1987 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1987 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 47 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"power" 14 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
"handling" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"small exterior" 2 reviews

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Zach writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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4

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Handles great, T-tops, great looking

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most are beat to hell now

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Great Car, Highly Recommend — Great first car...great platform to build on. Handled like it was on rails. Anemic motor/rearend. Factory motors are horrible, but throw an LSX in, it'd be great. The tranny's arent bad (T-5 or 700R4) but a T56 would be my choice. Build quality is typical 80s GM with rattles and whatnot but not much you can do about that...overall a great car with huge aftermarket support plus they look fantastic.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ranger762 writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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L98 V8 Ruled That Year. — I only had the 1987 IROC for a little over a year,I opted to buy one with the L98 engine package and at that time it was a great deal of money.So I finally had to sell it because I could not afford the car payments and the insurance both.I was only 19 years old at the time so the insurance companies had alot of fun charging me around $2000.00 a year for coverage.But I loved that car.The L98 5.7 Lit. TPI. produced 225BHP@4400 and 330 ftlb of torque@2800. In other words when you kicked it HOLD ON. There were many other engine opions that year for the IROC but the L98 was the fastest of the bunch.The LB9 was only 215HP,and came with the 5.0lit 305ci engine.And you could go all the way down to the LG2 5.0lit 305ci with 170HP with the 4bbl or 190HP with TPI. This was a car that I still regret not keeping.If your a lucky enough to get one in good condidtion hold on to it.With a little work and some after market performance parts you can get 350-400 HP and really have some fun.

Owner for 1 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:6,500

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danielsonney writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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4

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fast

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more likely to get pulled over due to the fastness

danielsonney
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Good Car — a good car that runs good but does not have the size engine i want. i have used this car as an everday drive, and it is very dependable. The car is wired for a large sound system in the hatchback.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Hotrod_Cowboy writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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4

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It's a blast

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nuisance to work on motor, and with headders the spark plugs are near impossible.

Hotrod_Cowboy
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If Going With A 3rd Gen Camaro, The Iroc-z Is The Way To Go. — 3rd Gen Camaro's are a great ride with a few quirks. the overall handling is fantastic, and when running a stage 2 Hypertech chip instead of the factory chip (computer located under passenger side dash... easily accessed by laying upside down head on floor) you can get good pwr increase and good economy even with a 350 w/ cam.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Robert writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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This car is so fun to drive, it would keep up with 05-09 mustang gts and kick the crap out of foxbodies

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It needs a lot of work and money put into it.

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Third Gen F-body That Rules The Road In Primer Grey — 0-60 in less that 5 seconds, built like a chevy, still needed a lot of body work, it was pretty cheap until it need a new motor, but is was an awsome drive. It drove so easy and had gobs of torque, and I meen gobs!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ty writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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fast, loud, and blue

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slippery in rain

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Its Sick Everyone Loves It — car is built for speed and stops on a dime built like a tank and catches the attention of everyone. not great on gas but not 2 bad 2 but one of ur own. roars down the street with my new exhaust kit

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Etienne writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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muscle car

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no reason

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Iroc Your World — nice looking and nice performance car. Be sure to be know all around you. Corvette's engine is full of torque and sound. Burning tire is the way to go. But gaz is very expensive with that muscle car and be sure to own a second car ( to use in the winter or longer ride ) and of course this is old, so it's a lot of repair

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jacob writes:
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Fast and fun

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restoration parts are a little pricy.

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Awsome Fast Fun And Safe Car. — Fast acceloration, holds corners better than any other car, low gas milage, but a fun car to drive. baught for low cost and maintained for low cost. you cant put this expirience into words so you go out and get on.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Robert writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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Muscle car

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none

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Love — It is primer grey and it runs 110mph in a quarter mile with final drive ratio factory set at 2.73. The interior needs some work yet still the matenace is very cheap for I do it all myself, and it gets 24 mpg.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Caleb writes:
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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V8 RWD= fun fun

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stock tranny cant take much torque

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Easy Project Car. — 350 TPI, hedman headers, ported and polished heads. soon to be 406 small block w/ aluminum heads, expecting 400 ish HP and 500 ft/lbs. 3 inch drop springs. 17 inch wheels. Interior is in great condition. Loud as hell

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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