Chevrolet raises $2.14 million for charity

Chevrolet raises $2.14 million for charity. 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, a 1958 Corvette, 2012 COPO Camaro Convertible, 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition, and 2013 Chevrolet ZL1 Convertible were auctioned.

HabitatAkersonCorvetteAuction05.jpgOne of the most anticipated cars from GM, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was unveiled at the recently held NAIAS and its first production model was sold for a price of $1.05 million at the Barrett Jackson Collector car event. The VIN number of this car, which ends in 0001, was sold to NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick.

Proceeds of this sale will go towards College for Creative Studies in Detroit known for its ambitious automotive design program. The Corvette boasts of superior sculpted lines and sporty designs that will be greatly appreciated by people when it goes on sale later this year. Among the other vehicles auctioned off at the event were a 1958 Corvette, 2012 COPO Camaro Convertible, 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition and 2013 Chevrolet ZL1 Convertible.

The 1958 corvette was sold for a price of $270,000 and proceeds will be used for the Habitat of Humanity while the 2012 COPO Camaro Convertible was sold for $400,000 with funds going towards the American heart Association. The 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition and 2013 Chevrolet ZL1 Convertible were sold for $270,000 and $150,000 proceeds of which will benefit Cooking with Kids and Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans respectively.

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