• Sep 23rd 2010 at 6:32PM
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2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible teaser – Click above for high-res image gallery

It's been an increasingly popular practice to auction off a hot new model to some lucky winner before it hits showrooms, and the 2011 Camaro convertible doesn't plan to be left out. General Motors is auctioning the first sample of the topless pony car in Las Vegas at the Barrett-Jackson Auction on September 24, with proceeds going to the YMCA of Southern Nevada. There's a press release after the jump and a few high-res teasers below in case you want to start saving up.




[Source: GM]
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Camaro Convertible Auction to Benefit Nevada Charity

LAS VEGAS – Car collectors on Friday will vie to become one of the first owners of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, several months ahead of its arrival in dealerships and even before the production car is shown to the public.

The winning bidder will receive the second 2011 Camaro Convertible produced for consumer sale. The car on the auction block in Las Vegas will be the Camaro Convertible Concept that has traveled the world's auto shows. The first production model will be used for historical purposes.

The production version will make its debut later this fall, prior to start of production in early 2011.

Chevrolet is partnering with Greg Heinrich, owner of Fairway Chevrolet in Las Vegas, to offer one of the first Camaro convertibles at the Barrett-Jackson Auction on Friday (Sept. 24) at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Proceeds from the winning bid will go to the YMCA of Southern Nevada.


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      • 4 Years Ago
      There is probably a fenced parking lot somewhere next to a railyard that has a thousand Camaro Convertables waiting to go to dealers and they just want to keep "teasing" *cough* torturing *cough* people who want to buy it.
      Kraziee
      • 4 Years Ago
      Just drive it.......it's solid "like a rock" and floats on air.....Thank you Chevy for bringing it
      back and making it better...the dream machine rides again!!!
      Julzgrit
      • 4 Years Ago
      Too heavy, too slow, too much wanna be Camero! The concept car they introduced in 2008 was so awesome, lightweight and all Camero style, but noooo, they had to dink with it and turn it into a wanna be Mustang that can't even compair! Fricken Ford Mustang beat the Chevy Camero in speed, weight, style and MPG.WHAT!!!!! C'mon GM get it right will ya.
      • 4 Years Ago
      The Camaro needs to lose weight.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I can only imagine how much heavier this vert is over the already bloated coupe.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Cars these days are heavier than they used to be. You know why. Get over it.
      • 4 Years Ago
      A bit more revealing than usual "teasers", no?
      • 4 Years Ago
      I also am concerned about its weight.

      Also, those gauges are terrible.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Those interior shots are from the concept vehicle, most of that didn't make it to the production vehicle...
      • 4 Years Ago
      Can someone at GM please paint those muffler covers black?
        • 4 Years Ago
        +1

        and they're too cheap to completely fill in the space behind the license plate.
        Oh, I get it. That's a weight-saving choice.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Benzoholic:

        Protip: Many manufacturers put access holes behind the license plates for bumper removal.
      Ohiosgirlval
      • 4 Years Ago
      WOW some people are DUMB! The reason for the "gap" at the rear license plate holder is the direct rain and melted snow AWAY from the license plate. Therefore.. not holding the water in and causing RUST. Being such a fan of raggedy ford I thought you would know that. And i say RAGGEDY because I bought a 2009 mustang because of the sale price.. And FIVE months later the car has RUST inside both door panels AND inside of the trunk lid. And yes this car was purchased NEW!!!! So taking it to the dealer they REFUSED to fix it saying that it was a "cosmetic flaw". So when I drove it to my Chevy dealer the sales manager asked me "Ready to trade UP to a chevy?" and thats what I did LOL. Even telling him about the rust issues with the mustang he told me how GM dipped the entire body of the Camaro into rustproofing to prevent ANY rust even if the paint was scratched or chipped. Also that GM's 100K 5-year warranty even covers PAINT! So almost a year with my Camaro and TROUBLE FREE! Plus free car washes for LIFE!
      Julzgrit
      • 4 Years Ago
      Wish Chevy "aka" GM would make something that I would consider spelling "CAMaro"
      • 4 Years Ago
      pods really suck..Rick Hendrick will still win the bid..lol
      • 4 Years Ago
      I actually like that convertible. Usually, I do not like the way the convertibles on new cars, like on the Mustang due to the higher belt lines of today's car designs.
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