The first production Chevrolet Corvette of the eighth generation turned out to be more expensive than the French Bugatti Chiron sports car: the American coupe was sold for $ 3.0 million, while the Chiron price tag starts at $ 2.66. The winner was the founder and owner of the NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports, 70-year-old American Rick Hendrick. According to General Motors, all funds will be transferred to the Detroit Children’s Fund, which is engaged in the construction of new schools and the development of educational institutions in Detroit.
For this amount, he received the Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray in the maximum equipment: with black sports seats with red trim, red seat belts, a folding roof, a rear spoiler and a “track” Z51 Performance performance package. The coupe is driven by a standard 6.2-liter aspirated V8 rated at 502 hp, paired with an 8-band robot.
Earlier, Rick Hendrick acquired the first Acura NSX supercar ($ 1.2 million), the first production Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe ($ 1.15 million), the Corvette Z06 supercar ($ 1 million) and the 600-horsepower BMW M5 sedan “30 Jahre” ($ 700 thousand).