1971 Chevrolet Camaro

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Overview


The 1971 Camaro showed few basic changes from the ’70, like high-back seats and new paint colors.


The price of the RS only increased $19, and the price of the SS went down making it a bargain at just $3,222.

The most distinguishable characteristic however, is that the rear trunk lid no longer said “Camaro by Chevrolet,” but now just said, “Camaro.”

The RS package included numerous cosmetic changes including a distinctive front-end look that most noticeably featured two front bumpers on the left and right of the nose of the car instead of the normal full-width bumper.

The SS package contained a modified 350 V8 producing 210hp with an available 396 producing 260hp, along with distinctive trim including a blacked-out grill with the SS emblem.  It was possible to order a RS/SS.

The Z/28 came standard with a 350ci, 275 hp V8.

Sport Coupe 91,481
RS 18,404
Z/28 18,287
SS 14,862
Total Production 133,034

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
L22 I-6 250ci 1x1bbl 145 230 lb-ft - -
Z/28 350ci 1x4bbl 330 360 lb-ft 7.0 sec 14.8 sec @ 96.35 mph
Std. V8 307ci 1x2bbl 200 300 lb-ft - -
L48 350ci 1x4bbl 270 260 lb-ft - -
L65 350ci 1x2bbl 245 350 lb-ft - -
L78 396ci 1x2bbl 375 415 lb-ft - -
LS3 396ci 1x4bbl 300 400 lb-ft - -

Transmissions


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Special 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide Automatic
  • Turbo Hydra-Matic

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Antique White
Tuxedo Black
Mulsanne Blue
Lime Green
Sunflower Yellow
Sandalwood
Classic Copper
Rosewood
Nevada Silver
Ascot Blue
Cottonwood Green
Antique Green
Placer Gold
Burnt Orange
Cranberry Red

Interior

Black
Blue
Green
Sandalwood
Saddle

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