GM’s F-Body belvedere cars like the third-generation Pontiac Firebird and the third-gen Chevrolet Camaro accept age-old appealing able-bodied aback it comes to popularity, admitting some of them actuality about 30 years old.
The closing can be apparent actuality in this Bring a Trailer ad in IROC-Z convertible spec, with 49,000 afar (79,000 km) on its odo. According to the ad, this is a one-owner car purchased new from Elco Chevrolet of Ballwin, Missouri. Doesn’t it aloof accomplish you appetite to go aback to highschool?
Alright, that ability complete a little weird, but you apperceive absolutely why it would. The IROC-Z blueprint was an icon, aloof like the Trans Am as far as the Firebird was concerned.
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This Dark Red Metallic archetype comes with a archetypal atramentous bendable top and gold IROC-Z badges. Other appearance accommodate the advanced fog lights, body-color ancillary mirror caps, ability antenna, brave windows, bifold exhausts and branch accepted 16-inch five-spoke admixture wheels, accomplished in argent and gold with IROC-Z centermost caps.
Step central the berth and you’ll bound apprehension that it isn’t absolutely mint. Still, annihilation looks decidedly bad, and you do get Light Brown covering seats with tan bolt inserts, analogous aperture panels, air conditioning, cruise control, angle council wheel, a Delco cassette stereo, Chevy-branded attic mats, ability windows, mirrors and locks.
Compared to the apparent boilerplate Camaro Convertibles, the IROC-Z came with upgraded suspension, a bargain ride height, altered shocks, beyond amplitude confined and more. Moreover, its 5.0-liter LB9 V8 beatific 195 HP to the rear auto through a four-speed automated gearbox and an alternative limited-slip differential, which this car has.
While the third-gen Camaro isn’t a actual abundant car at aloof over 3,300 lbs (1,500 kg), don’t apprehend it to feel decidedly quick to drive – which, accustomed the low achievement of that V8, is understandable.