While the factory Chevy Camaro ZL1 can’t quite keep up with the new Ford Shelby GT500, the Lingenfelter Performance Engineering ZL1 can. The well-established parts manufacturer became the first to break the 200 mph barrier in a brand new ZL1, topping the speedometer at 202.67 mph at the Continental Tire North America Uvalde proving grounds… Continue Reading...
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Each year thousands of Chevrolet Camaro enthusiasts assemble at for Camaro5 Fest. Last year, the American automaker decided to join the caravan of 150 fifth-generation Camaros in Phoenix, Ariz., to capture it all on film. Continue Reading...
Earlier this month, Chevy halted production on its Camaro ZL1 for a “quality assessment” which appears to have been a potential software issue that the American automaker wanted to assess and deal with if necessary. It appears that production is back on track now, as Chevy has emailed its ZL1 customers announcing that the hold… Continue Reading...
Last May, Chevrolet debuted its 45th Anniversary Camaro, offering the package to any 2LT or 2SS trim level coupe or convertible. However, the first 45th Anniversary Camaro Convertible is a different story. For that, head down to Palm Beach, Fla. on April 6 for the Barrett-Jackson Auction. All proceeds from the sale of the 45th Anniversary… Continue Reading...
Back in 2009, Kevin Morgan Designs debuted its custom Chevrolet Camaro Trans Am at SEMA. Now you can have your very own. Based on a 2010 Chevy Camaro, the Kevin Morgan Designs team morphs it into a Trans Am reminiscent of one from the good ‘ol “Smokey and the Bandit” days. The vehicle up for sale is number-8… Continue Reading...
The Sareni United / YACO Motorsport Chevy Camaro GT3 race car is pure awesome. We thought the final version debuted earlier this year, but the team did some last-minute tweaks to make it look better than ever. Even though the changes aren’t extensive, the Camaro GT3 race car now sports a large carbon fiber splitter and… Continue Reading...
This year’s SEMA Show is distant on the calendar, but it’s never too early for builders to release sneak previews of what they’re working on. Swedish car designer Bo Zolland will be putting his spin on a classic 1968 Chevrolet Camaro for this year’s show, and judging by the pictures, it’s going to be a… Continue Reading...
The new Chevy Camaro ZL1 is full of surprises. GM is now promoting its newly-improved TapShift technology that the American automaker is claiming “performance car enthusiasts will experience the hands-on driving satisfaction of a ‘stick’ with the ease of an automatic transmission.” “The faster you can get to the next gear, the better, and from… Continue Reading...
A classic American icon, the Chevrolet Camaro, is going on sale in England and will be showing up the dealer showrooms in late spring. The British Camaro will be pack only one engine option, the 6.2-litre V8 that makes 426 hp when outfitted with the manual transmission and 399 hp with the automatic. The manual… Continue Reading...
Rick Hendrick, owner of four NASCAR teams under Hendrick Motorsports, picked up the first Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in person at GM’s Oshawa Assembly Plant yesterday as production of the 580-hp, 556 lb-ft of torque American sports car kicked off. Hendrick is clearly a die-hard Camaro enthusiast, having purchased the first 2010 Camaro Coupe, the first… Continue Reading...
Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? This custom classic Chevy Camaro combines vintage good looks with cutting-edge technology, allowing it to accelerate, turn and stop better than the majority of cars on the road today. This frame-up built Camaro Pro Touring features an LS3 V8 powerplant under the hood and… Continue Reading...
GM has announced “Chevy Happy Grad” as the winner of their Route 66 Super Bowl Ad contest, created by 26-year old Zach Borst of Long Island. The winning ad will be aired during Super Bowl XLVI and had already received over 32-million views between December 22 and January 14. The best part about this ad… Continue Reading...
Sure, it was pretty comical to watch Adolf Hitler get upset over the announcement of Shelby’s GT500 trumping Chevy‘s Camaro ZL1 on paper, but now things have gotten pretty serious with Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser predicting that the ZL1 will be quicker to 60-mph than the GT500 and even calls out the GT500’s Nurburgring… Continue Reading...
YACO Racing’s collaboration with Sareni United and Reiter Engineering has come to fruition. We kept our eyes on Sareni United after we previously saw a preview of their new Chevy Camaro GT3 race car, and it appears that the final product is ready for public consumption. Sareni United, founded and owned by Hans Reiter of… Continue Reading...
Kelley Blue Book has announced the winners of their 2012 Best Resale Value Awards with Toyota being the best resale value brand and their luxury counterpart, Lexus, topping best resale value luxury brand. Coming out on top of the list of this year’s top 10 best resale value vehicles however is (In order from first… Continue Reading...
Hertz Adds Cadillac CTS, Chevy Camaro SS Convertible and Corvette Convertible To Prestige And Adrenaline Collections
Hertz has expanded its Prestige and Adrenaline Collections, now offering the Cadillac CTS, Chevy Camaro SS Convertible and Corvette Convertible for rental in 2012. In their desire to offer their customers a greater variety of exciting cars that they can rent, Hertz’s Adrenaline Collection will now feature the 6.2L V8 powered Camaro SS and Corvette… Continue Reading...
We could only imagine what Chevrolet was thinking about the Camaro ZL1 when the specs for the much more powerful Ford GT500 were released. Of course, Chevrolet took the high road of taking credit for inspiring the GT500’s power, but on the Internet, Ford vs. Chevrolet fanatics raged war as each came to the defense… Continue Reading...
Today is the 112th playing of the infamous Army-Navy Game, and this year Chevrolet will be doing something even more special than normal for America’s Game. In addition to hosting several military families and Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans members at the game, they will also be paying tribute to wounded servicemen and women… Continue Reading...
You can stop rubbing your eyes. That’s not a computer generated 1979 Chevy Camaro Z28, that’s a real deal second generation F2 in immaculate, restored condition. To us, it’s not just the world’s cleanest 1979 Camaro Z28, but probably one of the cleanest cars we’ve ever laid eyes on. What’s probably more remarkable is its… Continue Reading...
With November vehicle sales numbers released, Toyota‘s Sienna still tops the minivan market, but Dodge‘s Caravan in closing in closely for the year while Honda‘s Odyssey and Chrysler‘s Town & Country are no real threat to take the 2011 sales lead. Chevy‘s Camaro however is at the top by a huge margin, compared to its… Continue Reading...
We could be wrong about this, but we always thought the idea of a limousine was for added comfort and a sense of luxury while going from point A to point B. So label us confused when we spotted this eight-passenger, stretched, matte black, Chevrolet Camaro up on eBay with a current bid of $28,100… Continue Reading...
Often times people think that cars are just all about horsepower. Throw some more into it, add a couple of letters and a number to the model name, and sell it as a new model where everyone is just drooling over the performance. But Chevrolet knew there’s more to just bragging about the 580-hp in… Continue Reading...
We’ve been teased with photos of Chevrolet‘s newest and meaning Camaro yet, the ZL1, but the manufacturer has been tight lipped on its complete specs…that is, until now. It seems that dealerships now have the full specs on the ZL1, with a leak getting posted on the Camaro5 forums revealing that it’ll be packing 580-hp… Continue Reading...
Tony Stewart and Stewart-Haas Racing have teamed up with Mobil 1 as their oil brand of choice and with two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships to their respective names, it’s a pretty good sponsorship for Mobil 1. Now they’re leveraging their relationship with Stewart (to your advantage we might add) by offering a Tony Stewart-customized… Continue Reading...