2012 Camaro ZL1 gets Auto & PTM

During the GM Canada Oshawa homecoming event this past weekend, Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser had a few things to say about the Camaro ZL1. We are told the next GM super car will inherit the Performance Traction Management System (PTM), currently available on the Corvette ZR1. This advanced suspension system features launch control and an adjustable high tech suspension system. This is the same system that helped the ZR1 break American records at Nürburgring and it will now be available on the "Poor man's Corvette" otherwise known as the Camaro!

source: Motor Trend

The other news? Just that the ZL1 Camaro will be available with an automatic transmission. 30 years ago this would have been unheard of, but with the advancements in automatic transmission technology, this is very welcome news. Performance wise, this will appeal to a slightly larger audience and allow for more consistent performance for those who will actually treat their Camaro ZL1 to a little track time now and then. 

source: Car & Driver

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