Barrett-Jackson to Auction VIN 001 2020 Corvette for Charity

Barrett-Jackson will auction the first production 2020 Corvette Stingray, VIN 001, for Detroit Children’s Fund During 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction January 11-19, 2020.

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, and Chevrolet will auction the first retail production 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 11-19, 2020, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

100 percent of the hammer price will benefit the Detroit Children’s Fund.

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will be on display in the Future Events exhibit during the 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort.

“We’re honored that Chevrolet has selected our 2020 Scottsdale Auction to sell one of the most historically important sports cars of our time,” said Craig Jackson chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson.

“The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ushers in a new era of design and performance that will long be regarded as a milestone for America’s sports car. Witnessing the sale of the first production 2020 will, without a doubt, be one of the hallmarks of next year’s Scottsdale Auction.”

“What makes this sale even more exciting is that 100 percent of the hammer price will benefit the incredible students across the Detroit area.”

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2020 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY PRELIMARY SPECIFICATIONS

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray VIN 001 will be powered by a 6.2-liter V8 LT2 engine and comes equipped with the Z51 performance package. Called “the jewel in the center,” the Corvette’s naturally aspirated V8 engine is attached to an 8-speed, dual-clutch transmission capable of 495 horsepower and 470 ft/lbs of torque ‒ the most horsepower and torque for any entry Corvette.

This jet fighter-inspired Corvette rides on coilover springs and monotube shocks, magnetic ride control and features massive front and rear four-piston Brembo breaks.

1st Production 2020 Corvette Auctioned for Charity

1st 2020 Corvette Auctioned for Charity
1st 2020 Corvette Auctioned for Charity

The Detroit Children’s Fund offers training, resources, and supplies to underfunded public schools in the greater Detroit area. It works to bridge the gaps in funding and expertise, directing resources and best practices that are proven to help schools improve on the whole.

In addition, the Detroit Children’s Fund helps schools acquire the technology and training they need to make and monitor progress, as well as provides computers, textbooks and other learning tools essential for student learning.

Barrett-Jackson to Auction VIN 001 2020 Corvette for Charity

“Barrett-Jackson has set the stage for the sale of some of the most iconic VIN 001, prototype and first production vehicles of our time,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson.

“We couldn’t be more proud to continue that tradition with help from Chevrolet and the sale of the first retail production mid-engine Corvette to support the wonderful kids of the Detroit area.”

“This beautiful Corvette Stingray is going to set new standards in the sports car world, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of its history. If you were looking for a fantastic reason to be in Scottsdale next January, this is it.”

The 2019 Las Vegas Auction will be offering an exclusive preview of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette as well as a select offering of vehicles for the 2020 Scottsdale Auction to all ticket holders.

To consign a vehicle, receive more information on becoming a bidder, or purchase tickets for the 2019 Scottsdale Auction, visit www.Barrett-Jackson.com.


You can learn more about the new C8 Corvette engine and where it will be built on this blog post: Tonawanda-Built Next Gen 6.2L Small Block V-8 to Power All-New 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

The last C7 Corvette was auctioned for charity at the Barrett-Jackson auction. You can read about it here.

We have a video with highlights, and inside views from the official reveal of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on July 18, 2019, in Tustin, California.

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