2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

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    Cool 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time



    Wow.

    Lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a blistering 7:29.60, the new 2017 Camaro ZL1’s lap time at the world’s most challenging track is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous ZL1’s fast lap.
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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    8s faster than the Z/28 they ran.

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Just a few ticks slower than the Huracan, unreal!

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Some more information on the AutoExtremist website

    http://www.autoextremist.com/

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    And 3 seconds faster than the Shelby...
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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Man, just goes to show how stupid fast corvettes were, the old C6 Z06 did a 7:22

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by supraracer View Post


    Wow.

    Lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a blistering 7:29.60, the new 2017 Camaro ZL1’s lap time at the world’s most challenging track is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous ZL1’s fast lap.
    It is fast..and it also has 640 HP...I'm more interested to see what future Z/28 will do (beat BMW M4 GTS, Porsche GT3 RS maybe)..i just hope it has N.A engine.
    Also too bad there isn't any time for CTS-V and ATS-V

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Accardi View Post
    And 3 seconds faster than the Shelby...
    The one with 526hp?

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by asrapid1 View Post
    The one with 526hp?
    No, the one with a lot of horses overheating and wheel hop

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by asrapid1 View Post
    The one with 526hp?
    The one that's 2 grand more expensive and vastly less livable.
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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by mbukukanyau View Post
    No, the one with a lot of horses overheating and wheel hop
    I didn't know Ford was using Corvette engine and Rear axle from old Cadillac CTS-V

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    Quote Originally Posted by asrapid1 View Post
    I didn't know Ford was using Corvette engine and Rear axle from old Cadillac CTS-V



    You know the one they put together quickly from GM parts to rain on the original ZL1 party?

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Always wondered why the new Z06 times were never revealed, its either stupid fast to the point they felt no one would believe the time it laid, or it overheated and they could not get a decent lap done in the allotted time.

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by hydrogen View Post
    Just a few ticks slower than the Huracan, unreal!
    Be really interesting what times the mid-engine Corvette (or Cadillac) will do once in production. If GM can post times like this with a "compromised" front engine layout, then a mid-engine layout will presumably provide spectacular results.

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    Re: 2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time

    Quote Originally Posted by mbukukanyau View Post
    Always wondered why the new Z06 times were never revealed, its either stupid fast to the point they felt no one would believe the time it laid,
    Highly unlikely
    Quote Originally Posted by mbukukanyau View Post
    or it overheated and they could not get a decent lap done in the allotted time.
    I think even GM could manage to prepare one Corvette to make couple of fast laps without overheating.

    One of the possibility is that time was not as good as GM expected...or..maybe they won't tell the time because they are not sure mid-engine Vette will be able to break it in first couple of years.

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