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Have a Chevrolet Camaro
The original Camaro set many young hearts aflutter. With muscular, purposeful styling and power to spare, the '60s Camaro became an instant classic.
The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro appeared in Chevrolet dealerships in September 1966, for the 1967 model year on a brand-new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and was available as a 2-door, 2+2 seat, hardtop (no "B" or center pillar) or convertible with a choice of six-cylinder and V8 power plants. The first-generation Camaro was built through the 1969 model year.
The Chevrolet Camaro Chevy was more than the answer to the Ford Mustang. The Chevrolet Camaro is a "pony car" made in North America by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors. It was introduced on September 26, 1966 as a model year 1967 and was designed as a model to competitors Ford Mustang. The car shared the platform and the main components with the Pontiac Firebird, also introduced in 1967. Four generations of different vehicle occurred before production ended in 2002.
1966 Chevrolet Camaro
The first generation Chevrolet Camaro debuted in September 1966 for the model year 1967 to 1969 on a new rear wheel drive GM-F-body platform and will be available as a 2-door, 2 +2 seating, coupe or convertible with a choice of line-6 and 327cid,350cid, 396cid or 427cid V8 power. Concerned with the great success of the Ford Mustang,Chevrolet executives realized that its compact sports car, the Corvair, would not be able to generate the sales volume of the Mustang because of its radical design of the rear engine and the decline in sales, partly due to the bad publicity from the book by Ralph Nader, insecure ny speed.
1967 Chevrolet Camaro
The inaugural 1967 Chevrolet Chevy Camaro has been home to four "personal" car, it was in response to the limited but significant success of the blade-seated Corvair Monza - and, of course, the surprising popularity of the Ford Mustang phenomenal.
Single-leaf rear springs resulted in an "axis tramp in hard acceleration with the largest V-8 engines, so that vehicles with traction bars. Chevy's 230 cubic inches was six standard, with an optional 250-cubic-inch six. The V-8 selection began with 210 - and 265 horsepower-327s, and then spread all the way to a large-396 cubic inches, 375 horsepower V-8 with four-barrel carb and compression of 11:1.
Biannual brought an SS 350 with an edition of 295-horsepower V-8 and "bumblebee striping nose. Meanwhile, a Rally Sport (RS) package offered style headlamps hidden.
1968 Chevrolet Camaro
The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro suffered some changes in the suspension, as the continuous improvement is a big part of the image Camaro. New staggered shocks helped reduce the trend towards "axis tramp", which had struck early high-performance editions, and the rear suspension travel is increased to reduce the likelihood that Camaro "bottoming out".
SS Camaros now includes front disc brakes. Four-wheel disc brakes are available as a "service option" in the Z28 version to the best career stop power. Camaro shores of sales has been rising, with 235151 cars built this year (7199 Z28s), while sales of rival Ford Mustang immersed in the afternoon sixties.
1969 Chevrolet Camaro
The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, nicknamed "hugger", received a large body of minor facelift that brought a new bumper and grill, parking lamps round, and a tail reformed. Wheelbase remained at 108 inches, but el'69 agency expects longer and lower.
Anyone dissatisfied with the standard six-cylinder 210 or 327 horsepower V-8 has some tempting options to consider. A pair of 350-cubic-inch V-8s graced the list of options, like the Turbo Jet 396s shut down 325 to 375 horsepower. Super Sport Camaros had a new Turbo 300 horsepower Fire 350 V-8 residing beneath a hood with simulated ports. Also included with the SS option, which could be ordered in combination with the RS, are black doorway moldings, a special suspension and tires F70sxs14.