Chevrolet's 2018 NASCAR Cup Car Is a Camaro ZL1

With the SS out of production, the Camaro ZL1 will be the new face of Chevrolet's top-level NASCAR entry.

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Ever since Chevrolet discontinued its SS performance sedan back in February, we wondered which car would replace it with for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series. Today, Chevy revealed its 2018 car at an event at its Detroit headquarters, and it has the face of the Camaro ZL1. And it looks pretty sweet.

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Chevrolet has aped the Camaro's looks for Xfinity series since 2013, but this marks the first time its pony car will be in NASCAR's top-level cup series.

Obviously, this car shares basically nothing with the Camaro street car, using a tube frame, a sheet metal body, and a fully-built racing V8. But the designers were able to make the fascia and hood look incredibly similar to the Camaro ZL1, albeit with a bit more aerodynamic angles.

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The race car will make its on-track debut next February during Daytona Speedweeks at the start of the 2018 NASCAR season.

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