First 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Sets New Record,Auctioned for $3.6M
Rights to the initial 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, a 70th-anniversary particular edition model, were auctioned off to raise money for charity during The Annual Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, during the weekend. NASCAR Race team founder Rick Hendrick placed the winning bid. As a result, operation Homefront will be awarded $3.6 million, the entire cost of the auction. This record-breaking amount is for a vehicle donated to charity by a manufacturer. It also beats the previous record set by the first-ever sale in 2020 of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Stingray by $600,000.
“We are d grateful for the buddies at Chevrolet and Barrett-Jackson for selecting Operation Homefront since the beneficiary within the incredible auction,” pointed out Brig. Gen. Brig. Gen. (ret.) John I. Pray Junior. (ret.) John I. Pray Junior., president and chief executive officer of Operation Homefront. “The originates from obtaining the sensational Corvette Z06 goes a extended approach to helping us help our military families overcome their poverty and have the opportunity to thrive inside the communities – our communities – they’ve labored so hard to protect.”
2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been a patron in Operation Homefront since 2017. In addition to the funds from the auction and funding in the form of services provided, the company has also donated Silverados to the headquarters and regional offices. “It’s truly a privilege to support our military members and their families through Operation Homefront,” said Steve Hill, Chevrolet vice president. “Proceeds from the first retail 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will benefit many U.S. military families across the country who have done so much to serve our country.”
The retired Corvette Racing legend Oliver Gavin has won 5 American Le Mans Series championships, five 24 Hours of Le Man’s class wins, five 12 Hours of Sebring class wins, and five Petit Le Man’s class wins and drove the car on the block. The fastest naturally-aspirated V8 powers the2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to make it into production vehicles. The production of the vehicle is expected to begin later in the year.