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Trooper Island Raffle Features Classic Muscle Car
Updated For 21st Century

Date of Photo Release: 01/14/2010

(Frankfort, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police are rolling out a classic 60s muscle car updated for the 21st Century for their Trooper Island fund-raising raffle this year: the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro (1LT Coupe). Sporting a Victory Red exterior finish and black interior, a rear spoiler and aluminum wheels with Midnight Silver finish, this pony combines retro cool styling, robust performance, enhanced safety, efficient fuel economy, environmental friendliness and high tech tweaks that really make it rock.

An image of the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro (1LT Coupe), click here to enlarge the image in a new window (this is the actual car)

With a 300- horsepower, 3.6 liter V6 engine and a fuel-saving, six-speed automatic transmission, it sprints 0 to 60 mph in just 6.0 seconds and delivers an estimated 29 miles per gallon on the highway. Direct injection technology helps the engine run cleaner and fights pollution including a 25 percent drop in cold-start hydrocarbon emissions.

Safety features include a muscular body structure, integral passenger compartment safety cage, six air bags (dual stage frontal with passenger sensing, side impact thorax, front and rear head curtain side air bags), electronic stability control and traction control, four-wheel anti-lock braking and tire pressure monitoring system.

A tech savvy convenience package includes AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 playback with auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth phone connectivity, six- speaker audio system with steering wheel-mounted controls, wireless preferred device interface module, USB port, 90 days of XM satellite radio service, one year of OnStar service, remote starter system, ultrasonic rear parking assist and dual console-mounted power outlets.

A 100,000 mile, five-year powertrain limited warranty and a theft deterrent system provides dependable protection and security.

Other features include power steering, dual exhaust with polished stainless steel tips, halogen headlamps with auto on-off control, power outside and rear view mirrors, daytime running lamps, front reading lamps, telescoping/tilt steering wheel, sport bucket seats with cloth seating surfaces, full-folding rear seat with trunk pass-through, front carpeted floor mats, cruise control, console with two cup holders, power door locks, driver and passenger power windows, remote trunk release, rear window defroster, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

Tickets are $10 each and are available from any Kentucky State Police post or by sending a check for $10 per ticket and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Kentucky State Police, Public Affairs Branch, 919 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, KY 40601. Checks should be made out to Trooper Island. Please include your area code and phone number. The winning ticket will be drawn on August 29 at the Ky. State Fair. (Raffle winner is responsible for all tax and license fees.) Tickets holders do not have to be present at the drawing to win.

Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County (Ky.). It is financed entirely by donations, no public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers. Click here to visit the Trooper Island Home Page

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