Passionately Pink Camaro
Passionately Pink Camaro is one man’s attempt to give what he can to raise funds for breast cancer research. Andrew Herold of Slidell, Louisiana commissioned the building of his beloved 1972 Camaro to VRE of Detroit, Michigan. With the help of over 70 manufactures this vehicle debuted at the 2011 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and will be auctioned later this year with proceeds to benefit breast cancer research.
As with all vehicle builds, this one had its fare share of special touches. The ram air style hood was grafted together from MPD1’s 2010 Camaro hood in a Frankenstein like process. Having this 1 or 1 hood made Passionately Pink unique the crowd of many second gen’s at the 2011 SEMA Show. The hood was complimented by billet hinges generously donated to the build by the Ring Brothers. Another special touch was the amazing billet work by Monzter Motorsports of Chicago, Illinois. Travis and Brandon from Monzter created the one of a kind billet grille, tail lights and head light for Passionately Pink which definitely were at hit at the show.
The inside is just as amazing as the outside, with Marquez Design interior panels covered by Advanced Performance Interiors in leather, vinyl and alcantara. The interior has a look that is very modern but not to far away from the cars roots. A lot of guys will take a car like this and go full blast into a numbers matching restoration and a car done that way is awesome,but not what Andrew had in mind. He wanted the Dakota Digital gauges, Vintage air conditioning, JVC navigation unit, 6 speaker Kicker stereo system and heated seats with massagers that would make the car different the the other 70’s muscle.
When it came to handling and suspension Passionately Pink was fortunate enough to partner up with BMR suspension and Airlift Company. BMR shipped over their full torque arm kit with front sway bar. They were gracious enough to send it in raw format so Q.C Coatings of Macomb Township, Michigan could spray them in hot pink powder coat. AirLift Company went above and beyond by sending two of their engineers over to VRE with pen and paper in hand to design the adjustable air suspension. The suspension show cased their new Lifestyle 2 digital controller which will be release in early Summer for retail purchase.
To get this project movin’, VRE added a 376cid GM LS2 engines topped with a meticulously polished Magnuson supercharger, Finishline 4l60e transmission, and Master Shift paddle shifter with push button selector. To put the power to the ground Passionately Pink is outfitted with a set of 19″ Fikse wheels wrapped in Toyo Proxes rubber. This vehicle is a testament to the excellence that is present at VRE, and the design pays tribute to those who have suffered, survived or lost someone to breast cancer. The project truly put the Human back in Humanity.
Check out www.passionatelypinkcamaro.com for vehicle build photos or you can donate to the cancer foundation directly from our home page.