Craigslist Find: Take Home A Rare 1986 Contempo Cantara Camaro

Dec 4, 2019 2 min read
Craigslist Find: Drive This Rare 1986 Contempo Cantara Camaro Awaits

Only 50 of these cars were ever produced, and who knows how many are actually on the road today.

While browsing through Craigslist car postings, we stumbled across this rare 1986 Contempo Cantara Camaro. Only 50 of these cars were produced. Whether they may have perished in an accident, left to rot in a field, or maybe had a date with the crusher, who knows how many are actually road-worthy today. This Cantara Camaro for sale has a clean title, clean CarFax, and is accident free.

Craigslist Find: Drive This Rare 1986 Contempo Cantara Camaro Awaits

The Contempo corporation, mainly known for their work on conversion vans, installed body kits with flared fenders, custom side skirts, larger wheels, and a custom fiberglass hatch that is resembles a Deloreon on a limited number of Camaro cars. Known for their experience working with fiberglass, these kits were well-made and held up fantastically. If interested, the lower portion was painted black to further stand out from the crowd.

The owner of this particular Camaro spent plenty of time over the last year fixing plenty of issues and getting it running right. Currently, the car well and is a blast to drive. Even more, the car has passes smog and has been serving daily driving duties over the past six months.  After finding another project to work on, this rare car is now up for grabs.

Powering the car is a 5.0-liter V8 engine with backed by a 5-speed T5 manual transmission. It features power windows, a grey cloth deluxe interior, metallic silver with black lower panels, air conditioning, and an electric hatch pull down.

Craigslist Find: Drive This Rare 1986 Contempo Cantara Camaro Awaits

Recent work done to this car include a rebuilt carburetor, including new throttle shaft bushings, and a new electric choke. It was also given a tune up with a brand new ground cable, new spark plugs, and timing to factory specs. All rotting vacuum lines have been replaced and routed correctly, the transmission fluid has been changed, and it was given a new oxygen sensor. Even more, the blower motor has been removed, cleaned, and lubricated. The alternator was replaced recently, and it features a brand new battery. The list of work performed on this car is lengthy, and it will make someone a fun and rare ride.

Your favorite jams will play through a Pioneer AM/FM/MP3 bluetooth stereo with four new speakers. A set of American Racing wheels on all four corners come wrapped with (16x8) with new tires (245/50/16). The T-Tops don't leak with all glass in great shape. All gauges work properly except the trip odometer. The front suspension does need some work as one of the ball joints is loose along with a worn out idler arm that needs to be replaced. The body is straight, but the car could use a paint job thanks to baking in the Arizona sun.

If this rare '86 Contempo Cantara Camaro is calling your name, it is listed for $5,995 or best offer Esprit Motors LLC.


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