Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560 

  • $7k built in USA
  • 1969
  • 430 HP 7.0L
  • 150 mph
Offered at a price tag of $7,269, the ZL1 was almost twice the cost of a cast-iron V8.
Many of the ZL1 Camaros received hard race lives and were rebodied or modified in drastic ways for racing.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560


Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
5.2 s
Demon 340
7.8 s

Top speed

Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
150 mph
HEMI 'Cuda
117 mph


Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
12.5 s

1/4 mile

Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
13.2 s
Demon 340
14.56 s

Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560


Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560

Number built

Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
69 cars
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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO 9560
With the stock tires, the ZL1 could do the ¼ mile in the low 13 second range.
Around 20 cars were prepared for the NHRA Super Stock series, and when tuned right and with slicks could reach low tens in the quarter mile.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Chevrolet
Price $7,269
Type of car Production car
Year 1969
Highest auction price $880k, January 2007
Number built 69 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.67 lb/hp
Maximum hp 430 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Maximum torque 451 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,300 lb
Width 74 in
Height 51 in
Length 186 in
Front track width 59.6 in
Wheelbase 108 in

road tests

Top speed 150 mph
1/4 mile 13.2 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 12.5 s


Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears


Displacement 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12:1
Bore/stroke 4.25 in / 3.76 in
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