2020 Chevrolet Corvette #001 to be offered for charity

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The arrival of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray marks a big level within the historical past of the Corvette nameplate, because it’s the primary to characteristic a mid-engine configuration, a minimum of so far as manufacturing fashions are involved.

You may quickly have the possibility to personal the primary very instance off the road, the automobile with a VIN ending in 001, however you will want to come back ready with a really heavy pockets. The rights to the automobile—it hasn’t been constructed but—might be offered throughout a Barrett-Jackson public sale operating in Scottsdale, Arizona, from January 11-19, 2020.

Chevy will donate all proceeds from the sale to the Detroit Kids’s Fund, which helps with academic sources throughout Detroit.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Do not be shocked if the hammer value exceeds the $1 million mark. Related charity auctions of the primary 2017 Ford GT and first 2017 Acura NSX netted outcomes of $2.55 million and $1.2 million, respectively. Additionally do not be shocked if the successful bidder is Rick Hendrick, proprietor of Hendrick Motorsports and founding father of Hendrick Automotive Group. He is a daily at some of these auctions and has been the successful bidder on many previous events.

Naturally, the automobile will include all the choices, together with the Z51 efficiency pack. The successful bidder will nonetheless be capable to select what so as to add to the automobile, although, together with the outside shade and cabin’s trim.

“Barrett-Jackson has set the stage for the sale of among the most iconic VIN 001, prototype and first manufacturing autos of our time,” stated Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We couldn’t be extra proud to proceed that custom with assist from Chevrolet and the sale of the primary retail manufacturing mid-engine Corvette to assist the great children of the Detroit space.”

 

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