Friday’s Barrett-Jackson Auction saw the very first 45th Anniversary Edition Chevrolet Camaro Convertible sold. The car brought in $150,000, which will be donated to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
While a regular 45th Anniversary Package is just a $1,375 add-on for most Camaros, this auction was not for just any old Camaro with the package. The vehicle sold during the auction had the VIN #001.
The 45th Anniversary Package includes a special Carbon Flash Metallic paint, along with 20-inch wheels, a unique stripe package, a custom interior with black and red leather seats, custom fog lights, taillights, and 45th Anniversary badging.
Additionally, this 45th Anniversary Camaro Convertible is a 2SS model, meaning it has the powerful 6.2-liter V8 and six-speed manual transmission, making the whole car one special beast.
The Karmanos National Cancer Institute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. The General Motors Foundation is a long time supporter of Karmanos and has donated up to $6 million in the past 15 years.