Was there a "California Special" edition of the 1968 Chevy Camaro?


Asked by Jun 13, 2015 at 01:06 AM about the 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Question type: General

I own a '68 Rally Sport Chevy Camaro. My mom purchased it used in 1969. She was told
that it was a "California Special" Edition. I've never seen another like it. It has two
fiberglass scoops on the hood which give it its unique look. Originally, it was painted a
rust color with the bumblebee stripe in black extending  to the door.  It had a black vinyl
top with a light green deluxe interior and hideaway lights.  It has a 327 engine and had a
two-speed power glide transmission.  I would like to know if there are any others like it
out there.

2 Answers

Bob Beaman

If it exists it was likely a dealer package that some dealership came up with. "California Specials" were Mustangs.

Kelly Mayo

there are calif specials.even found some ply/chry/dodge specials.never heard of it with camaro....just a name,maybe someone that owned it in calif.. nothing special about the 327/powerqlide.....now heres the thing..i do know about a 1967, 327 /350 hp 3 speed manual that was ordered in california as a one off car...it truly was special........

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