Hennessey’s Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Exorcist Has 1,000 Horsepower
The renowned performance car tuner takes the Chevy Camaro ZL1 to the next level with a 0-60 mph time of 2.1 seconds and a top speed of 217 mph.
Many gearheads would love to drive a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE. This GM muscle car delivers performance and sound that can soothe powerful-minded Chevy fans. Nevertheless, some fans may find the Chevrolet Camaro 2022 There is no shortage of ZL1 1LE thanks to more powerful muscle cars. But as this Hennessey Performance YouTube video shows, this Camaro conversion called the Exorcist turns the dials of a higher level.
Camaro ZL1 1LE conversion handed over to customer
The Hennessey Exorcist is a powerful Camaro ZL1 1LE conversion that gives the factory model a sluggish look and feel. The owner of this Exorcist experienced this when she rode a shotgun with Davion, Hennessey’s technical team leader. Davion took the new owner and the Exorcist to the Pennzoil Provings Grounds right next to their facility to show him the performance level of his converted Camaro.
Throughout the intense driving, the owner can’t help but smile as Davion pilots the car around the track. This is especially true whenever Davion takes Exorcist Hennessey a step further. The owner came across as a proud mother of a newborn as she smiled confidently as the Camaro ZL1 1LE conversion rips the asphalt and accelerates like there’s no tomorrow.
The Exorcist is a more muscular car than the Camaro ZL1 1lE
Of course, a factory Camaro ZL1 1LE is never a slow muscle car. With its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine delivering 650 peak horsepower and 650 lb-ft of peak torque, the Camaro ZL1 1lE can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and complete a quarter mile in just 11.7 seconds. However, the Exorcist does things much better. According to Hennessey, the Exorcist can zoom from 0 to 60 mph in 2.1 seconds and complete the quarter mile in 9.57 seconds at 147 mph. It can also go as fast as 217 mph.
Through various upgrades, the Exorcist can deliver 1,000 hp of peak power and 883 lb-ft of peak torque. Hennessey made this possible by implementing a high-flow supercharger upgrade and installing a high-flow air induction system, custom HPE camshaft and ported cylinder heads. Hennessey also improved a number of car components.
Tuned and road and Dyno tested
Tuned with HPE Engine Management Calibration and road and dyno tested, the Exorcist comes with a serial numbered engine bay plaque, as well as Hennessey and Exorcist exterior badging. Hennessey will only build 100 examples of the Exorcist which is available as a complete turnkey vehicle. Interestingly, this Exorcist is Hennessey’s 13th complete example.
Source: Hennessey Performance