In Case You Missed It: 2014 Camaro Reveal and the Return of an Icon
In case you missed it yesterday morning, Chevrolet revealed the 2014 Camaro at the New York International Auto Show. Lucky for you, the company has since uploaded the reveal of the next muscle car to YouTube, and it brought more of a surprise than most expected. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Just check out the official Camaro reveal in the video above.
Enthusiasts have been waiting for the 2014 Camaro reveal since the fifth-generation car made its debut in 2009. Along with hopes for the future car came guesses and hopes for the return of the iconic Z/28 – a car built for performance on and off the track. While with the early fifth-gens we saw the ZL1 make its grand return, as well as the SS and 1LE models, there was no true Z that hit the market.
With the later fifth-generation cars, that has changed, however. Following the reveal of the 2014 Camaro, which has been moderately restyled to include a larger opening in the front fascia, Recaro seats and a functional hood scoop for the SS models, Chevrolet’s Mark Reuss made an announcement about yet another car the company was revealing. Without much to-do, Reuss summoned the next great muscle car to the stage- the return of the Camaro Z/28.
Certainly styled with aggression that sets it apart from your more moderate street cars, the Z/28 promises a lighter body, more power and better street-to-track agility.
The new Z is estimated to produce 500 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque with its LS7 V8, so hold on tight! Chevy’s prepping for major performance battles in the future…