Hennessey Boosts 2017 Camaro ZL1 to 1,000 HP

Texas-based tuner Hennessey has unveiled its new HPE1000 supercharged engine upgrade for the new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.2017-hennessey-camaro-zl1-01
For all lovers of the new generation American muscle cars, the famous tuner Hennessey has prepared a real treat – performance packages for the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The packages offer the option to increase the power to 750, 800, 850 and even mind blowing 1,000 horsepower, which peaks at 6,300 rpm.
The range topping 2017 Camaro ZL1 mentioned above being able to deliver that 1,000 hp thanks to a long list of supporting mods. This includes high-flow supercharger system, forged Pistons, forget steel rods, upgraded fuel injectors, upgraded fuel system, high flow intercooling system, and a new intercooler heat exchanger, among others.

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Hennessey also installs a new engine management calibration system and owners will receive a before-and-after dyno graph report showing, in print, just what they’ve bought. Serial-numbered dash and engine plaques and a certificate of authenticity are also included. The HPE1000 Camaro ZL1 gets a 1 year/12,000-mile limited warranty.

AC Schnitzer ACL2 Laps Nurburgring in 7:29.44, Faster than the Porsche 911 GT3

Aachen-based tuner AC Schnitzer has released a video showcasing that their “Green Beast” has passed Nurburgring in stunning 7:29.44. That’s a little slower than Lamborghini Huracan (7:28), but faster than Porsche 911 GT3 (991) (7:32), Pagani Zonda F supercar (7:33) and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 (2017) – (7:29)ac-schnitzer-acl2-concept-01
Based on the BMW M 235i Coupe, the AC Schnitzer ACL2 under the hood features a modified version of M3/M4’s S55 3.0-liter inline-six, instead of the of the stock N55 3.0-liter turbo straight-six unit. The tuner also increased the power output to 570 hp, which is a 197 hp more over the standard M2’s 3.0-liter. That has been achieved thanks to a long list of upgrades such as an optimized carbon intake, a Drexler locking differential, a new ECU and a full custom sports exhaust. The car also has been fitted with fully adjustable suspension, while the greatest possible deceleration ensures Carbon-ceramic brake discs.

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The ACL2 also has a wide-body makeover that includes new bumpers with larger air intakes, side sills, aggressive diffuser and huge fixed wing at the rear as well as a wider fenders, which adds 5.5 inches to the coupe’s width.
AC Schnitzer says that for now the ACL2 remains as concept vehicle and is not for sale. The car only serves for the company’s product development. However, the tuner claims that outfitted with all of these parts the coupe would cost around €149,000.00.