For $54,995 you can drive off in a Chevy Camaro ZL1 that will get to 60 mph in 3.9 sec (automatic) or 4.0 sec (manual). It will tear through the quarter-mile in as little as 12.0 to 12.1 sec at 119 mph. That would be on the way to a 180 to 184 mph top speed.
2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs. 2013 Nissan GT-R Premium: Team America takes on Godzilla.
“The ZL1 takes the SS to a new level. Roughly 30 percent of the car has been engineered to go out and dominate…our new leadership has told us we don’t just compete anymore, we win.” - Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser
Video of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, which will go on sale about a year from now.
The 2012 Camaro ZL1 is powered by the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 LSA engine used in the Cadillac CTS-V. Chevy is promising 550 plus horsepower from the engine, which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.