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:


Hot Rod Network

Exclusive! Behind-the-scenes first look at the 2016 COPO Camaro
Hot Rod Network
The 2016 COPO Camaro is no exception. A small facility north of Detroit hand-builds 69 modern interpretations of the original icon with a NHRA certified cage, slicks, and everything a racer needs to make consistent 8-second passes the day they take ...


Winners Crowned At 2nd Annual ATI James Beattie Memorial In Maryland
On the Stock Eliminator side, it was a pair of automatic-equipped cars — the Factory Stock/F COPO Camaro of North Carolina's Adam Berberich, and New Jersey's Todd Hoven in his D/Stock Automatic 1968 Firebird — squaring off in the finale. Hoven did ...

Hot Rod Network

The Very First Legally Licensed COPO Camaro Found at 2016 HOT ROD Power Tour
Hot Rod Network
It's human nature that when you are told you can't have something, you want it that much more. As you know, the COPO Camaros Chevy has been producing for racing-only the last few years come with no vehicle identification number (VIN) because they are ...

Maple City Cruise Night honors Camaro on its 50th year
Galesburg Register-Mail
Maple City Street Machines will also be celebrating the 80th birthday of one its die-hard supporters, Kenny Barnhardt, who has brought his 1969 Fred Gibb COPO Camaro to every Cruise Night event. “Our sponsors have always been so good to us, and the ...


Can the 2016 COPO Camaro break its own $700000 record at auction?
Chevrolet introduced the sixth generation COPO Camaro No. 001 last November at the SEMA Show and includes a personalized look created by NHRA Funny Car driver Courtney Force. It features a Red Hot exterior color with Courtney Force-signature ...
Homemade Street-Legal 'COPO' Chevrolet Camaro Up For Sale: eBay FindGM Authority (blog)
First 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro To Be Auctioned Off For CharityMotor Authority
2016 Gen 6 COPO Camaro Serial #1 at Barrett-Jackson to Benefit United WaySuper Chevy Network
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all 10 news articles »

Autoblog (blog)

More than 5500 people tried to get the 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro
Autoblog (blog)
It's stating the obvious, but the 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro is popular with enthusiasts. So much so, it's attracted more than 5,500 hand raisers, General Motors said Tuesday at an event to show off the company's new Performance and Racing Center in ...
5500 People Tried to Buy the 69 2016 COPO Camaro Drag CarsTorque News
2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro No. 001 Nets $300000 At Barrett-JacksonGM Authority (blog)
Demand For the Chevrolet COPO Camaro Is Sky-HighTop Speed
all 48 news articles »

Super Chevy Network

David Barton Wins the Gatornationals' Factory Stock Showdown in a 2015 COPO Camaro
Super Chevy Network
It turns out this was a very special car (2015 COPO Camaro, car #69) the last one built with that body style. So GM was being cautious—they didn't want it being sold to just a car collector or somebody looking to flip it to make a dollar. In the end ...

Day-Two 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Discovered in Wisconsin Garage
Hot Rod Network
Iowan Kandy Olinger had never even heard of a COPO Camaro. That didn't keep her from digging this one out of a Wisconsin garage. She says, “My boyfriend [Chad Slocum] got me a 1994 Firehawk, thinking I would fall in love with it. He gave me a year.

How to Upgrade a Stock Eliminator COPO Camaro LS7 Engine
Super Chevy Network
“The 427 big-block in the original 1969 COPO Camaro was rated at 425 horsepower. That rating was legit, and after blueprinting the motor and bumping up the compression ratio, they made 575-600 hp,” Judson explains. “Today it's different. GM just dreams ...

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