Chevrolet has released some new details about the Performance Traction Management (PTM) system that is used in the 2014 Camaro Z/28.

Chevrolet has released some new details about the Performance Traction Management (PTM) system that is used in the 2014 Camaro Z/28.

Designed to deliver "faster lap times on an undulating race track," the system has a "flying car logic" which enables the car to maintain its power and momentum even if it loses contact with the pavement.

According to Camaro Z/28 vehicle performance engineer Bill Wise, "PTM uses torque, lateral acceleration and rear-axle wheel slip to define the amount of traction control required, but when the car clears a rise on the track, it normally wants to decrease torque to increase traction." However, the flying car logic "uses the ride-height sensors to determine the reduction in force on the tires that’s unique to track driving and allows the car to continue with uninterrupted momentum and, ultimately, a better lap time.”

As we have previously reported, the Camaro Z/28 costs $75,000 - including a $995 destination charge - and features an aerodynamic body kit, a limited-slip differential, Brembo Carbon Ceramic Matrix brakes and a 7.0-liter V8 engine that develops 505 bhp (376 kW) and 481 lb-ft (652 Nm) of torque.

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