This is the first Z28 produced and one of the first 16 Z28 Camaros that Chevrolet built specifically to beat Mustangs in Trans-Am road racing. It was Vince Piggins, Chevrolet Product Promotions Manager and keeper of its revolving “backdoor”, who conceived the Z28 Camaro to battle Mustang on the Trans-Am circuit. Once approved by Pete Estes, Chevrolet General Manager and GM Vice-President, he was given the green light to prototype a true four-place sports coupe. Estes had a rich performance car ...Read More
1967-2016 CAMAROS: PACING THE INDY 500!
Nine pace cars trace the history of Camaro at the Brickyard, pacing the Indianapolis 500. Among the milestones surrounding the 100th running of the Indy 500 this weekend is Chevrolet’s legacy as supplier of the official pace car – an honor it has held more than any other manufacturer. A unique version of the new ‘17 Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition will lead the field on Sunday, May 29, driven by motorsports legend Roger Penske. It’s the 27th time since 1948 that a Chevrolet has served as t...Read More
CHEVYS AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOW: SLIDE SHOW!
There’s something for everyone: pace cars, racecars, Tinseltown Camaro & Corvette, super-high-performance Camaros & Corvettes you can buy, and even the Governor’s Corvette! If you are member of the Bowtie Brigade and are in the Tri-State Area, the New York International Auto Show, which runs until April 27 at the Jacob Javits Center, NYC, is not to be missed. The latest customized Camaro & Corvette, above, featured in Transformers: Age Of Extinction are on display along with ...Read More
2014 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28: FOUR-SEAT ROCKET SLED!
Chevrolet builds a four-seat Corvette that kicks ass on the street, strip and Nurburgring. And, it’s priced accordingly. The new Z/28, with a $75,000 MSRP, can be had in five colors: Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and Summit White. Yet only a single option is available: A $1,150 package that adds air conditioning and a total of six audio speakers. The standard Z/28 package includes just one speaker. New Z/28 with first Z/28, 1967, above. “The Camaro Z/28 i...Read More
’14 CAMARO Z/28: RECORDS AT THE ‘RING!
Serious Boy Racer records Supercar times on the legendary Nordschleife circuit. The all-new, ‘14 Camaro Z/28 lapped Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s fastest, most prestigious sports cars. Validated at four seconds faster than the Camaro ZL1 and beating published times for the Porsche 911 Carrera S and the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, testing was done under less than ideal conditions. The Z/28’s lap was completed on damp p...Read More