2015 COPO Camaro

2015 COPO Camaro #1 Raises $400k for Charity

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, it Rick Hendrick did not buy this collectable, high performance GM muscle car.

One of the star attractions at last weekend’s Barrett Jackson Palm Beach auction was the first 2015 Chevrolet Camaro COPO drag racing package. Limited to just 69 units for each model year, the modern COPO Camaro is the most limited of the factory packages, making it one of the most collectable. However, with this car ready to race out of the box, the vast majority of COPO Camaro buyers are acquiring them to go racing and not to pack away as show cars. Because of this, most of these cars are being snatched up by racers, leaving collectors in the cold – but the Barrett Jackson auction last weekend gave one lucky collector a chance to put a 2015 COPO Camaro in their garage.

“This sale gave the highest bidder the opportunity to buy the first of only 69 factory-assembled 2015 COPO Camaro race cars, the final year of the fifth-generation Camaro,” said Jim Campbell, U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “Chevrolet was excited to offer this milestone Camaro to help a very worthy organization.”

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