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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
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The Chevrolet Motor Company was formed in 1911.
The Camaro was introduced as competition for Ford’s pony car, the Mustang, the Mustang, introduced in 1964 had been a huge success.
The first generation Camaro was built from 1967-69, a 2+2 seat, 2 door coupe or convertible, it shared its platform and components with the other GM pony car, the Firebird.
In 1969, the Camaro got all new sheet metal, except the hood and trunk lid, the grille got a distinctive V shape, the headlights inset.
Three packages were available on the base Camaro;
The RS appearance package, it got hidden headlights, simulated rear fender louvers and body mouldings.
The SS performance package got the 350 or 396 V8, better suspension, special striping, 396 cars got chrome hood inserts.
The race ready Z28 performance package, with Solid Lifter 302 cu in claimed 290bhp, actual 350bhp. Muncie 4 speed, Disc brakes and racing suspension. In 1969 it also got the Hurst shifter and 12 bolt rear axle. The Z28 was built to compete in the Trans Am Championship against the likes of the Cuda AAR, TA Challenger and Boss 302 Mustang.
20302 Z28s made in 1969.
Carolina Xtreme Pro Mods
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11/14/2015 – Carolina Xtreme Pro Mods Shootout at Shady Side Dragway.