From Chevrolet Corvettes to Dodge Vipers, there are all kinds of amazing American performance cars we’ve been denied in our British Isles over the years.
This new video from Motor Trend – which sees resident pro driver Randy Pobst put in a time that puts a few supercars to shame – does not help one bit.
At the top of the tree of forbidden fruit for me right now is the Camaro ZL1 – I’m desperate to drive one even though my geographical ‘disadvantage’ makes getting behind the wheel rather difficult.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 gets the same 650-lb-ft as the Corvette Z06
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Find out why on this episode of “Ignition.”The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 gets the same 650-hp, 650-lb-ft supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 as the Corvette Z06, but has the benefit of the sweet-handling GM Alpha platform.
Find out which transmission is faster and which renowned sports cars the ZL1 beats on the track in the full episode below.
The episode ends with a Head 2 Head-style lap battle between the 10-speed and six-speed manual versions of the ZL1.
The Corvette is supposed to be the heaviest hitter in Chevrolet’s stable, but after driving the 2017 ZL1, senior features editor Jonny Lieberman believes that crown actually belongs to the Camaro.
according to For around the price of a farewell HSV GTS-R W1 punters can now welcome its newer coupe cousin onto their driveway – the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
The US $60,000 (AU $79,000) Camaro ZL1 uses an LT4-generation 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine, the successor to HSV’s LS9 unit of the same capacity.
What buyers will have for around $150K is a General Motors product even rarer on our shores than the GTS-R W1.
The company reckons the conversion process will take eight to 10 weeks as part of a complete six-month process.
With strict regulations surrounding personal imports, CCC also takes care of the purchase and importation of the vehicle.
collected by :Sandra Alex