2014 Chevrolet Corvette Premier Edition Convertible arrives for the Holidays (sort of)


When you have a new generation of an iconic sports car, it is not uncommon for an automaker to celebrate the event with a special, limited-edition version of the new baby. Chevrolet is no exception with this Premiere Edition of the 2014 Corvette Convertible. All 550 of the Corvette Premiere Edition Convertibles (PEC) will be painted in Lime Rock Green with a Brownstone suede interior and matching convertible top. The Corvette PEC is based on the top-of-the-line 3LT model and includes the suede-wrapped interior, carbon fiber accents, variable tuned performance exhaust system, Z51 Performance Package, and Magnetic Selective Ride Control. The Stingray logo adorns the sill plates, wheels, and fender vents. The Corvette PEC also includes a set of Corvette-branded luggage from Thule. These cars will also include a unique VIN sequence and unique dash plaques for each car commemorating their limited-edition status. The 2014 Corvette Premiere Edition Convertible will cost $77,450, which includes destination and delivery fees but not taxes, license, fees, and options. The cars will be at dealers in early 2014. Chances are they may all be spoken for, but you can check with your local Chevy dealer (that can sell Corvettes). Maybe they will sell it to you at sticker...

Source: Chevrolet - Press release after the "read more" jump.




Press Release:
Chevrolet announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible



From a scale model to the real car, there are many ways to give America’s iconic sports car, the Corvette, this holiday season. This Top 10 list, with prices from $12 to $77,450, should make it easier to find the perfect gift for any Corvette enthusiast.

Topping the list is the all-new Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible. Production will be limited to 550 all top-of-the-line 3LT models, all in Lime Rock Green exterior and Brownstone suede interior. The vehicle also includes suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon fiber accents, variable tuned performance exhaust system, Z51 Performance Package and Magnetic Selective Ride Control.

The Premiere Edition also features unique wheels with “Stingray”-logo center caps, “Stingray”-logo interior sill plates and a five-piece set of Corvette-branded luggage from Thule – all from the Corvette Accessories catalog.

These collectible cars will have a unique VIN sequence and unique dash plaques commemorating their limited-edition status. The Premiere Edition Convertible will cost $77,450, including destination and delivery fees, and will arrive in dealerships in early 2014.

Finally, for those looking to enjoy the exceptional driving experience of the Stingray first hand:

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