The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 was not only the fastest car but with its exterior design, single season styling, unique combination of engine, exhaust and induction option the 1969 Chevy Z28 was arguably ht e most popular Z28 model o all times. When it was introduce in 1968, the Z28 was unlike any other sports or muscle car at that time.
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 exterior and interior
This model had a long, lean look that was similar to its cousin the corvette. It was the favorite car for street racing in those days because of its wide and nimble wheelbase that enabled the car to maneuver quickly. Getting into the car, you would have thought you were in a luxury car back then. The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 1969 featured complete door to door carpeting and supple vinyl seats that gave the model a gorgeous interior. While purchasing the model, an individual has the option of p customizing the ride to make it more personal and fit his driving style, an individual had an option of adding a three speed Turbo Hydra-Mastic transmission , four wheel disc power breaks as well as a an AM – FM radian. Back then, the Chevy Z28 was everything a street racing teenager, a family man, and a homemaker could wish for.
The model came with an all time sporty look that make the car to look fast even when it was parked. The incredible 1969 Chevrolet Camaro styling with unique brake combination satisfied millions of automobile users. An exclusive feature that made the Z28 even more popular was its solid liter 302 cid V8 liter featuring a 850 cfm flout barrel carburetor as well as a cowl induction hood. The model also came with a valve the snapped, opening 80 percent throttle that drew in cool air from the base of the windshield for added comfort. This classic muscle car had a wheelbase of around 108.1 inches, a length of 186in, width and height 74 in and 51.1in respectively. The model weighs about 3,765 pound and up to date the car manufacturer has produced about 20,302 Z28s.
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Engine and performance
The Chevy Camaro Z28 was powered by a V8 engine that offered an incredible horsepower with a RPM of 290 @ 5800 which was commendable, the car has a top speed of 215KM per hour witch s equivalent to 134MPH which s amazing considering that the model was manufactured about five decades ago. The model had a fuel tank with a capacity of 18 US gallons that made it possible for an individual to drive for a long drive without refueling. The car also featured a 13 U.S. qt, a battery capacity of 45Ah, displacement of 302 as well as compression ratio of 11:0. Most car experts agree that this fist generation is an undisputed timeless breed that was spectacular in late 60s.
All engine options:
230 cu in (3.8 L) L26 I6
250 cu in (4.1 L) L22 I6
283 cu in (4.6 L) small-block V8
302 cu in (4.9 L) Z28 V8 (Z/28)
307 cu in (5.0 L) L14 V8
327 cu in (5.4 L) LF7/L30 V8
350 cu in (5.7 L) LM1/L65 V8
350 cu in (5.7 L) L48 V8 (SS350)
396 cu in (6.5 L) L34/L78/L89 V8 (SS396)
427 cu in (7.0 L) L72/ZL1 V8
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In conclusion, the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 had an ability to reach 103MPH in just 14.2 seconds the small-block’s shortage of low-end torque was multiplied with the dual-quads, which fed on sky-high revs. Additionally the model handling was razor sharp and was aided by a power steering that had quick maneuverability and road feel. The base model price of the 1969 Chevy Z28 in that time was about $3,185. Price today is from $40,000 and above
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