For sale at auction: Lot #3006 - The most powerful Corvette convertible in 60 years has arrived, the all-new 2013 Corvette 427 convertible. For sports car enthusiasts, collectors, future aficionados and everyone in between, the 427 marks the evolution of the American sports car throughout the 60-year storied history of Corvette married with its innovative future. The highest bidder will win this special Guy Fieri edition that has been modified with a concept designed for the restaurant mogul. It features a twist on the trademark Black and Yellow theme of Fieri's Chevrolet collection, with Chevrolet Accessories and graphics that give it an edge to match his dynamic personality. Merging classic design and power with state-of-the-art technology proven on race tracks around the world today, the 427 is a culmination of Corvette's first 60 years and sets the stage for the next 60. Technology elements from both the Z06 and ZR1 have been added to this convertible to make it the fastest, most capable Corvette convertible yet. The 7.0-Liter LS7 aluminum-block V8 engine, with an 11.0:1 compression ratio, offers 505hp and 470lb/ft of torque. The 427 embodies a myriad of features and technologies found within the sixth generation Corvette family including carbon fiber and the handcrafted small block engine, derived from the American Le Mans winning Corvette race program. Magnetic Selective Ride Control was introduced in 2003 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Corvette and comes standard on the 427. Other standard technologies include launch control, active handling, traction control, cross-drilled brake rotors with 6-piston calipers and dual mode exhaust system. It's iconic American supercar performance with the exhilaration of a convertible. One hundred percent of the winning bid will go to Cooking with Kids, founded by Guy Fieri in 2010, Cooking with Kids is dedicated to getting kids in the kitchen so they can learn to cook for themselves, their friends and their family.
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**WILL BE SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 8:00PM ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013**