First 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible auctioned for $1million

The first seventh-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible was sold last week in Palm Beach at a Barrett-Jackson auction for 1 million USD (around £650k) to Rick Hendrick, who is the owner of the NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports.

He also bough the coupe at a Barrett-Jackson auction back in January for 1.1M USD, with funds going to the College for Creative Studies automotive design program. The funds from the cabrio will be going to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

The new Corvette Stingray Convertible made its debut last month at the Geneva Motor Show and along with the coupe will arrive at Chevrolet dealers end of this year.

Both model’s are powered by a 444bhp 6.2-litre V8 found, enabling them reach 0-62mph in under four seconds. The convertible features an all-new, fully electronic top, which can be lowered remotely using the key fob, and it can be opened or closed on the go, at speeds up to 31mph.


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