The last Chevrolet Corvette 2019 C7 rolled off the production line on November 14, 2019, at the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. It was previously auctioned for $2.7 million with proceeds going to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to build smart homes for veterans.
Mary Barra Announced Sale of Final C7 Corvette
General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra received an award from Frank Stiller at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation’s annual Footsteps to the Future Gala Thursday, April 11, 2019, in New York, New York. During the gala, Mary Barra announced the final production seventh-gen Corvette would be auctioned with all proceeds being donated to the foundation to help veterans and first responders. (This is also when Barra announced the next-generation Corvette would be unveiled on July 18.)
Last C7 Corvette Sells for $2.7 Million for Charity
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation received 2.7 million dollars for the Last C7 Corvette that was auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction. History was made when the winning bid set a new record at Barrett-Jackson for an automaker-donated vehicle.
Frank Siller, chairman, and CEO of the Stephen Siller Foundation announced that “This donation will build at least five homes for our catastrophically-injured veterans to give them their independence and a better quality of life.” The foundation has already built or is in the process of completing 85 homes to date.
Last C7 Corvette Specs
- Black Z06 coupe
- Adrenaline Red trim interior
- 3LZ trim level, a custom leather-wrapped red interior package
- Performance Data Recorder and navigation.
- Aluminum 6.2-liter LT4 supercharged V8 engine making 650hp at 6,400 rpm
- 7-speed manual transmission
- Brembo brakes
Dan Snyder of Dan Snyder Motorsports purchased the seven-speed manual Z06 coupe in 3LZ trim painted black, equipped with the Z07 performance package. Obviously, the car that drove across the block was not the actual car, it was just a stand-in.
Now, to update you, the Last C7 2019 Chevrolet Corvette came off the assembly line on November 14, 2019, making the end of an era.
Dan Snyder can now enjoy his Corvette! Dan’s new Vette will include carbon-ceramic brakes, a high-downforce aero package, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.