Earlier today Chevrolet announced the always-angry COPO Camaro would once again return in 2017.

Chevy pulled the sheet on COPO #01 of 69 at Spring Mountain Motor Ranch, just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada; featuring a supercharged 5.7-liter V8, swathed in anodized Hyper Blue Metallic paint and requisite racing kit, including Weld racing wheels.

Car #01 will be sold at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction in January 2017, with proceeds to benefit United Way.

Designed for NHRA's Stock Eliminator classes--like Ford's Cobra Jet Mustang-- each COPO Camaro is built by hand starting with the same body-in-white that begins all sixth-gen production.

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The race cars are given roll cages and chassis upgrades including a new adjustable coil-over strut front suspension, four-link rear suspension with double-adjustable coil-over shocks, Panhard bar and stabilizer bar, and solid rear axle conversion with an aluminum center section featuring a lightweight steel spool and 40-spline gun-drilled axle shafts. Brakes are upgraded to lightweight, unassisted four way discs, along with a racing fuel cell and wire harness.

Under the hood, shoppers can choose from a miscellany of supercharged and naturally aspirated LS and LT-family V8 engines: a supercharged 5.7-liter, a naturally aspirated 7.0-liter, and an LT-derived, direct-injected 6.2-liter engine. All motors come hooked to an SFI-approved ATI TH400 three-speed automatic transmission.

Interested parties must register at Chevrolet.com/COPO by Dec. 15, 2016 to be entered into a randomly selected draw for the right to purchase. An independent third party will draw from the pool of interested customers, notifying those selected in the first half of 2017.