2010 Camaro SS with Hennessey HPE550 upgrade. First into the 11's and runs 11.67 @ 121 mph in the 1/4 mile. For more information, call 979-885-1300. http://www.HennesseyPerformance.com http:/www.HennesseyPerformanceStore.com http:/www.TunerSchool.com
WORLD'S QUICKEST 2009 ZR1 CORVETTE: 10.90 @ 132 mph
2009 Corvette ZR1 with Hennessey ZR700 upgrade is first in the 10's and
sets 1/4 mile world record: 10.90 @ 132 mph on stock Michelin street tires.
700 hp Cadillac CTS-V Test Drive
John Hennessey test drives the 2009 Cadillac CTS-V 6-speed with Hennessey
V700 upgrade at Lonestar Motorsports Park. http://www.HennesseyPerformance
2009 Hennessey ZR1: 196.7 mph Standing Mile
John Heinricy tests the 2009 Corvette ZR1 with 705 hp Hennessey ZR700
upgrade while setting a ZR1 standing mile speed record of 196.7 mph at the
2009 Texas Mile. http://www.HennesseyPerformance.com
Shelby GT500 Crushes Camaro SS! - Drag Race Showdown
When we first pitted the Camaro SS against the Mustang GT, Ford fans complained it
was an unfair race given the horsepower disparity. But
now Ford has tipped the scale way back in it's advantage with the top of
the line supercharged snake, the GT500. We head to the drag strip to see
how the underdog Chevy stacks up.
Shot By: Mike Suggett & Jim Gleason
Edited By: Jim Gleason & Mike Suggett
Brute Force: Ford Shelby GT500 v Hennessey Camaro
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Hennessey CamaroDyno Test Video:
Hennessey Camaro SS
These are the heavy hitters. The big dogs. They're not playmakers or
finesse artists and they don't dish out assists. If the 2010 Ford Shelby
GT500 is Dick Butkus snuffing out a Jim Brown thrust up the middle, then
the 2010 Hennessey Performance Engineering Chevy Camaro SS HPE550 is Lawrence
Taylor with radar lock on Joe Theismann's right leg. And it's not just that
they're powerful and merciless, but intentionally provocative and
intimidating, too. On looks alone, either of these cars is enough to make
the drivers of other machines cower like a three-legged Labradoodle.
They are, of course, muscle cars in the rawest, most vicious sense of the
term. And they're quicker, faster,
meaner and flat nastier than anything built back when Ol' Shel and Don
Yenko were just guys. And not by a little bit either.
But which is the better beast? To find out, we drove these two
all-Americans on the street, at our test track and on the Dynojet chassis Dyno at MD Automotive in
Westminster, California. Then we did some big smoky burnouts just to piss
off the Sierra Club. By the time we were through, Greenpeace had threatened
to blockade the Inside Line garage and the Obama administration was
seriously considering a unilateral deployment of the fun police. Didn't
matter. By then the tires were shot and we had our winner.
Smokin Camaro: Hennessey HPE550 Supercharged Chevy Camaro SS
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Automotive lust in America means blown Camaros. You know, like the red
'69s on every cover of Car Craft. A big BDS 10-71 Supercharger sticking through the hood and massive
M/T drag slicks under tubs in back. Let the rest of the world dream of
Ferraris, Lamborghinis and dinky little British two-seaters. In this
country speed doesn't look like that.
It looks like this.
This is the Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) "HPE550" supercharged
2010 Camaro SS. That's
right, it's a blown Camaro. The first blown 2010
Chevy Camaro. And that
makes it the very newest version of a true American icon. Ranks right up
there with the Beach Boys, buckets of deep fried chicken and our
incomprehensible Internal Revenue Code.
Be proud of it. We Americans invented the greatest car ever: The loud,
tire-smoking, V8-powered, front-engine, rear-wheel-drive muscle machine.
And we should celebrate the accomplishment just as John Hennessey is, by
Chevy Camaro SS Rips It Up with 13 sec 1/4 Mile!
FULL Camaro COVERAGE @
The last thing General Motors needs right now is to appear as if it's stuck
in the past, creating gas-guzzling cars that are out of step with what the
federal government thinks is the future.
So even when Chevrolet steps into the way-back machine to unveil the
426-horspower retro-inflected 2010 Chevy Camaro SS, it's careful to
mention that this muscle/pony car is the "sports car for the 21st century"
and emphasizes the Camaro's fuel economy ratings
more than its 0-60-mph performance.
So we did what had to be done. We dropped an asphalt-melting burnout in the
parking lot of a former seminary that was of such destructive length that
the guys hired by Chevy to prep and clean the Camaros had time to wander over
and say, "Stop. You're done."
Had a Dairy Queen been available we would have laid a patch in front of
that, too. Look, man. We've been waiting for years for the arrival of this
car; there will be time to talk about balance and the quality of the
interior materials later.
Camaro Fights Mustang and Challenger - Muscle Car Comparison
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In 2002, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second human being to set foot on the
moon, punched a guy in the face for accusing him of faking the moon
landing. Buzz was 72 years old at the time.
Go right ahead and question the existence of the 2010 Ford Mustang GT, 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T
and 2010 Chevy Camaro
SS and they, too, might just give you a knuckle sandwich in the kisser.
Like Mr. Aldrin, they bear names from long ago that have made a collective
return to the limelight. Like Mr. Aldrin, they are American heroes with
unparalleled legacies reaching across decades. And like Mr. Aldrin, they
have Ph.Ds in kicking ass.
Their makers may have proven that they have the financial acumen of a blind
yak. However, we submit these pony car icons as proof that the home team
can extract their craniums from their nether regions once in awhile and
knock the cover off the ball.
2011 Camaro 2SS
In for ground effects up-fitting, and pre-deliver inspection prior to
display. Camaro is a
registered trademark of blah ba freakin' blah blah.
Killer Camaro: 2010 SLP ZL575 Chevrolet Camaro SS Full Test Video
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Yes, we have enjoyed a steady stream of modified 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS tuner cars. It's been a
'round these parts. Some have performed, others never showed up, and one
that made at least 700 horsepower ate its clutch.
First, we tested an HPE550 Camaro from Hennessey. Then we
tested one from Vortech Engineering. Then we borrowed the Hennessey HPE700
LS9 Camaro. This year's
SEMA show even provided a tasteless Camaro Hall of Shame.
Drag Racing Test: 2010 Camaro SS
PlanetLSX.com brings you the 2010 Camaro SS track test that we
performed at Lone Star Raceway in Sealy, TX. Weather conditions were 88F
and humid, with a 10-15 mph head wind. Density Altitude was +2,188 ft.
Track prep was good, but the 20" tires had some wheel hop if you launched