"The Gear & Axle Test Car"
"F" Car Pre-Production Unit
Fleet & Special Order 5A - 26
Manufacturing - Gear And Axle
Model - 12667
Body Style - Convertible
Serial # 12667
Fisher # DD16D
Paint # 900RR Bolero Red
Trim # 765AA Black
Top Color - White
L30AB - V/8 327 cu. in. Engine
M35BL - P/G Transmission
J50AE - Power Brakes
N40CA - Power Steering
Standard - Wheel Trim Covers
P58AA - 7 : 35 - 14 - 4 W/Wall Tires (U.S. Royal Rubber)
U63AB - Radio
A39AA - Deluxe Seat Belts
Pilot Reliability Audit - 6/7/66
Fisher Pilot Plant # 21 - Detroit
Fisher Promise Delivered To Chevrolet - 5/31
Vehicle Required At Destination - 6/14
Destination - Proving Grounds
Attention: C. Caswell
Final Destination - Warren, Michigan
Vintage Pilot Book Page
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N100013, “The Gear & Axle Test Car”, was delivered on May 31, 1966 from Fisher Body as coach #DD16D. Like all F-Body Pilot Prototypes at Norwood, it started its hand built assembly in consecutive VIN number order as the thirteenth build of the engineering study. One of one on Fleet and Special Order # 5A-26 made by Manufacturing Gear & Axle it carried model # 12667. This red on black convertible was the fifth convertible ever built. With a 327 cubic inch power plant and a power-glide automatic transmission, its presence in photo shoots at General Motors proving grounds make it an important piece of Camaro history. This car is confirmed to exist and is currently in need of restoration. It was required to be received by C. Caswell at the General Motors Proving Grounds on or around June 14, 1966 for testing. NCRS certificates show #13 being returned to corporate, Zone 0 and it is thought to be used as a company promotional vehicle shortly thereafter. Current whereabouts and existence is confirmed as of 3-1-2015.
Note: See Pilot Statistics Page for help with explanation of research.
50 Year History of #13
Further Information Will Be Coming Soon
Title History Research N100013
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Pilot Car Registry Stops in to See an Old Friend
Tom Reuss Says Goodbye to N100013
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