Chase Down Speed Records With This 1969 Chevy Camaro

Apr 2, 2020 4 min read
Chase Down Speed Records With This 1969 Chevy Camaro

This classic was built to compete for the '69 Camaro Speed Record at the Texas Mile.

First introduced in October 2003, the Texas Mile has grown into a highly anticipated race for both racers and spectators alike drawing in enthusiasts from all over the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The event has racers competing to grab the highest top speed possible during a 1-mile course (and an extra 1/2 mile for shut down), and this particular event is one of the most challenging in the world. This insane classic was built to do just that, chase down the '69 Camaro Speed Record at the Texas Mile. If need for speed is your thing, check out this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro being offered by MBP Motorcars.

<img src="1969-chevrolet-camaro.jpeg" alt="This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro is ready to chase down records at the Texas Mile">

Finished in Tuxedo Black paint with Dover White racing stripes and a black vinyl roof, this classic Camaro still retains all of its original sheetmetal. Completing the front end of the car is a ZL2 cowl hood, Endura bumper, and a D80 chin spoiler. Out back is a deck spoiler, and a set of one-off 18-inch Colorado Custom Wheels sit on all four corners wrapped with Nitto NT 555 Extreme ZR rubber (255/35 front, 295/45 rear).

This beast means business with an all-aluminum Donovan D500 496-cubic-inch V8 equipped with Dart CNC ported aluminum heads. Go-fast goodies helping to rocket this car down the strip are the addition of 76mm twin turbochargers by Turbonetics backed by two custom fresh air intercoolers. Other mechanical highlights include dual throttle bodies, a custom aluminum sheetmetal intake, ceramic-coated headers and turbo plumbing, custom aluminum radiator with three electric fans (two push, one pull), an MSD Pro-Billet distributor, accel Ferro-Spiral race wires, and a Moroso oil pan.

When it comes to the drivetrain and the complete custom tube chassis, a TCI Turbo Hydramatic 400 3-speed automatic provides shifting power, and a custom torque converter, gear vendors overdrive, and a TM transmission pan were also installed. A full independent suspension was installed from a fourth-generation Corvette along with an a performance sway bar, aluminum control arms, Hyperco springs, and QA-1 coil overs. Out back is a Corvette IRS Dana 44 rear end that houses 3.54 gears. Other modifications include a Power Rack and Pinion Steering, Wilwood 6-piston calipers, 14-inch drilled and slotted rotors, braided fuel lines, Fuel Safe fuel cell, a Weldon fuel pump, dual billet-secured Optima batteries, a custom mandrel-bent exhaust system with polished mufflers and turn downs

The first thing you notice when you open the doors is the roll cage installed for safety. Also, the car features a black houndstooth interior, bucket seats, and door panels that are all Deluxe. Maneuvering is provided by a Rosewood steering wheel, and housed in the dash are factory gauges as well as AutoMeter Accessory Gauges including a boost gauge in the center of the cluster. Your favorite tunes can be played through a custom Alpine stereo that flows through Memphis Audio tweeters, speakers, and a subwoofer. Other interior highlights include a horseshoe shifter, new carpeting, and air conditioning, the ultimate creature comfort.

So, if this stunning yet aggressive 1969 Chevrolet Camaro has you wanting to chase down a speed record, contact MBP Motorcars today. This car is listed at $99,900, but feel free to make them an offer they can't refuse.

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