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There’s a new mid-engined supercar in town and it hails from Great Britain, but it’s not from the likes of Aston Martin, Bentley or even Noble.
Looking like it was inspired by Vaughn Gitin Jr.’s ’69 Ford Mustang RTR-X that debuted at the SEMA Show last year, this 1967 Chevy Camaro is a prime example of how amazing a result restomod projects can have. Blending new-age performance with an old-school look, the owner of this car paired a ’67 Camaro body with an Art Morrison Corvette frame and powered by an LS7. But that’s only the start.
Under the hood is a Forged Vengeance-built LS7 engine that was swapped in by Garage Zero while Hellion Kustoms took care of the car’s body and its modifications. The carbon fiber accents were fabricated by Fule Carbon Creations and gives the ’67 Camaro some new school style.
Talking about style, the Corvette frame allows for a wicked set of wheels to be tucked on the Camaro’s body. Newgen made a custom staggered 3-piece setup for the Camaro, with an 19×11-inch pairing in the front and a very impressive (and wide) 19×14-inch pair in the rear. The wheels are wrapped with 275s in the front and super-wide 345s in the rear.
The rear end that puts it all together is from Moser while 14-inch 6-piston Wilwood brakes outfit each corner for superb stopping power. Mix that all with a flat black body with carbon fiber aerodynamic parts and this might just be the most badass Camaro we’ve ever set our eyes on.
GALLERY: 1967 Camaro Streetfighter
Check out two videos of the Camaro after the jump:
Supercharged or Turbocharged? How about 800hp?
The performance experts over at Lingenfelter have just announced a long list of engine packages that will be available for the 2010 Chevy Camaro… and there’s no shortage of high-horsepower options.
Initial offerings start with a supercharger upgrade, air intakes, exhaust system and ecu tune, with an option for either 550 or 570 hp. For more extreme performance, Lingenfelter will remove and completely rebuilt the 6.2-liter V8, with JE pistons Manley rods and fully rebuilt heads. When combined with the supercharger upgrade, the V8 can then churn out 650hp and 600 ft-lbs of torque.
Not extreme enough for you? How about a similar build, but using a 7.0-liter LS7 engine for a total of 750hp and 685 ft-lbs of torque.
Believe it or not, that isn’t the top-level Lingenfelter package. Those who know the company will know that it is famous for many things, but that the twin-turbo Corvette might be the biggest one. So Lingenfelter has decided to offer a similar package for the 2010 Chevy Camaro. Using that big displacement 7.0-liter LS7, Lingenfelter completely rebuilds it and slaps on two Garrett turbos for a total of 800 horsepower and 800 neck-snapping ft-lbs of torque.
All that power on a stock looking machine would exactly look right either, so Lingenfelter will release a line of Camaro aerodynamics later this year. While no official pictures are available, the company has released the renderings pictured above. The new kit will include a front bumper, splitter, new grille, side skirts, rear bumper, rear tail light panel, rear spoiler and a new vented hood.
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More on the Lingenfelter packages for the 2010 Camaro after the jump: