This in turn means the car must weigh more with the improved cylinder head. The car was commonly known as a yenko super car or yenko super camaro. This copo camaro is an incredibly special car, primed to be extremely collectible, or a perfect turnkey drag car already eligible for some of americas most competitive drag racing leagues. The 2020 chevrolet camaro remains an engaging sports car in a pony car body. Pattersonelite preps copo camaro for outlaw life dragzine. Modify your camaro with official copo parts from chevrolet performance.
By specifying copo code 9561 9562 for a chevelle, dealers could order an l72equipped 427 camaro. So when he got an april fools day email saying he was one. The 2020 chevrolet camaro configurator is up, and a fully optioned. Below the photos is the official release from chevrolet performance on the 2016 copo camaro. John force adds his name to special 2020 copo camaro. Tim allens 1968 camaro 427 copo jay lenos garage youtube. Heres the official word from chevrolet performance on the 2016 copo camaro las vegas with assistance from nhra camaro funny car driver courtney force, chevrolet introduced the gen six copo camaro today at the sema show. The copo camaro is a proof of concept for what a chevrolet stock eliminator entry could look like, said jim campbell, gm u.
The copo camaro is already a formidable race car, but this one is even more special, as it will help support a cause i firmly believe in. To find out why the 2020 chevrolet camaro is rated 5. The 2020 chevy camaro prioritizes the driver and pays little. Were taking a deep dive into the factory muscle cars, engineered in detroit, and. This retrostyled muscle car features a new, edgier look at the start and an updated rear bumper. For copo camaro enthusiasts, 2016 copo crate engine assemblies, as well as a number of copo camaro engine and vehicle components service parts are now available to order. Copo camaro, gms most exclusive car, is the stuff of hotrod dreams. Copo means central office production order, a process used to circumvent corporate performance limits. Chevrolet unveiled the first gen six copo camaro on monday evening at a special press event ahead of the opening of the annual sema show in las vegas, where more than 20 of the companys upcoming concept and production vehicles were unveiled to the media. Alongside the copo camaro, chevy will be showing a development car that aims to replicate what a diyer might do to a stock camaro to take it nhra drag racing with a goal of achieving elapsed times.
Scott libershers 2019 copo camaro its impossible to be part of the copo camaro family and not know scott libersher. Watch this close drag race between racing driver jason plato in achevrolet camaro ss and a fellow racing veteran tifff needel in a ford. Limited edition 2017 copo camaro ready to slay dragstrips. Courtney forcedesigned show car to be auctioned for united way. The program follows the introduction of the 2016 copo by forces daughter, former funny car driver courtney. The copo nameplate is a nod to the central office production order system, which cunning chevrolet dealers used to build oneofakind highperformance models. However, copo code 9560 belonged to some really exotic hardware. Read this full consumer feature article at motor trend classic. Nhra funny car driver courtney force, who collaborated with chevrolet designers at the copo build center to create the special edition. The power behind chevrolets winning copo camaro program is the factory engineered racing engines tailored for nhras stock and super stock classes. As part of that special relationship with the bowtie, a 2020 chevrolet copo camaro john force concept has been unveiled during this years sema show in las vegas. Intensive and lower vehicle along with the leading combined with the straight back particulars, okay and interesting traces helps to really make the new camaro a sizable, muscle tissuecar with good neck and with new shows. To be offered at auction at auctions americas fort lauderdale event, april, 2016.
Copo builds off the strengths that have made the camaro the bestselling sports car in america. The 2016 chevrolet copo camaro is a dragstrip monster that debuted at 2016 sema show. John force edition headlines 2020 copo program copo. And while it was developed strictly for the drag strip, the copo camaro is infused with the same performance pedigree that every camaro shares. X11 car that runs great, not a 1,000 point show winner but a great driver at a good price. On monday, chevrolet introduced the 2017 copo camaro show car in nevada. The cars copospec l72 427425 hp big block engine is complete with the correct smog equipment and cowl induction and backed with a heavyduty 4speed. In addition, it comes with an enhanced infotainment program, and chevy built the 1le performance package available on all of the fourcylinder models. The copo camaro was a chevrolet muscle car modified by don yenkos performance shop. Copo s second coming builds on a legacy established in 1969, when the first purposebuilt camaro dragracing specialty car was designed to compete in the nhra stock eliminator. Check out the muscly camaro of his teenaged dreams, exquisitely upgraded. The 2017 chevrolet camaro copo race car has just hit the stand at sema. Chevrolet will build 69 copo camaros for 2012, the brands first purposebuilt camaro dragracing specialty car designed to compete with the quickest in nhras stock eliminator and super stock classes. Copo camaro production stopped after the initial year, but chevrolet reopened the door with the fifthgeneration camaro in 2012 and has continued the program since then.
