You always remember your first — and in the land of automotive firsts, they’re few and far between. But today, I was the first automotive journalist to turn the key, push the clutch in, and rev up the most expensive production Camaro ever: The $54,995 — hey, that includes $900 shipping — 2013 Camaro ZL1 Convertible here at the LA Auto Show.
Oh yes, that’s 580 horsepower burbling at my foot and under that beautiful carbon fiber hood insert affectionately known as “the mohawk.”
I was also the first journalist — and by firsts, I was told no other journalist has had this opportunity — to turn off the traction control of the ZL1. Oooh! How exclusive!
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