A LITTLE CAMARO HISTORY
In 2010 Chevrolet introduced the all-new 5th Gen Camaro with the SS and LS/LT trims, featuring an LS3/L99 V8 engine and a 3.6L V6 engine option. 2012 introduced the ZL1 Camaro with a supercharged LSA engine. 2013 introduced the 1LE Suspension Package and the 45th Anniversary Edition Camaro. 2014 brought new styling to the front and rear of the Camaro. 2015 was the final year for the 5th Generation Camaro. 2016-2017 introduced an entirely new Camaro model – the 6th Gen Camaro with a 6.2L V8 LT1 engine, 3.6L V6 Direct-Injection engine, and a 2.0L 4-cyl Turbocharged engine option.
It didn’t have a clear meaning to anyone, but Chevy would eventually claim that it was found in a French-English dictionary to mean “friend, pal, or comrade.” … Chevy countered with a definition that has lived on in automotive circles ever since: “A Camaro is a small, vicious animal that eats Mustangs.”
WHY DID CHEVY STOP MAKING THE CAMARO IN 2002?
Chevy, a unit of General Motors, decided almost a year ago to discontinue the model due to a drop in demand in the sports car market, where sales have fallen 53 percent from 1990 to 2000. As a result of the decision to halt the production of the Camaro and the Pontiac Firebird, the GM plant in Ste.
WHAT YEAR CAMARO IS MOST VALUABLE?
The 1969 Camaro ZL1 ranks as the most valuable production Camaro. Among muscle car collectors, it’s also considered a “blue chip” model. The purpose of the 1967 Camaro Z28 was to forward the new Camaro for the Sports Car Club of America’s (SCCA) Trans-Am road-racing series.
WHAT DOES RS AND SS STAND FOR?
RS/SS. Acronym. Definition. RS/SS. Rally Sport/Super Sport (Chevrolet Camaro model)
HOW MUCH IS A 69 CAMARO WORTH?
It really depends on the car. They can go from around 20 or 30 thousand for a regular Camaro all the way up to $500,000 for a specialty Yenko model. Mileage depends on the size of the engine, the carb, etc. I have a 1969 Camaro.
HOW MUCH DID A 69 CAMARO COST IN 1969?
The base price for a 1969 Camaro was approximately $3600-3800. The top-of-the-line ZL1 sold for an amazing $7200! Yeah, they were pretty much in the $2700 to $3500 range depending on the options you ordered.
HOW FAST DOES A 1969 CAMARO SS GO?
depends on the rear gears and the transmission. The options go from 3.07 from 4.88. Whit a 6500rpm ss engine you could ride the beast from 150/160 to 110/120 mph respectively. The high number on the rear end produces more acceleration and reduces the top speed.
WHAT DOES IROC Z STAND FOR?
The IROC–Z model of the Chevrolet Camaro made its first public appearance in 1985 as an add-on option to the Camaro Z-28, but its origin really comes from the world of car racing. IROC stands for International Race of Champions, a competition similar to Nascar