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For Sale: 1981 Chevrolet Camaro
in Charlotte, North Carolina

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RK Motors Charlotte
RK Motors Charlotte
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
704-596-5211
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At RK Motors Charlotte we specialize in high caliber, one-of-a-kind collector cars which have unmatched pedigrees and amazing stories. And one of the many privileges of working here is the amount of exclusive and highly desirable metal that we get to introduce, enjoy and share with you, the enthusiast. This spectacular 1981 Yenko Turbo Z Camaro is one of those rare Detroit muscle cars that many people simply havent even heard of. As one of only 19 Yenko Camaros produced for the 1981 model year, its claimed to be the final Yenko car sold by the legendary Pennsylvania dealership and supposedly had a short career as a magazine test piece. Presently, its a numbers matching, 30K original mile show car which is fresh out of a nut and bolt rotisserie restoration that aligned all of its factory sheetmetal to better-than-new standards. If youre a hardcore Chevrolet enthusiast who is looking for the ultimate centerpiece to your collection, or a classic car guru whos been searching for unique investment opportunity, this exceptional F2 Camaro is your ticket!

Included with the sale of this exclusive Camaro is an original window sticker and an original build sheet. Below, Ive laid out all the standard equipment listed on the cars window sticker, itemized all the optional equipment from its build sheet and, where applicable, listed sticker prices in parentheses.

1981 CHEVROLET CAMARO 2DR Z28 SPORT COUPE ($8,298.23)

STANDARD ITEMS WITH NO EXTRA CHARGE:

LG4 5.0 liter (305 cubic inch) V8 with a 4-barrel carburetor

4-speed manual transmission

Power front disc and rear drum brake system

Computer command control system

Steel belted radial ply white letter tires

Hood scoop, and front and rear spoilers

Special instrumentation

Front bucket seats

Floor console

Sport steering wheel

Left hand remote and right hand manual sport mirrors

Special sport suspension

Front stabilizer bar

Power steering

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:

TG Tint

AU3 Power door lock system ($93)

A01 Tinted glass ($75)

A31 Power windows ($140)

BS1 Insulator package

B77 Black windshield molding

B80 Roof drip moldings

B81 Extra ornamentation delete

B85 Belt reveal moldings

B89 Black rear window molding

B94 Extra ornamentation

B97 Rear wheel spoilers

CD4 Intermittent windshield wiper system ($41)

C49 Electric rear window defogger ($107)

C60 Air conditioning ($560)

D80 Rear decklid spoiler

D88 Z28 stripes

D92 Door handle tape stripes

F41 Special suspension

GU4 3.08 rear axle

G80 Limited slip differential ($67)

K19 Air injection (smog equipment)

K35 Automatic speed control with resume function ($132)

K73 70 amp alternator

LM1 5.7 liter (350 cubic inch) V8 with a 4-barrel carburetor ($00)

MX1/MX3 Automatic transmission ($61)

NA5 Standard emission equipment

NB1 Computer Command Control emissions equipment

N33 Comfortilt steering wheel ($81)

QGR P225/70R-15 white letter steel belted radials ($00)

TR9 Auxiliary lighting ($33)

TT4 Halogen headlamps ($36)

T63 Headlamp warning buzzer

T93 Special tail lamps

UA1 Heavy duty battery ($20)

UW 24 rear shocks

U05 Dual horns ($10)

U14 Special instrumentation

U25 Luggage compartment lamp

U26 Under hood lamp

U27 Instrument panel compartment lamp

U28 Ash tray lamp

U29 Courtesy lamp

U35 Electric clock

V08 Heavy duty radiator coolant

Z21 trim group ($76)

Z28 Camaro Z28 sport coupe ($00)

Z54 Interior dcor and quiet sound group ($67)

11L White ($00)

12A Silver stripe

19R VBB2 black vinyl bucket ($00)

19I Black trim

TOTAL OPTIONS ($1,599)

DESTINATION CHARGE ($306)

TOTAL VEHICLE PRICE ($10,203.23)

Virtually every Chevrolet fan knows Yenko Chevrolet in McMurray, Pennsylvania created some of the most badass 60s and 70s muscle cars ever unleashed on American streets. What most folks dont know is Yenko tried once again in 1981 to perfect one of GMs best performance platforms, and by most accounts, was wildly successful. Featuring factory air conditioning, a full array of modern conveniences, excellent gas mileage and a 14 second quarter mile time, the 1981 Yenko Turbo Z was celebrated by enthusiasts across the country and even dubbed The Ultimate Camaro by Hot Rod Magazine. Unfortunately Yenkos great intentions, and enthusiasts great interest, werent enough to outweigh the Turbo Zs steep $11K Stage I and $17.5K Stage II sticker prices; and the result was a complete build that amounted to only 19 cars. By the time this Turbo White Camaro, supposedly the last Turbo Z ever sold, rolled off of the showroom floor it was packaged with a signed production intent letter (pictured) that had been hand altered by none other than Don Yenko himself.

The cars one and only owner had been following the progression of the Turbo Z program very closely. And when he heard production numbers had dwindled to a fraction of Yenkos original goal, he decided to take a trip to the showroom in hopes of picking up a future collectible. According to the salesman, this particular Turbo White car was the last Turbo Z the dealership would build or sell, and only still sat on the showroom floor because it had been a magazine test car and public relations showpiece. After some light negotiation, a few signed papers, and some firm handshakes the proud owner took possession of one super rare F2 Z28 that he would immaculately preserve for the next 30 years. When it was finally time to sell, Pair-A-Dice Rods and Kustoms in Zanesville, Ohio was contracted to complete a highly detailed, nut and bolt rotisserie restoration which used 2011 technology to rebuild the car to concours condition. And the result is a 25,553 mile piece of automotive history which is ready to be rolled into a museum or trailered to an exclusive Chevrolet show!

Unlike its 60s and 70s forefathers, the 1981 Yenko Camaro wasnt equipped with vaguely placed vinyl stripes and large plastic emblems; but thanks to bold call-outs and striking aerodynamic enhancements, it doesnt take much more than a passing glance to realize this isnt just any old Z28. At the front of the car, a correctly painted plastic grille hangs a tri-color Z28 emblem between clear front headlights, parking lights which mimic the look of earlier second generation Camaros and an optional Yenko Stage II competition air dam. On the front of that air dam, a Yenko Turbo Z call-out perfectly complements tri-color striping which flows over the cars exaggerated front wheel spoilers. And at the top of that grille, a functional hood scoop, which modernizes the cowl induction look the Camaro Z/28 pioneered 12 years earlier, is branded with Yenko-exclusive turbocharged decals. At the back of that hood, pristine factory glass is bordered by original code B77 and code B89 stainless black window trim which is as straight as the day it left the factory ...For more information please call the seller.

STOCK/INV. NUMBER: 134334
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$89,900
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
Charlotte, NC
Zip
28269
Vehicle Basics

Odometer Reading
25553

Year
1981

VIN
1G1AP8

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Turbo White

Interior Details

Color(s)
Black

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Automatic

 
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