Chevrolet Teases New Supercharged Camaro with Flowtie (Video)
There have been quite a few spyshots showing what we all believed to be the next generation Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, but nothing has offered us as much information as this simple 15-second video. The camera view never changes and we don’t get to see anything more than the front-facing camera view shown in the still above, but this is almost certainly the next generation super-Camaro.
It could be called the Camaro ZL1 or the Camaro Z28 or some entirely new trimline name for the Camaro, but this is almost certainly a new Camaro with a supercharged engine.
A Supercharged Camaro
In this new video titled “Are you ready”, we are watching what I believe to be a 6th gen Chevrolet Camaro tear up a road course from behind the grille. While your eyes might focus on the track, take a look at the dark border to the camera view and you will see the outline of the Chevy Bowtie logo. We are looking through a Flowtie similar to the one introduced on the 5th gen Camaro Z/28, so without sound, you might assume that this is the new Z/28. However, when you crank up the sound, the whine of a supercharger is impossible to ignore, leading me to believe that this is the new Camaro ZL1 with the LT4 from the Corvette Z06 and a new Flowtie emblem.
Why a Flowtie on the new ZL1? Well, considering the cooling issues faced by the C7 Corvette Z06, the company likely used the best flowing grille possible, including the Flowtie from the previous Z/28. So, this is either the new Camaro ZL1, or the new supercharged Camaro is called something else – but this is almost surely a 2016+ Camaro with 650 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque (provided that it has the same specs as the Corvette Z06).
Finally, in addition to the whine of the supercharger, this mystery Camaro has a lovely roar from the exhaust system, so make sure that you have your sound cranked way up when you enjoy this short video.
The Debut is Tomorrow
The last bit of information on this Camaro ZL1 video is in the details, where it is explained that “Everything will be revealed on 3.16.16.” That is tomorrow, and it looks like the Chevrolet Camaro Facebook page will host that information at some point tomorrow.