A special edition 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible will serve as the official pace car of the Indianapolis 500. Chevrolet and Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials made the announcement at theBarrett-Jackson Scottsdale classic auto auction, where a bidder will have the opportunity to purchase the first of 50 Indianapolis 500 Festival Committee cars.
Designed to mimic the 1969 version, the car features a Summit White exterior with orange racing stripes. The Camaro Convertible Pace Car is going to look like, Chevrolet dressed it up in a ‘Summit White’ exterior paint finish that is complemented by orange racing livery running from ‘bumper to bumper’ and matching ‘Official Pace Car’ door graphics.
White door panels and an instrument panel trim that comes with extensions of the same orange racing stripes found in the car’s exterior. The car also features the RS package, which includes HID headlamps and unique tail lamps. The interior, the Camaro Convertible Pace Car was dressed up in orange leather with the front head rests embossed in the Indy 500’s official logo.
Specs engine Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible with a 400 hp (298 kW / 406 PS) 6.2-liter V8 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. They come nicely equipped with Brembo brakes, HID headlights, and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels with high performance tires.
The first car will be auctioned off at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction and all proceeds will be donated to the David Foster Foundation which supports families with children in need of life-saving organ transplants.
We don’t have a peg as to how high the bidding is going to go, but if you’re interested in owning this exclusive special edition Camaro, the car’s set for the auction block on January 22.