1991 Camaro Convertible - LS1 Third-Gen

When starting a new classic car project, there are a number of choices to make. Some owners choose to restore every nut and bolt to factory spec, ending up with a vehicle that looks like it just rolled off the showroom floor. Jeromey Campbell, of Huntington Beach, California, was looking for something more distinctive when he started work on this 1991 Camaro Z28 convertible. Jeromey purchased the Camaro about 8 … Continue reading »






1987 Trans Am - First Restoration Project

Unsurprisingly, many members of our staff here at Classic Industries are serious car enthusiasts. By day, we help customers with their project vehicles, and by night, we go home to work on our own. So, when a customer rolls up to our showroom in a nice car, we always try to go check it out. You'll often find our employees peering out the windows to see what just rolled into … Continue reading »






/DRIVE Video - The Perfect IROC?

We've always been fans of the third-gen Camaro, so it's nice to see the increased attention it's getting lately. Much like the second-gen cars were unappreciated for years, and then suddenly became popular again, we're seeing a resurgence in interest in the third-gen F-body vehicles. This is especially true of the IROC-Z, one of the most iconic American cars of the 1980s. Popular automotive YouTube channel /DRIVE published a video today that … Continue reading »






1986 Pontiac Trans Am - Third Gen Restoration

We're always glad to see the third-gen F-body cars getting the appreciation they deserve. Ten or fifteen years ago, few people would have considered the 1982-92 Firebirds and Trans Ams candidates for restoration, but now that these cars are becoming more collectible, the prices for clean examples are on the rise. This white 1986 Trans Am is one of the cleanest we've seen, and shows how much these cars stand out … Continue reading »






1991 Camaro Z28 - Recovered & Reborn

For a car enthusiast, there's no worse feeling than having your car stolen. In an instant, the vehicle you put so much time and effort into is gone, and you're left empty-handed. This is exactly what happened to Ismael Castillo, the owner of this 1991 Camaro Z28, on New Year's Eve last year. After spending the evening with his friends celebrating, he went outside to find his Camaro was missing. It … Continue reading »






87 Camaro IROC-Z - 416,000 Miles

Have you ever heard of a car going 500,000 miles before? How about doing it on the original engine and transmission? If you have, it's likely that it was a boring 4-cylinder economy car. That's all well and good, but we think if you're going to choose a car to drive half a million miles in, it might as well be one with a V8 and some style. David Mayans, of Corona, California, … Continue reading »






Camaro History - Five Generations of Iconic Design

There's no doubt the Chevrolet Camaro is a masterfully-designed piece of engineering. After all, this eye-catching appearance is one reason why it has stood the test of time, and captured the hearts of enthusiasts for nearly half a century. But, have you ever wondered how each of the 5 iconic generation designs came to be? With the all-new 6th Generation 2016 Camaro right around the corner, GM designers have given us a rare look … Continue reading »






'89 Turbo Trans Am - Supersonic

What is the fastest production Pontiac Trans Am? This question is the source of much debate, since many factors contribute to its answer, including driver skill, altitude, and tire compound. However, there's no question that the 1989 20th Anniversary Edition Turbo Trans Am is one of the fastest T/As ever, if not the fastest. Car and Driver magazine clocked this limited-production car at a blistering 4.6-second 0-60 time, calling it "the quickest 0-60 … Continue reading »






'92 Camaro RS - Street Machine

What is a classic car? It seems like a simple question, but in reality, the definition is always changing. Back in the late '60s, first-generation Camaros and Firebirds were considered cool cars, but they were also rather commonplace. Now, those cars are highly prized and acknowledged by everyone as true classics. In the 1980s, the same could be said of second-gen Camaros—they weren't seen as classics then, but now they … Continue reading »






Classic Industries Resurrects Rare Firebird Z20 Appearance Package

Firebird Z20 Spoilers Rise Like a Phoenix from the Ashes of Pontiac history. While owners of early F-bodies have access to reproduction and replacement parts for virtually any limited production package conceived, owners of Pontiac's third generation Firebird and Trans Am models have had to hunt for suitable used parts at junkyards, swap meets, online auctions, and message boards. 1988 Firebird Z20 models were equipped with wheel spoilers, also called … Continue reading »