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640 hp Chevy Camaro ZL1 Unveiled – This Week in Automotive News

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Chevy Camaro ZL1

Chevy Camaro ZL1 Unveiled

If you can get past the stellar good looks, the new Chevy Camaro ZL1 is an all-around racing beast that will go on sale in late 2016. Chevrolet fixed up this Camaro with a supercharged 6.2L V8 small block engine that produces an estimated 640 hp and 640 lb. ft. of torque. A 6-speed manual tranny comes standard, and a 10-speed paddle shift automatic is optional.

Chevrolet refined every detail of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for performance. A lower opening grille offers grater airflow, a heat extractor pulls hot air from the engine compartment, it weighs 200lbs less than its predecessor, and those are just a few of the many features that make the ZL1 a racing force to be reckoned with. See this Camaro in action in the video below, or read Chevy’s latest press release about the Camaro ZL1.

READ: Chevrolet Camaro Through the Years

Jerry Seinfeld Sold 17 Cars for Over $22 Million

Jerry Seinfeld recently bid farewell to 15 Porsches and 2 Volkswagens, and is now enjoying $22,224,500 more in his bank account. Most notable of the cars, he sold a 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder for over $5 million. Seinfeld reportedly loved his cars, but didn’t have the time and money to invest in them all.

Here are a few of the other incredible, top dollar cars that sold:

  • 1959 Porsche 718 RSK – $2,860,000
  • 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR – $2,310,000
  • 1990 Porsche 962C – $2,310,000
  • 1958 Porsche 356 A 1500 GS/GT Carrera Speedster – $1,540,000

To see the complete list, read the full story from the LA Times.

The Newest Monopoly Piece is a Ford Mustang

Monopoly Empire, the newest version of the popular board game, is now available with a new piece: The Ford Mustang. It just makes sense to combine one of the world’s most iconic cars with one of the world’s most iconic board games.

For more information, check out the Ford press release.

Mustang Monopoly token

Mazda Teases New Mazda CX-4 Crossover

Set for release at the Beijing Auto Show, the Mazda CX-4 is a crossover that will fill the gap between the CX-3 and CX-5. It’s safe to assume this vehicle will look very similar to the Mazda crossovers and SUVs currently available. This teaser image shows a sloped roof line, much like current CX-3 and CX-5 have. We’ll have more information when the vehicle is first revealed in China.

Read: 2016 Mazda CX-3 vs Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-4 Teaser

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Darrek Olson
Darrek Olson

Darrek is an enthusiast driver who values the journey more than the destination. A self-proclaimed Miata fanboy, his obscure knowledge of cars sometimes prevents him from remembering what he had for breakfast.

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    Mark Marky April 7, 2016

    I hate the front end,like the Asian cars sharp blocky huge grilles etc…looks lame ! and cheap !

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