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THE LEGEND IS REBORN
Just 69 were made. But millions never forgot the first and few
original-production 1969 Camaro ZL1 models. These mythical
racehorses are burned in memory like rubber on asphalt.
Now the dream is reawakened in a machine that’s so advanced
it sees the future in its rearview mirror.
Arriving SPRING 2012
INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW 2012 CAMARO ZL1
The most technologically
advanced Camaro ever
ENGINEERED TO
EXTREMES
We lived it. Breathed it. Tested it. Proved it.
We lapped tracks all over the world—pushing beyond
reasonable limits—to make sure it earned the right
to be called a ZL1. Now you can bring the thrill of the
racetrack to any road. Accelerate the legend.
Chassis Controls Integration Engineer Alex MacDonald prepares to hit the track in a ZL1 engineering test mule.
MAGNETIC
RIDE conTrol
DRIVING CALIBRATIONS
MAGNETO-RHEOLOGICAL
SHOCKS:
ELECTROMAGNETICALLY
CONTROLLED SHOCKS THAT
ADAPT TO ROAD CONDITIONS
ZL1 offers three selectable calibrations:
TOUR mode for normal city and highway
driving, SPORT mode for road conditions
that demand more control and Track
mode for the most challenging handling
conditions, such as a road course.
Watch Chevy engineers track-tuning the Magnetic Ride
Control suspension at zl1magneticride.chevrolet.com.
Magnetic Field
Particles Aligned
No Magnetic Field
Particles Randomly
Dispersed
stick and GRAB
REDUCED WHEEL SPIN
Performance Traction Management (PTM) is an advanced system that integrates the
Magnetic Ride Control, Launch Control with manual transmission, Traction Control and
Active Handling Systems to work in harmony for racetrack performance and consistency.
5 PTM MODES
MODE 1
MODE 2
MODE 3
MODE 4
MODE 5
Traction: Wet
Traction: DRY
Traction: sport 1
Traction: sport 2
Traction: race
Active Handling: On
Active Handling: On
Active Handling: On
Active Handling: Off
Active Handling: Off
Suspension Mode: Tour
Suspension Mode: Tour
Suspension Mode: Sport
Suspension Mode: Sport
Suspension Mode: Track
Engineering test mule shown during
testing at Milford Proving Ground.
Watch Chevy engineers refining the launch performance
of ZL1 at zl1launchcontrol.chevrolet.com.
CONTROL AND
PRECISION
The ZL1 suspension is specifically tuned for high-performance
driving. It not only benefits from Magnetic Ride Control, but also
from a series of new applications and refinements that make it
remarkably comfortable on the street—and capable on the track.
STOPPING POWER
ZL1 features a robust BREMBO® BRAKE SYSTEM composed of
six-piston (front), four-piston (rear) and two-piece rotors
(14.6" front and 14.4" rear)—the largest rotors ever fitted to
a Camaro. It’s engineered to stand up to repeated highspeed stops and provide excellent fade resistance.
Together, the new 25mm solid FRONT STABILIZER
BAR and new 28mm solid REAR STABILIZER BAR
with revised geometry deliver enhanced body control
and balance, and tight handling. Perfectly matched
to the Magneto-Rheological dampers, unique FRONT
SPRINGS lower ZL1 7mm more than Camaro SS to
optimize braking and handling, while stiffer variablerate REAR SPRINGS enhance traction at launch and
when turning corners.
6-PISTON
FRONT
BREMBO
BRAKES
NÜRBURGRING
EXTENSIVELY
TRACK TESTED
To wear the ZL1 badge, you’ve got to
own the track. We tested it on many,
including the most challenging racetrack
in the world: Nürburgring.
07:41.27
“This car brings the latest and greatest of
everything, all proven on the most demanding
tracks around the world.”
Tony Roma ZL1 Performance Engineering Manager
COOLERS COME STANDARD
Unlike other vehicles in the segment, ZL1 comes fully
equipped with FACTORY-INTEGRATED AUXILIARY FLUID COOLERS.
The uniquely designed DIFFERENTIAL COOLER pumps overcooled
transmission fluid into a heat exchanger inside the
differential housing to remove excess heat. It is designed
to maintain cool, stable performance even in the most
aggressive racetrack sessions.
