General Motors announced it will auction the purchase rights for the first 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 available for retail buyers, plus the first 2014 COPO Camaro during Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. auctions this weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The COPO Camaro will cross the block first, on Friday evening, Jan. 17. Carrying serial No.1 for 2014, the race car features a new, LS-based supercharged 350-cubic-inch engine and a one-off COPO Ice Blue Metallic satin paint scheme. Proceeds will benefit the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans. The Camaro Z/28 – with the vehicle identification number ending in 0001 – is being sold on Saturday evening, Jan. 18, to benefit Detroit’s Cornerstone Schools.
“Chevrolet is excited to offer these two milestone cars for the Barrett-Jackson bidders, with all the proceeds going to help a pair of very worthy groups,” said Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.
In addition to the sales of the Z/28 and COPO Camaro, a Chevrolet display at the event showcases the cars, along with performance-enhancing parts that can be added to regular-production Camaros. They include COPO Camaro drag-racing components and street- and track-level components for Camaro V-6 and SS models, including 1LE suspension and ZL1 brake upgrades.