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Chevrolet Cars and Charities

Together, five Chevrolet high-performance vehicles raised $2.14 million to benefit various Detroit charities this past weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale Arizona.

The First Production All-New 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 with a Vehicle Identification Number that ends in 0001 was sold to businessman, avid Corvette collector, and NASCAR team owner, Rick Hendrick. Proceeds will benefit the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

 $1,050,000

The 2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Convertible is the last one built and the only one painted Inferno Orange Metallic. Its bid goes to the American Heart Association.

$400,000

The 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition is custom designed by Guy Fieri. Appropriately, proceeds will be forwarded to his Cooking with Kids program.

$270,000

The 1958 Chevrolet Regal Turquoise Corvette was once owned by the Chairman and CEO of GM Dan Akerson. Its bid will be donated to the Detroit Habitat for Humanity.

$270,000

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible is the first Convertible to come off of the assembly line. One-hundred percent of the profit will be forwarded to the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

$150,000

 

Total

$2,140,000

*Bonus – An Autographed Press Kit for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 was sold to the Chamber of Commerce of Bowling Green Kentucky in which the Corvette was born. Its $4,300 donation will be forwarded to the American Cancer Society.

GrandTotal

$2, 144,300