March 9th, 2014
March 4th, 2014
DETROIT – In developing the 2014 Camaro Z/28, the team scrutinized every component looking for ways to improve track performance, lap after lap. Even the iconic Chevrolet bowtie faced audit.
During aerodynamics testing, Powertrain Cooling Development engineer Richard Quinn noticed that the bowtie on the Z/28’s grill was displacing air away from the radiator, which can impact engine cooling – an important aspect for all vehicles, especially track-oriented cars.
March 2nd, 2014
February 25th, 2014
DETROIT – Engineers call it “flying car” logic. On the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the Performance Traction Management system delivers faster lap times on an undulating race track by helping maintain the car’s full power and momentum even if the tires briefly lose contact with the ground, in certain track conditions.
Created for track use only, the “flying car” logic woven into the Z/28’s standard PTM system integrates the chassis mode selection, Traction Control and Active Handling Systems. Each is tuned specifically in the Z/28 for optimal track performance and consistency, and is activated by the driver pressing a button in the center console.
February 23rd, 2014
February 20th, 2014
Rewind a few years…SEMA 2010. We met a few nice folks from Exxodus Pictures who were helping show the Firebreather Camaro at the show and a teaser trailer for their movie that was produced in Detroit called Jinn. Yesterday the official trailer was finally released building even more anticipation for the movie release on 4-4-14. We can’t wait for the movie!
February 18th, 2014
DETROIT – Lightweight, nimble and incredibly powerful, the original Z/28 was designed for road racing. The 2014 Z/28 carries the same spirit, with every detail engineered specifically to create the ultimate track-capable Camaro.
February 16th, 2014
February 9th, 2014