Chevrolet Camaro Z28 1973 v 1.0


The second generation Chevrolet Camaro is a pony car by the Chevrolet division of General Motors produced for the 1970 through 1981 model years. It was introduced February 26, 1970. It was longer, lower, and wider than the first generation Camaro. GM engineers have said the second generation is much more of “A Driver’s Car” than its predecessor
The 1973 model year incorporated standard impact-absorbing front bumper system to meet new no damage standards in 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h) NHTSA safety legislation
Power was down due to new emissions standards, with the top-rated 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8 producing 245 hp (183 kW; 248 PS) in the Z28. The engine also switch from solid-lifters to hydraulic tappets. Air conditioning became available as an option with this engine. The Z28 option could be ordered on both the sport coupe and LT models.
Other changes included a new console mounted shifter for automatic transmissions similar to the Rally Sport Shifter used in Pontiac Firebirds replacing the Buick-like horseshoe shifter of previous Camaros, and the reintroduction of power windows to the option list for the first time since 1969, with the switches mounted in the console.

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