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Old 04-22-2009, 10:44 AM   #1
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2010 COPO Camaro...Want one?!

At the risk of riling the Gods, there has been much speculation and wishful thinking about the possibility of a "for real", Dealer-available version of the SEMA COPO Camaro.

Please consider the following questions:

What should it's "Basic Package" be?

1) 1SS
2) 2SS

What should it be powered by?

3) LS7 (+ $15K, warranteed)
4)LSA/LS9 (+ $25K, warranteed)

Transmission?

5) Stick
6) Automatic

Dovetail Spoiler/carbon fibre Hood as part of the "Package" which, for obvious reasons, will NOT be called "COPO"...

Thanks for your feedback. Feel free to PM me with additional comments, or simply post 'em here.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:47 AM   #2
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Why are you asking?
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:49 AM   #3
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yeah...I would love a BLACK if they painted the hood to match the rest of the car.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:52 AM   #4
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Why are you asking?
Someone had to...

And there IS "interest" from some significant people within the industry...

Is there "significant interest" among money-$pending buyers?
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:56 AM   #5
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Hi i wood like that, I think that $15,000 is to high.
LS3=$6400 LS7=14,000 LSX454=12,000
So you see That $8500 is about right for the too big CI engines and the lsx454 has the same HP as the ls9.

2ss LSX454 Stick + $8500, Warranteed
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Someone had to...

And there IS "interest" from some significant people within the industry...

Is there "significant interest" among money-$pending buyers?
There's not much of a business case for someone in Ontario to build something like that. Stephano Bimbi is offering a Nickey Camaro package with up to 700+ HP. He has sold 16 already. When you combine his package with other folks like Tom Henry and Fesler-Moss, there's not much market left.
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Funny...SLP set up shop a few miles from Ste. Therese...

And Oshawa is where?
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Old 04-22-2009, 11:23 AM   #8
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Funny...SLP set up shop a few miles from Ste. Therese...

And Oshawa is where?
Funny......SLP was nothing more then a bolt on shop offering cosmetic and small performance options.
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Old 04-22-2009, 11:32 AM   #9
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LT1-to-LT4 conversions were no small deal...

Your version would be...?
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I would not like one. Too much power, it become impractical.
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Tom is a very good acquaintance of mine but, regrettably, is NOT involved...at least not yet...

I'm sure, however, he'll enjoy the "plug"...
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Please don't use my taxpayer money to build something we can build on our own for less money.
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And another.....

The Z28 is designed and built, but it is not coming out, theres plenty of interest. If they don't build a car thats already designed etc, they DEFINITELY are not designing another. No need to re-invent the wheel.

Now if you are asking about building an aftermarket version (like the Nickey or Tom Henry) then have at it, always nice to see more. Its not a COPO that term should be dropped in relation to this car.
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Of the SEMA cars unveiled in November, the "COPO" car seems to be the one most folks are "interested" in...at least from a potential owner's point of view. Ergo, the COPO name used here...which, as mentioned in the first post, will NOT be used on this car...

It's a frame of reference...
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Of the SEMA cars unveiled in November, the "COPO" car seems to be the one most folks are "interested" in...at least from a potential owner's point of view. Ergo, the COPO name used here...which, as mentioned in the first post, will NOT be used on this car...

It's a frame of reference...
It wasn't called the SEMA COPO car, it was the SEMA Camaro LS7 Concept... The description mentioned "in the spirit of the COPO Camaro".

Either way I'm interested to see what you come up with.
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A copo should be a bare bones factory car , with all the bells & whistles under the hood !!!
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