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First Retail Production 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray Sells For $1.15M

21 Apr 2023

The 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray has been making headlines for a while, and now, the first retail production model of the highly anticipated vehicle has been auctioned off for an astounding $1.15 million. The winning bidder, who remains anonymous, will have the privilege of owning VIN 001, the first of its kind, once it's built. Not only is this a significant moment for car enthusiasts and collectors, but it's also for a great cause as all proceeds from the auction went to charity.

The auction for the first retail production E-Ray was held by Barrett-Jackson, a well-known auction house that specializes in high-end automobiles. The event took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was attended by car enthusiasts from all over the world. The auction started at $250,000, and within minutes, the bids had skyrocketed to $1.15 million, showing just how much people are willing to pay for this historic vehicle.

2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray

 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray

The Corvette has always been an iconic American sports car, and the E-Ray is the latest version, bringing a new level of innovation and excitement to the Corvette lineup. This particular model boasts a hybrid powertrain, which is a first for the Corvette. The E-Ray combines a 6.2-liter V8 engine with electric motors that work together to deliver a whopping 600 horsepower.

It's not just the hybrid powertrain that makes the E-Ray so exciting. The car also has a host of other features that make it stand out from its predecessors. It has an aerodynamic design that includes a carbon-fiber hood and rear spoiler. The interior is luxurious, with premium leather seats and a 12-inch digital instrument cluster. The car also has a host of advanced safety features, including blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

Detroit Children's Fund

Detroit Children's Fund

It's worth noting that the proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Detroit Children's Fund, a non-profit organization that works to improve education in the Detroit area. This is a fantastic gesture by Chevrolet, and it's heartening to see such a significant amount of money go to a great cause.

In conclusion, the auction of the first retail production 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray for $1.15 million was an exciting moment for car enthusiasts and collectors. The E-Ray is a fantastic car that combines a powerful hybrid powertrain with advanced safety features and a luxurious interior. The fact that the proceeds from the auction will be donated to charity makes this event even more significant. It's clear that the E-Ray will be a coveted vehicle for years to come, and we can't wait to see what Chevrolet has in store for the future.


Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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