Though not as loved as the Gen 1, the second coming of the Camaro still is a revered automobile in the right specification. This 1970 model year Z28 is one such example, a numbers-matching car that features the 350-cu.in. V8 with approximately 360 horsepower (365 PS) and plenty of torque to smoke the rear tires.
The 5.7-liter engine that Chevy calls LT-1 is one thing, but the Z28 Special Performance Package helps the ‘Maro in other areas as well. The suspension and cooling are heavy-duty, the exhaust system has dual tips, and the list goes on and on. Of course, the emblems and stripes are also noteworthy. The suck-squeeze-bang-blow is sent to the 3.73 Posi 12-bolt rear axle by the Turbo Hydra-Matic 400, a three-speed automatic that’s known to withstand high input torque and plenty of shift cycles.
Listed on Bring a Trailer at $20,000 and two days to go until bidding ends, chassis number 124870N542431 benefits from a frame-off rotisserie restoration that includes period-correct Factory Code 43 Citrus Green paint for the exterior. The interior features Factory Code 7II black vinyl and plenty of attention to detail.
15-inch spoked wheels with gray centers and Goodyear Polyglass GT rubber boots are also worth mentioning, along with the houndstooth vinyl liner for the trunk, Delco radio unit (only AM), cigarette lighter, and crank windows. The seller says he drove approximately 100 miles (160 kilometers) since he acquired the car, and all told, the five-digit odometer shows 90,225 miles (145,203 kilometers).
“Total mileage is unknown” but the condition of the engine and engine bay should be enough to convince eagle-eyed enthusiasts about this Camaro Z28. The thing is, don’t expect this fellow here to hammer for merely $20,000 because this car is worth more than that.
Hagerty claims that the average value of a 1970 model year Z/28 is $38,300 for “good condition” vehicles while a concours-level example if worth closer to $60,000 at the present moment.