17 of the Fastest Camaros of All Time

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1. 2011 CHEVROLET CAMARO SLP ZL1

Quarter-mile time: 11.0 seconds

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SLP ZL1 is one of the fastest Camaros of all time. The car can go from zero to 60 MPH in 3.1 seconds, and runs the quarter-mile in 11.0 seconds. The car is powered by a 16-valve V-8 engine that is 7009 cc / 428 cu inches, and it is rated at 724 lb-ft of torque and 750 horsepower. The car was manufactured with a six-speed manual transmission, and it can break from 70 MPH in 159 ft. For those who like to hug the corners, the car can hold the road up to 0.9 g’s before the back-end of the auto starts to become unstable making it one of the most enjoyable Camaros to drive.

2. 2010 HENNESSEY CHEVROLET CAMARO HPE700

Quarter-mile time: 11.2 seconds

2010 Hennessey HPE700 LS9 Camaro

The 2010 Hennessey Chevrolet Camaro HPE700 is one of the fastest Camaros of all time with a zero to 60 MPH time of 3.5 seconds and a quarter-mile time of 11.2 seconds. During the quarter-mile run, the car gets up to 126 MPH, and it features a super-charged and inter-cooled pushrod 16-valve V-8 engine that is 6,162 cc and 376 cu inches in size. The engine is rated at 741 lb-ft of torque and 726 brake horse power at 6,400 RPM. The base price for the car when it was produced was approximately $119,500, and the Camaro has an overall curb weight of 3,950 lbs to go with a wheelbase of 112.3 inches.

3. 2014 CALLAWAY CHEVROLET CAMARO SC652

Quarter-mile time: 11.5 seconds

2010 Callaway Chevrolet Corvette SC652

The 2014 Callaway Chevrolet Camaro SC652 is one of the fastest Camaros ever made. The car can go from zero to 60 MPH in just 3.7 seconds, and the car can run the quarter-mile in 11.5 seconds. In order to boost the output of the 7.0 liter LS7 V-8 engine, Callaway bolted on their Eaton TVS supercharger which increased the engine output to 620 lb-ft of torque and 652 horsepower. The last 2014 SC652 went for $105,900 USD, and there were a total of 10 of this model produced by the company making it one of the more exclusive modern Camaros ever produced.

4. 2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SLP ZL575

Quarter-mile time: 11.6 seconds

2010 Camaro SLP ZL575 Supercharged

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SLP ZL575 is one of the fastest Camaros on the road today. The car can run the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 121 MPH, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 3.7 seconds. It is powered by a 6.2 liter, aluminum block V-8 engine rated at 550 lb-ft of torque and 575 horsepower. The SLP ZL575 can stop from 60 MPH in just 110 feet, and it was designed by SLP Performance Parts to be a throwback muscle car with modern performance standards expected of high-end sports cars. The company only built 500 of the SLP ZL575s, and it also features a power-enhancing cold air induction system.

5. 2010 CALLAWAY SC552 CHEVROLET CAMARO

Quarter-mile time: 11.9 seconds

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The 2010 Callaway SC552 Chevrolet Camaro is one of the fastest Camaros of all time. The can runs the quarter-mile in 12.0 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 3.9 seconds flat. The car is powered by a LS3 6.2 liter V-8 engine that is rated at 420 lb-ft of torque and 426 horsepower prior to Callaway upgrading the engine. The company added a supercharger to the car that boosts its power to 552 horsepower, and the torque output improves to 541 lb-ft.

6. 2013 CHEVROLET CAMARO CONVERTIBLE ZL1

Quarter-mile time: 12.3 seconds

2013 Chevy Camaro ZL1 Convertible .....

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible is one of the fastest Camaros on the road today. The car runs the quarter-mile in just 12.3 seconds at 113 MPH, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 4.0 seconds. The auto is powered by a super-charged and inter-cooled pushrod 16-valve V-8 engine that is 6,162 cc and 376 cu inches in size. The engine is rated at 556 lb-ft of torque and 580 horsepower at 6,000 rpm. The car was only built with a six-speed manual transmission, and it has a 112.3 inch wheelbase with an overall curb weight of 4,373 lbs. The car’s fuel efficiency is rated at 14 MPG (city) and 19 MPG (highway).

7. 2014 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z28

Quarter-mile time: 12.3 seconds

2014 Camaro Z28 @ Camaro5 Fest IV

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is one of the fastest Camaros ever produced. The car runs the quarter-mile in just 12.3 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 4.1 seconds. The top overall speed of the 2014 Z28 is 165 MPH, and it is powered by a push-rod 16-valve V- engine that is 7,008 cc and 427 cu inches in size. The engine is rated at 481 lb-ft of torque and 505 horsepower and has a six-speed manual transmission. The car has a 112.3 inch wheelbase, and its overall fuel economy is rated at 14 MPG (city) and 17 MPG (highway).

8. 2013 CHEVROLET CAMARO CONVERTIBLE SS 1LE

Quarter-mile time: 12.5 seconds

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible SS 1LE is one of the fastest Camaros of all time. The car can run the quarter mile in just 12/5 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 4.2 seconds. The auto is powered by a 6.2 liter V-8 engine rated at 426 horsepower, and it has a top overall speed of 156 MPH. The ILE option of the Camaro also features a uniquely designed suspension, tires, and gearing making it the best handling model of the car built in the model year. The car’s fuel efficiency is rated at 16 MPG (city) and 24 MPG (highway).

