You’re serious about drag racing. The COPO is just as serious as you are. Designed specifically for NHRA competition, COPO was never intended for everyday roads. So there’s little sound deadening and no back seat. Because in a sport where shaving time is everything, there’s nothing better than a head start.
COPO’s second coming builds on a legacy established in 1969, when the first purpose-built Camaro drag-racing specialty car was designed to compete in the NHRA Stock Eliminator. The COPO nameplate is a nod to the Central Office Production Order system, which cunning Chevrolet dealers used to build one-of-a-kind high-performance models.
In 2011, a new COPO concept was shown at the SEMA Show. The overwhelming response inspired a special-edition production run. Engines were assembled at the Wixom Performance Build Center, where the buyer could opt to participate in the engine assembly. With national records for quarter-mile times in the 9-second range, the COPO’s
success has continued every year since the 2012 model year, with a limited run of 69 cars.
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