January 25, 2010
The winning bidder of the custom Camaro, Matt Tachdjian from Orange County, Calif., is taking home a custom 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS that features a 6.2-liter V8 engine, more than 600 horsepower, a body kit, custom interior, entertainment system and paint that emulates
"I couldn't be happier having placed the winning bid on the
“We wanted to partner with some of the best in the business to build a vehicle that honors a great product and helps support a worthwhile cause,” said Tim Lesmeister, vice president of marketing for
Childhelp is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping abused and neglected children through advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach. The Victory Junction Gang Camp, started by the Petty family, provides life-changing camping experiences to special needs and chronically ill children.ﾠ A virtual version of the vehicle was concurrently sold in Nitto 1320 Legends, an online racing game and social network, to help benefit the same charities.
Partners who dedicated their time, energy and resources to build and promote the Camaro include: APE Wraps; Audio Innovations; Barrett-Jackson; Cie Studios; DynoMax; Eclipse; Forgeline Motorsports; GTR High Performance; Haddad Motorsports; Hedman Hedders; House of Tints; Katzkin Leather; L&G Enterprises; MGP Caliper Covers; Nitto Tires; Odyssey Batteries; Paxton Automotive; Pedders USA; PhotoTouch Inc.; PPG Industries; Sony Computer Entertainment America; Street Scene Equipment; and Top Quality Powder Coating.