Split-Bumper '73 Chevy Camaro for Sale, Has a Big Secret That Might Make You Want It More

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Photo: Garage Kept Motors
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While Ford remains committed to the muscle car game with the latest generation Mustang, and Dodge is expected to bring back the Charger as a two-door as early as next month, Chevrolet has put it on hold for now.
The last Camaro was made in December, and there is no official word yet of a possible revival of the nameplate. The bowtie brand's parent company, General Motors, said that this won't be the last time we will hear about it, but this is where the certainties end.

Since numerous copies are still found in dealer lots nationwide, the Chevrolet Camaro still appears on the automaker's website. The lineup kicks off from $32,495, excluding destination, for the V6-powered 1LT, with its 335 hp 3.5L mill, and tops at over $73,695 for the ZL1, which uses a 650 hp 6.2L supercharged V8.

Countless older examples of the bowtie brand's muscle car are listed for grabs on the second-hand market at any given moment, and this is where we found the one pictured above. It is a 1973 Chevrolet Camaro in orange over black, sprinkled with racing stripes, and fitted with a few extras, which looks very good for such an old timer.

1973 Chevrolet Camaro
Photo: Garage Kept Motors
It shows 52,240 miles (84,072 km) on the odometer, so it hasn't seen much action over the years despite being 51 years old. A 350 ci rests under the hood, hooked up to an automatic transmission. There is no word about the horsepower produced, but the 5.7L V8 powering the LT model had 245 hp on tap back in the day, which is certainly not bad at all for a vehicle made in the '70s.

But what about that big secret we mentioned in the title? Well, you will have to look at the papers to find it. You see, this 1973 Chevy Camaro has been in the possession of the same person since 1991. This explains the good overall condition and its vibrant presence. Now, the owner is looking to part ways with it, and they have tasked Garage Kept Motors with finding a new home for their cherished classic muscle car.

To see the listing, you will have to click on this link. However, don't do that just yet, as we still haven't told you how much it will cost you. The ad reveals a buy-it-now price of $36,900, which doesn't make it a steal, but it's not exactly overpriced either. This makes it about as expensive as a brand-new 2024 Camaro in the 1LT configuration, and we don't know about you, but we'd rather have this older one instead. After all, it looks great and packs a V8 engine under the hood. But would you do that, too?
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About the author: Cristian Gnaticov
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After a series of unfortunate events put an end to Cristian's dream of entering a custom built & tuned old-school Dacia into a rally competition, he moved on to drive press cars and write for a living. He's worked for several automotive online journals and now he's back at autoevolution after his first tour in the mid-2000s.
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