And while he isnt afraid to get under the hood, hes more interested in driving them. Once the coast is clear, the blown 350 roars and the rear tires quickly begin to smoke hard. The 2020 copo camaro john force edition is a distinctively styled, supercharged race car and one that will deliver for charity, as well as low elapsed times on the drag strip. Race car build series building a copo camaro clone part 3. The ecopo name is appropriate, because from the transmission back, the electric cars drivetrain is identical to every other 2019 copo. Whatever you want, rest assured youll get the very best pricing online and fast, affordable shipping. To fit asa, the camaro must now cross the weigh scales at a minimum of 3480 pounds plus driver.
The 69car production for the 2012 copo camaro matches the number of zl1 copo camaros made in. It provided dealers with a raceready performance car equipped with the allaluminum zl1 427 conservatively rated at 430hp. The show car, which is chassis number 01, will be auctioned off at. Chevrolet camaro ss spanks mustang gt in drag race. Once the driver launches the car, shifts are up to them, as the turbo 400 threespeed automatic has a manual valve body. Las vegas with assistance from nhra camaro funny car driver courtney force, chevrolet has introduced the gen six copo camaro today at the sema show. The camaro s astonishing chassis provides a caranddriver connection see what we did there. Chevrolet funny car driver courtney force helped chevrolet introduce the 2016 copo camaro at the sema show, marking the fifth consecutive year of copo production. Chevrolet unveils 2016 copo camaro at 2015 sema show hot. Because prospective buyers far outnumber the copos to be built, chevrolet uses a lottery system to choose who will become a lucky owner. Its solid structure engenders precise handling and a quality feel. Learn about chevrolet performances copo special order system and how it makes top of the line drag race cars. Two years ago, chevrolet used sema to reveal the latest copo camaro, a factorybuilt drag racer packing a supercharged lsxbased 350 engine good for 580 hp.
Buy official copo parts for your camaro gm parts online. Learn more about price, engine type, mpg, and complete safety and warranty information. Now available with one of three different engines, the copo camaro can party like very few factorybuilt cars can. Just 69 of the vehicles are assembled each year, commemorating that first run. Chevrolet introduces gen six copo camaro courtney forcedesigned show car to be auctioned for united way las vegas with assistance from nhra camaro funny car driver. Copos second coming builds on a legacy established in 1969, when the first purposebuilt camaro dragracing specialty car was designed to compete in the nhra stock eliminator. The outgoing driver from wilmington, illinois, owns nine latemodel copos and he and his family race them across multiple drag racing circuits each season. Its been a while since the last installment in our building a copo camaro clone article series. After visiting the copo build center, force collaborated with chevrolet designers to create a custom appearance for the 2016 copo camaro sema show car. As it often does, life had gotten in the way of race car build progress for jesse pierce wilson.
Anyone whos ever owned a 19671969 camaro will smile when telling you stories about his car and a look of wistful regret comes. Chevrolet will introduce the 2020 copo camaro john force edition at. Car craft takes a look inside chevys 2019 1,300 hp 350ci lsx copo camaro engine. This nowfamous dealership is best known for selling modified musclecars in the late 1960s, with. With assistance from nhra camaro funny car driver courtney force, chevrolet introduced the gen six copo camaro at the 2015 sema show. Pattersonelite preps copo camaro for outlaw life by mike magda august 15, 2017 not wanting to follow the conventional paths of copo camaro ownership that find the rare car huddled in a collectors garage or racing in nhras tightly controlled super stock class, the septuagenarian owner of this 20 copo wanted to go outlaw. Oneofakind john force copo camaro to be auctioned for. The copo camaro is already a formidable car, and hard to beat on the track. Race car build series building a copo camaro clone. See the pictures and get the numbers at car and driver.
See the images and read the details at car and driver. Chevrolet introduces gen six copo camaro automotive world. Chevrolet revealed the 2018 copo camaro today at hot wheels headquarters in conjunction with the announcement of the 2018 camaro hot wheels 50th anniversary edition. Chevrolet ecopo camaro concept is a 700hp electric drag. Power for the john force copo camaro is provided by a revised version of chevrolet performances supercharged, lsxbased 350 engine, featuring a 2. Chevrolet and john force racing have teamed up to bring together the legacies of chevrolets factory race car and the 16time nhra champion driver. The driver gets situated on the street, waiting for a few vehicles to pass as he flips switches in the car. Because prospective buyers far outnumber the copos to be built, chevrolet uses a lottery system to choose who will become a lucky. Dont miss this opportunity to own a modern piece of automotive history.202 645 17 1553 396 206 1165 862 633 1635 1170 595 1432 892 815 510 1577 1102 382 1343 943 701 867 1443 65 1249 209 687 106 1510 910 899 4 1161 908 929 1147 1401 1095 186 508 1137 1326 1433 1268 653