There are only a few cars that are a part of the “over 500 horsepower” club. General Motors adds the Chevy Camaro to the list as Michigan Chevrolet dealers may see the muscle car in 2012.
DETROIT, M.I. – Michigan Chevrolet dealers may have seen the unveiling of the all-new 2012 Camaro ZL1 back in February as it was officially seen at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. The model powered 550 horsepower, which was then equivalent to the Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500.
Less than a week ago, General Motors brought an even more powerful 2012 Camaro ZL1 to the industry as the newest member of the family reaches 580 horsepower, surpassing the Mustang quickly. With the Camaro and Mustang competition that has always been strong, it seems now the Camaro has taken the edge over the Mustang.
“Camaro ZL1 is about high-tech performance and design, and is a type of car no one has ever brought to this segment previously,” said Rick Scheidt, vice president of Chevrolet marketing to MotorTrend. “It’s the…