With all the hoopla surrounding the new Camaro 1LE, let's look back at the original.
The story of the ZL1 Camaro, fitted with that rarest of the rare, all-aluminum 427 big-block V-8, is one that has often been told: How only 69 were made, how they exploited the GM option-ordering system, and how they've become the Camaro guy's ultimate Camaro.
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Heres a nicely restored real-deal 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 with a DZ-code motor and stellar factory paint combo. So while you should take the time to see how they got the details so right, you also know the kind of fleeting opportunity this is to own such distinct muscle car royalty. Even without the allure of a true X77 Z/28, you have a deep desire for this one. The factory-correct code-57 Fathom Green looks terrific thanks to a serious investment during the restoration. And its sure to catch your eye because they made sure the bodywork was a terrific canvas for the green. And the black vinyl top completes this factory-correct and very premium appearance. But a properly restored Z/28 not only looks top-quality, but downright aggressive, too. The cowl induction hood, deep chin spoiler, D80 full-width rear spoiler, and all that correct Z/28 badging really let people know you have one of the best muscle machines around. And even the details are right, too, because Z/28 people know this is the Camaro that deserved to be riding on 15-inch Rally wheels. Best of all, the iconic dual stripes are rendered in white, which are a bold standout against the glossy deep green. You can instantly see there was plenty left in the restoration budget for the interior. The high-back bucket seats, logo door panels, dark carpeting, dash, and center console with wood applique, all seem right for this nearly half-century classic except they feel fresh from a recent investment. Even the factory AM radio is still cranking out tunes! But more than just a great presentation, this is a true performance machine. Your right hand is instantly attracted to the chrome shifter, and your left one will love the grip of the Chevy three-spoke steering wheel. Beyond that are the correct AC gauges with large speedo and tach. And yes, this even has the iconic quad auxiliary readout package deep on the center console. Because there have been so few miles put on this Z/28 since its restoration, the motor looks as fresh as the rest of the car. We dont believe the V8 is original, but this is a true Z/28 with a correct DZ-code 302 cubic-inch V8. That means people will marvel at a very correct powerplant for this rare classic. In fact, they really made sure to get the details right, including the GM hoses and decals. Theres even the correct diaphragm around the air topper for a proper cowl induction hood. That helps feed fresh air to the massive and correct Holley 780 CFM four-barrel carburetor. This special V8 exhales through long tube headers with the kind of authority that these Z/28 were legendary for providing. Also, part of this legend is serious power and torque. You get to take full advantage of all of this thanks to the proper Muncie four-speed transmission. This stout package lets you take the motor to its 6,000 RPM redline and sounds magnificent doing it. A strong 12-bolt rear end helps get all the power to the road, and control is well in hand thanks to power brakes, front disc brakes, and modern BF Goodrich rubber. This is a beautiful true Z-car in a stellar color combo and restored to keep it looking terrific. Opportunities at classics like this are rare, so hurry up before you miss this icon. Call today!!!
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