Corvette turns 70 in 2023, will auction 1st retail production Z06 for Operation Homefront

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In 2023, Corvette will celebrate its 70th anniversary. The 2023 model year Corvette Stingray and Corvette Z06 will mark this milestone with a special 70th Anniversary Edition package.

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  • When will Corvette celebrate its 70th anniversary?

    Corvette will celebrate its anniversary in 2023.
  • What comes with Corvette's 70th Anniversary Edition package?

    Customers who will opt to get the special package will get exterior and interior upgrades including a a custom luggage set with red stitching and 70th Anniversary Edition logo.
  • When will Chevrolet auction the first retail production 70th Anniversary Edition Z06?

    The special-edition sports car will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on Saturday, January 29.
  • “Passion for Corvette runs deep at Chevrolet and this anniversary is extra special because of the excitement and sales success we’ve achieved with the eighth generation of America’s iconic sportscar. Even after 70 years, Corvette still makes hearts race and kids dream of the open road,” said Chevrolet Marketing VP Steve Majoros.

    The 70th Anniversary Edition Corvettes are made to stand out with two exterior options: an all-new White Pearl Metallic Tri-coat or Carbon Flash Metallic. Optional stripes are available in Satin Gray with White Pearl Metallic Tri-coat and Satin Black with Carbon Flash Metallic.

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    Other exterior features include 70th Anniversary Edition exterior badging, including special Corvette cross flags and Edge Red brake calipers.

    Inside, would-be owners can get either two-tone Ceramic leather GT2 or Competition Sport seats. Both options come with red stitching throughout, red seatbelts, and suede microfiber seat inserts and steering wheel.

    They’ll also get the 70th Anniversary Edition logo on the seats, the steering wheel, and the sill plates as well as a rear bumper protector and trunk cover, and a custom luggage set with red stitching and 70th Anniversary Edition logo.

    In addition, the special-edition sportscars will feature distinct wheels with commemorative wheel center caps.

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    Chevrolet also announced that it will auction the first-ever retail production mid-engine Corvette Z06. The 70th Anniversary Edition Z06 will go under the hammer at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on Saturday, January 29. The proceeds, said Chevrolet, will be used to help Operation Homefront.

    Since 2017, Chevrolet has been a proud supporter of Operation Homefront and has provided seven Silverado full-size trucks to the organization’s six regional offices and headquarters, and donated funding for services.

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