Camaro ZL1 laps Nürburgring in 7:41:27Mike Spinelli10/05/11 1:30pmFiled to: Ring RunsNurburgringCamaro ZL1chevrolet camarochevy camaroCamaroChevroletChevy Camaro ZL1Zl1137EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink General Motors North American President Mark Reuss just claimed that the Chevy Camaro ZL1 has lapped the Nürburgring's Nordschleife in 7:41:27. That time places the upcoming top-of-the-line Camaro ZL1 a few tenths quicker than the Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV. Not bad, GM. [Note: We previously compared the ZL1's lap time to Auto Bild's Porsche 911 Turbo S time of 7:41.23. The 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo's factory time is a substantially quicker 7:39.] We already know the ZL1's SAE-certified horsepower is 580 @ 6,000 rpm and its torque figure is 556 lb-ft @4200 rpm. It's also the first car to get the quicker-reacting next generation of BWI's (formerly Delphi's) magnetorheological dampers, which apparently give it a contact-patch and shock-absorption edge on the Green Hell. Advertisement Advertisement It also has NACA ducts on the undertray. You know, for transmission cooling. And also, apparently, for the win.