The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 could be the ultimate burnout machine

( Autoblog)

Tires, beware! Chevrolet simply upped the ante in the burnout game.

Like the current V8-powered Ford Mustangs, 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 will feature a line lock mode that engages merely the front brakes, permitting the 640 hp vehicle to turn rubber into smoke with ease.

Its meant for warming up the tires before drag strip operates — at least thats what the lawyers tell but Chevy is guessing outside the water box.

Autoblog reports that the ZL1s version will allow for rolling burnouts. Simultaneously pressing two buttons on the steering wheel eases up on the front brakes just enough to let the car move forward all there is enough resistance to keep the burnout going for up to 15 seconds.

The feature was disclosed at this years Goodwood Festival of Speed, where GM product chief Mark Reuss demonstrated it before taking the ZL1 for a run up the event mound climb course.

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