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1967 Chevrolet Yenko Tremendous Camaro 427/450 heads to public sale


Not each Sixties muscle automotive got here from the manufacturing facility. This 1967 Chevrolet Yenko Tremendous Camaro 427/450, which heads to the public sale block at Barrett-Jackson’s sale going down on January 29 in Scottsdale, Arizona, was the product of an enterprising dealership.

At his Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, dealership, Don Yenko constructed the vehicles Normal Motors would not. Shortly after the Camaro debuted for the 1967 mannequin yr, Yenko determined to stuff a 427-cubic-inch V-8 underneath its hood, one thing Chevy did not initially supply within the Ford Mustang rival. Moreover this creation, dubbed the Yenko Tremendous Camaro, Yenko additionally supplied tuned variations of the Chevelle and Corvair.

The automotive headed for public sale began out as an already-rare L78-powered 1967 Camaro. It was one in all simply 1,138 vehicles to depart the manufacturing facility with Chevy’s 396-cubic-inch V-8, backed by a Muncie close-ratio 4-speed guide transmission.

1967 Chevrolet Yenko Super Camaro 427/450 (photo via Barrett-Jackson)

1967 Chevrolet Yenko Tremendous Camaro 427/450 (picture through Barrett-Jackson)

Nonetheless, Yenko’s improve to the 427-cubic-inch L72 V-8 introduced a rise in energy, from the inventory 375 to 450 hp (therefore the 427/450 designation). And whereas this Camaro was fairly uncommon to start with, it is one in all simply 54 documented 1967 Yenko Tremendous Camaros, in keeping with the itemizing.

Along with the larger engine, Yenko added a heavy-duty clutch and stress plate, and upgraded the cooling system and suspension. All for simply $677.27 in 1967 {dollars}.

Barrett-Jackson does not record pre-auction estimates, however given this automotive’s rarity and the persevering with market urge for food for traditional muscle vehicles, you’ll be able to count on it to promote for severe cash. The Yenko identify was just lately revived by New Jersey-based Specialty Car Engineering for a sequence of contemporary tuned Chevys with as much as 1,050 hp, however that will not diminish the enchantment of the unique Yenko Camaro.




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