• Apr 6, 2010
2010 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car - Click above for high-res image gallery

Some of the most desirable Chevrolet Camaros are the factory-made replicas to celebrate the pony car's inclusion in the racing world as a pace car. And it looks like we have yet another pace car rep to add to our growing list of potential collectibles with General Motors' announcement that it will build 200 or fewer 2010 Chevy Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Limited Edition models.

Each of the Pace Car models will be based on an SS with the RS appearance package. A 400 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine will be mated up with a six-speed automatic transmission (what, no manual?), with power put to the ground through 20-inch polished aluminum wheels. A throwback-style front grille recalls the old '67 Pace Cars, and the whole shebang will be painted in Inferno Orange, including the engine cover.

Now, for the most important bits:
  • Premium floor mats with accent colors
  • 2010 Indianapolis 500 event logo decal on both doors and embroidered on driver and passenger headrests
  • 2010 Indianapolis 500 event logo badges on front fenders
Price? $41,950 (including an $850 Destination Freight Charge). Get the rest of the details in the press release after the break.



[Source: General Motors]
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Chevrolet to offer a limited number of 2010 Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car replicas

DETROIT -- For the first time since 1993, Chevrolet will build and sell a replica of a Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car.

"We set out to build a collectible vehicle that will appeal to the die-hard Camaro and Indianapolis 500 fan," said Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President, Chevrolet Marketing. "We believe we've done just that with the 2010 Chevy Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Limited Edition."

This limited edition replica includes all the features found on a top-of-the-line regular production Camaro SS, but adds some additional features unique to the actual pace car to be driven by Robin Roberts, anchor of "Good Morning America," during the this year's Indianapolis 500.

Based on a Camaro 2SS model with an RS appearance package, the replica includes the following content:
  • 400 hp 6.2L V-8
  • Six-speed automatic transmission with remote start
  • 20-inch polished aluminum wheels
  • Full body White Pearl decal rally stripes
  • Inferno Orange heritage front grille
  • Inferno Orange engine cover
  • Premium floor mats with accent colors
  • 2010 Indianapolis 500 event logo decal on both doors and embroidered on driver and passenger headrests
  • 2010 Indianapolis 500 event logo badges on front fenders

Up to 200 pace car replicas will be made available through 187 of the top-selling Camaro dealers based on 2009 retail sales. The manufacturer suggested retail price of the replica is $41,950 (includes $850 Destination Freight Charge).

The 2010 Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Replica Limited Edition marks the fourth time Chevrolet has offered a Camaro pace car replica. Chevrolet also offered replicas of the pace cars in 1969, 1982 and 1993.

Click here for a list of dealers that will have allocation for the replica.


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      • 4 Years Ago
      Looks like a damn Mustang. in my opinion, it looks ugly as hell.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Ooo, I like the stripes on the dashboard. A little over the top for me, but that's the point of pacecar.
      • 4 Years Ago
      This makes me warm and tingly all over! The car is HOT-looking!

      Looks like it's going 100 mph just sitting there!
      jdee
      • 4 Years Ago
      You asked ; What no manual ? Well G.M. closed it's MUNCIE,transmission plant..... NO market 4 manuals they said........ The Rock Crusher is a legend... to bad these new Camaro's won't get the legend from MUNCIE ,INDIANA...............retired ; local 499 member and Damn proud of it...........
      Robin Townsend
      • 4 Years Ago
      I LOVE MINE!!!!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Wonder if a person can get an after-market manual tranny? Posi-traction of course.
      omar
      • 4 Years Ago
      there tryin to hard
      • 4 Years Ago
      Bore snore. Looks like every other "remake" of a classic muscle car.
      • 4 Years Ago
      For some reason, that front facia looks extra bulky. Kind of weird looking to me.
        • 4 Years Ago
        TYPICAL COMMENT FROM A COBRA...LOL
      • 4 Years Ago
      Less than 200 replicas? Is there some sort of high per unit Indy 500 licensing cost making profit impossible? Why not open production to at least several hundred. These will be enjoyed by few and headed straight for Barrett-Jackson type auctions down the road.
      • 4 Years Ago
      How many fools will be buying this and run to Barrett Jackson to think they will get there retirement! What fools or should I say tools.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Whats with the weird angle of the passenger seat ? Also it appears to be shaped rather strangely too .
      I like the grille but the color needs to be a pearlescent orange with chrome wheels and drilled disc not to mention a manual transmission .
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