The 1967 Chevy Camaro debuted on September 26th, 1966.
The Camaro was the Bow Tie division’s answer to the wildly successful Ford Mustang.
Chevrolet gave the Camaro a more streamlined appearance than the Ford, and used a
partial frame to help minimize noise and improve ride quality.
The rear portion of the car was a unibody design that helped save money and space.
Many of the Chevy Camaro options and option packages didn’t become available until
The Camaros with the Z/28 Special Performance Package didn’t start rolling
the line until late December 1966, with cars finally hitting showroom floors
The Z/28 was aimed at the Sports Car Club of America Trans Am Racing series.
In order to qualify, the engine could displace no more than 305 cubic inches.
Z/28 steward and COPO wizard Vince Piggins wanted to wring as much power as possible
out of the Small Block. Instead of building the ultimate 283, or developing