Do you remember when Chevrolet turned the Camaro into supercar-smashing track monster? Even with the Hellcat taking all the hype these days, it’s hard to beat the mighty Camaro Z/28. Now you can pick up some awesome Z/28s with $25,000 discounted off the MSRP.

With an MSRP of about $75,000 Chevrolet might have overestimated the market for a track focused muscle car. That’s bad news for Chevy, but good news for you. According to Autotrader, there are 60 Camaro Z/28s listed for sale right now under $60,000.

For those of you who think Dodge’s 707 horsepower Hellcat is the king of the muscle cars, let’s recap what the Z/28 brings to the table. You get a 500 HP naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V8, because forced induction is for suckers. The Z/28 will get to 60 MPH in four seconds flat. That’s a half-second slower than the Hellcat, but the Z/28 also has carbon-ceramic brakes because sometimes you want to stop RIGHT NOW.

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Also in the arsenal are DSSV adaptive dampers, which work on some combination of witchcraft and alien technology. This means that unlike the Hellcat, you can actually take a corner with some significant speed and probably leave a Porsche in your dust.

Our former IEC Travis Okulski, who I imagine has some understanding of both roads and tracks, said the Z/28 is “Pants-shittingly fast around a race track.” Do you have any excess pants that you would like to ruin on a racecourse? Of course you do, who needs pants anyway?

What are you waiting for people? Screw that “December to Remember” crap. No one wants a boring ass Lexus with an oversized bow. This holiday season, treat yourself to what may be the best Camaro ever made to date.

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(H/T to Katsumoto)

Photo: Raphael Orlove

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