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1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS Barn Find Is So Rare You Shouldn’t Mind the Rust

Whenever it comes to classic cars, people typically look at a six-cylinder engine just like a kid looks at a bowl of soup when they know there’s cake in the fridge, but in the case of this Camaro, the L6 unit under the hood actually contributes to a mix that you can rarely find these days.
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First and foremost, let’s start with the official numbers for the model year 1968.

Chevrolet built a little over 235,000 Camaros for this year, out of which close to 177,000 came as a coupe. The convertible accounted for 20,440 units. The RS was the second most popular choice after the standard Camaro with nearly 41,000 units, while the SS package ended up being installed on a little over 30,500 units.

The Camaro was available with both six-cylinder and V8 engines, and needless to say, those who wanted a boost of adrenaline went for the latter.

However, one of the rarest combinations for the model year 1968 was a Camaro convertible powered by a six-cylinder engine, as this configuration ended up being used on just 3,513 units.

And one of them is right here in front of your eyes, as eBay seller doevan says they came across this car in a barn and are now selling it to someone willing to begin a full restoration.

As you can easily figure out with a quick look at the photos in the gallery, the Camaro doesn’t come in the best shape, though the good news is the engine still starts and runs if you put gas directly in the carburetor. The transmission also seems to be in a working condition, the seller says.

The rust on the body, however, is worrying, to say the least, and the huge holes in the floors and in the trunk would require massive patches.

But at the end of the day, quite a lot of people seem to be interested in this Camaro, presumably given the rare combo we told you above earlier. The car has already received 30 bids, with the top offer at the time of writing surpassing the $6,000 milestone.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third party.

 
 
 
 
 

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