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    • Chevy adds the 1LE package to the 2018 Camaro ZL1 creating the baddest track car for the money

      The Camaro ZL1 already offers incredible performance out of the box. You can get it as a coupe or as a convertible. For those who want the ZL1 specifically for track dominance, the coupe with the new 1LE option will be the best performance choice.


      Why? The revised aerodynamics alone help the car stick to the road. We're talking an additional 300 pounds of downforce. This will increase drag of course but the point is making up time in the turns.

      You also have new wheels and rubber. Very sticky Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar tires (in a new ZL1 1LE specific compound) are included in a whopping 305mm width up front and 325mm in back.

      Is there any downside to the 1LE option? Well, it is manual transmission only although the gear ratios are revised for the roadcourse. That means this car is all about driver interaction on the track. If you consider yourself a driver and don't care about the straightline as much as you do the experience then this is the enthusiast package.

      Anything else? Yes, weight is dropped by 60 pounds and the spring rates are adjusted.

      As far as performance Chevy claims a 3 second increase on their test track over the standard ZL1. If previous test results are anything to go by that means the ZL1 1LE has nothing to fear from just about anyone. Certainly not from any car in its price range.

      Incredible work from Chevrolet making their beast even better.














      This article was originally published in forum thread: Chevy adds the 1LE package to the 2018 Camaro ZL1 creating the baddest track car for the money started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 9 Comments
      1. BlackJetE90OC's Avatar
        BlackJetE90OC -
        1LE ditches magnetic ride for multimatics spool valve shocks, basically best shocks in the game. Also fully adjustable ride height and camber plates.

        This is thing is going to embarrass many cars at road courses.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by BlackJetE90OC Click here to enlarge
        1LE ditches magnetic ride for multimatics spool valve shocks, basically best shocks in the game.
        I missed this. Didn't realize they changed it completely like that as I thought it was just the springs.

        Well, nothing is going to beat it for the money. It is going to punch well above its price point.
      1. Aces's Avatar
        Aces -
        It looks pretty good too.
      1. richpike's Avatar
        richpike -
        They are going for total domination. Kudos to them though - they've got a great platform, why not push it to the max?

        -Rich
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        The Americans are on such a roll it's ridiculous.
      1. Trojan4evr's Avatar
        Trojan4evr -
        I have to say I'm kinda salty since I ordered mine back in December and then had to wait for the car to go into the production in mid February because of the CF interior molding, which they later removed that option and now this whole 1LE package. But Im not gonna track the car to be honest and the regulaer ZL1 is good enough for me. Bit salty nonetheless.
      1. Sticky2's Avatar
        Sticky2 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Trojan4evr Click here to enlarge
        I have to say I'm kinda salty since I ordered mine back in December and then had to wait for the car to go into the production in mid February because of the CF interior molding, which they later removed that option and now this whole 1LE package. But Im not gonna track the car to be honest and the regulaer ZL1 is good enough for me. Bit salty nonetheless.
        Congrats. Looking forward to your impressions.

        Where in SoCal are you?
      1. Trojan4evr's Avatar
        Trojan4evr -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky2 Click here to enlarge
        Congrats. Looking forward to your impressions.

        Where in SoCal are you?
        In Irvine man. I Ordered through Selman Chevrolet. I should be getting it by the end of April. I'll definitely post as soon as I get it.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Trojan4evr Click here to enlarge
        In Irvine man. I Ordered through Selman Chevrolet. I should be getting it by the end of April. I'll definitely post as soon as I get it.
        You're down the 5 from me. Let me know when it comes in and maybe we can do some vids.

        I hope a tune is out by then...