Designed to compete with the Ford Mustang, the original Chevrolet Camaro was introduced in the fall of 1966 for the 1967 model year, and was based on the GM F-body platform. This first-generation 1967 Camaro RS/SS Convertible has been refinished in Capri Cream with a black convertible top over a black vinyl and grey velour interior. It is reported to have been built at the Van Nuys, CA assembly plant, spent time in Mexico from 1967 to 1978, became part of a private collection for 41 years in a controlled environment, and recently spent the past year becoming road-ready. Factory equipped with the optional RS Appearance Package and SS Performance Package, this Camaro Convertible is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Texas.
This Camaro RS/SS is said to have been previously refinished in Capri Cream from its original Carmine White color. Details include a power-operated black convertible soft top, driver and passenger side mirrors, tinted windows, the RS package, and SS package. The RS package equips electronically operated headlight covers, revised taillights, “RS” badging, and exterior bright trim. In addition to its performance features, the SS package equips hood vents and accenting nose striping along with fender, grille, and fuel cap badging. It rides on chrome, black, and silver-finished 14” American Racing Equipment wheels dressed in new BF Goodrich Silvertown Radial Redline tires. The seller notes that the driver’s side door glass has been chipped on the top, but that the glass has been adjusted so it no longer rubs. Detailed images are provided in the gallery. Detailed images are provided in the gallery.
The cabin presents black vinyl and grey velour upholstery with aftermarket seat covers. Equipment includes front bucket seats, an optional factory center console, power windows, lap belts, a 3-spoke steering wheel, a cue ball shift knob, and a locking glovebox. The air conditioning unit is said to have recently been refurbished to factory specifications. The seller notes that all gauges and accessories are working properly with the exception of the clock. Some surface rust is noted inside the trunk.
This Camaro RS/SS is equipped with a replacement 350ci V8 engine that sends its power to the rear wheels through its original Muncie 4-speed manual transmission. It is reported to have been serviced with a new radiator, intake manifold, four-barrel carburetor, and clutch kit. Additionally, the car is said to have been serviced throughout the past year including refurbishment of the suspension and braking systems.
This sale will include a clean title.
The seller would like you to know: “It is a one-of-a-kind car, totally original and unmolested, some surface rust inside the trunk that I did not want to clean because is part of the patina, all the rubber seals are original, the top is new with all new seals and is running great, everything works as it should be."
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