Friday, January 21, 2011

2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car

2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car camaro ss indy pace 1
GM unveiled a special-edition Chevrolet Camaro Convertible to be this year’s Indy 500 race pace car. 2011 is the 100th anniversary of Chevrolet and the Indianapolis 500 and for that they’ve came up with a Camaro SS convertible in white with orange stripes and orange leather-trimmed interior evokes classic 1969 Camaro pace car model.
They will also make 50 units of this special car for sale, but the first will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction on Jan. 22 for charity, with all the proceeds going to David Foster Foundation, a charity devoted to supporting families with children in need of life-saving organ transplants.
2011 Camaro SS Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car camaro ss indy pace 2
As for the car, it gets a Summit White exterior accented with orange stripes and door graphics. The interior is trimmed in orange leather, including front seat headrests embossed with theIndy 500 logo, along with white door panels and instrument panel trim. The instrument panel trim features extensions of the orange exterior stripes. Powered by a 400-horsepower (298 kW) V-8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission, the actual pace car for the race requires no performance modifications to perform its duty in front of the racing field.
But it’s not about the appearance or the power with this particular model, it’s about legacy. This car is a legend and owning it is an honor! All 50 of the Festival Committees cars will be SS convertible models fitted with the 2SS equipment package, offering the following standard features:

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