The first instance of a sports car Chevrolet Corvette Stingray new generation has acquired a former racer and collector Rick Hendrick.
The first instance of a sports car Chevrolet Corvette Stingray new generation was sold at auction Barrett-Jackson for a record $ 3 million. About it reported in the official Twitter of the American brand.
The owner of the car was a former car racer and current NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick. Bidding started at 200 thousand dollars, and quickly crossed the mark of 1 million dollars, however a bid of 3 million dollars, no one to kill would not.
Hendrik is known for his passion for collecting sports cars, including their first copies. For example, in his garage is the first instance of the supercar Ford GT Heritage Edition, which he gave 2.5 million dollars, and also the first Chevrolet Camaro 1LE and ZL1, Acura NSX the second generation.
As for the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, received the mid-engine layout, it debuted in the summer of 2019. It is equipped 6.2-liter naturally aspirated engine V8, which develops 502 HP and 637 N·m of torque. The engine is paired with eight-speed preselection. The supercar can accelerate from standstill to 60 mph (96 km/h) in less than 3 seconds and its top speed is 312 km per hour.
Now Chevrolet has already sold the entire batch of 40 thousand “Corvettes”, scheduled for release in 2020. In the US the price of the “Corvette” of the new generation, the serial production of which will begin in February, will start with a mark of 59.9 per thousand dollars.