1967 Chevrolet Camaro
On 22st of September 1967, Chevrolet introduced the Camaro in front of an eager audience. The motoring journalist and automotive public had the chance to see a brand new and very elegant coupe and convertible with modern design, classic long hood and short deck proportions, sporty stance and nicely executed details and trim. Chevrolet chose to abandon the third body style like Mustang or Barracuda, and from this standpoint, it was a good decision.
The new Camaro came with a selection of straight six and V8 engines, starting from a small 230 six cylinder and going all the way to the mighty 396 V8 with 325 HP. The idea was to offer a wider arrange and more powerful engines than Ford in order to attract sporty buyers. That is why Chevrolet offered SS, RS and Z/28 models, three performance versions.
The 1967 Camaro could be called a success since it was sold in over 220,000 examples and performance versions were well received by the enthusiasts. However, it was not enough to catch the Mustang with 400,000 examples sold in 1967.