2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS: 8m20s lap time at Nurburgring
The Nurburgring race showed some surprises in terms of performance such as the result of the V8 Chevrolet Camaro SS of GM which finished the run in 8m20s. Even though it remained behind by almost 1 minute compared with the Corvette ZR1 ( 7m26s) and the Nissan GT-R(7m29s) is still managed to surpass supercars like E36BMW M3 and Porsche 911 GT3. Anyway, this runs helped Camaro’s engineers to identify the best tires, steering and suspensions for the car.
Programmed for the mass market in 2010, all the Camaro models, V6 and V8, will receive the latest stability control system, StabiliTrack. The SS will have instead the same computer controlled active handling system as the Corvette. Camaro SS will also feature a special track mode which can disable, when wanted, the car’s electronic stability and traction control . The manual models will get a special launch control mode.