Updated: Jan 24, 2021
Author Matt Avery was invited to be a guest on WLS-890 AM's automotive radio show, DriveChicago, explaining the importance of Chevrolet's COPO program and some of the legendary, high-performance vehicles it created. Joining him for the segment, which aired all across the Chicago market, were WLS News Anchor Rob Martier, DriveChicago.com General Manager Mark Bilek and Chicago Auto Show Marketing Director Jim OBrill.
Matt also spent time discussing how the Central Office paperwork got started, the importance of Don Yenko's marketing and innovation and also how to identify a real-deal COPO car. Included in the conversation was the upcoming 2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, where Matt will be presenting an hour-long seminar on the COPO program.
Listen to the full segment here. Matt's interview starts at 19:25 minutes.