A real-deal 1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 that has been upgraded for comfort and serious power is a muscle car dream machine
So when you can find one this slick and ready-to-rock, you know this deal might even be gone before you read all the details.
The striking first impression is not just that it’s a real-deal Z/28, but also how this one instantly tells everyone it’s a serious street machine. Buccaneer Red is a great color name for a car for a muscle car bandit, and it’s an upgrade later in life that remains looking vibrant. Plus, the split-bumper Rally Sport upgrade is particularly important here, because 1973 was the final year this iconic look was offered. As a genuine Z28 on the trim tag, it has more than just the correct badging on the grille, fenders, and rear. From the wide air dam up front to the three-piece rear spoiler, the car looks fast from any angle. The package would never look complete without the black D88 sports stripes that are crisply painted on top. Finally, it’s all set apart with some extra flair provided by the cowl hood and 15-inch American Racing Torq Thrust wheels. These let everyone know there’s some added investment in this coupe.
Inside is a great mix of comfort and performance. For example, the all-black interior looks like it wants to get down to speedy business. But as you look closer, you can see that there have been some nice upgrades. The high-back front bucket seats are a newer update with better contouring. Yours even power adjusts to the ideal driving position. It goes well with the good-looking carpeting, door panels, headliner, dash, and center console. The stereo has even been upgraded to a retro-style AM/FM digital tuner with aux input. But owning a coupe like this is all about the driving experience. You instantly feel the tingle of power as you slip behind the NK4 sports steering wheel, gaze at the upgraded AutoMeter Carbon Fiber gauge package, and grab the B&M shifter.
When you open the hood, the engine radiates a powerful style from the dark engine bay with the bold block, finned valve covers, and shining air grabber. At the center is a strong 350 cubic-inch V8 with a four-bolt main that is even said to possibly be a stroker motor. It has been enhanced and fortified with Crane roller rockers. We also have a receipt from April 2022 documenting work on the crankshaft, main bearings, rod bearings, a new intake gasket, and timing cover. This has an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor, an Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, and a sweet-sounding dual exhaust. The stout TH400 three-speed automatic transmission gets even better with new mounts and recently overhauled with a new valve body and 3500 stall. This feeds into a 10-bolt Positraction rear end (we have a $1,700 receipt for this rebuild in January 2022.). Power steering, power brakes, front discs, and a rear sway bar all combine to give you true confidence.
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