GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity
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GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

With an impressive track record of using historically significant vehicles to raise funds for worthy causes, it wasn’t just the General Motors who offered its very first

GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

The 1958 Corvette auctioned was based on the 1st generation of the iconic American sports car, and received several equipment and visual changes, including a longer, stylish front end, a switch to quad headlights, bumper existing exhaust tips, a new steering wheel, along with a completely-new dashboard with all the necessary gauges mounted on driver's front.

GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

This vehicle featuring a 245hp, 4.6 Liter V8 engine is one of the 9,168 units built by Chevy, and only 510 which were painted the Regal Turquoise hue.

GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

However, the proceeds to Habitat for Humanity specifically earmarked for the restoration of the Morningside Commons neighborhood just east of GM’s Renaissance Center world headquarters in downtown Detroit.

GM CEO Dan Akerson’s 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Sells For $270k at Barrett-Jackson for charity

Via: WSJ / AutoBlog

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