There has never been a better time to buy a classic American muscle car with modern day performance bits to enhance the resto mode. This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro is a great example of what money can buy you.
Hit the auction block during this particular Camaro McCormick The indie sale event which lasted from 13-21 May but until 23 May, car bidding continued. Although we do not yet know at what price the car will be sold, it seems that it has attracted a lot of interest and it is a perfect combination of classic and modern world.
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There are limited details about the conversion of the car from the regular 1969 Camaro to a special one like this, but we can see that a lot of work has been done on the exterior, including the full raspberry in the shade of Gunmetal Gray. Various new body panels have also been fitted, including a large power bulge with a new hood and an overhead tailgate with a pronounced tailgate spoiler. A set of 18-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels caught the eye
Then there’s the powertrain. The Camero’s original engine is gone and replaced by the 7.0-liter V8 of the 2006 Chevy Corvette Z06. Typically, this 7.0-liter V8 produces 505 hp and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm) of torque but thanks to an Edelbrock supercharger, it now delivers 650 hp. Combined with the V8 is a Tremec six-speed manual transmission that drives the rear wheels.
Other changes to the Camaro include a Pro G subframe, a set of beefed-up willwood brakes at the four corners, and coilover suspension. The list further reveals that the car has a rack and pinion steering system and is equipped with a 3-inch stainless custom exhaust with a long stainless tube header.