9. 2015 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS 1LE

Quarter-mile time: 12.7 seconds

The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE is one of the fastest Camaros ever produced. The car runs the quarter-mile in just 12.7 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 4.3 seconds. The car is powered by a 16-valve V-8 aluminum block engine that is 6,162 cc and 376 cu inches in size. The engine is rated at 420 lb-ft of torque and 426 horsepower and is only sold with a six-speed manual transmission. The SS 1LE has a 112.3 inch wheelbase, and its overall curb weight is 3,884 lbs. The auto’s top speed is governor limited to 156 MPH, and it can stop from 70 MPH in 145 feet. The overall fuel economy of the SS 1LE is a respectable 16 MPG (city) and 24 MPG (highway).

10. 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1

Quarter-mile time: 12.76 seconds

1969- Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Despite the large number of Camaros produced since it was first built, the 1969 Camaro ZL1 remains one of the fastest ever produced. The car can run the quarter-mile in 12.76 seconds at 107 MPH, and there were only 69 of the automobiles ever produced. The car is powered by a 427 V-8 engine rated at 430 horsepower. The car also has the distinction of being the first production engine produced by Chevrolet to have an aluminum block and has an overall weight of just 500 lbs.

11. 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.0 seconds

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The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS is one of the most recognized and fastest Camaros of all time. The car design was only used for the 1969 model year, and it runs the quarter-mile in 13.0 seconds at 108.6 MPH. The car is powered by the L78 V-8 engine featuring aluminum heads, and it is rated at 375 horsepower. The car was only produced with a six-speed manual transmission, and it has an overall wheelbase of 108.0 inches. It can break from 70 MPH in just 171 feet which is above average for sports cars made in this era.

12. 2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.1 seconds

2010 Camaro

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS model is one of the fastest Camaros ever produced. The car can run the quarter-mile in 13.1 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 4.7 seconds. The Camaro is powered by a pushrod 16-valve V-8 engine featuring an aluminum block and heads and is 6,162 cc in size. The engine is rated at 420 lb-ft of torque and 426 brake horse power at 5,900 RPM. The car was only sold with a six-speed manual transmission, and it has a 112.3 inch wheelbase with a 3,859 lb curb weight. The car can stop from 70 MPH in 161 feet, and its overall fuel economy rating is 16 MPG (city) and 24 MPG (highway).

13. 1997 SLP CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.20 seconds

548 Chevrolet Camaro SS 35th Anniversary Edition (2002)

The 1997 SLP Camaro SS started out as a stock model of the 1997 Z28 edition of the car, and SLP performed some major modifications in order to make it one of the fastest Camaros of all time. The car runs the quarter-mile in 13.20 seconds at 108.8 MPH. The car is powered by a LT4 V-8 engine rated at 330 horsepower. The car was produced with a six-speed manual transmission, and Chevy only had a limited number of the autos converted by SLP from the model year making it attractive to car collectors as the model year nears and exceeds 20 years of age.

14. 2002 CHEVROLET 35TH ANNIVERSARY CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.3 seconds

2002 Chevrolet Camaro SS 35th Ann

The 2002 Chevrolet 35th Anniversary Camaro SS is one of the fastest Camaros ever produced. The car runs the quarter-mile in 13.3 seconds, and it can go from zero to 60 MPH in 5.1 seconds. The car is powered by a 5.7 liter V-8 engine rated at 310 horsepower at 5,200 RPM. The transmission of the auto is a four-speed automatic, and its overall fuel efficiency is rated at 16 MPG (city) and 23 MPG (highway). This was the final year of the Camaro line until it was restarted later in the decade, and it remains popular with fans of the car model.

15. 1996 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.46 seconds

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS

The 1996 Chevrolet Camaro SS is one of the fastest Camaros to be made. The car runs the quarter-mile in 13.46 seconds at 106.48 MPH. It is powered by the LT1 V-8 engine which is rated at 310 horsepower that can go from zero to 60 MPH in just 4.9 seconds. The car handles well, and compared to similar sports cars of the decade, holds the road extremely well around curves. The car is loud compared to some other Camaro models, but that is attractive for many muscle car fans and can be seen as either a positive or a negative depending on one’s view.

16. 2000 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS

Quarter-mile time: 13.5 seconds

2000 Camaro SS convertible

The 2000 Chevrolet Camaro SS is one of the fastest Camaros to ever be made. The car can run the quarter-mile in 13.5 seconds at a speed of 107.3 MPH. When the car was originally sold, the SS package only cost an extra $4,000 for consumers to upgrade from the stock model of the Camaro. It is powered by the LS1 V-8 engine that is rated at 325 horsepower. The car was sold with a six-speed manual transmission, and it is rated as a smooth overall ride when compared to other sports cars produced in the same timeframe.

17. 1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z28

Quarter-mile time: 13.75 seconds

1968 Z28 Camaro

The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 was originally built to satisfy the class rules to allow Chevrolet to race the car in the Sports Car Club of America’s Trans-Am racing class. Once built, it was one of the fastest Camaros ever built, and runs the quarter-mile in 13.75 seconds at 107 MPH. The 302 cubic inch engine was designed by mating a 283 crank with a 327 engine block, and it is rated at 290 horsepower. The curbside weight of the car is approximately 3,480 lbs, and it remains one of the most classic Camaros ever produced.

(carophile.com)

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