Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Hits A Whooping Speed Of 198mph Making It The Fastest Camaro

Feb 23, 2017 06:20 AM EST | Hannah Jill

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The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 amazed fans with its unbeatable speed. With strong sales over the years and popularity as well, it already proved that not only it is efficient, strong but also fast - literally fast!

Fans and car enthusiasts, get ready for the all new 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1. Yahoo News mentioned that this car was officially said to be the fastest Camaro ever with an astounding record speed of 198 mph. In the recent testing at the 7.6-mile Automotive Testing Papenburg in Germany, the Chevy Camaro ZL1 hit an impressive speed. It is running laps on both directions, taking into account the wind speed, which recorded 202.3 mph in one direction and the other 193.3 mph. At the end of the test, the Chevy was able to record the said speed on standard vehicle settings.

The Chevy cars used for testing was their showroom stock according to Camaro's chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser. According to CNET Review, it has the Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 Tires inflated with 44 psi and fitted with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It also has 650 hp V8 engines which are said to be designed in order to excel at everything according to Oppenheiser.

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has impressive modifications that fans and car enthusiasts will surely be amazed of. Included in the modifications were: an optimized aero transmission oil cooler cover, stanchion type rear spoiler that provides wind-cheating advantages. Also, it boosts of a 20-inches of forged aluminum wheels, tuned magnetic ride suspensions for speed and also Brembo brakes.

The all new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is priced at $63,435 for the 6-speed and rev-matching manual plus a guzzler tax of $1,300. It is also available at $65,830 plus $2,100 guzzler tax for the 10-speed automatic. A stick-shift convertible type is also available priced at $70,735 but there is also an automatic convertible priced at $73,930 both already have guzzler tax.

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