Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Spotted Testing

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is getting ready to go into full time production next year.

The production version of the car was spotted testing in the ring and it looks like the company is all set to take its next step.

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Prototype rearA prototype version of the car was found testing in the tracks. Spy shots of the model has emerged online but as the car is completely camouflaged, it is difficult to know its design and interior changes.The lap test is being carried out in Nuburgring in Germany where most cars spend their early stages of testing before they go into production. Despite the heavy camouflage, we managed to find some of the changes Chevrolet has made to the next gen Camaro.

Many of the design aspects for the new Z/28 has been derived from the ZL1 prototype model. It includes a front fascia with canards and the rear wing is massive in size when compared to the previous model. The enlarged wing is expected to give the car a track focused appearance. Besides, the size increases its aerodynamics capabilities allowing it to touch great top speed on the track.

While Chevrolet decided to hide most of the car with camouflaged material, they left the wide wheels open. The wheels use an open spoke system which is surprising yet understandable and has a five star design. The massive brake calipers were also visible in the spy photographs of the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.

The spy pictures were not limited to the tracks but more emerged from the streets. It confirmed that the Camaro is ready to go into production and the one spotted on the road is the final design. Some of the track focused features found in the car was removed when it hit the roads. It enabled the designers to make it passenger friendly as huge wings and other such components may not fit a commuter’s requirements.

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Prototype front

There is no official information on the type of powertrain that Chevrolet is going to opt for their upcoming model. It is expected that they will most probably go with a 6.2-liter V8 engine but it is an assumption made by experts based on the company’s history. The last in the series was powered by a 7.0-liter V8 engine which had the capacity to render 505 horsepower coupled with 481 lb feet of torque. The newer version is supposed to deliver an increased horsepower so that it can be truly next gen.