Chevrolet has finally officially announced the pricing details and release dates for the 2014 Camaro Z/28 in the U.S. market. The high-performance Z/28 is scheduled to arrive in the U.S. dealerships floors this spring with a starting price of $75,000, including $995 destination charge. However, keep in mind that this MSRP will not include dealer fees, taxes and licenses.
The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is powered by a 7.0-liter LS7 V8 engine mated to a close-ratio six-speed manual gearbox and has a maximum output of up to 505 horsepower and 481 lb-ft of torque. Chevrolet says that the LS7 engine will be built exclusively by professional hands at the GM’s Bowling Green assembly plant.
The Detroit automaker offers only one optional package for the Camaro Z/28 with a cost of $1,150, which includes A/C and six audio speakers. While the standard package on the car only has one audio speaker. According to Chevrolet, this high-performance sports car will be offered in five exterior color choices that include Ashen Gray Metallic, Red Hot, Summit White, Black and Silver Ice Metallic.
Developed like a race car, the 2014 Camaro Z/28 is claimed to offer better downforce and able to provide greater grip on the track, also has faster acceleration than the standard Camaro model. The car featuring some special equipment for the use of high-performance, such as aerodynamic body kit, a four-tailpipe exhaust and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels wrapped in Pirelli PZero Trofeo R tires.
Compared to the Camaro ZL1, the Z/28 aerodynamic system has proven to make the car carve 4 seconds faster when doing the laps at the famous Nurburgring race track in Germany. The automaker is also claimed that the lap time record of the Camaro Z/28 already beat the lap time made by the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 and Porsche 911 Carrera.
Furthermore, the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is also equipped with some exclusive equipment such as a Torsen limited-slip differential, Chevy’s performance traction management system and a sport-tuned suspension featuring stiffer springs. In addition, the car also gets Brembo carbon ceramic matrix brake rotors and 4-way adjustable spool-valve dampers.
Speaking of interior, the Z/28 interior receive some benefit from the use of special equipment such as flat-bottomed steering wheel and Recaro sport seats featuring microfiber inserts. The Z/28 trim looks distinctive, featuring Octane matte-metallic finish, while the rear seats have been redesigned in order to reduce weight.
Release date for the 2014 Camaro Z/28 is scheduled for this spring in the United States, but you can order the car starting later this month with the first delivery to the buyer will be done sometime in March 2014.