1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO

Vehicle Details

This 1969 ZL1 Camaro is car #27, and was previously owned by baseball great Reggie Jackson. It was received at Fred Gibb Chevrolet on March 11, 1969, and was returned to Chevrolet on May 24, 1969, for redistribution due to the excessive cost of the ZL1 option. Allan Green Chevrolet of Seattle, WA, took delivery of the Camaro in late 1969. The first owner of the car was Dick Tutino, the service manager at Allan Green Chevrolet. Dick ran in NHRA Super Stock Class and was sponsored by Allan Green Chevrolet and Boeing Airplane Company until Allan Green closed in 1970. After the 1971 season, Dick took the car to a race shop to have the rear wheel wells slightly enlarged. The shop removed the entire trunk floor in error. Dick sued the race shop for damages and won. He could not race the ZL1 in this condition, so he found another body and pieced the car back together again. It has been returned to its original color of Fathom Green. The vehicle's VIN was one of 50 '69 ZL1 Camaros purchased under Chevrolet's Central Office Production Order (COPO) in order to qualify the engine and transmission for NHRA competition. The high-performance unit included an all-aluminum 427ci ZL1 engine, automatic transmission, special ducted cool-air hood, heavy-duty radiator, heavy-duty springs and a special BE heavy-duty 4.10 posi-traction rear axle. The VIN is documented from GM and Fred Gibb Chevrolet. This car has been rebodied and features a non-OEM Trim Tag.