Can you drive a Camaro in California?

Consumers in California and Washington won’t be able to purchase the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro SS or the ZL1 next year. The V8-powered performance sports cars have been banned in the two states. While one would think it’s because of emissions-related issues, that’s not the case.

Is a 2011 Camaro a safe car?

There are limited crash-test results available for the Camaro; the insurance-funded IIHS hasn’t yet tested it, but the federal government has, giving it a modest four out of five stars in frontal protection but a commendable five stars in side protection.

What is the baddest Camaro?

With its V-8 engine producing 290 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque, the 1968 Camaro Z28 was one of the most powerful cars of its day….1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z28.

Engine: 5.7-liter V-8 engine
0 to 60 MPH: 6.9 seconds
Top Speed: 131 mph
Curb Weight: 3,060 pounds (1,390 kilos)

Why is California banning the Camaro?

On Tuesday, state environmental officials in both California and Washington State announced that certain Chevrolet models, including the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro SS and ZL1, would be banned from any more orders due to failing to meet environmental regulations.

Why can’t I order a Camaro?

It all has to do with copper. Camaro sales aren’t doing great, and it probably doesn’t help that the model’s most powerful and desirable trims—the SS and ZL1—are now ineligible for sale in the states of California and Washington.

Where is the ZL1 Camaro banned?

“Due to restrictions in California and Washington state related to copper brake pads, customers in those states cannot order a 2021 Camaro SS, ZL1 and 1LE for delivery after January 1, 2021,” he told GM Authority, adding, “Customers can, however, purchase these models from available dealer stock in those states”.