This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Restomod combines the best of both worlds, old and new. Classic styling meets modern convenience in a superb driving package. It is currently for sale at Autosport Designs in Long Island, N.Y.
The driver and car
Angelo of Queens, N.Y. drove a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS restomod. This was the Camaro’s second year in production. This particular car has been fitted with a 383 cubic inch/6.3-liter stroker V-8 engine mated to a Tremec 5-speed manual transmission.
Angelo acquired the Camaro in 2014 and the car is now up for sale at Autosport Designs in Long Island, N.Y. You can check out more of this timeless classic’s history on its profile page.
This coupe came with both the RS and SS options, making it an RS/SS. The RS (Rally Sport) package included hidden headlights, backup lights under the rear bumper, and special exterior bright trim. The SS (Super Sport) package came with an upgraded suspension, more potent engine, louvered SS hood, and SS striping and badging.
The car is painted Sequoia Green with white SS stripes. It has a black vinyl interior with Houndstooth seat inserts.
This car is a restomod. It retains the car’s original look and styling and was modified to increase performance, comfort, convenience, safety, and reliability.
Angelo’s 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS was fitted with a 383 stroker engine, Tremec 5-speed transmission, Hotchkis Stage 2 suspension kit, rack-and-pinion power steering, Edelbrock E-Street EFI, Chevrolet Corvette C5 disc brakes, custom 18-inch Rennen forged wheels, new rear limited-slip differential, MSD ignition, Be Cool thermostat, Vintage Air A/C and heating, upgraded Alpine sound system with Focal speakers and subwoofer, and a Nardi wooden steering wheel.
There are more improvements and modifications on this cool ’68 Camaro coupe, and all are documented with full service receipts.
Angelo’s 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS story
“I had a sports car before, a Porsche 911 Turbo, and I wanted something to enjoy with my children. Go to classic car shows and more. I found this 1968 Camaro in 2014 and I ended up buying it. I fell in love with it. I’ve always liked the style and look of the car growing up.“I had a sports car before, a Porsche 911 Turbo, and I wanted something to enjoy with my children”
“It was a car that I felt was a great link between my kids and I. We’ve been to a few shows together and they enjoy the Camaro. It’s an everyday driver. Just start up and go. You don’t have to worry about any headaches with it. It was nice just to go on a Sunday morning to a car show. With booster seats in the back!”
Angelo’s other current/previous vehicles:
1990 Volkswagen Corrado
1992 Jeep Wrangler
1992 Plymouth Laser turbo
1996 Audi A6
1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport
2003 Porsche 911 Turbo X50
2005 BMW M3
2008 Nissan Titan
2019 Ram 1500 Laramie