The Skylark for '66 is available in three body styles; a two door sedan, hardtop coupe and a convertible. The entry level engine is the Fireball 225 CID V6 offering 160 hp and delivers a presentable 235 lb-ft of torque with the stock one barrel carburetor. The standard engine is the Wildcat 310 and the two barrel it provides 210 hp, putting 310 lb-ft of torque to the pavement. For the best factory performance Skylark the optional Wildcat 445 package tops the list. This package puts four barrel set up on the larger 340 CID engine to achieve a rating of 260 hp with 365 lb-ft. of torque. The MSRP for a new Skylark in 1966 was between $2,630 and $3,100.00, but by 2016 the average auction price for a well maintained original condition unit was around $16,500.00.
340 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic
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The Camaro is on the GM "F" body platform and sold as a two door Coupe or Convertible-starting in the 1966 model year. The 1969 is the last year of this first generation Camaro and either body style could be ordered as a basic, Super Sport (SS) or the Rally Sport (RS) trim option. The full arsenal of Chevrolet large and small block engines from, the economical 230 cu in six to the 427 cu in (7.0 L) V8, will fit under the hood of the rear wheel drive Camaro.
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The first year of the G3, B body Charger is 1971 and most visible changes are cosmetic. The entire line-up of Chrysler products have been modified to meet the latest EPA mandated emission control measures and there are new safety regulations in place as well. The latest Charger is now 115 inches long, a full 2 inches shorter than previously and there are now six Charger models to choose from. There were 82,681 Chargers built during 1971, making it a successful year for the model, of those, only 85 units are powered by the Hemi engine and 277 units are assembled with the 440 six-pack.
440 CID V8 Automatic
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