This Limited Edition GT1 Corvette is 1 of only 29 yellow coupes produced. Number 14 of the yellow cars produced. Chevy manufactured only 125 GT1 Edition Corvettes making them one of the rarest ever. This Version commemorates ten years of Corvette Racing Team victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and The US GT1 Racing Series. This car is a collector's dream. It is a one owner non smoker, garage kept, pristine condition, less than 10,000 actual miles. The GT1 coupes came standard with the 4LT trim package, 2 mode exhaust, and Z51 package. MSRP on this car was $64,510. American Le Mans Series GT1 Manufacturers Champions for 8 yearsCorvette Racing Team victories
5 time 24 Hours of Le Mans GT1 Champions
Over 70 victories in ALMS Racing
Included in the package (RPO GT1):
C6.R livery inspired graphics feature Corvette racing Jake, 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 the leather seats, instrument panel, and center console armrest
Special engine cover with carbon pattern and yellow Corvette lettering
Available in 45U Velocity Yellow (with black headlamps) or 41U Black
Specific VIN sequence 300001 series for 45U Velocity Yellow representing the #3 C6.R
Specific VIN sequence 400001 series for 41U Black representing the #4 C6.R
Actual production was as follows: 125 units total instead of the planned 600.
55 - Z06s (38 Yellow and 17 Black)
53 - Coupes (29 Yellow and 24 Black)
17 Convertibles (10 Yellow and 7 Black)
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Fri, 31 May 2013 11:00:00 EST
The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, having stared at the Impala across the showroom floor for a year, gets nips and tucks all over inspired by its larger brother. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder in the base car will get a stop-start system and 23 city miles per gallon, 35 highway, each number representing a one-mpg improvement over the 2013 car. Output is 196 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:12:00 EST
Opt for the 2.0-liter turbo and, while power holds steady at 259 hp, torque goes up by 14 percent to a striking 295 lb-ft (a figure Chevy calls best in the class). The final details include newly programmed transmission shift points and faster shifts, for better engaging and enjoying the added power.
Looks-wise, the grille's been reshaped to be more in line with the new Chevrolet look, a narrower upper grille hovering over a larger lower grille.
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:45:00 EST
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may expand a recall campaign for faulty brake lamps. The agency is currently looking into complaints that certain 2004-2011 Chevrolet Malibu models as well as some 2007-2009 Saturn Aura sedans may have brake lights that do not illuminate when the driver presses the pedal. Alternatively, the lamps may also illuminate without input from the driver. General Motors recalled 8,000 Pontiac G6 models from the 2005 model year for the same problem, and NHTSA is currently investigating whether to add 550,000 more G6 models built between 2005 and 2009 to the list for the same issue.
In addition, investigators are currently examining 97 complaints from Malibu and Aura owners with the same trouble. If NHTSA adds those models to the recall campaign, more than one million units could be covered. GM, meanwhile, says there have been no accidents or injuries as a result of the problem.
Super Storm Sandy took out a lot of automobiles in its path of destruction through the Northeast last October. The number surpassed 250,000 at last count, and a few of those were owned by Chevrolet - cars either sitting on dealership lots or waiting at port to be shipped off. Rendered unsellable by the water damage inflicted by Sandy, these vehicles were facing the crusher. But Chevy didn't send them there.
Instead, Chevy had a better idea: It will be donating 300 of these vehicles damaged by Sandy to help train first responders at Guardian Centers in Perry, GA. Chevy is the official automotive partner of Guardian Centers, which is an 830-acre facility that trains first responders in disaster preparedness. Junked cars are practically a consumable commodity there, where a full-size cityscape simulator gives trainees an entire urban center in which to train for all sorts of rescue operations and disaster scenarios.
Chevy says its particular vehicles will be used "in conjunction with role players for wide area searches, traffic congestion in emergency situations, counter terrorism, public order and mass casualty exercises." While grim scenarios all, we're certainly glad there are people out there preparing for the unexpected. While a zombie apocalypse isn't officially on the list of potential disasters to prepare for, when the virus hits, we'll be hot-footing it to Perry, GA to hang with these guys and gals.