Press Release:
Chevrolet and Corvette Racing introduce a limited edition to commemorate a decade of success
SEBRING, Fla., March 20, 2009 – Today Chevrolet introduced the limited production GT1 Championship Edition Corvettes at Sebring International Raceway. The GT1 Championship Edition (Regular Production Option GT1) commemorates the success of Corvette Racing and the Corvette C6.R:
Eight American Le Mans Series GT1 manufacturers and team championships
Five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans class champions
74 victories in international sports car competition
Included in the GT1 Championship Edition package:
Graphics inspired by C6.R livery feature Corvette Racing “Jake” mascot, ALMS championships, and driver flags
ZR1-style body color full-width spoiler and chrome wheels
Custom leather-wrapped ebony interior with exclusive yellow accent stitching
GT1 embroidery on leather seats, instrument panel, and center console armrest
Special engine cover with carbon pattern and yellow Corvette lettering
Windshield banner (owner installed)
GT1 Championship Edition to be produced in Corvette coupe, convertible and Z06 models in spring 2009:
Available in 45U Velocity Yellow (with black headlamps) or 41U Black
Specific VIN sequence 300001 series for 45U Velocity Yellow representing the No. 3 Corvette C6.R
Specific VIN sequence 400001 series for 41U Black representing the No. 4 Corvette C6.R
Production limited to 100 per each color and body style combination (600 total)
Coupe and convertible versions also include Z51 Performance Package and NPP Performance Exhaust
Optional MX0 6-speed paddle shift automatic on coupe and convertible
Optional C2L dual roof package on coupe
Optional U3U Navigation System on all models
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Price this car:
MSRP: $48,565 – $103,970
Invoice: $43,951 – $96,692
Source: Chevrolet Press Release

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