This original 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L78 is extremely collectable
The regular production order L78 was the more powerful variant of the 396 engine, with an output of 375 horsepower instead of 350 for the L34 and 325 for the L35. GM further offered the L89 between the 1968 and 1969 model years, which lightened the 6.5-liter V8 using aluminum cylinder heads.
Chassis number 124379N652606 was manufactured at the Norwood, Ohio assembly plant in accordance with the window sticker, which also details each factory option of the vehicle. Finished in Fathom Green on black vinyl for the interior, the Super Sport Pony Car initially retailed at $ 4,268.70, excluding dealer-installed accessories, license fees, and local taxes. Adjusted for the rate of inflation, make that $ 31,327 in today’s money.
According to the consulting firm that rated this beautiful Camaro, the powertrain, Muncie four-speed manual transmission, and 12-bolt posi with 3.73 gear are original from the vehicle as per the casting and casting dates. assembly. The certificate of authenticity also mentions vintage hockey scratches, original door panels, reproduction of the seat covers, replaced floor panels and a really neat engine compartment with only minor imperfections.
Backed by the Dealer Order Form and Protect-O-Plate, this blast from the past features the right steels with chrome hub caps and Goodyear Polyglas rubber at every corner. Power steering, front disc and rear drum brakes, F41 sport suspension and the appropriate cross silencer add to the collectable capacity of this car, which costs $ 109,900.
The reason RK Motors Charlotte from North Carolina charges it comes down to the very low mileage since completing the restoration of the nut and bolt rotisserie and, of course, the motor. Many L78s were purchased for racing, which is why many L78s were blown up due to abuse.