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Chevrolet Camaro (1982–92)
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Chevrolet Camaro (F-body). 1982–92 (prod. n/a). 3-door coupé, 2-door convertible. F/R, 2474 cm³ (I4 OHV), 2835, 3135 cm³ (V6 OHV), 5002, 5735 cm³ (V8 OHV). All change for 1982 F-bodies, with a more modern, efficient shape, though not as overtly sporty as its Pontiac Firebird (1982–92) twin. Downsized with struts at front, live rear axle; acceptable handling for the era, and Chevrolet kept improving things. On the heavy side despite less bulk than predecessor. Iron Duke four at base, with V6 and smaller V8 as options at the start. Z28 flagship till 1985, when IROC-Z model launched, with upgraded suspension and lower ride height. The 5·7 began emerging in 1986, officially in 1987. Convertible from 1987, converted by ASC. RS base model from 1989. Refreshes for 1985 and 1991.

Manufacturing locations: Norwood, Ohio, USA; Van Nuys, California, USA

Marque: Chevrolet | Model: Chevrolet Camaro | Predecessor: Chevrolet Camaro (1970–81) | Successor: Chevrolet Camaro (1993–2002)


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