We’ve already brought you John Fitzpatrick’s tour of the 2014 Camaro SS. And now, Chevrolet’s Marketing Manager of performance cars John Fitzpatrick returns with a brief walkaround tour of Chevy’s recently-announced track beast, the 2014 Z/28.
As Mr. Fitzpatrick explains, Chevy brought the Z/28 to market for the first time in 1967 to dominate the SCCA Trans-Am series, and the track terror is back for the 2014 model year with GM’s nothing-short-of-awesome naturally-aspirated 7.0 liter LS7 V8 good for an estimated 500 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. And while the LS7′s power is nothing to sneeze at, the 2014 Z/28 also features a 300-pound decrease in mass thanks to optional air conditioning, reconfigured rear seating, and other weight-saving enhancements.
The tour concludes with the Z/28 roaring to life. Like so: