2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition: Like A C6R, Only Slower

Always liked the look of the American Le Mans Corvette C6R but wanted it in more road-friendly package? Then the 2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition is the car for you.


The limited edition package is based on the Corvette Coupe 4LT, Convertible 4LT or Z06 3LZ, carrying a $7,840 $2,350 premium (For a $2,350 premium, it's not too shabby of a deal). Non-Z06 models get the Z51 performance package and all of them get the coveted Corvette Racing "Jake" graphic. The full list of features is below:

• C6.R livery inspired graphics feature Corvette Racing ‘Jake', Championships, and driver flags
• ZR1 style body color full width spoiler and chrome wheels
• Custom Leather Wrapped Ebony Interior with exclusive Yellow accent stitching
• GT1 embroidery on the leather seats, instrument panel, and center console armrest
• Special Engine Cover with carbon pattern and yellow Corvette lettering
• Windshield banner – owner installed
• Available in 45U Velocity Yellow (with black headlamps) or 41U Black
• Specific VIN sequence 300001 series for 45U Velocity Yellow representing the #3 C6.R
• Specific VIN sequence 400001 series for 41U Black representing the #4 C6.R
• Limited production to 100 per each color and body style combination and 600 total in Spring ‘09
• Coupe and Convertible versions also include:
Z51 Performance Package, NPP Performance Exhaust


The Corvette GT1 will be unveiled at the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 21. If you plan on getting one of the convertibles, make sure it's black or you'll look like this guy.

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