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1967 Chevrolet Camaro

Z/28
Mecum Harrisburg 2022
Wednesday, 27 July - Tuesday, 30 August
$214,500
Sale Price
Yes
Reserve
30 July 2022
Sold Date
S114
Lot Number
#2+
Recent restoration
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis no. 124377N216227; Engine no. 7N216227V0322MO. Marina Blue with white stripes over white vinyl. 302/290hp, 4-speed, Hurst shifter, tube headers, cowl induction, power front disc brakes, 3.31 Positraction, pushbutton radio, Deluxe interior, Rally wheels, trim rings, Goodyear red line tires, heater.

Evaluation: Represented as and appears to be the matching numbers engine. Excellent paint, chrome, and interior. Bright, crisp gauges and gorgeous engine compartment without being overdone. Restored like new with better paint, chrome and assembly although the description says it has “NOS GM sheet metal (not original to the car)”.

Bottom Line: Well, this is exciting, a Z/28 without 4-wheel disc brakes or a cross-ram dual quad intake selling for roughly double what comparable cars bring. There was no accounting for the enthusiasm (and deep pockets) demonstrated by the Mecum Harrisburg bidders both for exceptional cars like this Z/28 and for cars with abundant and apparent shortcomings. Spending their money before it becomes worth less (as opposed to “worthless”) is a fine idea but paying well over market value isn’t and recovery of the premium brought by this immaculate Z/28 puts great faith in long term inflation, which is a false equivalence.

by Rick Carey
12 August 2022
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Condition definitions
Condition #1: Concours
Condition #1 vehicles are the best in the world. The visual image is of the best vehicle, in the right colors, driving onto the lawn at the finest concours. Perfectly clean, the vehicle has been groomed down to the tire treads. Painted and chromed surfaces are mirror-like. Dust and dirt are banned, and materials used are correct and superbly fitted. The one word description for #1 vehicles is “concours.“
Condition #2: Excellent
#2 vehicles could win a local or regional show. They can be former #1 vehicles that have been driven or have aged. Seasoned observers will have to look closely for flaws, but will be able to find some not seen by the general public. The paint, chrome, glass and finishes will all appear as excellent. No excessive smoke will be seen on startup, no unusual noises will emanate from the engine. The vehicle will drive as a new vehicle of its era would. The one word description for #2 vehicles is “excellent.“
Condition #3: Good
#3 vehicles could possess some, but not all of the issues of a #4 vehicle, but they will be balanced by other factors such as a fresh paint job or a new, correct interior where applicable. #3 vehicles drive and run well, but might have some incorrect parts. These vehicles are not used for daily transportation but are ready for a long tour without excuses, and the casual passerby will not find any visual flaws. “Good” is the one word description of a #3 vehicle.
Condition #4: Fair
#4 vehicles are daily drivers, with flaws visible to the naked eye. The chrome might have pitting or scratches, the windshield might be chipped. Paintwork is imperfect, and perhaps the body has a minor dent. Split seams or a cracked dash, where applicable, might be present. No major parts are missing, but the wheels could differ from the originals, or other non- stock additions might be present. A #4 vehicle can also be a deteriorated restoration. “Fair” is the one word that describes a #4 vehicle.
Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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