Camaro Z/28 RS
X33 Z28, CORRECT CODE 10 TUXEDO BLACK, DZ 302 CI, 5-SPEED TREMEC, RS HEADLIGHTS!
The legendary Z/28 was a particularly nasty piece of hardware from GM, and it's no surprise that collectors are snatching them up as quickly as they show up on the market today. 1969 models like this awesome black specimen are the most highly sought of all, and with a 5-speed gearbox and a snarling 302, this one was definitely built to drive.
With values skyrocketing on these cars, more and more of them are getting rotisserie restorations, which dooms them to a life of watching the fast lane from inside a trailer, and that's really a shame. Fortunately, there are some rare examples out there (this one, for example) that look fantastic, yet haven't been restored to a level where you're afraid to look at it with dirt in your eye. The cowl tag says says X33, designating this one as an original Z/28, but we all know some folks have been changing these out over the years, so unfortunately it's hard to prove without the original built sheet. Either way, the work quality on this one is very nice, and with the upgraded NOM drivetrain now underneath, it's all academic anyway. This car was meant to be driven. Restored in code 10 Tuxedo Black, along with the requisite white stripes that made these cars famous, this car is bound to be the centerpiece of any cruise night you show up for. Finish quality is quite good, from the cowl-induction hood to the ducktail spoiler, and it's obvious that this one has been loved. It's nice, but it ain't no trailer queen. Chrome looks fresh off the assembly line, and it's loaded with RS details like the classic hidden headlights.
We were very pleasantly surprised to see the white bucket seat interior inside this coupe, since most of them got regular old black. Like the body's color scheme, this interior is very attractive, creating an unusual look that's upscale and classic, but stands apart from the other '69 Camaros you're likely to see. The seat covers are new, the door panels are quite nice, and the carpets may be original, since they show a little fading, but I really wouldn't worry about it. There's also a lovely rosewood steering wheel, Rally gauges on the console, and a cue ball shifter atop the Tremec 5-speed transmission, which was installed a scant 20 miles ago and cost $6000 all by itself. Gauges are in excellent condition, including the correct AC tach, and there's a state-of-the-art AM/FM/CD stereo with a power antenna, because, as I said, you're going to want to drive this one. Even the trunk sports a correct mat and a full-sized spare with matching cover.
The engine is a correct DZ-code 302, rebuilt at a cost of over $12,000 and ready to rumble. That engine is a big part of why all Z/28s are special, and why this one in particular stands out. Run it up to the 7000 RPM redline and enjoy the ride, because you aren't risking an unobtainable piece of history-I guarantee you'll grin like an escaped lunatic when you grab second gear. It looks highly correct, with finned valve covers, Chevy Orange paint, and proper pulleys on the accessory drive. An HEI ignition helps light the fires at high RPM, and headers with a Flowmaster exhaust system gives it a ferocious snarl at speed. With that overdrive, it still cruises effortlessly at highway speeds despite the 3.92 gears in the 12-bolt rear end and gas mileage is decent if you keep your foot out of it. Corvette Rally wheels now wear fat BFG radials, making it a pleasure to drive.
A tuxedo black 69 Camaro resto-mod that you can drive? This is a rare treat, so don't hesitate and call us today!
- Engine Type
- Engine Size
- 302 V8
- Transmission Type
- 5 Speed Manual
- Body Or Basic Color
- Body Style
- 18,986 (Unknown)
- Interior Or Basic Color
- Center Console