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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

From Trans Am to Mulsanne

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this restored 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 powered by a 350 LT-1 backed by a Muncie M22 “Rock Crusher” four-speed manual transmission. Features include power brakes, front and rear spoilers, color-keyed sport mirrors, sport suspension and heavy-duty radiator. Refinished in the original Mulsanne Blue with black stripes over a black vinyl interior, this garage-kept Camaro Z28 comes with its Protect-O-Plate, vehicle history and authentication documents, and clear title in the seller’s name.

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This 1971 Camaro is one of 4,862 built with the Z28 package for 1971. It has been verified by noted Camaro authority Jerry MacNeish, who has certified that the trim tag and drivetrain on this Camaro are authentic, and that the car was built in the third week of May 1971 and sold new at DeNooyer Chevrolet in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on May 21, 1971. The body has been restored and refinished in Mulsanne Blue. Features include color-keyed sport mirrors with driver-side manual remote adjustment, Style Trim Group with rocker moldings and other trim, hidden windshield wipers and three-piece rear spoiler.

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A set of metallic gray five-spoke Z28 wheels with trim rings is wrapped in 15-inch Goodyear Polyglas GT tires.

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The front bucket seats and rear seat are upholstered in black vinyl. Interior features include center console with storage compartment, Hurst four-speed shifter, AM radio, manual steering and power brakes with front discs.

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A 150-mph speedometer, 8K-rpm tachometer, clock, and gauges for the fuel level, amps and coolant temperature are located ahead of the driver. The odometer reads 59,035 miles.

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Like all 1971 Z28s, the engine is a 330-horsepower 350 LT-1, but the original buyer specified the optional Muncie M22 four-speed manual transmission. Underhood features include windshield washer, dual-snorkel air cleaner with chrome lid, and finned cast-aluminum valve covers. The documentation included with the sale states that this Camaro retains all of its original components including air cleaner, carburetor, intake manifold, distributor, heads, block, crank, water pump, alternator, pulleys, 11-inch bell housing and transmission.

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This Camaro was factory-equipped with an independent front suspension and solid rear axle with 3.73 gears, Positraction, and sport suspension with stabilizer bars front and rear. A full-length dual-exhaust system exits at the rear. The front frame stub suspension components, rear axle and leaf springs have been refinished in matte black. The underbody floors have been refinished in red oxide. Additional photos of the undercarriage can be seen in the auctions photo gallery.

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The auction for this 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 ends on Monday, November 14, 2022, at 12:20 p.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in the Southwest.

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