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:

 

MuscleCarLife.com

 

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

 

 
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Daily COPO Camaro Performance News:

 

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NHRA.com

Nobile, Mountain View Pro Stock team set for Pomona return | NHRA
NHRA.com
After a premature end to their 2017 season, the Mountain View Racing Pro Stock team returns for 2018 with a new car and a new attitude.

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The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)

Barrett-Jackson Countdown: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO
The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)
This is No. 59 of the 69 COPO 9560 high-performance 1969 Chevrolet Camaros built. It was finished in Hugger Orange with black interior; an all-aluminum 427ci engine with 12.0 compression and open-chamber cylinder heads. Barrett-Jackson Countdown: 1969 ...



duPont REGISTRY (blog)

1 of 11 – 1968 Yenko RS/SS Camaro Heading To Florida Auction
duPont REGISTRY (blog)
It is one of only 11 Yenko RS/SS Camaros built in '68, and it still retains the 140 mph speedometer, power steering, AM radio, and COPO connection paperwork. Along with the vinyl roof, this had to be one of the most expensive Camaros sold that year ...



CNET

2018 Chevy COPO Camaro is an 8-second factory drag beast
CNET
Only 69 examples of the 2018 COPO Camaro will be built, just as Chevrolet's done every year since restarting the COPO Camaro program in 2012. Interested owners will be picked to purchase the car via a lottery system. The program started back in 1969 ...
The 2018 COPO Camaro has landedTop Gear
2018 COPO Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary EditionHot Rod Network
Chevy Shows Off The Ready-To-Race, 2018 COPO Camaro Drag Car, With Available Hot Wheels PackageGM Authority (blog)
Super Chevy Network -Torque News -CarBuzz -YouTube
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Bloomberg

The COPO Camaro, GM's Most Exclusive Car, Is the Stuff of Hot-Rod ...
Bloomberg
Chevy's COPO Camaro is luring diehards with a lottery, a personalized pedigree, and a heavy dose of nostalgia. Outside the COPO plant in Oxford, Michigan, Tyler Mitchell drives his father's new COPO into a trailer to be hauled to their Indiana home ...

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GM Authority (blog)

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Pair Brings In $1.1 Million At Auction
GM Authority (blog)
Specifically, a pair of 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s. The two cars, sold as a pair in one single lot, went under the hammer for $1.1 million and quickly became the top-selling lot of the day. However, the ZL1s underperformed their auction estimate of $1 ...



First Direct-Injection COPO Camaro Goes Drag Racing - Hot Rod ...
Hot Rod Network
Holley's 2017 COPO Camaro Brings Direct-Injection into the Performance Mainstream.

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GM Authority (blog)

One Of Three 1981 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro Turbo Zs Heading To Auction
GM Authority (blog)
While all 19 Turbo Zs were equipped with range-topping factory options, the Stage II also earned leather seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Stage II Koni shock absorbers and a modified stabilizer bar. Special gold wheels completed the Stage II ...



Inside the Award-Winning Restoration of a Day-Two 1969 COPO Camaro
Hot Rod Network
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. We have seen ...



Torque News

The Next COPO Camaro Debuts on October 30th
Torque News
The modern COPO Camaro has proven to be an incredible competitor in the world of Stock and Super Stock racing, giving Chevrolet racers a great way to battle the likes of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet or the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak. After introducing the ...


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