• Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

    Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -

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  • Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

    Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, 2017 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4783 mm
How heavy?
1763 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
659 PS / 650 bhp / 485 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
868 Nm / 640 / 88.5 kgm @ 4400 rpm


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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 technical specifications


The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body.
The 6.2 litre engine is a supercharged, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 650 bhp (659 PS/485 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 868 N·m (640 lb·ft/88.5 kgm) at 4400 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox.
The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 weighs a claimed 1763 kg at the kerb.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 data
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, 2017 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2812 110.7
Track/tread (front) 1610 63.4
Track/tread (rear) 1590 62.6
Length 4783 188.3
Width 1897 74.7
Height 1331 52.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1763 kg 3887 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
659 PS (650 bhp) (485 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
105.5 bhp/litre
1.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
868 Nm (640 ft·lb) (88.5 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
140.86 Nm/litre
1.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & head
compression ratio
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1770.1 kPa (256.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 373.81 PS/g
274.93 kW/g
368.69 bhp/ton
0.16 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.64 kg/kW
6.08 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 10 x 20
Wheel size rear 11 x 20
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 P285/30 ZR 20
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3 P305/30 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 390 mm
Rear brake diameter 365 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 3.73
general ID507804
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 added 2017-01-05.
Last modified 2017-01-05.

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