2014 Camaro Z/28 Engineering Upgrades and Specs Detailed



If the old BMW adage was “one bratwurst, three lengths…” — the new Camaro is selling Nurburgring stamina by the pound like ground chuck.

CarRevsDaily.com - 2014 Camaro Z28 Aero Animated GIFAs the aero animation above shows, this was a global project on a huge, long-term scale.

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Aero studies like these are mesmerizing to behold – but are only the beginning of the Z/28 Camaro story.

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The Z/28 is a really stunning piece of machinery. It follows all paths toward achieving its 7:37.447 lap time – in the rain – in October 2013.

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Italian Trofeo R tires are a Camaro first, as are Brembo carbon brakes bigger than a Brooklyn pizza and dry-sump engine oil system with numerous extra radiators for track cooling.

2014 "LS7" 7.0L V-8 (LS7) for Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Nearly everything on the 2014 Z/28 is new to Chevy’s supplier network, added with a ZR-1-style verve for delivering results.

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Exotic metal ores went into these huge carbon-ceramic discs: compressed and shaped into quasi-indestructible in-wheel plates.

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A 7.0-liter V8 with 505 horsepower, Mahle titanium internals, Multimatic DSSV damping – the list is nearly endless. Exotic components, plus extremely rigid base chassis?

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Yes. Camaro Z/28 details below, especially those highlighting the performance changes needed to get its long-term track attack performance into the GT-R Nissan and GT3 Porsche clubs.

Overview

Model:

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Body styles / driveline:

Four-passenger, front-engine, rear-drive coupe

Construction:

Unitized body frame, one- and two-sided galvanized steel

Manufacturing location:

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

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Engines

LS7 7.0L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

427 / 7008

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.125 x 4.00 / 104.8 x 101.6

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

Horsepower / kW:

500 / 373 (est.)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

470 / 637 (est.)

Transmissions

Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual

Gear ratios (:1):

First:

2.66

Second:

1.78

Third:

1.30

Fourth:

1.00

Fifth:

0.74

Sixth:

0.50

Reverse:

2.90

Final drive ratio:

3.91

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

double-ball-joint, multi-link strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; inverted monotube shock absorber

Rear:

4.5-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over monotube shock absorbers; stabilizer bar;

Traction control:

StabiliTrak, electronic stability control

Brakes

Type:

Power-assisted, Carbon Ceramic Matrix front and rear discs; six-piston fixed front, and four-piston rear calipers

Rotor diameter x thickness:

Front: 15.5 x 1.4 in (394 x 36 mm)

Rear: 15.3 x 1.3 in (390 x 32 mm)

Rear rotor (in / mm):

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size:

front: 19-inch x 11-inch

rear: 19-inch x 11.5-inch

Tires:

Pirelli PZero Trofeo R

front: P305/30ZR19

rear: P305/30ZR19

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

112.3 / 2,852

Overall length (in / mm):

192.3 / 4,884

Overall width (in / mm):

76.9 / 1,953

Overall height (in / mm):

52.4 / 1,330

Track, front (in / mm):

66.14 / 1,680

Track, rear (in / mm):

64.65 / 1,642

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Priced at $75,000

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