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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Autoblog (blog)

Chevy donates first 2015 COPO Camaro for wounded vets
Autoblog (blog)
Introduced last fall at SEMA, the 2015 COPO Camaro is built specifically for drag racing with a 350-cubic-inch LSX racing engine with a 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger. It's got 555 horsepower, a three-speed automatic transmission (it's a drag machine ...
First 2015 COPO Camaro being auctioned off by Barrett-JacksonWorldCarFans.com
First 555-HP COPO Camaro To Be Sold As Veterans' BenefitYahoo Autos (blog)
First 2015 COPO Camaro to be Sold for Disabled VeteransTorque News
GTspirit -GM Authority (blog) -CarBuzz
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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)

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First 2016 Cadillac CT6 And 2015 Chevy COPO Camaro Head To Auction
Motor Authority
Two General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] vehicles with serious potential for future gains in value will go under the hammer this weekend at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Florida. But collectability is just one of the factors set to drive up bids ...

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First COPO Camaro and Cadillac CT6 Bring $500000 at Barrett-Jackson
If you were hoping to nab the very first 2015 COPO Camaro or 2016 Cadillac CT6 sedan, bad news, they've both been accounted for. The first examples of both production runs sold this weekend at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Florida, for a ...

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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 ...

Sports Car Illustrated

Sale of 2015 COPO Camaro No. 1 raises $400000 to benefit Disabled Veterans
Sports Car Illustrated
The sale of first 2015 COPO Camaro race car raised $400,000 for Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans, which helps wounded veterans participate in marathons and share their success within a supportive community including their families.

Florida Times-Union

Barrett-Jackson sets Palm Beach records in sales
Florida Times-Union
Notable charity vehicles that crossed the block included the GM special-built 2015 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Race Car VIN #001 that sold for $300,000 to benefit the Achilles Freedom Team. Philanthropists and world-renowned car collectors Jeanette and ...

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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)
You'd be hard-pressed to find four letters in the Chevrolet vernacular that carry as much weight among the bow-tie faithful than, C, O, P, and, uh, O. Smash them together, and you've got COPO, an acronym for Central Office Production Order, the semi ...

How Come I Can't Get The Exact Car I Want?
GM did it in the 1960s with cars like the COPO Camaro, so I don't see why GM, for example, can't do it now. But I'm a bit ignorant on this issue, and I haven't been able to find a good answer yet why I can't use an online manufacturer configurator to ...

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Autoblog (blog)

2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is the king of our quarter-mile dreams
Autoblog (blog)
LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet introduced the 2015 COPO Camaro today at the SEMA Show. It's the fourth edition of the limited-production, factory-built race car – and the final version for the Gen 5 Camaro. As with the previous three model years, only 69 will ...
2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Debuts At SEMAMotor Authority
The 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Debuts with a New Look, 4 EnginesTorque News
2015 COPO Camaro Marks The Last Year Of The Fifth-Gen: SEMA 2014GM Authority (blog)
duPont REGISTRY (blog) -Carscoops (blog) -Motor Trend
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