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Chevrolet Camaro

1991 Chevrolet Camaro

1991 Chevrolet Camaro
All 1991 Chevrolet Camaros had new front and rear fascias.

The 1991 Chevrolet Camaro resurrected the Z28 moniker for the high-performance version of the Camaro, having dropped its sponsorship of the IROC racing series and thus losing the right to use the acronym on its cars.

Since the race season started in the spring, Chevy brought out the '91 Camaro line early, in March of 1990.

Aside from the name change, the Camaro saw few mechanical revisions but did get some cosmetic updates. Both the RS and Z28 got new aero rocker moldings along with revised front and rear fascias. Z28s added restyled 16-inch alloy wheels, nonfunctional hood bulges, and a prominent rear spoiler.

RS coupes again came standard with a 140-horsepower 3.1-liter V-6. Standard on RS convertibles and optional on RS coupes was a 170-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8. Z28s now came standard with a 230-horsepower port-fuel-injected 5.0-liter V-8, while an optional 245-horse­power 5.7-liter V-8 was offered on Z28 coupes.

All engines were available with a five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic, except for the top 5.7-liter V-8, which came only with the automatic.

Camaro prices skyrocketed during 1991, which might help explain why production barely topped 100,000 for this extra-long model year.

1991 Chevrolet Camaro
Even with a 140-horsepower V-6,
the Camaro was reasonably peppy.

1991 Chevrolet Camaro Facts
Model Weight range (lbs.) Price range (new)
Number built
Camaro 3,103-3,400 $12,180-$20,815100,838

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