2008 Corvette 427 Special Edition Z06 to be auctioned off to help Haiti

In an effort to help those in need in Haiti, General Motors announced today that it will auction off a limited edition 2008 Chevrolet Corvette at his weekend”s 39th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction with all the benefits going to help earthquake relief efforts.

“The proceeds, which will be donated to the American Red Cross relief fund, are in addition to a $100,000 contribution from the GM Foundation to the Red Cross,” GM said in a statement.

The limited edition 2008 Chevy Corvette seen here was the last of the 427 units built for the North American market and the only model to feature Crystal Red Metallic Tint Coat. Power comes from a 7.0L V8 engine making 505-hp. The Corvette also features spider design chrome Z06 wheels, Z06 plates, a Stinger-style stripe on the front hood and fascia, chrome exterior badges and a painted Z06 spoiler and body color door handles. Inside, the Corvette contains a Dark Titanium leather-wrapped interior and special Crystal Red center trim plate.

The Corvette is Lot #1318 and will be auctioned on Saturday evening, Jan. 23.

2008 Corvette 427 Special Edition Z06:

– By: Kap Shah