Tag Archives: Camaro
Posted on 13. Apr, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Due to their relatively low sales volumes, sport coupe redesign intervals generally extend well beyond the shelf life of a mainstream sedan. Which means they have to look good and perform well for a long time. And that prescription accurately describes the Chevrolet Camaro and its corporate cousin, the Pontiac Firebird. The [...]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Chevrolet’s 1984 Camaro Z28 gained a more potent four barrel 305 V8 with 150 horsepower, a reply to Ford’s Mustang GT. Total Camaro sales boomed to more than 261,000 units, of which 100,416 were Z28s. But there was a new kid on the block for the pony car set to compete with. Dodge’s new ubiquitously [...]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Recently, Chevrolet announced it is replacing its failed ‘Chevy Runs Deep’ tag line with a new ‘Find New Roads’, in an effort to create a global vision, and launch a slew of new models worldwide. To continue this campaign switcheraroo theme, lets review a past alteration to Chevrolet’s advertising. While “Heartbeat” drew industry praise, [...]
Posted on 29. Dec, 2012 by BajaBusta.
If anyone doubted the impact of the Z28 upon Camaro history, his or her walk through the valley of automotive ignorance ended after a single turn behind the wheel of any 1983 Camaro, whether it be the base Sport Coupe model or the upscale Berlinetta and Z28 models. Wheras the original [...]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by BajaBusta.
When it was unveiled in 1993, some thought many of its individual design licks were outrageous, especially the overstated side-view mirrors, the maximized windshield wipers and the deep well in the trunk. Redesigned for the first time in 11 years,Chevy camaro fans cheered at 1993s new fourth generation coupes. Chevy carried over many of the [...]
Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
A brand new third generation Chevrolet Camaro was one of 1982′s biggest introductions. Though a bit smaller and ligher than the second series design, it was more practical thanks to a lift up glass hatch. Models were the familiar trio of base, luxury Berlinetta and the performance oriented Z28 with up [...]
Posted on 14. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
According to Chevrolet, If America had never invented Rock and Roll we would live in a white washed world full of BMW Isettas. Instead, in 1993, we lived in a world of Jimi Hendrix, redesigned Camaros and spontaneous young Americans. The year was 1993. Chevrolet had just redesigned the Camaro for the first time in [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2012 by BajaBusta.
A second energy crisis and rampant price hikes helped squash sales, as production dropped by nearly half. The second generations dozen year run will end in the following year for 1981, with sales skidding even further. Starting prices as high as $6132 didn’t help, especially when accessories could easily add a couple [...]