Synopses & Reviews
This is a Camaro book like no other. The Complete Book of Camaro covers the entire production history of Chevrolet’s iconic pony car, from the original concept car, code-named Panther, to the latest and greatest fifth-generation sensation. The Complete Book of Camaro showcases in photos, text, and technical specifications every model since 1967. If Chevrolet built it, it is here.
This lavishly illustrated book details all five generations of the Camaro’s production run: the original models developed to fight the Mustang in the pony car wars of the late 1960s; the second-generation cars that became icons of American automotive styling in the 1970s; the third-gen cars that helped to lead the muscle car renaissance of the 1980s; the refined fourth-generation models that continued to demonstrate GM’s engineering prowess through the 1990s; and finally, the blockbuster new fifth-generation Camaro that has taken the world by storm. In addition to the production vehicles, prototypes, show cars, anniversary editions, and pace cars are all covered. With extensive details, specifications, hundreds of photographs, and a trick book cover featuring an RS-model headlight door that slides open when the book is opened, The Complete Book of Camaro is the ultimate resource on Chevrolet’s legendary pony car.
"The Complete Book of Camaro is the ultimate resource on Chevrolet's legendary pony car." - Camaro Performers
Starting with the original 1965 concept car, code-named "Panther," the Camaro was more than just a Mustang-fighter. It forever raised the bar for the high-performance muscle car. The Complete Book of Camaro
covers over 40 years of high performance with an in-depth look at the prototypes and experimental models, the anniversary and pace cars, and the specialty packages for street and competition driving. The Complete Book of Camaro
is a thorough illustrated history of all five generations of Chevrolet’s pony car. With extensive details, specs, and photographic coverage, this book is the ultimate resource on Chevrolet’s most beloved muscle car.
The Complete Book of Camaro covers over 40 years of high performance with an in-depth look at the prototypes and experimental models, the anniversary and pace cars, and the specialty packages for street and competition driving.
About the Author
David Newhardt is one of the best automobile photographers working today and has provided photography for best-selling Motorbooks titles Muscle: America’s Legendary Performance Cars, Corvette: Fifty Years, Mustang: Forty Years, Mopar Muscle: Fifty Years, and Shelby Mustang: Racer for the Street. He lives in Walworth, Wisconsin.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1 Generation One 1967 – 19692 Generation Two 1970 – 19813 Generation Three 1982 – 19924 Generation Four 1993 – 20025 Generation Five 2010 – Today6 The TunersSelect OptionIndex