First 2024 Chevy Corvette E-Ray headed to Barrett-Jackson public sale


Barrett-Jackson is about to get again into the charity auction enterprise. One of many tons coming to the the Palm Beach auctions April 13-15 is a 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray coupe, VIN 001. The primary instance of the primary Corvette with all-wheel drive and a hybrid powertrain might be decked out in top-shelf 3LZ trim, that means a beginning value of $115,245 earlier than the public sale winner provides choices. Till successive trims arrive, the E-Ray can even be the quickest Corvette within the present vary. A 6.2-liter V8 powers the rear wheels with 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, an e-motor with 160 hp and 125 lb-ft turns the entrance wheels. Mixed output: 655 hp, 595 lb-ft. The E-Ray beats the Z06 to 60 miles per hour by 0.1 second, doing the deed in 2.5 seconds.  The E-Ray’s quarter-mile takes 10.5 seconds at 130 mph, one other 0.1-second enchancment over the Z06.

Barrett-Jackson says all public sale proceeds will go to the non-profit DonorsChoose. One thing like a Kickstarter for the general public college system, lecturers checklist classroom initiatives on the DonorsChoose web site, anybody who needs to assist the children can partially or absolutely fund a challenge they like.

The E-Ray will roll onto the public sale block at roughly 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The remainder of the docket’s trying like a treasure chest of classic items together with loads of Corvettes. The Collector Car roll alone lists Corvettes representing yearly from 1959 to 1966, each manufacturing facility fashions and customized, and together with a 1963 Corvette Break up-Window Fuelie with matching numbers. Outdoors of these, restomods abound, like Tom Selleck’s 1953 Dodge Power Wagon pickup that the previous Magnum, P.I. used on his California ranch for lower than 20,000 miles. And within the Surprising Time Capsule class, there is a 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in Platinum Silver with the screaming rooster, 6.6-liter V8 and a four-speed guide, rally gauges, exterior door handles that proclaim “4 Wheel Disc,” and 682 verified miles.

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