Why did the Berlin Wall go crashing down in 1989? Some might try to confuse you with all sorts of economic or political gibberish, but the answer is actually real simple : the third-generation Camaro destroyed the Evil Empire's will to live! Look at the triumphant American Camaro owners in this ad- with 230 horsepower (that is, for those who bought the IROC; the base V6 had 130 horses) at their command, victory was theirs!