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Cars > Challenges > “Wild Cherry” Vs “the Z”


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Berlin, Connecticut
United States


1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z

“Wild Cherry”

1983 Chevrolet Z28

“the Z”

Photo of: 1987 Chevrolet Camaro
Photo of: 1983 Chevrolet Z28

Head to Head


About “Wild Cherry”

A guy who works for me owns a black IROC-Z. Until he showed me his car, I wasn't really into cars at all. John's car changed all that. Within a couple of weeks, I knew I needed a hot car too. I started looking for a car that suited me, but I kept going back to John's black IROC, so that's what I decided I wanted. One day at work, he told me about an older friend of his who was selling a red IROC that he had bought brand new. He had arthritis in his knees, and it was getting worse. There was no way he could drive a stick shift car anymore. Since he hardly ever drove the car anyhow, he decided it was time to sell it. The car had been kept in a heated garage under a car cover, and never driven in rain or snow. It only had about 15,000 miles on it since new. It looked and drove like a new car. He wanted it to go to a good home, and John put in a good word for me. I don't drive it very often either - it's strictly a good weather pleasure car, just like it was for the old guy who sold it to me.

About “the Z”

Well it's done.Completely tore it apart and rebuilt EVERYTHING.As I said it was originally White with dark charcoal met.ground effects.It is now HOK ice white pearl with 12 coats of clear.Now if I could just get the wife to let me borrow it some time!


Specs for “Wild Cherry”

Multi-Port Fuel Injected 305 V-8
5-Speed Transmission
Posi Rear

Specs for “the Z”

No specifications listed.


Factory Options for “Wild Cherry”

It's loaded! I don't know what was standard and what was optional on IROC-Z's. It does have T-Tops.

Factory Options for “the Z”

No factory options listed.


Mods for “Wild Cherry”

K&N Air Filter
Flowmaster Dual Exhaust
Polished Wheels
(All mods by the original owner)

Mods for “the Z”

No modifications listed.


Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of Wild Cherry album
Wild Cherry
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Cover photo of cutlass and The Z album
cutlass and The Z
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