•The Camaro Hot Wheels SEMA show car – inspired by the 'Custom Camaro,' the dazzling Spectraflame® 1:64-scale toy that was one of the original 16 Hot Wheels cars released in 1968. This dazzling Camaro was collaboration between GM Design and the Hot Wheels Design studio. It features a brilliant, chrome-green finish. •The prototype COPO Camaro drag car – What started as a concept is now reality: The 2012 COPO Camaro specialty drag-racing model. Production was recently announced and only 69 will be built to shake up NHRA's Stock and Super Stock ranks. Chevrolet Performance's official video of the COPO prototype undergoing testing on the drag strip has been viewed more than 60,000 times. •The Sonic Boom SEMA show car – introduced at the 2011 SEMA Show, it is a sound system-based concept that delivers high performance of an auditory type. A high-tech head unit controls the system, which features a pair of 15-inch subwoofers and 10 six-inch mid-range speakers. The concept Kicker system delivers 4,000 total Watts of power. Also at Milford will be a display of Cadillac performance vehicles, including the CTS-V Series. Representatives from Chevrolet Performance will be preparing a caravan of 14 specialty vehicles that will do the 'long haul' – driving the entire distance of the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour. Highlights include: •2012 Camaro ZL1 coupe – a production version of the new, daily-drivable supercar that features a 580-hp supercharged 6.2L engine and technically advanced drivetrain – including third-gen Magnetic Ride Control – to deliver 0-60 performance of four seconds, 11-second quarter-miles and a top speed of 184 mph. •2012 Camaro SS 'Synergy' convertible – a specially equipped production package with a body-color grille, ground effects, 'gill' graphics, hood stripes and flangeless 21-inch wheels. Inside is a gray leather interior accented with a Hurst short-throw shifter. •2012 Corvette Grand Sport Convertible Centennial Edition – commemorating Chevrolet's 100th Anniversary and featuring Carbon Flash Metallic paint, satin-black graphics, satin-black wheels, unique badges depicting Louis Chevrolet and a special-trimmed interior. •2013 Corvette ZR1 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car – the car used to pace the 2012 Indianapolis 500 – and driven by celebrity chef Guy Fieri – will run with the Power Tour field. •2012 Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle – a specially decked-out demonstrator of Chevy's new, rear-drive Caprice police car will 'monitor' the Power Tour. Powered by a 6.0L V-8 rated at 364 hp, Michigan State Police tested the Caprice PPV and recorded 0-60 performance of less than six seconds with a top speed of 154 mph. •2012 Sonic five-door – equipped with a bevy of popular accessories, this eye-catching sport-compact suggests a Power Tour contender for a new generation. •1953 Suburban – riding on TrailBlazer SS frame with rear-wheel drive, this orange-and-black supercharged Suburban is powered by a Chevrolet Performance LSX376 crate engine fitted with an LSA supercharger kit that makes 665 horsepower. The cargo area is filled with a full complement of vehicle detailing equipment in custom storage bins. •1970 Dale Jr. Chevelle – designed in cooperation with Dale Earnhardt Jr., this modern muscle car debuted at last fall's SEMA Show, introducing the industry's first Connect and Cruise Crate Powertrain Systems. It features Chevrolet Performance's factory-engineered LSA/4L85-E engine and transmission combination, matched with all the electronic control modules, wiring harnesses and other key components. •1955 E-Rod Chevy – Chevrolet Performance's groundbreaking hot rod that introduced the emissions-compliant E-Rod crate engine systems. It features a Corvette-based LS3 engine package, with components including a fuel tank evaporative emissions canister, which helped it earn EO number D-126-30 from California Air Resources Board – the first ever for a performance crate engine. Chevrolet Performance will also use a 2012 Suburban and a uniquely outfitted 'Motor Medic' support vehicle, equipped with tools and parts to help Power Tour drivers in need keep their cars on the road. Last year, the Motor Medic helped more than 300 cars and their drivers. Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour cruisers and hot rod enthusiasts who don't make it to the MPG kick-off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. can catch up with the Chevrolet Performance cars, parts and personnel at these stops: •June 3 – Muskegon, Mich. •June 4 – Champaign, Ill. •June 5 – Madison, Ill. •June 6 – Miami, Okla. •June 7 – Stillwater, Okla. •June 8 – Arlington, Texas.
A trio of popular concepts will be on display: