Lot S924 – Nocona, Tx 2017 Auction
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Lot S924 – 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO
- Year: 1969
- Make: CHEVROLET
- Status: MATCHING NUMBERS
- Mileage: N/A
- Exterior: FATHOM GREEN
- Interior: BLACK VINYL
- Transmission: 4-SPEED MANUAL
- Cylinder: 396/375HP TURBO JET ENGINE
One of 311 equipped at the factory with the L89 aluminum head engine
Tall 4.10 gearset in the Positraction rear end
Soft-Ray tinted glass and Door edge guards
Black vinyl roof cover, Air spoiler, Front & rear spoilers
4.10 ratio positraction and Special heavy duty Muncie 4-speed
White front fender accent stripes and the extra bright trim
Sold new at Shuitz Chevrolet, Hanover, Pennsylvania
Black accents and rear Bowtie emblem included in the Z21 Style Trim Group
Goodyear Polyglas tires on painted steelies w/ dog dish hub caps
Interior trimmed with the ZZ23 Special Interior Group, auxiliary lighting
The '69 Camaro brought with it one of the widest options of available engines ever offered for one model.
Beginning with the inline six, with twelve choices including the COPO 427 units.
The rarest of the non-COPO offerings was the 375 horsepower 396 cubic inch RPO L89.
A variation of the 375 HP L78, the L89 had the same 11.0:1 compression, forged internals, solid lifter cam, and Holley 4-barrel atop an aluminum intake.
The difference was in the high-flow aluminum heads that afforded an additional 25 HP and saved approximately 75 pounds up front.
These cars were capable of zero-to-sixty in 6.8 seconds and 14.7 quarter-mile times and many of them were bought by drag racers for use in the burgeoning Super Stock classes.
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