What’s your idea of the ultimate muscle car? If you had free access to any high performance, emotion inducing car part or platform, what would you assemble? That was the opportunity given the guys at Car and Driver in the late 1960s, and what they put together might be considered the ultimate Camaro. Read on to learn more about this one-of-a-kind creation dubbed “Blue Maxi” – Car and Driver’s once abused, “Company Car.”
With apologies to “Field of Dreams,” that’s what happened last week as Detroit’s famous Woodward Ave., prepared for its annual Dream Cruise; That’s where a million people worship thousands of vintage cars as they drive up and down the road for the day. And reviewing the proceedings from a special position was this unique car owned by Logan Lawson, an 18-year old gearhead from Oklahoma who found what even GM didn’t know existed: the very first 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. Watch its Woodward throne being built here!
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Camaro at the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, Michigan.
Now part of a historic vehicle registry, VIN 100001 helped start legendary Detroit muscle car rivalry.
The first ever Chevrolet Camaro prototype, VIN # 100001, has returned to its spiritual home of Detroit, and will be sitting on the side of Woodward Avenue for the next few days. Here’s the car’s incredible story.