All muscle cars fans know the COPO Camaro! It’s one of the more remarkable stories in muscle car lore – imagine when that first order came through the back channels for a 427-powered Camaro completely stripped of anything that didn’t help it go faster and was unleashed on an unsuspecting public.Well, that’s pretty much the history, just read down on Muscle Cars World.
Such bare metal resulted is arguably the fastest nastiest and most treasured muscle car of them all. And the featured 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro ZL1 427 Clone is a pure streetable race car putting out an estimated 525 to 600+ HP! This car gets so much attention its sick. The owner has a Shelby GT500, LS6 Chevelles, and custom 50′s trucks, but this camaro takes the show – it is loud, fast, yet very drivable.
You should also know that you can find CAST 427 Blocks everywhere, but the ZL1 Aluminum Motor is what its all about – and this one has just 575 Miles on it! The motor is insane! Read more!
Here we talk about aluminum block and heads, Limited Edition ZLI 427 Engine. According to owner, this is a $30K + motor as built and assembled. It is paired with a Muncie M-22 ROCKCRUSHER 4 speed trans 12 bolt rear ends. Wicked fast and loud as hell!
Most of the COPO recreations use cast block 427s from the vettes – these are worth at least 20K less – very few are matched with the aluminum ZL1 motor. Most COPO recreations of this caliber are selling for $90,000 – $116,000 at Barrett Jackson, Mecum, other high end muscle car auctions, and Online resources like Hemmings etc. And it’s the right color – original Fathom Green – the right plain interior and color, the right motor – Aluminum 427 ZL1 motor – M22 Rockcrusher 4 speed tranny, the color matched wheels and Goodyear Polyglass GT tires – its all done right. You are looking at a Six Figure car. Even the color-matched wheels with dog dish hubcaps wear correct F70-14 Goodyear Polyglass GT tires for the perfect finishing touch.