For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
First 2014 Corvette Stingray Offered at
Proceeds of VIN 0001 to benefit
Detroit’s College for Creative Studies
Four other performance Chevys in
charity auctions this weekend
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. –
Chevrolet will offer the first retail production model of the
Stingray – with the
Vehicle Identification Number ending in 0001 – at the
Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auction this weekend.
Proceeds will benefit the College for Creative Studies in
Detroit, renowned for its automotive design program.
“The new Stingray features a modern, dramatic design that will
inspire a new generation of Corvette enthusiasts,” said Ed
Welburn, GM vice president of global design. “With the proceeds
of the new Stingray going to the CCS, the new Corvette will also
help cultivate the next generation of designers who may work on
modern, dramatic Chevrolets in the future. In fact more than 170
CCS alumni already work in the GM Design studios.”
The sale is
scheduled for Saturday evening, Jan. 19. Bids
can be submitted in person at the
auction or online at
The College for Creative Studies is regarded among the world’s
premier institutions for industrial and transportation design.
CCS’s enrolls more than 1,400 students pursuing undergraduate
degrees in 12 majors or graduate degrees in Design and
Founded in 1906 as the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, CCS
grew into an arts education organization. In 1933, the Society
attracted national attention as one of the first art
institutions to recognize the automobile as an art form. It has
since been inextricably linked to its home city’s signature
the 2014 Corvette Stingray, four other unique Chevys will cross
the block at Barrett-Jackson’s sale, including:
General Motors’ CEO
with proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity’s initiative
to improve Detroit’s Morningside Commons neighborhood. The
Regal Turquoise roadster is powered by a 245-horsepower
small-block V-8. It is scheduled to cross the block on the
evening of Friday, Jan. 18.
2012 COPO Camaro convertible,
with proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association. It
is car number 69 of the 69 COPO Camaro factory drag-race
cars built for 2012 and one of only two convertibles built –
and it is the only COPO Camaro painted Inferno Orange
Metallic. Its sale is scheduled for the afternoon of
Saturday, Jan. 19.
personalized 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector
Edition, with proceeds to benefit the Guy Fieri Foundation
for Inspiration and Imagination. Powered by a 505-hp LS7
engine, Fieri’s 427 Convertible is black with custom yellow
stripes – a twist on the trademark yellow-and-black color
scheme of his other Chevys. The car also features
embroidered seat headrests and fender badges that call out
his foundation. It is scheduled to cross the block on the
evening of Thursday, Jan. 17.
2013 Camaro ZL1 Convertible – the new
open-air version is powered by a supercharged 6.2L LSA
small-block rated at 580 horsepower. One-hundred percent of the
winning bid will benefit Achilles International, which enables
people with disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics.
Its sale is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 20.