The first generation of the Chevrolet Camaro was launched in 1966 with the choice of four body styles and two engines. The SS performance package of the Camaro received engine and chassis upgrades to improve handling and to make additional power. With a striking classic mien, this Camaro has been brought into the 21st century, to also focus on performance while keeping up with modern competition. It certainly meets the expectations of those after the true power a Camaro should have. This well-preserved member of the 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS edition has been engine swapped for a LS1 engine along with a few other upgrades up its sleeves. Retaining its excellent condition, this stunning Camaro is located in Florida for its lucky buyer.
In 1968 the Camaro was given a more pointed front grill, divided rear taillights and side marker lights. The SS models also received chrome hood inserts that simulated velocity stacks and low-gloss rear tail light panel. The exterior is coated in black, while our subject car is adorned with Camaro and SS badging. It rides on 18" front wheels with 225/40R18 tires and 20" rear wheels wrapped in 255/35R20 profile tires. The Camaro features red Wilwood brake calipers hiding behind them. Upgraded headlights, professional window tint and a custom exhaust are put in place to enhance its staggering looks. The all-black interior is fitted with a new wiring harnesses and features functioning A/C, three spoke wooden steering wheel with Chevrolet emblem on the horn button, gauges, radio and a glove box.
This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS carries an LS1 engine — a 6.2L V8 — under its hood. It’s capable of producing 350 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. The power is delivered to the wheels via a custom-built 4-speed automatic transmission. The engine feature Short Ram intake, an upgraded fan/radiator combination and upgraded heat sleeves. Stopping is courtesy of the Willwood brake system, Wilwood master cylinder and slotted and drilled brake rotors.