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Summary for the 1968 Camaro SS [RS] Convertible [W/O A/C] (L35 V8, M13 M3, 2.73) [Heavy-Duty 3-Speed] [Optional Economy axle]
 
 
  All About the 1968 Camaro SS [RS] Convertible [W/O A/C] (L35 V8, M13 M3, 2.73) [Heavy-Duty 3-Speed] [Optional Economy axle]

1968 Camaro SS [RS] Convertible [W/O A/C] (L35 V8, M13 M3, 2.73) [Heavy-Duty 3-Speed] [Optional Economy axle]

Introduction Date 09/21/1967  



The CAMARO
SS [RS] Convertible [W/O A/C] is a 2-Door, rear wheel drive Convertible with seating for 4.

STANDARD Powertrain :
Engine : L48 5.7-liter V8 350ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M15 3-spd Manual (Base)

OPTIONAL Powertrain :
1. Engine : L48 5.7- liter V8 350ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M15 3-spd Manual (Base)

2. Engine : L48 5.7- liter V8 350ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty

3. Engine : L48 5.7- liter V8 350ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M20 4-spd Manual Wide-Ratio

4. Engine : L48 5.7- liter V8 350ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M35 2-spd Automatic Powerglide

5. Engine : L35 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M20 4-spd Manual Wide-Ratio

6. Engine : L35 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M40 3-spd Automatic Turbo Hydra-Matic

7. Engine : L34 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty

8. Engine : L34 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M20 4-spd Manual Wide-Ratio

9. Engine : L34 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M21 4-spd Manual Close-Ratio

10. Engine : L34 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M40 3-spd Automatic Turbo Hydra-Matic

11. Engine : L78 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty

12. Engine : L78 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M20 4-spd Manual Wide-Ratio

13. Engine : L78 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M21 4-spd Manual Close-Ratio

14. Engine : L78 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M22 4-spd Manual Heavy-Duty Close-Ratio (Nicknamed: RockCrusher)

15. Engine : L89 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty

16. Engine : L89 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M21 4-spd Manual Close-Ratio

17. Engine : L89 N/A- liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl
Tranny : M22 4-spd Manual Heavy-Duty Close-Ratio (Nicknamed: RockCrusher)


The selected trim SS [RS] Convertible [W/O A/C] (L35 V8, M13 M3, 2.73) [Heavy-Duty 3-Speed] [Optional Economy axle] had a Dual exhaust & resonators w/ single muffler exhaust system. It was powered by a L35 0.0-liter V8 396ci. 4-bbl engine connected to a M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty transmission driving a 2.73 rear end.

[Specifications]

Front suspension included
Independent SLA type w/ coil Springs and concentric shock absorber and spherically-joined steering knuckle ending with a Salisbury Axle w/ 2 single leaf springs (Monoleaf) w/ torque rod rear suspension.

Steering consisted of a Manual energy absorbing steering column steering system connected to a set of D70 x 14.0 2-ply Red stripe (59.6in. front tread) front tires, and a set of D70 x 14.0 2-ply Red stripe (N/Ain. rear tread) rear tires. Stopping assistance included a Duo-Servo Hydraulic Drum front, and Duo-Servo Hydraulic Drum rear brakes.

[Dimensions]

Exterior-wise, the car was
184.6in. long, 72.3in. wide, and 50.9in. high with a ground clearance of N/Ain.

Interior-wise, headroom consisted of
N/Ain. front and N/A rear, legroom of N/Ain. front and N/Ain. rear. Shoulderroom consisted of N/Ain. front and N/Ain. rear, with hiproom consisting of N/Ain. front and N/Ain. for the rear of the car.

[Performance]

It has an EPA fuel economy rating of N/A city / N/A highway miles per gallon.

 
  Manufacturing Plant
Norwood, OH or Van Nuys, CA
  Retail MSRP
N/A
Fuel EPA Fuel Economy
N/A
N/A
 
This Camaro Trim came with the following:

Engine

L35 0.0 - liter V8 396 ci. 4-bbl
HP: 325 @ 4800 RPM
TQ: 410 ft. lbs. @ 3200 RPM

Tranny

M13 3-spd Manual Heavy-Duty

Rear Axle

2.73
STANDARD Powertrain consisted of the following:

Engine

L48 5.7 - liter V8 350 ci . 4-bbl
HP: 295 @ 4800 RPM
TQ: 380 ft. lbs. @ 3200 RPM

Tranny

M15 3-spd Manual (Base)
OPTIONAL Powertrains included the following   combinations :

Engine

L35 N/A - liter V8 396 ci. 4-bbl
HP: 325 @ RPM
TQ: 410 ft. lbs. @ 3200 RPM

Tranny

M20 4-spd Manual Wide-Ratio

Engine

L35 N/A - liter V8 396 ci. 4-bbl
HP: 325 @ RPM
TQ: 410 ft. lbs. @ 3200 RPM

Tranny

M40 3-spd Automatic Turbo Hydra-Matic








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