1981 Chevrolet Camaro Overview


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What I Think About My Car. by Aaron
 — This car is very awesome...I just got it out of the shop about three months ago with brank new metal and paint, It has a 355 with high performance corvette heads,a brand new leather interior(yes it i... Read More
1981 Chevy Camaro Z28 by Andrew
 — I love my 1981 Chevy Camaro Z28 with its georgeus t-top white pait with red Z28 strips and air induction hood. The interior is half red cloth and half vynal. Under the hood we have a 5.7 letr 350 V8 l... Read More
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 — Love the sound and feel of this beauty. T-tops out and the pedal down is the only way to go with this one. Styling is spot on, performance could be better but emissions had bleed her dry by 81. Not... Read More

1981 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1981 Chevrolet Camaro

The 1981 Chevrolet Camaro marked the end of the second generation of the pony car (thank goodness, say many, disappointed with the lack of power throughout the decade). Only three trims were offered, limited to the base model, Berlinetta, and Z28. The Rally Sport disappeared once again. The RS, truly the Mr. Roper of the family, seemed to like to drop in, make a few folks smile, then depart, leaving people wondering when it would return again.

The 1981 Camaro different from its second generation counterparts, as it had a computer which made the V8 street-legal for all 50 states (we're looking at you, California). The V6 remained without this equalizer, leaving the base engine a 229-ci V6 rated at 110 horsepower for everywhere but California, where a 231-ci similarly rated vehicle was available.


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