When you seen the new 2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy pace car side-by-side with the 1969 Camaro SS pace car…you can really see the family resemblance.
The new 2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy pace car was recently unveiled at the Barrett-Jackson auction.
Because, and you probably guessed it, the first of fifty replica pace car will be auctioned off for charity by Chevy at the Barrett-Jackson auction. To make the new car even more special, keep in mind that this will be the seventh time the Camaro will pace the legendary race, the car comes standard with Summit White paint, orange stripes, and even a orange leather interior. But that’s not all that makes 2011 SS so special.
This year in marks the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500.
“It’s an honor for Chevrolet to pace the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, especially during this landmark year,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. “This is also a great opportunity for us to build on Camaro’s strong momentum, while supporting an important charity.”
According to GM the 2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy pace will not only come with a 400 HP V8 mated to a six speed tranmission but also,” all 50 of the Festival Committees cars will be SS convertible models fitted with the 2SS equipment package, offering the following standard features:
* Four-wheel disc brakes with Brembo four-piston calipers and hydraulic assist
* StabiliTrak electronic stability control
* Competitive/sport mode that enhances on-track performance
* Performance Launch Control (with the manual transmission) that optimizes hard-acceleration launches for quicker, more consistent performance
* Twenty-inch polished aluminum wheels and performance tires
* Head-up instrument display
* Center console with auxiliary gauge package.
Along with the 2SS equipment, the cars feature the RS package, which includes HID headlamps and unique tail lamps.”
BTW: Check out the video below to see how the upcoming new Chevy Camaro convertible convertible got it’s shark fin radio antenna.