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The 1999 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is a performance model of the facelifted fourth generation Chevrolet Camaro.

It is powered by a LS1 V8, which was also used by the Chevrolet Corvette C5 and the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.

In comparison to the older model, the Z28 also featured revised brakes, suspension, and minor exterior changes.


Need for Speed: High Stakes

The Camaro Z28 appears in Need for Speed: High Stakes as a class A vehicle with the price tag of $30,000 in the PC release and as a class C vehicle with the cost of $22,000 in the PlayStation release. It can be selected with a close-ratio 6-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.

The Camaro has good acceleration, top speed and it while having identical performance of the Pontiac Firebird, it is better at braking, in the expense of a sluggish handling though. 

The PlayStation release features the Z28 coupe variant, whereas the convertible variant is present in the PC release.


The Police variant of the Camaro Z28 appears in the PC release and it is unlocked upon earning Top Cop and Most Wanted in one of the three Hot Pursuit modes for all regular courses.


Bonus variant that resembles the 1993 Indy 500 Pace Car appears in the PC release and is unlocked after placing 1st in the Chevrolet Pro Cup, or alternatively, upon winning the Amateur Arcade Tournament.


  • In Need for Speed: High Stakes, a fully upgraded Camaro Z28 resembles the fourth generation Camaro SS.
  • In the PC release of Need for Speed: High Stakes, the Camaro Z28 can be selected with either a Hugger Orange, Light Pewter Metallic, Bright Blue Metallic, Bright Red, Black, Navy Blue Metallic, Arctic White, Mystic Teal Metallic, or Bright Green Metallic body paint colour.