Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet, First Drives, Racing

In the chart of automotive performance, a thick horizontal line separates track-capable sports cars from genuine racecars. Nearly every major automaker offers a sports car talented enough to circle a racing circuit with some level of competence. These gussied-up machines with their oversized wheels and flashy spoilers blast down the straights, brake hard into the corners and hold lines with tenacity - at least for a time. In practice, nearly all of them are eventually sidelined for cooked brakes, overheated oil or tires chewed unevenly to their cords.

Racecars are a completely different breed. These specialized machines are engineered with robustness to defeat the demons of racing. They boast braking systems capable of tolerating intense heat, dry-sump oil systems to provide crucial lubrication during cornering, and suspension calibrations to improve grip while promoting even tire wear. They are tuned for the rigors of speed and endurance.

The list of showroom-stock racecars is small and exclusive, but the fraternity has just added another member. It's called the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.Continue reading 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 [w/video]
2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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