During our 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show coverage, a Chevrolet Corvette convertible stood out to me.
That's because it was sitting center stage in the Chevrolet booth AND it was painted what I believe is a rare color.
It was a dark green.
Most folks don't order green for their Corvette but this one is a particularly rich color and it looks fantastic when matched up with the Brownstone leather interior. Turns out I picked out a special one as it was what Chevrolet is dubbing the "Premiere Edition."
550 of these are to be built and they will arrive in early 2014. Pricing starts at $77,450, which boils down to a $4,000 premium to get the Premiere Edition over a similarly equipped Corvette convertible with all the add ins noted in the press release below.
Chevrolet's press release follows:
Chevrolet announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible
DETROIT – 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.
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