1971 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1971 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

At first glance, the 1971 Chevrolet Camaro remains largely unchanged in appearance. However, under the hood, lots was brewing.
The Camaro now came standard with front disc brakes, many safety features, all-vinyl upholstery (which was a good thing in 1971 ;)), carpeting, and a cigar lighter.
The basic Camaro engine was a 307-ci small-block V8, but the base SS was a 350-ci V8 rated at 270 horsepower. The top-of-the-line engine was available in the SS-396: the 402-ci L78 V8, rated at 300 horsepower. This represented a slight decrease from the year before. The Z28 also lost some power, dropping to just 330 horsepower from a peak of 360 in 1970.

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    My 1971 Camaro Has No Trim/cowl Tag. Is There Any Possible Way To Tell What...

    15 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Camaro Column Shift

    I have a 1971 Camaro with a column shifter. My question is how many of these were produced because I haven't seen another one.

    15 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    Did Any Of The Chevy 1971 Z28 Camaros Come Out With On The Column Shifters

    i have a 1971 z28 that has the auto column shifter . were they that common?

    23 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

    How Much For A 1971 Camaro Fair Condition.350 Eng.runs,starts Great 77,000 ...

    One owner all original

    17 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    Do All Original 71 Ss Standard Cars Have A Console?

    i recently purchase a 1971 camaro ss 396 4speed car and just checking on things , the car has a floor mounted shifter with no console but has buckets .

    149 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 years ago)