Chevrolet and the Camaro are about as American as it gets. They rank right up there with baseball and apple pie. Camaro has been around for decades and has gone through many revisions since its birth. It has seen many styles, colors, and features over the years, and now, the Chevy Camaro will be displayed in the Camaro Museum for all to see. Twenty-five historic and milestone Camaros will be on display.
The very first Camaro ever to be built will also be on display for enthusiasts as well concept cars and racing cars. Many of these cars will be from the General Motors Heritage Collection, while some are on loan from private collectors. There will be several iconic Camaros on display for all to see. The very first Camaro is a 1967 – VIN #100001 and will join vehicles up to the 2016 model year.
Also on display from the first generation of vehicles will be the 1967 Camaro Z/28, 1967 Camaro “Grumpy’s Toy” belonging to the legendary Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins, 1968 Camaro Z/28 convertible, 1969 Camaro ZL1, 1969 Yenko Camaro, and 1967/1968 Z/28 Penske/Sunoco race car. The second generation will include the 1970 Z28 “Hurst Sunshine Special,” 1974 Camaro Z28, 1977 Camaro Z28, 1978 Camaro Z28, and 1981 Camaro Pro Stock Race Car.
The third generation of Camaros on display will include the 1982 Camaro Z28 Indy pace car, 1985 Camaro IROC-Z convertible, and the 1992 Camaro Z28 25th anniversary car. Heading up the fourth generation of Camaros, the museum will display the 1993 Camaro Z28 pace car, 1996 Camaro SS, 1996 Camaro AER/Sunoco race car, 1998 Camaro SS, and the 2002 Camaro Z28.
Rounding out the collection, the following fifth generation Camaros can be seen at the museum: Camaro Concept Coupe, Camaro Concept Convertible, 2010 Camaro SS, 2012 COPO Camaro race car, Camaro Z/28 Nurburgring test car, and the Z.28R race car. This amazing collection of American history is a testament of what ingenuity and great engineering can bring to the road and the racetrack.