For Sale: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro in Lutz, Florida

Vehicle Description

This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Tribute is one of the most interesting builds you'll likely ever find. It takes a true classic coupe with a unique story, and then it upgrades it to a newer restomod status with the performance suspension, four-wheel disc brakes, and a five-speed upgrade. And the reason why it gets to be a worthy tribute to the original million-dollar ZL1s is that it has one of the rare GM Performance Anniversary 427 big blocks under the hood!

While there's some awesome performance in this coupe, we want to start off with a pretty cool story. This is a two-owner car. The first one had it from new up until 2008. That's when the special Anniversary 427 motor came out, too. Under its new home was fully restored and upgraded to be this serious powerhouse you see today. So really, this car lived one life for four decades with one owner, and it was reborn under the next owner (makes you think a little about your role in its legacy, right?) Daytona Yellow was only offered on the first-gen cars in 1969, and it just has the right kind of vivid look that's suited for a hot ZL1. Of course, what really makes this impressive is that the glossy finish also has been applied to awesome sheet metal. So the sunlight just loves to show off the special details, like the fender creases that are exclusive to the 1969 cars. Beautiful chrome bumpers, shining trim, a clean recessed grille, and a tall cowl induction hood get all the details you love. But what we really pay attention to are pieces like the color-matched steel wheels and dog dish hubcaps. They were the cheaper option, and fans know to look for them. Just like in the great tradition of the COPO cars, the ZL1 option was something you had to look for on the order sheet. They were really just a race car priced out of the hand of normal folks, and so you got the basic wheels but the best Goodyear Polyglas tires of the time. So this tribute knows how to get the style correct over every inch of the outside.

White interiors are always attractive in classics, and on a car restored to this level, the presentation is absolutely awesome. The seats, door panels, headliner, and even the cue ball on the Hurst shifter have a pristine brightness. And the carpeting is done in black, because after all, there are going to be plenty of people wanting to go for a ride, so why worry about dirty shoes? You'll appreciate little things that not every ZL1 got, like the tilt steering column and power steering. All the best classic details are in place, like the dual-spoke steering wheel, working dome ling, working key buzzer, and the Delco AM radio that's still cranking out tunes. Even the upgraded column-mounted tach and auxiliary readouts are classic Stewart Warner Green Line units.

The best Chevy fans out there remember when GM Performance parts bought back a true ZL1 motor for a very limited run in 2008. The special Anniversary 427 edition motors not only utilized the magic 427 displacement, but they were also created to be the closest you could get to the classic ZL1 motor of 1969. This includes an aluminum block, forged rotating assembly, oval-port big-block heads, 1.7:1 aluminum roller rockers, a hydraulic-roller cam, and aluminum pistons. It inhales deeply as the cowl hood feeds fresh air to the big Holley four-barrel carburetor. And long tube headers let this exhale freely into an X-pipe dual exhaust. The engine bay tries to stay as close to the original ZL1 as possible, and it has an authentic appearance, right down to the GM hoses. But true fans also know this motor has some special components, and don't worry, because the sale comes with the stock valve covers that also identify this motor as #11 of 427 ever made. While the '69 cars had only a four-speed, the upgrade to a five-speed means better ratios to really explore the big power big block. And as you look underneath the car, you can see it's hiding a much more modern machine. Tubular front control arms, caltracs traction bars, subframe connectors, and four-wheel disc brakes.

The sale comes with the owner's manual, engine receipt info, a car cover, and even a leather jacket identifying your 11 of 427 motor. This is both an awesome ZL1 tribute and a restomod that can run circles around some pretty rare cars. So if you're looking for the best of everything, you need this extra-sharp Chevy. Call today!!!

Vehicle Details

  • 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
  • Listing ID:CC-1529265
  • Price:$169,995
  • Location:Lutz, Florida
  • Year:1969
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Camaro
  • Exterior Color:Daytona Yellow
  • Interior Color:Parchment
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:32897
  • Stock Number:3148-TPA
  • VIN:123379N548165

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Streetside Classics - Tampa
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz, FL 33559
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