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.

Don Yenko Memorial Display Click Here!!

Here are some pages about the Yenko and COPO Camaros:


Check out the newest COPO Camaro from SEMA 2011.
(Video courtesy of Chevrolet)

The 1969 COPO Camaros were so significant, that they inspired
the creation of the 2012 ZL1 Camaro! Click here to see more!


The Yenko/COPO Camaro book has been placed on hold indefinitely due to health reasons. Please check back for possible release.



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Daily Camaro COPO Performance News:


Drag Racing Online Magazine

2012 COPO Camaro set to NHRA specs goes to Mecum Auction
Drag Racing Online Magazine
Introduced at SEMA 2011, the Chevrolet COPO Camaro was specially built to NHRA competition specifications, including a full chromemoly roll cage and solid rear axle. Standard sound deadening, the rear seat and power accessories were deleted, and ...

GM Authority (blog)

1987 Camaro IROC-Z With Under 5000 Miles: eBay Find
GM Authority (blog)
The seller throws out the COPO term to point out that this Camaro was built in the unsubstantiated “1-of-1″ non-standard combination of red/red/gold, but we think his usage of the COPO term (usually used for fleet orders) is not proper, for what it's ...

Top Speed

How Charity Car Auctions Work
Top Speed
Recent examples include the 2014 and 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, 2014 COPO Camaro, 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001, 2015 BMW i8 and the 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A. Most of them are available in limited quantities and generate ...

Torque News

TorqueNews Exclusive: Hellcat Charger Runs 10.7, 2.9s 0-60 with DRs (Video)
Torque News
Those numbers make the Challenger quicker than any stock American muscle car ever (not counting the non-street legal race models like the COPO Camaro, the Mustang Cobra Jet or the Challenger Drag Pak), but when the 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat was ...

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2014 NHRA: Mopar Motorsports - Reading NHRA Nationals Final Qualifying ...
The Challenger Drag Pak earned the Factory Shootout B class win over Cagnazzi's COPO Camaro who fouled out. That set up a Stock Eliminator Factory Shootout final between No.1 qualifier Barton and his 2010 Challenger Drag Pak and the No.2 qualifier, ...

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Top Speed

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Hits 60 MPH in Just 2.9 Seconds
Top Speed
... ever produced, not counting drag racers like the COPO Camaro or the Mustang Cobra Jet . Granted, both the Challenger and Charger Hellcat are unique in their respective segments, but it seems there's even more to be expected when it comes to the latter.

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Review: Charlotte Motor Speedway Fall Auto Fair (Includes first-hand account)
A brief stop to watch a few of the great cars being auctioned gave me the chance to see this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Prototype COPO with no reserve auctioned. Watching the car be bid up to the apx. $85,000.00 that won the bid was so exciting. What a fun ...

O Correio News

É nesta quarta o show que vai parar Chapadão do Sul e região, Munhoz e ...
O Correio News
Acontece no dia 22 de Outubro (Véspera de feriado em Chapadão do Sul) em Chapadão do Sul, um dos maiores shows do Brasil, Munhoz e Mariano. Voltando a cidade com seus maiores sucessos: " CAMARO AMARELO, COPO NA MÃO, LONGE DAQUI, ...

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Diário Gaúcho

Lançamentos da semana- Munhoz e Mariano, Jads e Jadson e Banda do Mar
Diário Gaúcho
Depois do sucesso de Camaro Amarelo que tinha uma letra até bem elaborada, um tava de luva na mulherada interesseira (Quando eu passava por você na minha CG, você nem me olhava. Fazia de tudo pra me ver, pra me perceber. Mas nem me olhava.

"Circulando": Munhoz & Mariano agitam VIPs e convidados no Wood's Bar
Conhecidos pelo hit "Camaro Amarelo" que gerou repercussão mundial, a dupla reunião os fãs entusiasmados que cantaram ao pé da letra os seus sucessos como Copo na Mão", "Bote Quente", "Mamãe Passou Pimenta", "Bombeiro" e o hit "Longe Daqui".

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