CARLISLE, Pa. – General Motors announced today that the exciting, new Camaro convertible concept car will be on display at the Carlisle All-GM Nationals June 22-24, 2007. The Camaro Coupe concept was the star of the ’06 GM Nationals; GM literally blew the top off it and it appears that fans will be flocking in droves to see the new convertible.

Rick Markko, Event Planner for the Carlisle GM show predicts, “I’m really excited; the new Camaro convertible concept should draw an even larger audience than the Coupe did last year. This car just screams ‘drive me hard’.” He goes on to say, “Hey Pontiac fans! Can you imagine this car as a Firebird/Trans-Am? Come, gawk and dream with the rest of us, as we join forces to present 1000 F-bodies gathered at the All-GM Nationals!”

The Chevy Camaro convertible concept debuted at the North American International Auto Show this past January to rave reviews. Only minor changes were made to last year’s design to accommodate the convertible body style. The Camaro Coupe will go on sale in 2009, with plans for the convertible later in the year.

In addition to the Camaro convertible concept, GM will be sending a number of other cars from their Heritage Collection. GM has some 600 automobiles in their collection of classics. Once it is decided which cars are coming the information will be posted on Carlisle Events web site.

The 2007 Carlisle All-GM Nationals has lots to offer. This is the 50th anniversary of the ’57 Chevy and the 40th anniversary of the F-Body Camaro and Firebird. Firebird and Camaro owners are invited to come out and celebrate this milestone of their F-Body’s history. Meet Neil Tjin of Tjin Edition Tour. Tjin is a widely known custom compact builder. He will be bringing several of his cars to display. As always, fans can expect a great showfield, car corral, informative seminars, and fan favorites such as burnouts and beauty contest.

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Carlisle Events, host of 10 collector car, truck and motorcycle events each year, attracts more than half a million people to its 82-acre fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania each year. Included in the annual schedule are two huge automotive swap meets – in the spring and fall – and individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, motorcycles, sport compacts and imports. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, the “Cars at Carlisle” shows attract automotive enthusiasts from around the world.

The GM Heritage Center features a continuously changing display of about 200 of the GM Heritage Collection’s more than 700 historically significant concept and production vehicles from as early as 1903. Artifacts and archives are displayed along with automotive design and technology milestones that mirror the Corporation’s rich product history and the pride and passion of its people. The 81,000 square-foot facility in Sterling Heights, Mich., provides an inspiring environment for business meetings and special events.

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