1969 Chevrolet Camaro

Competition

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit
Fawkham, Longfield
Kent, DA3 8NG
Sunday 24th May 2009
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: TBA
The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro appeared on 26 September 1966 for the 1967 model year on an all brand new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and would be available as a 2-door, 2+2 seating, coupé or convertible with a choice of six-cylinder and V8 power plants.
General Motors decided to enter the "pony car” segment of the car market after two years of watching the phenomenal success of the Ford Mustang. The Chevrolet Camaro was launched and soon found success in Trans-Am and NASCAR racing, which endorsed its sporting image.
In 1967 the Camaro appeared as official pace car in the Indianapolis 500 and the following year the Camaro driven by race legend Mark Donohue won the Trans-Am championship with Roger Penske.
Manufactured in 1969 this race prepared car is described as being immaculate, having cost i