1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO L-78 PACE CAR CONVERTIBLE - 116177Sold* at Scottsdale 2012 - Lot #1255.1 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO L-78 PACE CAR CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/116177/116177_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #1255.1 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO L-78 PACE CAR CONVERTIBLE
Lot #1255.1 - This particular Chevrolet Camaro is truly a find. It has spent it's restored and preserved life in a museum and private collection and there have been very few miles driven since being rotisserie restored to it's original heritage. It retains it's original matching numbers motor, transmission and rear differential. It is powered by one of the most powerful power plants available, the very rare optional L-78 396cid high performance V8 with a Rock Crusher M-22 4-speed transmission and 3.31 rear gears. It was also ordered and additionally equipped with many convenience options as power steering, power disc brakes, center console, special instrumentation gauges, Rally wheels, AM/FM radio, deluxe custom houndstooth interior, power top, Cowl Induction hood and of course the Z11 Indy 500 package. Impeccable iron clad provenance includes the original Protect-O-Plate, owner's manual, dealer package sleeve and restoration invoices. A rotisserie pictorial and break down and decoding of the vehicles major components and numbers and Z11 production statistics and literature. It is also recorded as a long standing entrant of the Official Pace Car Registry. Very few of these cars survived and only a handful of authentic documented real deal Z11 big block pace cars remain in the world today and certainly none equipped, documented and restored as this one. Acknowledged by ICC Camaro Pace Car Registry as one of three L78 Pacers still retaining their original Protect-O-Plates to show true authenticity.
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