2008 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
In 1951 a group of Harley Earl's "Special Projects" crew began work on a GM sports car. Bob McLean designed a general layout for the car which was originally code named, "Opel." William Durant, the founder of GM, said a wallpaper pattern he saw in a Paris hotel in 1928 inspired the bow tie logo. Supposedly, he ripped off a small piece of it and brought it back to Detroit. Myron Scott, at the time Chevrolet's Chief photographer, is credited with coming up with the Corvette name, drawing from the small, fast warships of the "Corvette" class.
Fast forward to 2008 and this LS3 putting out 430hp and has a Z51 package installed. This coupe from Bowling Green presents in very good condition with a mere consigner stated 17,016 miles. This car will arrive with 2 removable tops…1 glass and the other body matching.
Victory red drapes the fiberglass, and 5-spoke forged wheels in chrome finish are seen on all 4 corners. A mild to wild exhaust control system has been installed. An extreme raked front windshield is wrapped in black and is in perfect condition.
Draped in black leather power buckets are beckoning you to get in, get grabbed, push the button, and go…fast! The center console offers all the creature comforts you could want, as in dual climate control, AM/FM/CD, anti-skid mode button, power windows, and power mirrors. The instrument cluster glows white and is all analog and fronted by a leather covered adjustable steering wheel that offers fingertip controls, and paddle shifters. A stitched padded vinyl dash top undulates and stretches from door to door and is pristine. Door panels are very simple but effective in the design department, and a push button door opening actuator makes getting in and out a breeze.
An LS3 mill fits snugly under the hood and has a Z51 package upgrade installed. The automatic 6-speed transmission is bolted on the back. This combination can put out an impressive 450hp.
This car has seen little if any foul weather, and the undercarriage proves it. All clean even down to the exhaust system, and ground effects floor pan panels. No runs…no drips…no errors on this cream puff (that happens to be iced with some Jalapeno flavor under the bonnet.)
A well taken care of favorite toy of the consigner, you have the opportunity to pick up at a very fair price. Considering the low mileage, and condition, you will not be disappointed …unless you call too late and it has been taken!