Chevrolet Camaro – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Chevrolet Camaro

The Chevrolet is an automobile manufactured by General under the Chevrolet brand, as a pony car [ 1 ] [ 2 ] and some versions as a muscle car. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] It went on on September 29, 1966, for the 1967 year and was designed as a competing to the Ford Mustang. The car shared its and major components with the Firebird. also introduced for


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Chevrolet Camaro

any official announcement, reports running during April within the automotive press Chevrolet was preparing a competitor to the Mustang. code-named Panther. [ 6 ] On 21, 1966, around 200 automotive received a telegram from Motors stating, . Please noon of June 28 for important meeting.

Hope you can be on hand to help a cat. Details will (signed) John L. Cutter – Public Relations – SEPAW The following day, the same received another General telegram stating, Society for the of Panthers from the Automotive will hold first and meeting on June 28. (signed) L. Cutter – Chevrolet Public SEPAW Secretary.

These telegrams puzzled the journalists.

On June 28, 1966, Motors held a live conference in Detroit ’s Statler-Hilton It would be the first time in that 14 cities were up in real time for a press via telephone lines.

Chevrolet Manager Pete Estes the news conference stating all attendees of the conference were members of the Society for the Elimination of from the Automotive World and this would be the first and meeting of SEPAW . Estes announced a new car line, project XP-836, with a name Chevrolet chose in keeping other car names beginning the letter C such as the Corvair. Chevy II. and Corvette.

He claimed the name, suggests the of good friends as a personal car be to its owner and that to us, the name just what we think the car do. Go! The new Camaro name was then Automotive press asked product managers, What is a and were told it was a small, animal that eats [ 7 ]

The Camaro was first shown at a preview in Detroit, Michigan. on 12, 1966, and then later in Los California. on September 19, 1966. introduction of the new model was on September 26, [ 8 ] The Camaro officially went on in dealerships on September 29, 1966, for the model year. [ 9 ]

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