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Fifty Years of the Chevrolet Camaro

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Fifty years ago, Chevrolet introduced a car that would become one of the most revered vehicles in its sports car lineup. Code named XP-836, the Camaro was Chevrolet’s contender in what would become one of the hottest segments in the automotive industry. The Camaro was Chevrolet’s entry into the pony car market that was wildly popular in the 1960s. It’s been said the word Camaro is derived from the French language meaning friend or comrade. That’s a pretty fitting way to describe a car that’s been a companion with many of us for half a century. Let’s turn back the clock and look back at 50 years of classic Camaros. Read the rest of this entry

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Chevrolet Prices the Camaro ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Performance Package

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Pricing has finally been announced for the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Performance Package. The package cost is $7,500, which brings the price of the ZL1 1LE to $69,995. Read the rest of this entry

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE – Unbridled Fury For the Track

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Hey Camaro devotees! What do you get when you combine the ferocity of the ZL1 with the track capabilities of the 1LE? Simply put, you get the Camaro ZL1 1LE. The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is the most track-capable Camaro ever created. Read the rest of this entry

The Camaro ZL1 Is The Fastest Camaro Ever

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The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the new king of the hill. That’s because the new ZL1 is the quickest Camaro ever created. This honor was recently bestowed on the Camaro ZL1 after achieving an average top speed of 198 mph at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground.

Schnellste camaro aller zeiten…this is how the Germans say the new Camaro ZL1 is the fastest Camaro ever! The 650 horsepower ZL1 achieved this feat using the all-new 10-speed automatic transmission.

“This test caps an impressive list of performance stats for the Camaro ZL1, which was designed to excel at everything,” said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer. “It’s the most capable — and fastest —Camaro ever.”

Maybe the best news of all is the new Camaro ZL1 is available at your local Chevy dealer. Prices start at $63,435 for the coupe with a manual transmission and $65,830 for the coupe with an automatic transmission.

Photo credit: media.chevrolet.com

2017 North American International Auto Show

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The 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the first major auto show of the new year. The Motor City hosts one of the best shows for muscle car lovers and this year’s event was no exception. The Big Three were well represented and there were a few surprises that caught our attention as well. The temperature outside may have been in the teens but our enthusiasm heated up once we got inside Cobo Hall. There was so much to see and experience during the two-day media preview. Here are some of the great muscle cars we got to see at this year’s show. Read the rest of this entry

TCB Visits The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

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The great thing about the Los Angeles Auto Show is that it marks the beginning of auto show season. We’ve been counting the days to the show and anxious to get up close and personal with some of the hottest new and vintage muscle during media days at this year’s spectacle. This year’s show definitely didn’t disappoint! The Los Angeles Convention Center was abuzz with plenty of fresh muscle from the Big Three and other vendors. With so many great cars on display, there was something for everyone to see at this year’s show. Here are just a few of the great cars that were on display at the 2016 show. Read the rest of this entry

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Destroys The Nurburgring

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Chevrolet announced today that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapped Germany’s grueling Nürburgring Nordschleife road course in 7:29.60.

Chevrolet announced today that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapped Germany’s grueling Nürburgring Nordschleife road course in 7:29.60.

The new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 recently tested at Germany’s fabled Nurburgring track. Chevrolet’s sixth generation ZL1 boasted an impressive 7:29.60 time. That’s over two seconds faster than the Shelby GT350R and the Porsche 911 Turbo S! Even more surprising, this record is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous generation Camaro ZL1. Read the rest of this entry