Get a driver’s-seat perspective of ZL1 taking on
Nürburgring at zl1thering.chevrolet.com.
ZL1 shown in Silver Ice Metallic.
ZL1 also features a LIQUID-TO-LIQUID ENGINE OIL COOLER,
HIGH-CAPACITY TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER and BRAKE DUCTS integrated
into the front fascia to help maximize performance.
The all-aluminum 6.2L SUPERCHARGED V8
ENGINE with intercooled Eaton supercharger
delivers the blinding acceleration of 580
HORSEPOWER and 556 LB.-FT. OF TORQUE.
THE 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION WITH SHORT-THROW SHIFTER offers
an unfiltered connection to the heart of the machine.
The available HYDRAMATIC 6L90 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION is unique
to ZL1 and built to handle the massive power of the engine.
STEERING WHEEL PADDLE SHIFTERS allow for quick gear changes.
For extreme performance driving, you can engage the
upshift algorithm in TAPSHIFT® MODE. It reduces delay time,
allowing for aggressive tap downshifts and upshifts.
Horsepower
The muscular sound of the DUAL MODE EXHAUST adjusts with
engine rpm to make the presence of your ZL1 known.
Beauty in
BEASTMODE
The shape is pure Camaro—and a
breed apart. Its body is uniquely designed
to maximize downforce, harnessing air
pressure to press the tires against the
road or track for optimal grip and control.
Add details that even the diehards aren’t
expecting, and you’ve got a masterpiece
with the performance to match.
“Everything about the ZL1’s design is
directly related to its technology and serious
performance, especially aerodynamics.”
Ed Welburn Vice President, Global Design
ZL1 shown in Victory Red.
CREATE DOWNforce
Functional HOOD Air Extractor
Brake Ducts and Belly Pan
Allows air entering from the lower
Single-Piece Rockers
with Wheel Extensions
grille to escape from the hood,
Aero-design helps keep ZL1 down to
fascia to the Brembo® brake rotors
reducing lift.
balance power.
and calipers. The belly pan in the
Lower Splitter
Rear SPOILER
Significantly reduces front lift and
Taller and wider than the SS spoiler,
forces air through the lower grille.
it helps with downforce while
minimizing drag.
Cooling ducts route air from the front
underbody helps reduce front lift and
provides extra cooling for underbody
components.
Learn more about the ZL1 features that create
downforce at zl1aerodynamics.chevrolet.com..
In The ZONE
Every detail of the ZL1 interior is tailored for high-performance
driving in comfort and style.
1
3
2
FLAT-BOTTOM STEERING WHEEL
Provides ample room for heel/toe operation. Also makes it easy to get in and out.
1 FOUR-PACK AUXILIARY GAUGES WITH BOOST READOUT
Provide key performance information at a glance.
WHEEL-MOUNTED CONTROLS AND BLUETOOTH® WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY 1 FOR SELECT PHONES
Allow you to connect with music and calls without taking your hands
off the wheel.
2 HEAD-UP DISPLAY
BOSTON ACOUSTICS® PREMIUM NINE-SPEAKER SOUND SYSTEM
Puts a transparent readout of miles per hour and
Kicks out 245 watts of your favorite tracks or channels.
lateral g data right on the windshield. It also has
shift lights staged with increasing engine speed
to help you execute perfectly timed shifts while
SIRIUSXM SATELLITE RADIO 2
12-month trial subscription included.
staying focused on the road ahead.
ONSTAR® TURN-BY-TURN NAVIGATION 3
3 ZL1 LOGO EMBROIDERY
Driver Information Center. Standard for the first six months.
Embellishes both front head restraints and
complements the high-performance look of the
red stitching.
Reads upcoming turns and street names aloud and displays them on the
SUEDED MICROFIBER
Standard on seat inserts and available on the flat-bottom steering wheel
and shifter, it helps increase friction for a more connected feel, especially
when cornering.
STANDARD USB PORT4
Hidden in the center console, it lets you connect your iPod®5 or flash drive
1 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle.
2 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period. Available only in
the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details. 3 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model
and conditions. 4 Not compatible with all devices. 5 iPod is a registered trademark of
Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
and rock your favorite tracks.
FOOT PEDALS WITH STAINLESS TRIM
Exclusively on ZL1.
