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Chevrolet today announced that the Camaro Z/28 2014 goes on sale this spring has a suggested retail price of $ 77,400, plus costs of carriage to $ 1,600. The new Z/28 is offered in five exterior colors: fiery red, black, silver metallized glass, metallized gray ash and white top.
"The Camaro Z/28 is a car without compromise, conceived for the track, and each of its exclusive components contributes to the objective to realize towers faster track," stated Mark Reuss, president of General Motors North America . This brings back the Z/28 has its roots racing and enhances the already strong lineup of Chevrolet performance cars, including the Camaro SS revamped and supercharged ZL1, Corvette Stingray Convertible 2015 Corvette Z06 2015, which were unveiled at the Salon International Auto North American. "
The unique exterior of the Z/28 is similar to that of a race car and produce aerodynamic support that fits tires on the track for better adherence is to - acceleration cornering of up to 1.08 g - and turns faster track. The aerodynamic design optimization has enabled the Camaro Z/28 to do a lap of the legendary German circuit of Nurburgring exceeding four seconds than the Camaro ZL1, beating suddenly the timekeeping published for the Porsche 911 Carrera S and Lamborghini Murcielago LP640.
It is fed by a LS7 engine 7 L Team has a dry sump oil system, which develops a power homologuee 505 SAE horsepower (376 kilowatts) and 481 lb.-ft. (652 Nm) of torque. The engine will be built by hand the new Performance Build Center is a GM assembly plant in Bowling Green.
A six-speed manual gearbox was a close ratio is the only gearbox available and the power is distributed to the rear wheels via a Torsen differential traction characterized by a helical gear, rather than by the usual clutch discs for optimum traction. The differential works together with the management system of exclusive high performance traction Chevrolet, which allows the driver to adjust the intake throttle and braking to suit the abilities and the driving environment.
Camaro Z/28 is also one of the first production cars to be equipped with a shock distributor spool race-proven, which allows adjustment has four directions to adjust accurately the parameters of compression and rebound at low and high speeds. The wider range of adjustment also allows to increase considerably the firmness of the dampers without significant compromise on the quality of driving. Among the changes made to the chassis more rigid stress and deflection rate that improve handling cornering springs.
Light wheels 19-inch forged aluminum and tires Pirelli PZero Trofeo R reduce unsprung weight of 22.5 kg (49.6 lb) per vehicle compared with 20-inch wheels standard on Camaro SS and ZL1.
Tires 305/30ZR19 PZero Trofeo R towering are used for the first time in the industry on a production vehicle and are considered the front tires wider for a production car. To fully exploit their adherence, the Z/28 is equipped with disc brakes Brembo carbon-ceramic Matrix ™ and monobloc fixed calipers. The large front discs 394 x 36 mm are paired with six-piston calipers, while the rear discs are 390 mm x 32 couples has four piston calipers. Compared to steel discs into two parts of similar size, lightweight carbon discs used to reduce the weight of 12.5 kg (28 lb) per car.
The combination of adhesion and braking allow a Camaro Z/28 to achieve a minimum of 1.5 g deceleration. With ventilation ducts brake series, the Z/28 can also be used to track continuous manner.
The interior of the Camaro Z/28 to decline in an exclusive matte finish metallized pad CALLED octane, lower part has a flying platform and Recaro seats with microfiber inserts. The seats are equipped beads curves for high performance driving, as well as seats with hollow punches inspired seat belts harness type has five points found in the racing seats. In order to reduce weight, both front seats are manually adjustable.
The rear seats of the Z/28 also been modified to reduce weight. Four kilograms (9 lb) were removed using high density foam instead of the rigid folder structure seat and the steel mesh of the seat.
Other examples of Economics weight, note the following:
• Elimination of the kit tire
• Removing a portion of the sound-absorbing materials, as well as the trunk carpeting
• Use a smaller and lighter battery
• Power back thinner - 3.2 mm compared to those of series of 3.5 mm
• Elimination of discharge headlamps and fog lamps high intensity
• No air conditioning, but with the option.
Camaro Z/28 will be available for order at the end of January and the first cars will be delivered to customers in the spring. The rights of the first Camaro Z/28, NIV 0001 will be sold by auction Barrett Jackson Scottsdale, Arizona on January 18.
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