Barrett-Jackson to Auction First "Retailable" 2009 Corvette ZR1

Want to be the first to get your hands on a new 2009 Corvette ZR1? In 14 days, head on over to the Barrett-Jackson auction as we've just heard the first ZR1 will be going up for auction as part of their "Muscle Car Wars" marketing of a sale of the first 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, a Shelby GT500 KR and now a 2009 Chevy Corvette ZR1. Don't they know we've already got the "Muscle Car Wars" thing trademarked? We'll take our royalties in either cash or any mix of the above acronym-obsessive vehicles from the BJ auctioneers. Full lot quote from the folks all about the BJ after the jump. Oh — and did we mention the Barrett-Jackson folks think it's a "ZR-1 CONVERTIBLE?"

LotNumber 1316 Year 2009 CarMake CHEVROLET CarModel CORVETTE CarStyle ZR-1 CONVERTIBLE

"From Rumor to Instant Legend in the Blink of an Eye. Chevrolet presents the very "First Retailable Unit Built" Corvette ZR-1 for auction at Barrett-Jackson on Saturday, January 19, 2008 with all proceeds from the auction will benefit The United Way."

[Barrett-Jackson via Edmunds]