Sinful
HEAVEN
2012 Camaro ZL1 Coupe Available SPRING 2012
2013 Camaro ZL1 Convertible ZL1 Coupe shown in Victory Red.
Available SUMMER 2012
The ZL1 Convertible will combine all the performance features and style of the coupe with
a top you can drop in 18 seconds with the push of a button.
ZL1 Convertible shown in Ashen Gray Metallic.
Preproduction model shown. Actual production model may vary.
chevy.com/camarozl1
ZL1 shown in Silver Ice Metallic.
PERFORMANCE
ENGINE
BRAKING SYSTEM
6.2L LSA Supercharged V8, aluminum block and heads
Front two-piece 14.6" rotors with Brembo® 6-piston calipers and rear one-piece
14.4" rotors with Brembo 4-piston calipers with four-wheel ABS
BORE AND STROKE
4.06 x 3.62
COMPRESSION RATIO
9.1:1
HORSEPOWER
580 @ 6000 rpm
TORQUE
556 lb.-ft. @ 4200 rpm
REDLINE
6200 rpm
AXLE RATIO
3.73:1 manual; 3.23:1 automatic
O TO 60
4.0 seconds (manual), 3.9 seconds (automatic)
QUARTER MILE
12.1 seconds @ 119 mph (manual), 12.0 seconds @ 119 mph (automatic)
SKID PAD
(Maximum Lateral Acceleration) 1.0 g
TOP SPEED
180 mph (manual), 184 mph (automatic)
NÜRBURGRING LAP TIME
7:41.27
BRAKING DISTANCE
60 to 0 in 126 ft.
CURB WEIGHT
4,120 lbs.
POWER-TO-WEIGHT
7.1:1 (curb weight/horsepower)
WHEELS
20"x 10" forged aluminum front and 20"x 11" forged aluminum rear
TIRES
Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Gen 2 (P285/35ZR20 front, P305/35ZR20 rear)
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION
52.4/47.6
DRAG COEFFICIENT
0.387
EPA-ESTIMATED FUEL ECONOMY
(MPG city/highway) 14/19 manual; 12/18 automatic
MAXIMUM HIGHWAY CRUISING RANGE
361 miles (manual), 342 miles (automatic)
SPECIFICATIONS
n STANDARD EXTERIOR
n AVAILABLE
Seating
Hood: Aluminum with carbon-fiber black painted insert
n
Heated front seats
n
Hood: Aluminum with exposed carbon-fiber weave insert
n
Leather-appointed with sueded microfiber seating surfaces
n
Body-color roof ditch molding and shark fin antenna
n
Fascias: Front and rear, with front splitter and rear air diffuser
n
Foglamps
n
n
Seats: Sport Front buckets with 6-way power seat adjusters,
power reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints;
folding rear seat with trunk pass-through
Headlamps: High-intensity discharge with integral halo rings n
Mirrors: Heated, power-adjustable, body-color, driver-side auto-dimming
n
Stripe: Exterior, roof and decklid in Black
Stripe: Exterior, roof and decklid in Dark Gray
Audio Systems
AM/FM stereo with CD Player and MP3 playback, music navigator and
Graphic Information Display; includes outside temperature display
n
n1
Boston Acoustics® premium nine-speaker sound system
n
n2
SiriusXM Satellite Radio8 with 12-month trial subscription
n
USB port9
n
Engines/Chassis
Brakes: Four-wheel disc w/ABS; ventilated two-piece front and one-piece rear rotors;
Brembo six-piston fixed aluminum front and four-piston rear calipers
n
Engine: 6.2L Supercharged Gen IV V8 small block
n
Performance Traction Management (PTM)
n
Steering: Electric Power Steering (EPS) assist
n
Suspension: Revised tuning with Magnetic Ride Control with Sport,
Tour and Track modes n
Transmission: 6-speed automatic with overdrive;
includes steering wheel-mounted TAPshift® controls
n
Transmission: 6-speed manual with short-throw shifter
n
Wheels
Forged aluminum black painted 10-spoke 20-inch wheels (20"x 10" front, 20"x 11" rear)
n
Forged aluminum bright 5-spoke 20-inch wheels (20"x 10" front, 20"x 11" rear)
n
Tires: 10 Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Gen 2 (285/35ZR20 front, 305/35ZR20 rear)
n
Tire sealant and inflator kit
n
COLORS
Safety & Security
Air bags: 3 Dual-stage frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger
(includes Passenger Sensing System); head-curtain side-impact for front
and rear outboard seating position
n
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
n
Head-Up Display (HUD)
n
OnStar Directions & Connections4 with Automatic Crash Response,
for the first six months
n
StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System with Brake Assist
n
Interior
Air conditioning: Single-zone, manual
n
Bluetooth® wireless technology5 for select phones
n
Cruise Control: Electronic with Set and Resume Speed
n
Lighting: Center-mounted dome and rear reading lamps
n
Driver Information Center (DIC): Driver customization, warning messages,
Oil-life monitor, compass, trip odometer, includes display for PTM modes
n
Instrumentation: Auxiliary, includes supercharger boost gauge
n
Lighting: Red, interior accent
n
