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General Information
Vehicle Type: 2 door sports coupe
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Engine: 7 liter V8
Displacement: 7.0 L
Horsepower: 500
Torque: 470
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Transmission: Tremec TR6060 manual transmission 6 speed manual
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Unveiled at the 2013 New York Auto Show, GM's latest Camaro offering, slated for the 2014 model year, draws on over forty years of pony car fame. The Z/28 package has been absent since the Camaro's reintroduction at the beginning of the decade. The original Z/28 was designed and built with Trans-Am racing in mind, and according to Chevrolet the 2014 version has similarly been built with the track in mind.

The car is now the newest of four available hot Camaros, and slots in somewhere between the 1LE (the $3,500 track package for the SS) and the 580 horsepower ZL1. There are a few little changes to make the car lighter, and overall it weighs around 300 pounds less than the ZL1, but the Z/28 is still a heavy car. But with that characteristically large weight, there is the characteristically high power to go with it. With an LS7 V-8 similar to the one you get in the Corvette Z06, the new Z/28 makes 500 horsepower and 470 lb/ft of torque, all of with runs through Chevy's excellent TREMEC 6-speed manual and a limited slip differential. As for track-specific elements, the Z/28 features an aerodynamic kit on the body to produce downforce and keep the rear wheels planted, including a pretty large front splitter that connects to an underbody panel to reduce aerodynamic lift. Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, lighter wheels, sticky Pirelli tires, a dry-sump oil system, and cooling systems for the transmission and differential are other track-oriented characteristics.

On the inside, Recaro racing seats with "Z/28" lettering on the headrest keep the driver and passenger firmly planted during hard cornering. To save weight, these seats are manually adjusted. The rear seats are lightened but still present, as GM felt the Camaro should still always be a 2+2 rather than just a heavier Corvette. A flat-bottom steering wheel like that in the 1LE and ZL1 is also a good touch that frees up legroom. On the outside, meanwhile, other than the vent in the hood and the subtle aerodynamic touches, the Z/28 carries over the same changes to the bodywork as the rest of the updated 2014 Camaro lineup. These changes overall are quite subtle and aren't exactly better or worse, they're just different.

The Z/28 will undoubtedly be a welcome addition to the lineup. The Camaro is already widely praised in the motoring press and arguably the best of this crop of modern muscle cars. The Z/28 will now offer the amenities desired by the track-minded customer and will probably turn faster lap times than the more expensive ZL1. It also, of course, has the magic attached to the Z/28 name. Generations of car people have respected it since it was introduced in 1967, and this new version seems poised to pique the interests of the younger, newer drivers out there for some time to come. If Ford Mustang, this car is going to be a tough act to follow.


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1969 Camaro Z-28 Sub-Frame Assembly - ORIGINAL RARE picture
1969 Camaro Z-28 Sub-Frame Assembly - ORIGINAL RARE
$2500.0

1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO FACTORY DRIVER SIDE DOOR GLASS OEM  picture
1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO FACTORY DRIVER SIDE DOOR GLASS OEM
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2010-2015 20" Camaro Z28 MRR Wheel & Tire Package Black
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00-02 Chevrolet Camaro BLACK EBONY Door Panels PAIR Z28 SS picture
00-02 Chevrolet Camaro BLACK EBONY Door Panels PAIR Z28 SS
$199.0

68,1969 Camaro 302 Z/28 Crossram Intake With 4295 Carburators picture
68,1969 Camaro 302 Z/28 Crossram Intake With 4295 Carburators
$3499.0

Camaro Z28 OEM Speakers picture
Camaro Z28 OEM Speakers
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NOS 1969 Camaro 302 Z/28Crossram Intake 1-14-69 picture
NOS 1969 Camaro 302 Z/28Crossram Intake 1-14-69
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Hardtop Coupe - Rust Free picture
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Hardtop Coupe - Rust Free
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82-92 Camaro Z28 Emblems used- ORANGE - RED SHADES  picture
82-92 Camaro Z28 Emblems used- ORANGE - RED SHADES
$15.0

1968 Camaro Z28 MO Coded 302 Motor picture
1968 Camaro Z28 MO Coded 302 Motor
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1969 Camaro Z28 Restored fuel pump GH40669 picture
1969 Camaro Z28 Restored fuel pump GH40669
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91-92   Camaro  Z28  RS  Front Bumper Assembly with Spoiler picture
91-92 Camaro Z28 RS Front Bumper Assembly with Spoiler
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