Imagination is a great thing, but it only goes so far, running into the tyranny of reality. Or does it? The 1969 Camaro Z-28 is one of the fastest appreciating cars on the market, making it virtually impossible for anyone but the wealthy to own and then too risky to drive lest it be lost in an accident. How you dream of going back to 1969 and buying one fresh off the factory assembly line and driving it for all its worth. Well, now you can! The BKPE Archetype Z-28 reproduces the Z-28 in exacting detail from the finest parts available. But even more than that, you get the same buying experience they had back in 1969, allowing you to option your Z-28 as you see fit. Finally, the Archetype Z-28 provides you with the seat-of-your-pants driving experience had by those lucky enough to own the namesake. Your Z-28 awaits. What can we build for you?

We invite our clients to review these specifications and available options and then click on Pricing Information to obtain information on how to order your own Z-28C.


Body Type

Coupe with RPO Z28 Special Performance Package
Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors
Completely Restored with Factory-Like Body Work and Paint
BKPE 12 Month/12,000 Mile Bumper-to-Bumper, Limited Warranty




Correct DZ 302 CID V-8 Engine – 465hp
Dual Holley 4295 4bbl Carburetors on Cross Ram Intake


Unique Cross Ram “140” Camshaft
Functional Cowl Induction Ram-Air System

Accessory System

RPO K85 - 63 AMP Delcotron Generator
RPO N40 – Power Steering Pump and System

Cooling System

RPO V01 - Harrison 21” – 3 Core Heavy Duty Radiator
RPO K02 – Temperature Controlled Fan

Fuel Delivery

Original-Style Fuel Tank with 3/8 Single-Feed Fuel Lines
Mechanical Fuel Pump


Original-Style Cast Iron Exhaust Manifolds
RPO N10 - 2” True-Duel Exhaust System with Single Muffler
Chrome Exhaust Tips

Electrical System

Original-Style Electrical System
RPO T60 – Heavy-Duty Battery


RPO M20 Wide-Ration 4-Speed Manual Transmission
10.4” Clutch with “403” Bellhousing
RPO M11 – Floor-Mounted Hurst Shifter
Original-Style Linkage and Pedals

Front Suspension

Classic 1969 Front Sub-Frame in Original Colors
Original-Style Front Suspension Components
Original-Style Z-28 Front Shocks
RPO N44 – Quick Ratio Steering
11/16” Anti-Sway Bar

Rear Suspension

Original-Style Rear Suspension
RPO G31 - 4-Leaf Multi-Leaf Springs
Original-Style Z-28 Front Shocks


Original-Style Driveshaft

Rear Axle

Original Style 12-Bolt Rear Axle with Choice of Ratios
RPO G80 Positraction Rear End


RPO JL8 Power Front Disc/Rear Disc Brakes
Original-Style Emergency Brake System
Original-Style Brake Lines and Routing

Wheels and Tires

Chevy 15x7” Rally Wheels
Firestone E70x15 “Wide-Oval” Tires

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Original-Style Standard Interior in Choice of Colors
RPO B37 – Color Keyed Floor Mats


Original-Style 140 MPH Speedometer
RPO U16 8,000 RPM Tachometer
Original-Style Center Fuel Gauge
Original-Style Warning Lights


Original-Style Standard Steering Wheel
Original-Style Non-Tilt Steering Column


Original-Style Dome Light
RPO U25 – Trunk Light
PRO U26 – Underhood Light
RPO U27 – Glove Box Light
RPO U28 – Ash Tray Light
RPO U29 – Under Dash Courtesy Lights

Safety Equipment

Original-Style Standard Front and Rear Lap Belts
RPO AS1 – Standard Front Shoulder Belts


Radio Delete Equipment

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Original-Style 1969 Camaro Exterior
RPO ZL2 Special Ducted Hood
PRO V32 Rear Bumper Guards
Classic Z-28 Emblems and “Skunk” Stripes

Safety Equipment

Passenger-Side Side-View Mirror


RPO D80 Original-Style Front and Rear Spoilers


Painted Steel Top

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Power Train Options


RPO M21 – Close-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission
This option allows for quicker acceleration than the standard transmission.
RPO M22 – Heavy-Duty Close-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Same as RPO M21, but designed for race-specific applications. This is a BKPE recommended option.


RPO C48 – Heater Delete
Removes the heating system from the Camaro to save weight and increase performance. NOTE – This option is recommended for off-road-use-only vehicles due to most states requiring heating systems to pass their vehicle inspection.
RPO NC8 – Chamber Exhaust System
Exchange the standard dual exhaust system with a chamber exhaust system that allows freer-flowing exhaust to increase the performance and millage of the vehicle. This is a BKPE recommended option.

Interior Options


RPO Z23 – Special Interior
Adds bright pedal trim; faux woodgrain accents on the instrument cluster, dash board and steering wheel; and a dash-mounted grab bar and trim. Included in RPO Z87 – Custom Interior.
RPO Z87 – Custom Interior
Replaces the standard door panels with custom door panels with built-in arm rests, unique door opening mechanism, and carpeted lower section. Include special seats with custom upholstery in standard colors or a houndstooth color pattern, and rear seat arms rests with built-in ashtrays. Includes RPO Z23 – Special Interior. This is a BKPE recommended option.


