Intimidating 69 camaro
The Camaro's standard drive train was either a 230 cu in (3.8 L) straight-6 engine rated at 140 hp (104 k W) or a 327 cu in (5.4 L) (307 cu in (5.0 L) later in 1969) V8 engine, with a standard three-speed manual transmission. The two-speed "Powerglide" automatic transmission was available all three years.There were 8 (in 1967), 10 (in 1968), and 12 (in 1969) different engines available in 1967-1969 Camaros. The three-speed "Turbo Hydra-Matic 350" automatic became available starting in 1969.
The 19 Z/28s did not have the cowl induction hood, optional on the 1969 Z/28s.With the introduction of Astro Ventilation, a fresh-air-inlet system, the side vent windows were deleted.Side marker lights were added on the front and rear fenders which was a government requirement for all 1968 vehicles.The origin of the Z/28 nameplate came from the RPO codes - RPO Z28 was the code for the Special Performance Package. Cars assembled in Switzerland, at GM's local facility in Biel, were all coupes with the 198 PS (146 k W; 195 hp) 4,638 cc (283 cu in) small-block V8 - an engine which was not available in contemporary Camaros built in the United States.The Swiss-built Camaros were not available with the three-speed manual and had a differential lock and front disc brakes as standard.The engine was designed specifically to race in the Trans Am series (which required engines smaller than 305 cu in (5.0 L).
Advertised power of this engine was listed at 290 hp (216 k W). Chevrolet wanted to keep the horsepower rating at less than 1 hp per cubic inch, for various reasons (e.g. The factory rating of 290 hp occurred at 5300 rpm, while actual peak for the high-revving 302 was closer to 360 hp (268 k W) (with the single four barrel carb) and 400 hp (298 k W) (with optional dual-four barrel carbs) at 6800-7000 rpm.
The 1967 Z28 received air from an open element air cleaner or from an optional cowl plenum duct attached to the side of the air cleaner that ran to the firewall and got air from the cowl vents.
15-inch rally wheels were included with Z/28s while all other 1967-9 Camaros had 14-inch wheels.
for the 1967 model year on a brand-new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and was available as a 2-door, 2 2 seat, hardtop (no "B" or center pillar) or convertible with a choice of six-cylinder and V8 power plants.
The first-generation Camaro was built through the 1969 model year.
Some additional safety equipment was also standard.