Chevy Specialty Vehicles offers a 600-horsepower memory aid in the form of the awesome Big-Block Camaro. The 1998 Camaro headlamps are composite and utilize reflector optics for better nighttime visibility. Due to their aggressive tread pattern and soft compound, R1 tires are not intended for long-term use on public roads. They would also have a 330hp emblem under the left tail light. It was a great car, much like the one you're looking at.
It also provides maximum protection against thermal and viscosity breakdown, reduces oil consumption, and keeps engines cleaner. During the preproduction stages of the Chevrolet Camaro, General Motors codenamed the vehicle Panther. It was argued that the cars should keep the numbers because they do give us a way to identify our cars as a special group. Enhances overall efficiency and durability of key powertrain components. A total of 979 30th Anniversary models were made in 1997.
Actually, the biggest change in the '97 Camaro will be a revised interior, and all '97 models will get the 30th Anniversary insignia on the seat headrests. Over the years, the Camaro has been transformed into many shapes, from the pony car look of the late '60s to the polished, muscular styling of the '90s. Since these gears do not wear, there is no need or availability of replacements. Hose and Tubes Repositioning the air box requires a new drivers side A. Floor mats and headrests feature 30th Anniversary five-color embroidery. The cone is in there to cut down on ambient noise. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different.
Exterior changes give the 1998 Camaro an aerodynamic front end. Due to their aggressive tread pattern and soft compound, R1 tires are not intended for long-term use on public roads. All this makes the automatic alittle quicker than the 6sp. It is the number we use for warranty purposes as well as documenting a real car. The fourth-generation of the Camaro would continue production up to the 2002 model year when discontinued production due to slow sales, a deteriorated sports coupé market, and plant overcapacity.
New 5-spoke 16-inch wheels became standard on the Z28 for this year available in either polished, chrome, or white on the 30th Anniversary models, replacing the previous 10-spoke design. However, for every camaro there are 5 mustangs out there. If you love cars, few sounds will focus your attention like the throttle snapping open on a free-revving V-8. Monterey Maroon Metallic was added as an optional color, similar to the previously available Medium Patriot Red. The fuel tanks were now made of plastic with a 16. Almond says that, along with the aesthetic changes, engineers also went after the dash attachment points and contact areas to eliminate the characteristic squeaks and rattles that have plagued this firm-riding beast since 1982.
The seats are Arctic White with cloth black-and-white houndstooth inserts. Total production was 95,812 units, a peak that has yet to be reached again for Camaro production to date. The convertible's rigid body structure provides a solid foundation that minimizes flexing, squeaks and rattles while providing precise handling and steering. Car and Driver found the new Camaro faster than the Mustang Cobra, with 0-60 mph achieved in 5. It's designed for those who want a more distinct appearance for standard Camaro models.
Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. The V8 engine came standard with an automatic transmission but the was included as a no cost option. The tail pipes are constructed of 304 stainless steel, an alloy that requires very little maintenance to keep its like-new appearance. The chassis, with confidence-inspiring stability, locked itself into a groove in the middle of the track. Despite a mild cockpit freshening, the car's instrumentation remains basically the same, but all of the hard angles are gone and dual cupholders are grafted into the center console. Dick Almond, Chevrolet brand manager for Camaro and Corvette, explained that many of the changes were made to make the styling more appealing to female buyers, who now make up half of the Camaro's loyal owner body. Camaro's fuel economy is improved over 1997, as well.
Performance figures for the Z28 include a 0—60 mph acceleration time of 5. The standard Camaro seatbelts were in place, but we ignored them and buckled on the wide racing lap belts, tugging hard on the cinching strap. Please do not copy and paste these numbers onto a message board without crediting Brangeta and providing a link to my site. It has fewer parts, weighs less and provides a shorter stopping distance than the old system. This reduces interior heat buildup and helps protect interior fabrics and materials from ultraviolet rays.
I found this gem sitting in the used car lot on base in a corner with a for sale sign on it and I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. In retrospect we'd all like to believe that our cars are unique. Transmissions for 1997 include a 5-speed manual with overdrive not available on Z28 , an optional 4-speed electronically controlled automatic with overdrive, and for those who want the most out of their Z28, the standard 4-speed automatic or the no-cost option 6-speed manual. Reminiscent of the 1969 Z28 pace car, the commemorative edition vehicle is a bright Arctic White color with Hugger Orange stripes down the center.
. I think i will look at both though. Though there were no other pony cars, foreign car companies were producing many sporty, small cars that were taking more and more share of the market. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. Drive the car hard, and the transmission bangs into the next gear with a positive-feeling thunk.