RPO U15 – Speed Warning Indicator
Allow the driver to set a dial at a chosen speed with a buzzer sounding if the driver exceeds that speed.
RPO U17 – Special Instrumentation
Replaces the center fuel gauge with fuel, amp meter, oil pressure and water temperature gauges located on the center console. Requires RPO D55 – Console. This is a BKPE recommended option.
RPO U35 – Electric Clock
Adds an analog electric clock to the instrument panel between the speedometer and tachometer. Requires both RPO D55 – Console and RPO U17 – Special Instrumentation.


RPO A31 – Power Windows
Adds the convenience of power windows to the Z-28.
RPO A67 – Fold Down Rear Seat
Allows the owner to fold down the rear seat back onto the rear seat bench, creating a shelf for additional storage space. NOTE – This option requires original, used GM parts of limited availability.
RPO D33 – Driver’s-Side Remote Controlled Side-View Mirror
Adds a joystick to the door panel that allowed the driver to control the side-view mirror from inside the vehicle.
RPO D34 – Driver’s Side Visor Vanity Mirror
Adds a vanity mirror to the inside of the driver’s side sun visor.
RPO D55 – Console
Adds a center console with storage bin and rear seat ashtray courtesy light. Includes faux wood grain trim on the steering wheel and instrument panel. This is a BKPE recommended option.
RPO N33 – Tilt Steering Column
Allows the driver to adjust the angle of the steering wheel for a more comfortable driving position.
RPO N34 – Rosewood Steering Wheel
Replaces the standard steering wheel with a faux wood grain steering for a more attractive appearance. Not available with RPO NK1 – Comfort Grip Steering Wheel
RPO NK1 – Comfort Grip Steering Wheel
Replaces the standard steering wheel with a steering wheel with a cushioned surface, allowing a more attractive appearance and a better surface with which to grip the wheel. Not available with RPO N34 – Rosewood Steering Wheel.

Safety Options

RPO A39 – Deluxe Front and Rear Lap Belts
Replaces the unsightly standard seat belt buckles with more attractive, brushed buckles. Includes RPO ZK3 – Deluxe Front Shoulder Belts.
RPO AS4 – Rear Seat Deluxe Shoulder Belts
Adds shoulder harnesses with the deluxe belt buckles to the rear seats. Requires RPO A39 – Deluxe Front and Rear Lap Belts.
RPO AS5 – Rear Seat Standard Shoulder Belts
Adds shoulder harnesses with the standard belt buckles to the rear seats. Not available with RPO A39 – Deluxe Front and Rear Lap Belts.
RPO C50 – Rear Window Defroster
Installs a blower in the rear package shelf to dehumidify the rear window during cold months. NOTE – This is an original, used GM unit of limited availability.
RPO CE1 – Headlight Washer System
Adds water jets above the headlights that clean the headlights while washing the windshield. Included in the RPO Z22 – Rally Sport Appearance Package.

System Options

RPO U69 – AM/FM “Blue Dot” Radio
RPO U73 – Front Fender Mounted Telescoping Antenna
Adds an Antique Automobile Radio AM/FM “Blue Dot” Radio, an entertainment system that provides modern electronics in a package that mimics the original system. Includes Kenwood speakers mounted in the kick panels and a fender mounted telescoping antenna. This is a BKPE recommended option.

Exterior Options

Appearance Options

RPO B93 – Door Edge Guards
Adds a decorative metal strip to the trailing edged of each door to protect the door from dings when being opened.
RPO C08 – Vinyl Top
Depending on the exterior color, this option adds a black or white vinyl roof covering that is accented with bright metal trim.
RPO V31 – Front Bumper Guards
Adds bumper guards to the front chrome bumper. Not available with RPO VE3 – Endura Bumper.
RPO VE3 – Endura Bumper
Replaces the chrome front bumper with a body-colored urethane-covered steel bumper. Not available with RPO V31 – Front Bumper Guards. This is a BKPE recommended option.
RPO Z21 – Style Trim Group
Adds bright headlight and parking light bezel moldings, wheel opening moldings, roof rail moldings and rocket panel moldings. Also includes black body sills regardless of exterior color. Included in RPO Z22 – Rally Sport Appearance Package
RPO Z22 - Rally Sport Appearance Package
Adds a unique grill with vacuum-actuated headlight covers, “Rally Sport” fender emblems and chrome back-up lights below the rear bumper. Includes RPO CE1 – Headlight Washer System and RPO Z21 – Style Trim Group.

Safety Options

RPO A01 – Tinted Glass
Replaces all of the glass with glass with a slight tint to reduce the glare caused by lights exterior to the vehicle.
RPO A02 – Tinted Windshield
Identical to RPO A01, but replaces only the front windshield glass. This is a BKPE recommended option.


Front License Plate Bracket
Options For states requiring vehicles be equipped with front license plates, this option equips the Z-28 with the bracket to attach the front license plate.
Spare Tire and Jack Equipment
Believing that many of our clients would remove the trunk-mounted spare tire equipment to save unnecessary weight, we have made the provision of the equipment optional.

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Because we are a custom design/build shop, we allow our customers to customize their SS-Xtreme to make it as unique as they are. Thus, should you want us to design an SS-Xtreme to fit your vision of the ultimate vehicle, simply go to our Price Information page and tell us what you want or call our customer service department at 1-888-969-BKPE (2573).
Please note that these specifications are subject to change without notice. BKPE assumes no responsibility for any damages resulting from our changing vehicle specifications.