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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RoadandTrack.com (blog)

First 2015 COPO Camaro sale will benefit wounded vets
RoadandTrack.com (blog)
You know how bidding sometimes gets out of control at Barrett-Jackson. This is one of those times where you root for that to happen. Chevy will build exactly 69 COPO Camaros in 2015, and #001 will cross the block on April 18 at the Barrett-Jackson Palm ...
Chevy donates first 2015 COPO Camaro for wounded vetsAutoblog (blog)
The first 2015 COPO Camaro will be Auctioned at the Palm Beach Barrett ...Hot Rod Network
First 555-HP COPO Camaro To Be Sold As Veterans' BenefitYahoo Autos (blog)
Torque News -GM Authority (blog) -autoevolution
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Torque News

2 New Models Join the Dodge Challenger Lineup
Torque News
While the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak has claimed drag racing titles all over the US, only being available with a large, naturally aspirated engine has prevented Mopar racers from competing with the supercharged COPO Camaro and Cobra Jet Mustang.
2016 Dodge Mopar Challenger Drag PakTop Speed
The New Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Is HereThe Car Guide

all 23 news articles »

First 2016 Cadillac CT6 And 2015 Chevy COPO Camaro Head To Auction
Motor Authority
The second major GM vehicle going up for auction this weekend is the first 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro. This one has some extra significance as the 2015 COPO Camaro will be the last based on the fifth-generation Camaro. Proceeds from its sale will go ...

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GM Authority (blog)

2075 HP 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Revs Up For Drag Week
GM Authority (blog)
“This engine is for one of our longtime, repeat customers who is building a 2010 COPO Camaro clone for Drag Week's Super Street Power Adder class,” Alex Esnaola of SME tells LSXTV. “He's registered and made the cut.” It uses an LSX block with two ...

Torque News

2015 COPO Camaro #1 Raises $400k for Charity
Torque News
The first example of the 2015 COPO Camaro race car rolled across the Barrett Jackson Auction block this past weekend and when the final gavel struck, this rare factory-built drag car raised $400,000 for a wounded soldier charity group and surprisingly, ...
First 2015 COPO Camaro Sells For $300000 At Barrett-JacksonGM Authority (blog)

all 2 news articles »

Motor Authority

2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Debuts At SEMA
Motor Authority
It was at the SEMA show back in 2011 that Chevrolet first revealed its COPO Camaro based on the fifth-generation version of the Chevy muscle car. The limited-production, factory-built drag racer has been a hit ever since and is now about to enter its ...
2015 COPO Camaro Marks The Last Year Of The Fifth-Gen: SEMA 2014GM Authority (blog)
2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is the king of our quarter-mile dreamsAutoblog (blog)
The 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Debuts with a New Look, 4 EnginesTorque News
NetCarShow.com -WorldCarFans.com -Carscoops (blog)
all 81 news articles »

Hot Rod Network

2013 ZL1 Camaro Gutted For Drag Week
Hot Rod Network
General Motors has offered both complete COPO Camaro cars for around $86,000, as well as brand-new Camaro body shells, known as bodies-in-white (PN 19243374), for around $7,000. Yet, we doubt there has ever been any consideration given to the ...

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Car and Driver (blog)

Dressed for the Drags: 2015 COPO Camaro Wants to Do a Burnout on Your Face
Car and Driver (blog)
Back then, of course, “high-performance” generally meant stuffing an unnaturally large and powerful V-8 into a small and light body shell, as was the case with the legendary 1969 ZL1 COPO Camaro. Ultimately, the impression of that car proved to be so ...

GM Authority (blog)

Chevrolet Begins COPO Camaro Contingency Program For 2015 NHRA Season
GM Authority (blog)
Chevrolet is giving its COPO Camaro customers an extra reason to give it their all this NHRA season. A new contingency incentive has been put in place for 2015 that will pay out racers fielding COPO Camaro factory drag cars for winning races in the ...

First 2015 Chevy COPO Camaro to be Auctioned for Veterans
The first 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is being sold to benefit disabled veterans. The American automaker has announced that the first production 2015 COPO Camaro will be auctioned off on Saturday, April 18, at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction.

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