Want the chance to get the first 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1? Well Chevy has announced that the first one will hit the auction block at at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 20, 2018.
The proceeds of the auction will go to benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the work it does to support wounded veterans through the Building for America’s Bravest program.
“GM and Chevrolet are proud to honor and support the brave men and women of our armed forces,” said Steve Hill, GM vice president of U.S. Sales and Service. “With the proceeds from the auction of the Corvette ZR1, we will be able to offer additional support to some of our most severely wounded veterans through the Building for America’s Bravest effort.”
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is named for a New York City firefighter and first responder who died during the attacks of Sept. 11. The foundation builds mortgage-free smart homes for the most catastrophically injured service members through its Building for America’s Bravest program. These smart homes feature automated doors and lighting; wider halls and doorways; special showers to accommodate wheelchairs; automatic door openers; cabinets, counters and stove tops that can be raised and lowered; backup generators; and central heating and air conditioning systems that can be controlled by tablets.
If you miss the first one, Chevy announced this week that the 2019 Corvette ZR1 will arrive next spring starting at $119,995 for the Corvette ZR1 coupe, while the ZR1 convertible will start at $123,995.