How Would You Spec Your Camaro ZL1?

As some of you already know, the folks at GM are dropping off a 580hp monster with a manual at my doorstep a week from Thursday. It's well optioned too, as you can see on the monroney. » 9/15/14 1:28pm 9/15/14 1:28pm

This Is How 876 Rear Wheel Horsepower Does A Quarter Mile Run

When Hennessey does up the Camaro ZL1, they ditch the blower for a pair of turbos and other enhancements to give an already nasty car 876 horsepower. This means smoky and super fast quarter mile times. » 5/01/14 10:00am 5/01/14 10:00am

This Is What 876 Rear Wheel Horsepower Sounds Like On The Dyno

How does the Hennessey HPE1000 Twin Turbo Camaro ZL1 sound when it's pulling 876 rear wheel horsepower on the dyno? Meaty. » 4/14/14 3:15pm 4/14/14 3:15pm

Guess my fuel economy, win a Blipshift T-shirt (ZL1 Edition)

I'm driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 convertible this week. It has a 580-horsepower LSA motor under the hood. I imagine my fuel economy will be on the low side of dismal. Still, it will be fun. » 11/18/13 1:14pm 11/18/13 1:14pm

Watch This Camaro Z28 vs. ZL1 vs. Corvette ZR1 Nürburgring Lap Battle

Thanks to the power of YouTube Multiplier, you can watch what a Nürburgring battle between the new Camaro Z28, the Camaro ZL1, and the Corvette ZR1 would look like. Basically, it'd be amazing. » 10/16/13 1:39pm 10/16/13 1:39pm

'The Latest Shot From The General Is A 580 HP Missile Called ZL1'

This morning you got to see the upcoming Chverolet Camaro Z/28 lap the Nürburgring faster than a Lamborghini. If you thought that shit was cool, wait until you see the MotorWeek crew take on the 2012 Camaro ZL1! » 10/15/13 5:30pm 10/15/13 5:30pm

Three Things You Didn't Know About The World's Worst Custom Camaro ZL1

Our friends at RIDES magazine have a detailed look at the Gold 'KING ZL1' Camaro we dubbed (in a republish) the World's Worst Camaro ZL1 in their next issue. It turns out there's more to the story than we ever imagined and they were nice enough to share the information with the fans, haters, and bemused among us. — Ed. » 11/21/12 2:00pm 11/21/12 2:00pm

A Camaro ZL1 With The Horsepower Of A Lamborghini Aventador

The Shelby Mustang GT500's 662 hp may have outstripped the Camaro ZL1's 580, but Hennessey's built a redeemer. That's the ZL1-based 700 hp Camaro HPE700, which, aside from being as horse-rife as a Lamborghini Aventador, can hit 185 mph in the standing mile. Pretty snappy. » 8/13/12 4:40pm 8/13/12 4:40pm

Watch A Brit Flog The Mustang Shelby GT500 and Camaro ZL1

We share a common language, a deep pop-cultural connection and the stormy heritage of two petulant brothers, but Yanks and Brits don't always see eye-to-eye on cars. No doubt we've got a lot invested in mega horsepower machines that can devour ribbons of interstate. But can we build sports cars a European could love? » 7/05/12 3:30pm 7/05/12 3:30pm

First ZL1 Camaro Ever Built Sells For $400,000

The first 1969 ZL1 Camaro ever built crossed the auction block at last weekend's massive Mecum Spring Classic auction event in Indiana. When the bidding ended the successful buyer had agreed to pay $400,000 for this important piece of muscle car history. » 5/26/12 11:00am 5/26/12 11:00am

Chevy Will Build 69 COPO Camaros This Year

Although we suspected Chevrolet would join in the factory spec drag racing fun after they showed and track tested the COPO Camaro concept late last year, this past week they made it official. The company plans to build 69 COPO Camaros in 2012—the same amount of legendary COPO ZL1s that left the factory in 1969. » 3/11/12 11:00am 3/11/12 11:00am

Camaro ZL1 Production Stopped Over "Quality" Issue

General Motors has halted production of the top-of-the-line Chevy Camaro ZL1 over what the automaker is calling a "quality assessment" issue. What the hell does that mean? » 3/07/12 12:45pm 3/07/12 12:45pm

The First Crash Of A Camaro ZL1

When we were invited to drive the Camaro ZL1 at the Virginia International Raceway this week we considered going just to see an autojournalist put one off the track. We wouldn't have had to wait long. UPDATE! It was a journo! » 2/27/12 5:20pm 2/27/12 5:20pm

Camaro ZL1 is one expensive bitch at $54,995

We've seen the Camaro ZL1 looking pretty and rounding the Nürburgring in 7:41.27 and we've even peeked under its skirt. Now, ahead of the LA Auto Show, GM's released the vital numbers on its top-end Camaro to prove they're no one's bitch, least of all Ford's. It doesn't seem to be working. » 11/15/11 12:30pm 11/15/11 12:30pm

2012 Camaro ZL1: All the details, specs, options

The boys over at Camaro5 have managed to snag a copy of the official 2012 Camaro ZL1 Dealer Reference Guide. The 18-page reference book for dealers to order the bowtie badge-bedecked brand's new insanely fast muscle car gives up all the details we haven't already liberated from the clutches of Chevrolet engineers… » 10/24/11 11:15am 10/24/11 11:15am

Watch the Camaro ZL1 lap the Nürburgring in 7:41.27

We first heard tell of those impressive numbers by way of the Twitter machine. Now, we've got the video of the Camaro ZL1's Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time (because it apparently did happen). » 10/06/11 8:59pm 10/06/11 8:59pm

Camaro ZL1 laps Nürburgring in 7:41:27

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. » 10/05/11 1:30pm 10/05/11 1:30pm

The Chevy Camaro ZL1 gets 580 hp, and 9 other things you need to know

Chevrolet took us to GM's Milford proving grounds for a look-don't-touch session with the company's new high-horsepower track animal — the Camaro ZL1. We didn't get to drive the prototypes on hand, but we did poke them with a stick and query engineers on their beastly spawn. Here's what we found out. » 9/09/11 12:01am 9/09/11 12:01am

2012 Porsche Carrera S teased by Need For Speed: The Run

The 2012 Porsche 911 hasn't been fully revealed, but the new trailer for Need For Speed: The Run's limited edition pack gives us the best view yet of the sexy new Carerra's headlights. » 8/02/11 2:00pm 8/02/11 2:00pm

Chevy Camaro ZL1 coming with 570+ horsepower?

We all know the muscular Chevy Camaro ZL1's getting the same LSA V8 found in the CTS-V, but while that engine puts out 556 horsepower in the Caddy there are fresh rumors stating the ZL1 will be north of 570 horsepower. » 7/11/11 8:07pm 7/11/11 8:07pm