CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M at Barrett-Jackson

CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M at Barrett-Jackson

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CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M at the January 2017 Barrett-Jackson Auction. Photo Credit: Barret-Jackson via Twitter CERV 1 © General Motors Zora Arkus-Duntov’s secret skunkworks engineering mule, CERV 1 sold for $1,200,000 ($1.32M with sellers commission added) at the January 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, held Jan. 14-22, 2017, at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. This historic car has been in Mike Yager's MY Garage for years. According to our sources, the CERV 1 will be heading to the GM’s Heritage Center where it will reside among some of GMs great prototypes and artifacts. You can read more about it on our blog just before the auction: http://vette-vues.com/cerv-1-goes-auction/ You might also enjoy reading about the CERV II: http://vette-vues.com/corvettes-at-carlisle-2014-special-display-rare-mid-engine-corvette-cerv-ii/ Here is a press release from Barret-Jackson…
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The One & Only CERV 1 Goes to Auction

The One & Only CERV 1 Goes to Auction

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The One and Only CERV 1 Goes to Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Auction. Zora Arkus-Duntov developed it as functional mid-engine, open-wheel, single-seat prototype racing car. [caption id="attachment_1294" align="aligncenter" width="700"] 1960 CERV 1 - By General Motors (GM Photo) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="564"] 1960 CHEVROLET ENGINEERING RESEARCH VEHICLE (CERV) 1 - Rear 3/4. Photo Courtesy Barrett-Jackson[/caption] November 29, 2016 Posted by Barrett-Jackson Written by independent automotive journalist Roger C. Johnson courtesty of Barrett-Jackson When the hottest engineers and designers in the automotive business put their heads together, you can be sure something historic will happen. And in this case, it happened several times. The first Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV 1) debuted in 1960 and was created to develop Corvette suspension and driveline components for the production car. It…
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