2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 near Sherwood Park, AB
In the long history of the Chevy Camaro, few things stir up the fanbase like its ZL1 label. Since 1969, the Camaro ZL1 has represented the best in what is possible from the automaker’s performance staff with the first COPO orders coming from dealers. Today, the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 near Sherwood Park, AB combines that high-performance history with the latest in modern manufacturing and materials. The Generation-Six Camaro has already been touted around the industry for being the lightest and most responsive version that has ever been built. This makes the 2017 Camaro ZL1 one of the most track-ready cars that can be found in the Don Wheaton showroom.
The 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 near Sherwood Park, AB is around 200 pounds lighter than the previous version of the Chevy pony car, which appeared in 2015. It’s lightweight frame tilted the car’s power-to-weight ratio more toward the power side, resulting in marked increases in horsepower and torque. Each 2017 Camaro ZL1 available at Don Wheaton is powered by the supercharged, 6.2-liter, LT4 V-6 engine which makes 650 horsepower and 640 pound-feet of torque. A TREMEC six-speed manual transmission is standard; although a new Hydra-Matic 10-speed automatic transmission is available. Testing by General Motors has shown the 2017 Camaro ZL1 hit 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds; run the quarter-mile in 11.4 seconds, achieving 127 mph and record 1.02g on the skid pad.
Features of the 2017 Camaro ZL1
Getting the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 near Sherwood Park, AB ready for the track doesn’t require many if any, aftermarket parts. Just about everything a driver would need is included right from the factory. Chevrolet engineers have made the necessary heat exchangers, Recaro racing seats and performance brakes standard equipment. This is in an addition to a flat-bottomed steering wheel, Magnetic Ride Control and an available Performance Data Recorder. In fact, the 10-speed automatic transmission has recorded faster upshifts than the Porsche PDK transmission.
As much as the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 near Sherwood Park is set up to dominate a local track day, it also functions very well as a daily driver. The Chevy MyLink infotainment system accepts inputs through Bluetooth for streaming media as well as functioning as a way for people to access and use applications for Android and Apple smartphones. Furthermore, the nine-speaker Bose sound system is also compatible with satellite radio.