First 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
2012 Camaro ZL1 first put on sale was $ 250,000 at Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas on September 24.
Fairway Chevrolet-Buick-GMC put the new ZL1 for auction, with proceeds going to the YMCA of Southern Nevada. The car was purchased by the owner of Hendrick Motorsports, Rick Hendrick, who expects delivery in the first quarter of next year. His will be the only Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe models in 2012 with a “carbon flash metallic” exterior. It is also the 69th ZL1 the Oshawa assembly plant in honor of the 69 samples of limited production of 1969 ZL1.
“Like the original 2012 ZL1 Camaro introduces a performance benchmark for street and track,” said spokesman Russ Clark Chevy. “Offering 69 ZL1 Camaro at auction was a tribute to the model of 1969.”
The 1969 ZL1 Camaro was the most elite ever produced, according to General Motors. The large aluminum block engine used was originally developed for the Corvette racing cars at the end of 1960. That was similar to L-88 427 Chevrolet engines except the ZL1 aluminum block reduced the total weight over 100 pounds. The 1969 ZL1 was rated at 430 horsepower, but GM says are known to produce over 500 horsepower.