Early Camaros will always be in demand. The trick is finding one
that's both affordable and usable, a feat easier said than done.
Fortunately, there are still cool cars like this turquoise '67 out
there, a brilliant combination of style and performance at a great
We always like to see unusual colors, and while this one was originally code M Royal Plum (always an acquired taste), it's been repainted in correct Tahoe Turquoise. Tahoe Turquoise always look good, especially with black trim, and this SS is a handsome, straight car with some light patina that seems to add to its appeal. It doesn't appear to have ever been rusty or damaged, and I'd bet lunch that it still carries all its original sheetmetal, simply because of how well it all fits together. The paint job is older, but the workmanship was good, so it's holding up quite well and looks very presentable, even in the bright sunlight. SS trim and badges were added during the refresh some years ago, and you can't argue with the awesome black nose stripe and that hood with the simulated velocity stacks sticking out of it; you know you'll never see another manufacturer with that kind of styling ever again. Out back there's a proper ducktail spoiler, and the black vinyl roof is beautifully installed with no signs of rust under or around it, again suggesting that this car has never lived in an inclement climate. All the chrome and stainless is either excellent original or restored, giving the car a very honest overall look.
Nothing works better than a black interior in your early Camaro, and this one sports a pleasing combination of restored and stock components, with a few thoughtful upgrades as well. The front seats are new covers over the original frames, and it appears that the back seat was re-covered at the same time, so it all has a complete, all-of-a-piece look. Nice door panels, fresh carpets, and a taut headliner also add to the fresh feeling inside, while a big Hurst shifter for the 4-speed manual underneath delivers shifts that feel like a bolt-action rifle. The original gauges are augmented by a set of auxiliary gauges under the dash and a JVC AM/FM/CD radio has been fitted in the original location. Pop the trunk and you'll find a correct mat that fits well and looks right.
The engine bay holds a nicely detailed 350 cubic inch Chevy V8 with correct Chevy Orange paint, a chrome air cleaner with proper reproduction decals, and other dress-up items. For performance, a medium-rise intake with a Holley 4-barrel carburetor, MSD ignition system, and a set of long-tube headers were installed, and the engine runs beautifully. More bright chrome on the valve covers help it sparkle, with signs of recent maintenance like a fresh tune up and new hoses and belts. Underneath there's a solid, clean, original chassis, a Muncie 4-speed, and a 10-bolt rear, the foundation of thousands of early Camaros. That dual exhaust system sounds wicked and turns down just behind the rear wheels as original, so nobody will think twice. 8-inch-wide Corvette Rally wheels wear staggered BFGoodrich T/A radials that accentuate the stance perfectly.
This is a sharp SS Camaro with no needs, in a great color combination, and with a manual transmission. What could be better? Call today.
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