The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Flowtie

It's all about the details at General Motors. The latest innovation is the Chevrolet 'Flowtie' exclusively used on the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.

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GM Powertrain Cooling Development engineer Richard Quinn noticed the bowtie emblem in the grille of the Z/28 was displacing air away from the radiator which impacts engine cooling. After some quick modification to remove the gold fill of the bowtie emblem, leaving a chrome outline, they found the airflow improved and added three additional cubic meters of air per minute. This allowed the coolant and engine oil temperature to drop by 2°F during extended track sessions. Thus the Flowtie was born.

We consider this a bonus as we aren't fans of the gold bowtie Chevrolet has come so happy with. We've even replaced the gold bowtie on our Trailblazer SS using a billet bowtie made right here in the USA.

The 2014 Camaro Z/28 arrives in dealerships this spring and the Flowtie is standard equipment.

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