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10 Of World’s Best Camaros at 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance For 50th Anniversary

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By Dave Ashton

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is hosted each March near Jacksonville, Florida with this year’s event having 10 of the finest Camaros in the world, which included the original bumblebee from The Transformers movie.

The Chevrolet Camaro was first introduced as a reaction to the Ford Mustang pony car in September 1966 and has been an icon ever since. Some of these iconic models such as the COPOs are now being reintroduced giving even more traction and fame to the originals.

The event at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance showed the best of the best in the Camaro world, from Yenkos to the original Camaro prototype.


1967 Camaro Prototype
Probably the rarest and most iconic Camaro is serial number N100001, also known as the Detroit Sales Convention Unveil F-Car. The engine has a 230ci six, finished in gold paint and is one of possibly 49-52 prototypes built three months before production. The car has its own website documenting its fantastic history http://pilotcarregistry.com/

The other classic Camaros on show included a 1967 Camaro Z-28 Trans-Am Racer, 1968 Baldwin-Motion Camaro, 1968 Yenko Camaro SS, 1969 Camaro Indy Pace Car, 1969 COPO Camaro, 1969 Yenko Camaro, 1973 Baldwin-Motion Camaro, 1980 Camaro Z28 and a 1985 Camaro Firehawk Racer.

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