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2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition

In order to celebrate the entry of the Corvette C6.R into the GT1 class of ALMS this year, GM unveiled to day the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition, a new package available for the Corvette Coupe 4LT, Convertible 4LT and Z06 3LZ.

The package will be available in a yellow base color with black accents, or with a black base paint and yellow accents. Yellow cars will receive black headlights with body colored door handles and a unique carbon fiber engine cover for both models. The Corvette Racing team’s ‘Jake’ logo will be used throughout the car, and the team’s victories will be displayed on the lower portion of the Corvette’s door.

Chevrolet Introduces 2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition at Sebring 12-Hour Race

Chevrolet and Corvette Racing introduce a limited edition to commemorate a decade of success

SEBRING, Fla. , March 20, 2009 – Today Chevrolet introduced the limited production GT1 Championship Edition Corvettes at Sebring International Raceway. The GT1 Championship Edition (Regular Production Option GT1) commemorates the success of Corvette Racing and the Corvette C6.R:

  • Eight American Le Mans Series GT1 manufacturers and team championships
  • Five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans class champions
  • 74 victories in international sports car competition

Included in the GT1 Championship Edition package:

  • Graphics inspired by C6.R livery feature Corvette Racing "Jake" mascot, ALMS 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 leather seats, instrument panel, and center console armrest
  • Special engine cover with carbon pattern and yellow Corvette lettering
  • Windshield banner (owner installed)

GT1 Championship Edition to be produced in Corvette coupe, convertible and Z06 models in spring 2009:

  • Available in 45U Velocity Yellow (with black headlamps) or 41U Black
  • Specific VIN sequence 300001 series for 45U Velocity Yellow representing the No. 3 Corvette C6.R
  • Specific VIN sequence 400001 series for 41U Black representing the No. 4 Corvette C6.R
  • Production limited to 100 per each color and body style combination (600 total)
  • Coupe and convertible versions also include Z51 Performance Package and NPP Performance Exhaust
  • Optional MX0 6-speed paddle shift automatic on coupe and convertible
  • Optional C2L dual roof package on coupe
  • Optional U3U Navigation System on all models

2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition


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