Welcome to 427 COPO Camaro.com

The COPO Camaro was what Chevrolet built to get a High Performance 427 Cubic Inch 425 Horsepower Big Block Mark IV engine into an assembly line factory Camaro. These COPO Camaros were limited production and did not show up in the official factory or showroom brochures. Most of us know about the 1969 COPO and Yenko Camaros, but the story is more interesting. These COPO Camaros were "Special High Performance Units"


The 427 COPO Camaro was built for a purpose:
to Rule The Street and to compete and win at the Drag Strip.

Initially accepted by the AHRA and enventually by the NHRA,
427 COPO Camaros left their mark in Muscle Car History!

The most commonly known COPO Camaro is the Yenko Camaro, which was supervised by new car dealer / sports car racer Don Yenko. COPOs were built before and after this legendary 1969 model.


Here are some pages about the Yenko and COPO Camaros:



1967 Yenko Camaro


1968 Yenko Camaro


1969 Yenko Camaro


1969 COPO Camaro



A new COPO Camaro has been built by Chevrolet
for the past few years now, and this new
COPO Camaro has been creating a lot of excitment
at the drag strips and at the auction blocks.


All of the latest COPO Camaro and Yenko Camaro news
is being posted on my newest site:




My new Muscle Car Life site also has a Classifieds section!


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Daily COPO Camaro Performance News:


Inside the Award-Winning Restoration of a Day-Two 1969 COPO Camaro
MSN Autos
When Grady Burch rumpty-rumped his Burnished Brown COPO Camaro into the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center last year for the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN), a standard was set. We have seen beautifully restored COPOs before.


COPO Camaros Dominate At 2017 US Nationals
“We were extremely happy with the showing from our COPO customers at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Once again this year, COPO Camaro's continue to dominate many Sportsman classes at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.”.

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After frustrating loss, Barton returns to glory in Indy Factory Stock Showdown rout
Returning to Indy a year later with an all-new supercharged COPO Camaro, Barton knuckled down and blitzed the 22-car field with a string of 8.1 and 8.2-second runs. Barton capped off the week-long battle with a thrilling 8.181, 164.53 to 8.214, 165 ...


Pritchett and Enders add star power to the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown
When qualifying begins for the special event on the first day of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, two-time Pro Stock world champion Enders will be racing her Omaha Track COPO Camaro while current Top Fuel championship contender Pritchett will ...

Chevrolet Performance US Nationals Sunday Notebook
Barton spun the tires in his COPO Camaro but managed to advance when opponent Carl Tasca also spun the tires and could not get his Cobra Jet Mustang to recover. Chuck Watson, who is tied with Barton in the SAM Tech Factory Stock points battle, also ...

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Hot Rod Network

MCACN: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Hot Rod Network
... examples of stand-out first-gen Chevy Camaros. Bob promises within this display “several one-offs, several firsts, and some very special race cars.” We also expect Grady Burch's day-two COPO Camaro to be there, too (the restoration of which you can ...

Factory Stock Showdown at Indianapolis
Drag Racing Online Magazine
With twenty-two drivers trying to make the 16-car field for the Factory Stock Showdown during the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis, the qualifying was intense. Indeed, David Janac of Caldwell, TX, missed the field by just .027 with his COPO Camaro.


GM's Most Exclusive Car Is the Stuff of Hot-Rod Dreams
So when he got an April Fool's Day email saying he was one of 69 people randomly chosen in a lottery of more than 3,000 for a chance to buy a special COPO-edition Camaro, he thought to email Curt Collins, who runs Chevy's high-performance car program, ...

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Drag Racing Online Magazine
Wenzel continued to have success in the Sportsman ranks through the years with the Chevy Camaro, and he's entered in the loaded Stock Eliminator class that includes several entries of 2017 Chevrolet COPO Camaros at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. ...


Richland County Sheriff's car show in Hopkins raises funds for children's gifts
The winner of the final award was Terry Livingston, who entered his royal blue 2017 COPO Camaro. Livingston said it was the first show he has ever entered. He was happy to take home the trophy. “This Camaro hasn't been in any cars shows, but that other ...

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