The first copy of the Corvette ZR1 sold for almost $ 1 million

The first copy of the Corvette ZR1 sold for almost $ 1 million

January 21, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The total auction of Barrett-Jackson this weekend has collected 96 million dollars.

On the eve of a well-known auction Barrett-Jackson a copy of a charged sports car Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 with VIN-number 001 went under the hammer at a price of $ 925,000.

The American concern General Motors, therefore, took part in a charity event. All proceeds from the auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona, will be transferred to the Stephen Siller Foundation, a firefighter who died under the ruins of the twin towers in Manhattan on September 11, 2001. The funds will be used to build “smart” homes for rehabilitation of seriously wounded employees of US rescue services.

Car Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, which sold the day before, indeed, is the very first specimen, descended from the assembly line. This status helped raise the price of the standard option by almost 9 times.

Recall that the Corvette ZR1 2019 model year is the last factory special version of the generation in the body of the C7 Stingray. Under its hood is a 6.2-liter V8 LT5 engine with a compressor. It produces 755 horsepower and 970 Nm of torque. At the moment this is the fastest Corvette from the model line.

The next generation of Corvette can get a 1000-horsepower hybrid version.