The 1 Of 1 Hurst Sunshine Special

The 1 Of 1 Hurst Sunshine Special

It might have endured a troubled birth, but when it was introduced in February 1970, the second-generation Camaro signified a new direction for Chevy's ponycar. Offered in just a single body style (at a time when other rivals, notably the Mustang/Cougar and E-body Chrysler twins, offered at least two), it made the rest of the field look decidedly old fashioned by comparison. Styling was the work of Jack Humbert and Bill Porter, under the direction of then VP of Design William L. Mitchell. Although it embodied European touches, particularly in the shape of the prominent grille, headlights, flanks, and rear fascia, the new car polarized opinion


Published Dec 7th, 2015
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