bar; with Magnetic Ride Control
Steering type:electric power steering with variable-ratio, variable-effort rackand-pinion
Steering ratio:16.1:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:2.5
Turning circle, curbto-curb(ft / m):37.7/11.5

Brakes
Type:four-wheel disc w/ ABS; ventilated two-piece front and one-piece rear rotors; six-piston fixed Brembo aluminum front and four-piston rear calipers
Rotor diameter, front(in / mm):14.6 / 370
Rotor diameter, rear(in / mm):14.4 / 365
Rotor thickness, front(in / mm):1.26 / 32
Rotor thickness, rear(in / mm):1.1 / 28

Wheels / Tires
Wheel size and type:20x10-inch aluminum(front)20x11-inch aluminum(rear)
Tires:P285/35ZR20 summer(front) P305/35ZR20summer(rear)

Dimensions / Exterior
Wheelbase (in /mm):112.3 / 2852
Overall length (in /mm):190.4 / 4836
Overall width (in /mm):75.5 / 1918
Overall height (in /mm):54.2 / 1376
Track, front (in /mm):63.7 / 1618
Track, rear (in / mm):63.7 / 1618
Curb weight (lb / kg): TBD
Weight balance (%front / rear):TBD
Coefficient of drag:TBD

Interior
Seating capacity(front / rear):2 / 2
Headroom (in / mm):front: 37.4 / 950 rear: 35.3 / 897
Legroom (in / mm):front: 42.4 / 1077 rear: 29.9 / 757
Shoulder room (in/ mm):front: 56.9/1444 rear: 42.5 / 1080

Capacities
Cargo volume (cu ft / L):11.3 / 320
Fuel tank (gal / L):19 / 71.9
Engine oil (qt / L):8.9 / 8.5

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