The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro is one of the first generation Camaro models. It saw production from the end of 1966 to 1969 and was an instant hit with muscle car collectors in the United States. The Camaro was stylish, powerful, and fun to drive, which is part of the reason why it’s still one of the most popular American sports cars. It had two doors and a 2+2 bucket seat design, and came as a hardtop or convertible. The standard Chevy Camaro was built with a 3.8-liter inline-six engine, but performance upgrades with the SS and Z/28 packages came much larger V8 engines.
All ’68 Camaros came with a standard three-speed manual transmission, but an optional two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission and four-speed manual transmission are also available. Overall, there weren’t many changes between the 1967 and 1968 Camaros. Chevrolet removed the side vent windows and added marker lights on the fender of the 1968 model, and also made the front grille slightly more angular. Other than that, they’re essentially the same car in terms of performance.
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One of the unique things about the first generation Camaro was Chevrolets strategy to release different types of automobiles under this name. Some were modest, six-cylinder sports cars that looked great and were perfect for driving in traffic. Other first generation Camaros were fitted with improved brakes and suspension systems, and were also given much more powerful engines. The fact that you could buy a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro that came ready for racing was a huge selling point.
Owning a 68 Camaro is like having your own piece of American muscle car history. This classic car is beautiful, powerful, and has a reputation for durability. If you want to own a first generation Camaro then contact the professionals at the Beverly Hills Car Club. They can help you find one that meets all of your specifications. Give them a call today to learn how you can get the car youve always wanted.
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