Camaro

First Camaro - Photo courtesy of Historic Vehicle Association

First Camaro, no. 100001, to be at Iola Car Show

Iola, WI – Fifty years ago marked GM’s entry into the sports car marketplace with the introduction of the Chevy Camaro. A direct response to the popular Ford Mustang, the advent of the Camaro sparked perhaps the most notable and significant automotive rivalry of the century. “The Camaro introduced high-end style, options and performance to...

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Charlotte AutoFair to salute Camaro, Firebird

CONCORD, N.C. _ The 50th anniversary of the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird will be celebrated with a display featuring some of the most recognizable machines from movie and television and other unique models during the April 6-9 Pennzoil AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway. To a young generation of muscle car enthusiasts, the Camaro...

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Duesenberg, Alfa Romeo take Amelia Island honors

The 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ-582 and 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider won the Best In Show honors on Saturday at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. In spite of a schedule change due to inclement weather, the event, which typically occurs on a Sunday, still drew a large crowd throughout the...

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Carlisle to salute 50 years of the Camaro and Firebird

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Carlisle Events and the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals will host a dual 50th anniversary celebration for the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird at the Carlisle Fairgrounds June 23-25. Among the highlights will be a timeline display showcasing preserved and restored Camaros and Firebirds throughout the years, including the first Camaro. Also showcased...

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Car of the Week – 1967 ‘Cherokee’ Camaro

    The Cherokee show car is the perfect vehicle to spotlight for the Camaro’s 50th anniversary this year. Ford invented the “pony car” with the 1965 Mustang. GM was playing catch-up. One idea was to make potential buyers think of the Camaro as a “cousin” to the Corvette. But, another way to promote...

First Camaro - Photo courtesy of Historic Vehicle Association

First Camaro lights up Woodward Dream Cruise

Detroit, Mich. – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) illuminated glass showcase containing the very first Camaro built in 1966 will light up Woodward Dream Cruise from Wednesday, August 17th through Saturday, August 20th. The special exhibition celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversary and introduction of the Camaro model that took place in Detroit in August 1966. The first...

Both cars see the light of day for the first time in 40 years.

Old Chevy steel makes for a great weekend

By Joe Whitaker The phone rang in early April. The caller was a south Florida man who had a friend who knew about “those classic Chevy guys” in Sanford, Fla.. This man, John Lomonaco, had just lost his dad and was looking for someone to help him sell his dad’s collection of old Chevys...

When is too much not enough?

When is too much power a bad thing? I love power! How much power is enough when it comes to our cars? The adrenaline-fueled, muscle car-headed answer would be that there is “never enough power.” After the come down from such Red Bull-infused delusions you are faced with the reality that there comes a...

My fresh from rebuilding LS1 on the stand ready to be fit in the '69 Camaro.

To defy the laws of tradition

I am going to come right out and say it. This post might raise some feathers in the Old Cars Weekly crowd. First, I would like to state on the record that I have immense respect for fully restored, unmolested classic cars. If the car is a numbers matching piece of history any right-minded...

Brooklin's 1934 Buick Series 60 convertible coupe

5 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts from the elves at Old Cars

DA PowerSystem Help a loved one stay on top of car care with a Meguiar’s DA PowerSystem Package. Here is what’s included in the package: ·         1 Ultimate Compound ·         1 Ultimate Polish ·         1 Ultimate Wax ·         1 DA Power System tool ·         6 assorted foam pads ·         3 Microfiber towels Find it...