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The NEW Camaro Z/28 - Joe Biden and Xzibit talk about ‘the most track-capabale Camaro ever’

Chevrolet recently pulled the wraps off a Camaro that is better than the two previous track-ready Camaros. The Camaro Z/28 now joins the Camaro SS 1LE, Camaro ZL1 and the Camaro NHRA race-ready chassis in a crowded room of track-inspired/ready/built Camaros.

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The Z/28 will feature a host of parts from the GM Performance bin of Corvette components. An LS7 engine, uber-expensive brakes from the Z07 Carbon packaged Z06, R-compound sticky tires, and more.

To ensure everyone knew just how serious GM was about the track capability of their now 300lb lighter Camaro, they even removed the air conditioning.

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Extreme Badassery!

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Clearly GM has taken a page directly from Porsche’s book on profitability. Like the German automaker, GM has removed an essential item in the name of performance only to sell it back to you for a fee.

It is a proven fact that building a car without air conditioning gives it automatic track cred with both journalists and executives.

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No one was happier to hear about the return of the Z28 than Vice President Joe Biden (pictured above washing a one-off Camaro Z28 built by GM just for Joe).

“When Pontiac died, a part of me died with it. While I was a ‘lil sad they didn’t call it an IROC-Z, I can live with Z/28”, said Vice President Joe.

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All jokes aside, bravo to Dan Ackerson for letting Mark Reuss build crazy track-bred V8-powered machines for the masses.

For more info on the car here is a link to GM’s press release so you can see pretty images of the car and read all the details that I didn’t feel like regurgitating here.

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