7 of 7 people found this review helpful
Great car for the hardcore speedster in you
By zoilus on
2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 2dr Hatchback (5.7L 8cyl 4A)
I have now had my 02 Z28 for 6 yrs. It has 92k miles. The LS1 is great! it can withstand alot of abused. These cars with bolt ons can easily get into the 400hp+ range. but add cam, heads and a real proper tune and you can get 450 to 490rwhp range ..all day long, that translates to 500-550bhp WITHOUT the need for nitros, turbo or supercharger.
These cars were underrated so vette owners didn't have a cow.
LS1's make around 290-310rwhp which is the same as stock Vettes. For people on this board who say the V6 makes V8 power....aaahhhh no... it doesn't. Please get into the V8 FIRST then tell me if your V6 is like a V8. Theres like a 150hp and 150tq difference!
this this car is not perfect, but for very little money and a few K in investments, you can have not only a real fast car, BUT it doesn't have to be a little ricey high schooler little cute 4 banger. This is a manly car, that means business and is classic and tough. If you have a choice of V6 and V8, don't even think about the V6. I am a firm believer that this cars shouldn't had even been available as a six. I love it and don't even get the auto and go straight for that extra strong 6 speed!