2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Reveals More Power And Capability

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Reveals More Power And Capability
The new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is even more of a beast than the previous version. Photo : Chevrolet/YouTube

When the Chevrolet Camaro puts together element from the ZL1 and 1LE, the result is one very powerful car. Apparently, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was not fast enough for the automaker. Therefore, Chevrolet decided to make an even more powerful version of it. It appears that the automaker succeeded as the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE reveals a more capable and more powerful muscle car.

2018 Chevrolet ZL1 1LE: The Power Source

If you think the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was a powerful accelerating machine, then the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE might just blow your mind away. According to CNET, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE draws power from the same 6.2-liter V8 that is found in the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. It delivers 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. This powertrain is mated with a six-speed manual transmission. Apparently, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is faster than the 2017 ZL1 by 3-seconds on the course.

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE: What Changed?

Given how the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE sports the same powertrain it has in the previous version, one would easily wonder what made it better than the last one. Apparently, the answer lies within the other parts of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE.

According to Car and Driver, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE has lost 60 pounds of weight compared to the previous mode. This is made possible, thanks to rear-window glasses that are now thinner along with fixed backseat. In addition, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE also has new wheels and dampers that are considerably lighter than those that were previously equipped in the previous Camaro.

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE also has a fixed large rear wing fashioned out of carbon fiber material that gives it more downforce. In the front section, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE has dive planes and air deflectors situated on the nose of the car. To cut the long story short, all the things you will find in the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE constitute to it being a better version than the last.

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE: The Exterior And Interior

Aside from the massive rear spoiler, the wheels along with the mirrors and hood have all been painted in satin black. The front section also offers a couple of canards that give the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE a meaner look.

When you step into the cabin of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, you will notice that nothing changed aside from the rear seats. It basically displays the same cool interior as the previous version. Unlike the 2017 Camaro ZL1 however, the Performance Data Recorder has been made as a standard feature for the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE.

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE: A Beast Worth Waiting For

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is scheduled to arrive in the market later this year. No details have been revealed yet regarding the launch date and price but these are expected to be announced soon. The price tag will most likely not be very different from the outgoing ZL1 but we won't know until the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE launches. With the upgraded capability of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, it is certainly one car that is worth waiting for.

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