The last front-engine Corvette sold for $2.7 million for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction at Mohegan Sun Resort. The last front engine Corvette built by Chevrolet won’t be built until September, but it was sold on Friday night for an unbelievable price.
The next-generation Corvette will be produced in 2020 will be a mid-engine model, the first in the history of the sports car.
The rights to the last of the current Corvettes were sold for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast event in Connecticut, where the winning bid was $2.7 million.
The identity of the buyer has not been announced, but the purchase price set a record for a Barrett-Jackson charity auction.
All of the proceeds will be donated to the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to help build mortgage-free smart homes for veterans who have suffered devastating injuries in the line of duty.
An twin stand-in for the car that will be the last one built was on the block for the event. It’s a Z06 black Corvette Z06 with red interior, seven-speed manual transmission and top of the line 3LZ trim that would normally cost around $90,000.
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