The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro appeared in dealerships on 29th September 1966, for the 1967 model year on a brand new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and would be available as a 2-door, 2+2 seat, coupe or convertible with a choice of six-cylinder and V8 powerplants. The first-gen Camaro would continue up to the 1969 model year.
Offered today this wonderful 1969 Pro Touring RS Camaro has recently undergone a Rotisserie restoration which was completed in 2013. During the restoration this pro built vehicle has been upgraded with all the latest and greatest parts. The Power comes from the new style Corvette LS2 Engine but has also been fitted with a Roots Magna Supercharger and puts out around 550 BHP to the wheels. The Engine has been fitted with a Serpentine Pulley system, and has also had a Vintage Air Con System fitted. Cooling comes from a 4 Core aluminium radiator with duel electric fans, The gearbox is the Tremec T56 Manual 6 Speed Heavy Duty Model.
The rear end is a Ford 9” with a 3.70 Limited slip gearing which gives excellent stability and driveability. The suspension has all been upgraded to provide improved handling. The brakes have been upgraded to Wilwood on all 4 corners and have a combined Wilwood Master Cylinder and Vacuum Booster, the car has been lowered by 3” with Heidts Springs and Spindles and has Hotchkis springs at the rear and tubular control arms. The wheels cost in the region of £5000 and are Billet Aluminium. Most recently there have been further enhancements to the red interior, which now presents in exceptional condition. For the collector, and with over £100,000 spent this wonderful Camero must be the best available worldwide.
|Auction||Autosport International January 2016|
|Day of Auction||N/A|
|Registration Number||UK Registered|
|Model||Pro Touring RS Camero|
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