2013 Chevrolet COPO Camaro unveiled with three V8 engine options

Chevrolet is following up there 2012 COPO Camaro with another limited edition run for the drag strip ready 2013 car. The 2013 version sees changes in the form of two new engines and an option for manual transmission. The starting price for this car is $86,000, with production limited to only 69 cars. Buyers will be identified starting March 11th. General Motors U.S vice president Jim Campbell says, “The COPO Camaro program is growing into its second year to support our customers, who have continually expressed their interest for these specialized race cars.” The company has said that more than 3000 people showed an interest in the 2012 COPO Camaro. Originally used in the 1960s by dealers to generate special orders, COPO stands for Central Office Production Order.

The company offers three manually aspirated engines, one 350 cubic inch engine that produces 325 horsepower, a 396 cubic inch engine that produces 375 horsepower, and a 427 cubic inch engine that produces 425 horsepower. All of the LS family engines are built-in Chevrolet’s Performance Build Center in Wixom, Michigan. The 2013 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is being offered in five exterior colors Black, Summit White, Victory Red, Silver Ice Metallic, and Ashen Gray Metallic.

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The process of owning one of these 69 limited edition cars involves COPO Camaro identifying potential customers via the mailing list and then having a third-party organization randomly select the customers. Production will begin in April, and deliveries should start by early summer.