Rear Vision Package: Includes rear vision camera, inside auto-dimming rearview mirror
with rear vision camera display and rear park assist
n
Remote Keyless Entry
n
Remote Vehicle Starter System
n6
Shifter: Sueded Microfiber
n7
Steering wheel: Leather-wrapped, flat bottom with audio and cruise controls
n
Steering wheel: Sueded microfiber-wrapped
n7
Sueded Microfiber Package: Includes steering wheel,
shift knob and shift boot (with manual transmission)
n
Sunroof
n
Windows; power with Express-Down feature
n
Black
Crystal Red Tintcoat11
Victory Red
Inferno Orange Metallic11
Rally Yellow 11
Ashen Gray Metallic
Silver Ice Metallic
Summit White
WHEELS
Standard Forged aluminum
black painted 10-spoke 20" wheel
Available Forged aluminum
bright 5-spoke 20" wheel
1 Requires standard carbon-fiber black-painted hood insert. 2 Requires available exposed carbon-fiber weave hood insert. 3 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in
a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner’s Manual for more safety information. 4 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. OnStar
acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. 5 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. 6 Requires available automatic transmission. 7 Requires available Sueded
Microfiber Package. 8 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details. 9 Not compatible
with all devices. 10 Camaro ZL1 tires tend to wear faster and are more susceptible to damage from road hazards or curb impact than standard profile tires. This type of damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle
Warranty. You may want to get different tires if you expect to drive in winter conditions. See your dealer for proper tire selection. 11 Extra-cost color.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
100,000-mile/5-year transferable powertrain limited warranty. Every 2012 Chevy passenger car, light-duty truck, SUV and
crossover comes with a 100,000-mile/5-year (whichever comes first) transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty. Plus, you get 100,000
miles/5 years (whichever comes first) of the 24/7 Roadside Assistance Program, the Courtesy Transportation Program, and much more.
See dealer for details.
NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. GM vehicles registered in the U.S.A. are covered for 36,000 miles/3 years (whichever comes first). The
complete vehicle is covered, including tires, towing to your nearest Chevrolet dealership and cosmetic corrosion resulting from defects.
Repairs will be made to correct any vehicle defect, and most warranty repairs will be made at no charge. In addition, rust-through
corrosion will be covered for 100,000 miles/6 years (whichever comes first). See dealer for details.
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ONSTAR. OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available
and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service
Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy,
details and system limitations.
A NOTE ON CHILD SAFETY. Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child’s age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the
Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never
place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner’s Manual and child
safety seat instructions for more safety information.
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Tires. Camaro ZL1 is equipped with summer-only tires that tend to wear faster and are more susceptible to damage from road
hazards or curb impact than standard profile tires. This type of damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
See your dealer for proper tire selection.
SPARE TIRE INFORMATION. There is no standard jack or spare tire in the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Your vehicle has a tire sealant and
compressor kit that uses a liquid tire sealant to temporarily seal up to a one-quarter-inch puncture in the tread area of the tire. After
using the tire inflator kit, it is recommended that you take the tire to an authorized retailer for inspection and repair as soon as possible,
but at least within 100 miles of driving. The tire sealant cannot seal and inflate sidewall damage, punctures larger than one-quarter
inch, or a tire that has unseated from the wheel. The sealant can only be used on one tire and for one time before its expiration date.
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