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Chevy Camaro engineering boss says Mustang’s been "eating our lunch"

The Chevrolet Camaro's chief engineer, Al Oppenheiser, knows the sixth-generation pony car hasn't been a runaway sales success. He offered up the truth when speaking to Automotive News (subscription required) in a Sunday report: the Mustang has been "eating our lunch." Oppenheiser made the comment specifically noting the Ford Mustang and its dominance of...

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2019 Chevy Camaro SS, V-6 return worse fuel economy than 2018 models

Despite improved aerodynamics and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS returns worse fuel economy than before. Ditto for V-6 powered Camaros. The EPA posted official fuel economy estimates for Chevy's latest pony car, and they show minor drops in fuel economy, but surprising drops nonetheless considering the car's updates. For...

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Win a Chevy Camaro SS and have BBQ with NASCAR legend Richard Petty

NASCAR fans, open your ears and pay attention. Omaze is offering fans the chance to win a customized Chevrolet Camaro SS and a day with NASCAR legend Richard Petty. It'll cost you at least $10 to enter for your chance to win, but the proceeds go to charity. Omaze is the same online fundraising platform that bought up two opportunities with Arnold...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spotted totally uncovered

We're not supposed to see it yet, but the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 made a surprise appearance recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Camaro6 forum user by the name of "mlee" snapped photos of a truck carrying the refreshed pony car, but the changes don't exactly mirror those on the regular 2019 Camaro. Foremost, it appears the current ZL1's fascia will carry...

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Plan underway to build new batch of original Yenko Camaros

There's a plan underway to build a new batch of Chevrolet Yenko Camaros. While the originals were built in the late l960s, Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Brand New Muscle Car (BNMC) plans to build new versions of the 1968 Yenko Camaro to celebrate the car's 50th anniversary. BNMC is a specialist at building new versions of old cars and has permission from General...

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Watch a Cadillac Escalade smoke a Camaro ZL1 1LE

Of course, Hennessey Performance Engineering tuned a Cadillac Escalade. But, not only has HPE tuned and modified the giant luxury SUV, the company has turned it into a drag strip slayer. To exemplify HPE's work, the company lined up its 805-horsepower Escalade next to a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which pushes 650 horsepower. Keep in mind, the Escalade...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro preview

The sixth-generation Camaro was a huge improvement over its predecessor, but with the Ford Mustang having just received a round of updates, along with the promise of a new Shelby GT500, this is no time for team Camaro to get complacent. It's no surprise then that Chevrolet has introduced its own updates for the Camaro for the 2019 model year. The list...

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Trans Am Depot makes 455 Super Duty drag car with 1,100 horsepower

Trans Am Depot has built an even more extreme version of its 1,000-horsepower 455 Super Duty based on the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro that we saw last year. The new car, which tacks on the Racing designation, was built as a dedicated drag racer designed to challenge the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. But did the company really need to dial up the...

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Katech supercharges the Chevy Camaro ZL1 up to 760 wheel horsepower

Katech takes your stock standard General Motors machine and turns it into something you should be afraid to drive. Or at least, you should have some semblance of skills before taking to the wheel. That should be the case for anybody who buys a car like the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, and even more so if you hand over the keys to Katech. That's because the...

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Hennessey’s Exorcist Camaro is quicker in the 1/4 mile than the Dodge Demon

You can bet Hennessey Performance Engineering had one figure in mind when developing the Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: the Dodge Challenger Demon's 9.65-second quarter-mile time. And it's not a surprise HPE was able to top the 9.65-second time with a 9.57-second quarter-mile run. Hennessey released video evidence of the run in a YouTube video, which shows...

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