This’ Maro swings the L89 version of the 6.5-liter engine, which is lighter than the L78 thanks to aluminum heads. Although the compression ratio is equal to the L78 at 1
Rebuilt and boring to 6.7 liters (21 kilometers) 218 kilometers ago, with period-correct parts that include a Holley carburetor with four barrels and a rectangular aluminum intake manifold, the engine has been dynotested at 438 ponies and 428 pound-feet (580 Nm) with tire smoking torque.
The numbers corresponding to 396/408 are connected to a Muncie transmission with Hurst shifter. Immaculate would be the perfect word to describe the underside, which looks better than it did when the car left the showroom. You’ll also notice crimped tubes instead of mufflers, brand new front and rear suspension, and a 12-bolt rear end with a Positraction clutch package.
“Literally every single piece of trim is new” according to the vendor supplier, who also notes “Brand new glass all around.” Restored wheels are wrapped in BFG tires, and the cabin is a rocking reproduction of luxurious houndstooth fabric. The retro stereo system, the steering wheel tilt column, reproduction belts, new seat cushions, luxurious molded door panels and a new center console are also worth your attention.
A tasteful machine that packs a serious punch, this Camaro RS / SS 396 costs a little more than the most expensive driving Camaro in production today: the ZL1 with the 1LE Extreme Track Performance Package. Thanks to Volo Cars, this bad boy is estimated at $ 95,000, and it is advertised at $ 89,998.