Category Archives: Camaro

John Force’s New Camaro SS Funny Car Meets A Wall

By   May 26, 2016

John Force's 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car

John Force’s 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car

This past weekend John Force got his first opportunity to put his new ride to use. The 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car looked very good as it got ready to make a few runs on the drag strip.

The first run in qualifying went well and put the car in 9th place for the NHRA event in Kansas. After the first run the team went to dial in everything for the next run.

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Chevrolet Claims Camaro ZL1 10-Speed Has Faster Shifts Than Porsche’s PDK

By   May 11, 2016

Camaro ZL1 10-Speed Transmission

Cameo ZL1 10-Speed Transmission

In the world of fast shifting transmissions most consider Porsche’s dual-clutch PDK transmission to be the best on the market. This may no longer be the case, at least in terms of quick shifting, as Chevrolet claims that their tests show the new 10-Speed Hydo-Matic transmission used in the Camaro ZL1 offers faster shifts.

Just how much quicker does it change gears over its German rival? Upshifting from 1st to 2nd gear is 36 percent faster and 2nd to 3rd and 3rd to 4th are 27 and 26 percent faster.

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50th Anniversary Chevy Camaro SS To Pace Indy 500

By   April 20, 2016

50th Anniversary Camaro SS

Chevy Camaro SS

May 29th is the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. For the special race the 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Camaro SS will be used as the pace car. Behind the wheel of the American muscle car will be motorsports legend Roger Penske who is celebrating 50 years as a racing team owner.

To support the race four identical Camaros have been prepared. They feature a white exterior that has “100th Running of the Indianapolis 500″ graphics on the doors. The graphics also feature the iconic wing-and-wheel logo that the famed speedway is known for. The rest of the outside also incorporates styling that is uniques to the 50th Anniversary package.

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Comparing A 1983 Porsche 928 S To A Chevy Camaro Z28

By   April 8, 2016

1983 Porsche 928 S And Camaro Z28

1983 Porsche 928 S And Camaro Z/28

The Porsche 928 and Camaro Z28 are not vehicles that are often compared. They are in many ways totally different types of cars. The 928 is a luxury performance machine, but the Z28 is a muscle car that in 1983 still had a solid rear axle.

Back in 1983 MotorWeek decided to test both vehicles on the track. At the time the 928 S went for over $40,000 versus just over $10,000 for the high performance Camaro.

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Chevrolet To Take Their Technology To The Football Field For The 2016 NFL Season

By   April 1, 2016

Chevy Corvette Z06

Chevrolet Uses Corvette to Help the NFL

With cars like the Camaro and Corvette, Chevrolet knows a thing or two about going fast. They have announced that they will be using this technical knowledge to help some of the NFL’s best athletes become faster and be safer on the field.

It takes a lot of lower body strength and traction to help get from point A to B faster. It also requires balance to help you turn corners with more precision. In all of this keeping the player from getting hurt is of the utmost importance.

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