Caluminum 427 big block, that weighed the same as a small block engine. I guess you can imagine the advantage it had.
The Yenko Camaro, and the Baldwin-Motion Camaro both has a cast iron 427 CID engine, that was rated at 425 HP. If you know anything about the old days; these engines were way under rated in horsepower for insurance reasons.
By the time the 1969 Camaro hit the market; there were so many options available, that it became one of the most popular muscle cars ever built. The Camaro has had a long, and wonderful life as a muscle car. I truly hope that the new Camaro can keep the tradition alive.
In 1967 Chevrolet introduced the Camaro; this car was in the same class as the Mustang. Still to this very day the battle between these two cars rages on. I will stick to the first generation of the Chevrolet Camaro for this article.
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