GM donates Corvette 427 Special Edition Z06 for earthquake relief in Haiti
Tomorrow, at the Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale, Arizona, General Motors will auction a limited-edition 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which proceeds will be donated for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. These proceeds are in addition to a $100,000 contribution from the GM Foundation to the Red Cross.
The special-edition 2008 Corvette was the last of 427 cars built specially for North American market and the only 2008 Z06 available in Crystal Red Metallic Tint Coat. This Corvette 427 Special Edition is fitted with a 7.0-litre V8 engine that produces 505 horsepower. Its uniqueness is further complemented by a set of spider design chrome Z06 wheels, Z06 plates, a Stinger-style stripe on the front hood and fascia, chrome exterior badges and a painted Z06 spoiler and body color door handles. Inside, the Corvette Z06 contains a Dark Titanium leather-wrapped interior and special Crystal Red center trim plate.
The Corvette also features "427" hood badges and engine cover emblems and "427" seat and floor mat embroidery.