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Old 08-28-2017, 08:44 PM
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thinking about ordering a 2018 Zl1 with the 10 speed auto. No other options. How is the ride in these cars? Rough-stiff or is it a decent riding car. Now, mind you, my toy car now is a 99 Z28 with stiff lowering springs so I'm not looking for a Cadillac type of ride but don't want something that cant be driven 100 miles on the freeway comfortably.
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Just put it in Tour Mode when on the highway and roll on! I just drove mine about 200 miles one way for a business trip this week. Tire noise on grooved pavement is my only complaint lol.
Very nice ride, I am amazed every time I take mine out, honestly I have a hard time NOT taking it anywhere.
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thanks. that helps a ton
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Sure thing! For the record... I'm 53 years old, have a bad lower back and had 4 discs removed from my neck and a fusion done C3 thru C7, the ride is plenty enough compliant. Getting in and out is the rough part for me.
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61 here with bad knees. My Camaro is lowered and is fun getting in and out. thank goodness its a convertible
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Tour, Sport, Track - 3 completely different settings that affect steering, suspension, exhaust and trans.

Tour mode with an A10 trans is the perfect daily driver and for long trips.
Can't say enough about the transmission. It shifts smooth and un-noticed around town but go in to performance shifting mode or on the track and it's a beast.

The 1LE version is where you want to watch out as there is no rubber in the suspension except tires and no mag ride for that tour mode feel.
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Any idea if the 2018 zl1 1le will have a auto option for 2018 /19 ? Really thinking of getting one but don't want the manual
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Originally Posted by mlee View Post
Tour, Sport, Track - 3 completely different settings that affect steering, suspension, exhaust and trans.

Tour mode with an A10 trans is the perfect daily driver and for long trips.
Can't say enough about the transmission. It shifts smooth and un-noticed around town but go in to performance shifting mode or on the track and it's a beast.

The 1LE version is where you want to watch out as there is no rubber in the suspension except tires and no mag ride for that tour mode feel.
is the difference in the performance significant on the 1le though ?
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1LE will never get a Auto.
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is the difference in the performance significant on the 1le though ?
Only on a race track and then only IF the driver can perform at the cars level.
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Originally Posted by Jesus Ojeda View Post
Any idea if the 2018 zl1 1le will have a auto option for 2018 /19 ? Really thinking of getting one but don't want the manual
I've been in the same boat for over a year now. I've had the Auto and loved it but now switching to the 1LE. I guarantee you will love the 10 speed 10L90 trans and have no regrets.

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is the difference in the performance significant on the 1le though ?
YES, for the road track and autoX. Wider tires/wheels, adjustable camber, DSSV Dampers and the aero make the 1LE a much better car on the twisties.

However, those 1LE items will make it a tad slower straight line so coupled with the A10 the regular ZL1 is the way to go if you are a drag race guy.
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Originally Posted by mlee View Post
Tour, Sport, Track - 3 completely different settings that affect steering, suspension, exhaust and trans.

Tour mode with an A10 trans is the perfect daily driver and for long trips.
Can't say enough about the transmission. It shifts smooth and un-noticed around town but go in to performance shifting mode or on the track and it's a beast.

The 1LE version is where you want to watch out as there is no rubber in the suspension except tires and no mag ride for that tour mode feel.
The 2018 1SS 1LE at the local Chevy dealer has Magnetic Ride according to the window sticker as part of the 1LE option package
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Originally Posted by 99 Black Bird T/A View Post
The 2018 1SS 1LE at the local Chevy dealer has Magnetic Ride according to the window sticker as part of the 1LE option package
Yes, mag ride is an option (standard on ZL1) the 2019 SS also comes with A10 trans.
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A bit of an old thread bump - yes you can get magnetic ride on an SS 1LE - NO you can't get it on a ZL1 1LE (Multimatic Spool dampers replace the magnetic ride shocks on the base ZL1).
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Agree in touring mode the ZL1 is a cool ride.
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Mag Ride was 1st introduced on the Camaro in the 2012 ZL1.

With the 5 Performance Modes that go with it it's goes from mild to wild and is a huge help on the road track and autoX. Turn it all off on the drag strip.
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