2014 Chevrolet Camaro 1Le
Chevrolet Camaro 1LE
Chevrolet introduced the restyled 2014 Camaro demarcation at the 2013 New York Automobile Demonstrate, including the regaining of the Z/28, the nearly iconic exemplar in Camaro story.
The 2014 Camaro models characteristic a revised outside figure that integrates high-performance aeromechanics for more effective chilling and stableness at mellow speeds. The new Chevy Camaro Z/28 besides features a entire aeromechanics packet that creates downforce at hurrying, which helps pass the well-nigh track-capable offer in Camaro’s chronicle.
“As the ultimate track-capable Camaro, this car restores the delegacy of the pilot Z/28, and serves as a will to the expertness of Chevrolet as the best-selling blade of execution cars,” aforesaid Crisscross Reuss, chairwoman, GM Northwards America. “The habitus mainsheet is the want name of any racer: jackanapes, high-revving, dry-sump LS7 locomotive; carbon-ceramic brakes; merged coolers for rail use; unfeigned streamlined downforce, and a important simplification in check slant. This car could sole semen from Chevrolet, and could lonesome be called the Z/28.”
The beginning Camaro Z/28 was introduced in 1967, created to vie in the Sports Car Nine of America’s Trans-Am 2 stratum. It featured a littler, ignitor, 302-cubic-inch V-8 for improved weightiness counterweight, likewise as quick-ratio direction and a heavy-duty hiatus for racecourse use. In safekeeping with its road-racing focussing, the 1967 Camaro Z/28 was not useable with an robotic transmittal or air conditioning.
2014 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE
Piece the new Camaro Z/28 is not intended to vie in a particular subspecies serial, it is only focussed on running capacity. In initial examination, the Camaro Z/28 is 3 seconds quicker per lap than the Camaro ZL1. That supererogatory upper comes from trey areas:
Similar the pilot, the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is offered sole with a manual transmittance. In a nod to innovative widget, air-conditioning is useable, but solitary as an choice.
“We get to shuffle the quickest road-racing Camaro potential that was hush street-legal,” aforesaid Al Oppenheiser, Camaro headman mastermind. “Spell the Camaro ZL1 offers prodigious functioning on the street, the haul slip, and the racecourse, the Z/28 is whole focussed on the racetrack operation. The Z/28 testament be too track-focused for almost drivers, but offers road-racers one of the well-nigh open running cars e’er offered from an carmaker.”
The new 2014 Camaro contrast leave attain Chevrolet dealers subsequently in 2013. The Camaro Z/28 is expected to be appearance at raceway events crossways the Joined States in bound 2014.
High-performance aerodynamics highlight changes for 2014 Camaro
The 2014 Camaro represents the virtually substantial redesign since the launching of the fifth-generation Camaro as a conception car in 2006.
“The 2014 Camaro is our chance to implement what we birth conditioned hearing to our customers, and our chronic ontogenesis of high-performance models,” aforesaid Tom Peters, Camaro outside designing manager. “We seek solutions that are both working and beautiful so that the resolution is true Chevrolet – elementary, muscular, good, and more expected.”
Compared to the premature framework, the innovation represents a solid ocular variety strawman and arse, resulting in a wider, lour, more coeval show. The presence facia features a wider glower initiative, and a narrower speed orifice that besides updates the show of the iconic “aureole tintinnabulation” HID headlamps on the Camaro RS box. The running hoodlum vent-hole on the Camaro SS helps tighten oestrus and lift. Moving to the bum, the sculptured decklid, horizontal lamps and diffusor over the potent argument.
The Camaro Z/28 besides features a wax streamlined parcel intentional to create downforce at running speeds. At the breast, the Z/28 features a big divider, machine-accessible to an underbelly impanel that boost reduces elevator. In visibility, the Z/28 features buffer flares ended the breast and back wheels, besides as prolonged cradle panels that impart to flowing constancy. An fast-growing behind freebooter and usable diffusor concluded the flowing parcel.
On the midland, the Camaro Z/28 features shave in a typical, matte-metallic destination named Octane, the ZL1 flat-bottom wheel, and banner Recaro seating with microfiber litigate inserts. The new seating (besides usable on the coupe versions of the SS and ZL1 models), lineament strong-growing bolsters for high-performance impulsive, besides as bottom cutouts elysian by the five-point harnesses base on racing seating. To economise burden, both movement seating unified manual registration.
The ass seating of the Z/28 get too been limited for burden step-down. A amount of 9 pounds (four-spot kilograms) was protected by eliminating the seat-back transit, too as victimisation high-density effervesce in position of the fixed construction of the behind binding and brand net of the backside freighter.
“Dissimilar the Crossing Mustang Chief 302, we mat it was crucial to support the 2+2 conformation of the Camaro Z/28 as Chevrolet already has a first two-seat sports car in the Corvette,” aforesaid Oppenheiser. “By modifying the twist of the arse backside, we were capable to tighten the boilersuit angle of the Z/28 piece lull preserving the flexibleness of 2+2 seats.”