1967 Chevrolet Camaro
The 1967 Chevrolet Camaro with VIN 123377N100001 is significant based on three out of four of the Criteria for Historic Significance. VIN 123377N100001 is the first Camaro built and represents the intense battle of American automakers in the 1960s to build performance inspired, youthful, economical cars known as “pony cars.” This was a significant trend and event in American automotive history. Additionally, the design of the Camaro is effectively represented by this car and is a brand identity and design that continues to this day. VIN 123377N100001 provides informational value as the first Camaro created by General Motors. NHVR No. 15 HAER No. KS-11
Paint and exterior
This vehicle is in restored condition. It was restored to its original configuration by the Lawson family from 2012-2014.
Upholstery and interior
This vehicle’s interior is in restored condition. It features gold vinyl upholstery.
Original Engine: Yes
Liquid-cooled, OHV Chevrolet inline-6cyl 230cid/140hp with 1bbl carburetor. Restored/rebuilt.
This vehicle was originally used for exhibition by GM in promoting the Camaro, later used by its first handful of owners as a daily driver and general transport and then finally as a drag car. It is currently operational and displayed at many events.
Wheels and tires
14” steel wheels with wheel covers, 7.35-14 Goodyear bias-ply tires
Hydraulic drum brakes
Saginaw 3-speed manual transmission, column shifter