The Camaro sports coupe features a V6 engine and a “Z28” with a V8. The 5.7-liter V8 lies behind the front axle, just sunk into the bulkhead that separates the engine compartment from the cabin, and takes up only half of the engine hood’s length. The initial half of the game is the crushable zone.
We all picture huge block cylinders from Dodge, Camaro, Chrysler, Dodge Charger, and other automakers when we hear the phrase “performance car,” and we’d be correct. However, nearly none of us would think of a small-block compact muscle vehicle much like Chevy Vega SS or Dodge Dart GT.
Every once in a while, we stumble upon a particularly rare barn or field find—one that has been deliberately hidden away from the elements and is still in excellent form. This isn’t that narrative, but what it lacks in quality, it tries to make up for in exclusivity and originality. Meet the 68 Z/28 Camaro, which is being recovered from the effects of the years. But how did this unique design of Camaro history end up left in a wet field to be abused by Natural Forces for nearly 40 years?