The Chevrolet Company will one of the strongest model ever made, and one of the most track-capable Camaro so far. Two days age they released photos of the new 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE. To be honest, I am delighted with the latest Chevy product. What can we expect, for sure a lot of improvements on this model starting from the racing-based suspension as well as to the better aerodynamics? Also, this vehicle will provide high-quality tires that will be excellent for all conditions. Camaro chief engineer, Al Oppenheiser said that “the 1LE will be newly track-focused package and it will offer a phenomenal level of performance”. We can expect a range from V6 1LE to the SS 1LE. If you want to find out something more about this model, stay with us and enjoy in the next review.
2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Exterior design
The exterior design of the coming model will provide improved aerodynamics, and thanks to that fact, the performance are “launched into the orbit”. First of all, let’s say that this model will come with the newly carbon fiber back wing. We can also expect specific air deflectors. The dive planes up front will produce strong downforce in order to help the vehicle to go faster in turns. Furthermore, the approaching 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE provides adjustable suspension. We can anticipate lightweight Multimatic Dynamic-Suspension-Spool-Valve (DSSV) dampers up front and at the rear, it will be very helpful for the vehicle control. The rear stabilizer will provide adjustability in three ways. The forthcoming 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE will ride on the lightweight aluminum wheels that will be wider for 1 inch, and also 1 inch smaller compared to the wheels of the regular ZL1. Exclusively designed for this model, the newly Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R tires will warm up faster. The chassis of this model will be lighter for about 60 pounds or a bit more than 27 kg, compared to the regular model.
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE 2018 Interior design
The interior design of this vehicle will be also very attractive, and importantly very comfortable and of course sports inspired. This model will provide fixed seats that will be most likely wrapped in the premium leather, probably some other parts of the interior, like steering wheel or dash. The mentioned steering wheel will be flat bottomed. Unfortunately, we don’t have so many official info about the 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE cabin, and everything is based on rare data that manufacturers released. Some of them suggest that we can anticipate a lot of aluminum materials inside. In order to save some weight, the seats will also have a lot of aluminum materials.
Some of the standard features will include dual-zone climate control, 8 standard airbags, 8 inches display screen with Informant system, Rear vision camera, heated steering wheel, Rear park Assist, Bose audio system, connectivity over the Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and many others as well.
2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE Safety features: Automatic Crash Response System, Electronic Stability Control System(StabiliTrack), Rear cross traffic alert, Lane change alert, Side blind zone alert, and probably many other, but those ones are known for now.
Engine and Performance
Beneath the bonnet, the resulting model will be powered by a supercharged LT4 6.2-liter engine, that will be capable of generating up to 650-horsepower and torque 659 lb.-ft. This engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual system with the Active Rev Match. This model also provides Brembo brakes with red calipers. According to the first testing, this model will be 3 seconds faster compared to the regular ZL1 Coupe in the 18-turn Road Course test track.
Price and Release date
The release date of the anticipated 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE will be most likely by the end of this, or even at the beginning of next year. When it comes to prices, there is no official info about that at this moment, but as soon as Company announces some new pieces of information, we will update this review. We assume that the price can start somewhere close to $70,000.
2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE pictures