500-Mile Test Drive with the New Camaro ZL1 | SEGMENT 3 | #280
March 22, 2017•6 min
With 650 horsepower, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 is speaking to the hearts of speed lovers everywhere. Chevrolet recently impressed automotive journalists like Steven Cole Smith with a unique ride-and-drive opportunity dubbed, "500 to 500 with 650", where they test drove the ZL1 for 500 miles in route to the Daytona 500 with 650 horsepower under the hood. Although Steven doesn't consider himself a Camaro fanboy, he was impressed by the car's smooth handling and seamless 10-speed automatic transmission option. The fun didn't end there, however, journalists were treated to a track day with the 2018 Camaro ZL1 which is three seconds faster than its predecessor. Hear more about the new Camaro now. | Listen to Full Episode #280 Segment 3 Takeaway: 2017 Camaro ZL1 oozes speed with 650 horsepower. Steven Cole Smith was lucky enough to take it on a 500-mile joy ride to the Daytona 500. *** Learn more about guests and topics featured in this segment... Contributor: Steven Cole Smith ? Bio: Steven Cole Smith ? Twitter: @SColeSmith ? Company: Racer Magazine ? Website: racer.com ? Twitter: @RACERmag ? Facebook: /RACERmagazine ? Instagram: @racermag ? YouTube: The Racer Channel Other Helpful Links: ? Featured Vehicle: Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 ? Article: 500 Miles in the 2017 Camaro Review & Comment: If you'd like to comment on our podcast, drop us a line in the comment section below, or leave a review on iTunes. Not only do we read every review, but positive reviews help spread our love of all things automotive to fellow gearheads. While you're there, don't forget to subscribe! Questions? Contact us here. We'll also answer your questions from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, if you use #AskAlanTaylor.