Chevy Celebrates 50 Years of COPO Camaros at SEMA
Chevrolet has a bit of a pattern of unveiling its new COPO Camaro models each year at the SEMA show. This year is a special occasion, though, as the brand releases a COPO Camaro celebrating the 50th anniversary of the model line released in 1969.
The 2019 COPO Camaro comes with an available revised version of the supercharged, LSX-based 350 engine, which today includes a 302-cubic-inch engine and 2.65-liter Magnusen supercharger. Chevrolet will only make 69 of the 2019 COPO Camaros. This is the same number originally made back in 1969 with the all-aluminum 427 ZL1 engine.
This year, the COPO Camaro comes with an available, special 50th Anniversary Special Edition package. The package emulates the look of the original 1969 cars. To start, the new package applies Anniversary Blue Metallic paint, which mimics the original Laguna Blue, and it also applies graphics to pay homage to the legendary first models.
Chevrolet is also offering a 50th Anniversary Engine Appearance Package that emulates the distinctive appearance of historic Chevy performance engines. That means an orange engine block, chrome valve covers, and a black high-rise intake manifold. This package is available for COPO Camaros with the naturally-aspirated LSX-based 427 racing engine.
As said above, Chevrolet will only produce a very limited number of COPO Camaro models. Those customers that would like the chance to buy one themselves can register at Chevrolet’s COPO Camaro website.
News Source: Chevrolet COPO Camaro site