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bcmiller

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1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« on: May 08, 2019, 11:11:12 PM »
I was going to wait a while in order to spread posts out a bit, but here is the 68.

So far I have only the one pic.  And I did one "zoomed in".

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Re: 1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 04:01:31 AM »
That's the only shot I've seen too.
These cutaways were works of art - serious amounts of time to make it.
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Re: 1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 09:57:11 AM »
Do any of the cutaways still survive, apart from the known Australian 1969 version? Would love to see one close-up.
Tim in Australia.
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Re: 1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2019, 02:30:20 AM »
I have not been able to find any other pictures of the 1968 version of the Camaro Cutaway display either. 

They did use this same promotional picture in newspapers when talking about an upcoming auto show or the Chevy Show traveling display.

For instance, underneath the picture of the 1968 version of the Cutaway Camaro, an article on page 99 of the January 21, 1968 edition of The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida states, “CAMARO 'HALF CAR' The ‘inside’ story of Chevrolet's exciting new Camaro is exhibited in the special ‘half car’ display unit pictured above.  The sporty Camaro is "cut in two" to reveal design highlights and the workings of inner mechanical components. The Camaro ‘half car’ is a centerpiece of Chevrolet's 1968 automobile road shows.” (https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/134774799/)

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Re: 1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2020, 11:16:55 PM »
Here is a photo of the 1968 Camaro Cutaway display that I had not seen before.  It was posted here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/863830030370161/photos/

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Re: 1968 Camaro Cutaway Display Car
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2020, 11:40:10 AM »
Thanks Scott!
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA.
AHRA Formula Stock at Lions Dragstrip, NHRA E/MP at Pomona Raceway

 

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