1968 Chevrolet Camaro Is a Beast, and Beasts Don’t Come Cheap

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Photo: Classic Car Studio
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Eight years. That’s how much the previous owner of this 1968 Chevrolet Camaro spent tinkering the car to transform it into a monster of a machine, and it shows, both in the way the muscle car is specced and in the price tag it wears.
Just like its long-time rival Ford Mustang, the Camaro is still around, a successful remnant of a time when the American car industry was engulfed in the muscle car wars. The lineage continues to this day, with new models released on a relatively constant basis, but that does not diminish one bit the appeal of the older, first-gen examples.

In fact, oftentimes, these pieces of motoring history end up costing much more than brand-new Camaros when properly taken care of.

Here’s a quick example. The present-day Camaro kicks off at $25,000, although it can reach well over $40,000 when all those configurator boxes are checked. Yet even that is a far cry from the price Classic Car Studio asks for this over half a century-old example.

That would be just $100 short of a full $100k, but we must admit, it does come with a much richer offering than the present-day Camaro.

Leaving aside the fact that this is a classic that went through a very long restoration process, we have things like a Dart 540 block under the hood, JE pistons to get the engine going, a quick fuel carburetor and MSD ignition, a Tremec TKO 600 transmission, and a hydraulic clutch.

Visually, at least judging by these here photos, the car is near perfection. Draped in red and black with matching wheels, it is a much more muscular and modernized appearance than its former self. The interior goes along the same lines, with the elegance of black highlighted by Autometer gauges and a stereo sound system with a USB port.

As said, the car is for sale, and the asking price for it is $99,900.
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About the author: Daniel Patrascu
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Daniel loves writing (or so he claims), and he uses this skill to offer readers a "behind the scenes" look at the automotive industry. He also enjoys talking about space exploration and robots, because in his view the only way forward for humanity is away from this planet, in metal bodies.
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