The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car fetched $225,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. this past weekend. The unit was the the first of 50 Indianapolis 500 Festival Committee cars. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the David Foster Foundation, a charity devoted to supporting families with children in need of life-saving organ transplants.
Refresher: The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible is available in two trim levels including LT and SS. The 2011 Camaro Convertible LT is powered by a 3.6L direct-injection V6 engine that produces 312-hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The Camaro Convertible SS models is offered with two 6.2L V8 powertrain choices including the L99 on automatic-equipped vehicles and the LS3 on manual-equipped models The L99 engine produces 400-hp and a maximum torque of 410 lb-ft while the LS3 makes 426-hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. Prices for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible start at $29,150 for the 1LT and $36,650 for the 1SS.