One of the two concepts Chevrolet Corvette AAT 2003 is countless types of special, can be had


The Corvette is currently in its eighth incarnation, and we’ve just been treated to the presentation of the ultimate embodiment of the race, the mighty 2023 Z06 with 670 horsepower and an 8,600 rpm redline.

For all the amazing gifts that come to us from Chevy itself, it’s the second-hand market that holds beautiful jewelry from a bygone era, so extraordinary or unique that they rock bank accounts and set records as they go. and as they sell.

The example of the 2003 Corvette we have here is one of those machines that is set to really make a splash. It’s up for sale, of course, while waiting to be passed under Mecum’s hammer at the Kissimmee auction which opens in Florida the first week of next year.

The full name of the craft is the 2003 Chevrolet Corvette AAT Commemorative Edition and it is based on the 50th Anniversary Special Edition released by Chevrolet itself in 2003.

This particular car was assembled by a store based in Rochester Hills, Mich. Called a much closer to our day AAT in 2016. It is one of only two concepts to be made by the garage, and it will sell without reserve, opening the doors to all kinds of surprises.

Wrapped in millennial yellow over a black and yellow interior, the ‘Vette sports chrome accents in the most significant places and a body sculpted to perfectly close the half-century gap that separates the very first car of the race. all the way back to 1953 from the 2003 model year of which this one is a part.

Between the bulging wheel arches and under the hood pointing down, the car hides a 5.7-liter engine with a power output of 405 hp, linked to a 6-speed manual transmission for ultimate kicks. The engine spins chrome wheels wrapped in Bridgestone Potenza tires, behind which sit yellow brake calipers.

As said, the Corvette AAT is sold unreservedly at auction. It is currently part of a collection called Jerry Brewis, a mammoth gathering of no less than 45 vehicles, ranging from this Corvette to the McLaren 570S Spider, all of which sell out at one event.

Of the 45 cars, eight are Corvettes, including the one we have here, but also a 2014 Z41 Forgiato, a 2017 Grand Sport Heritage Edition, or a 2009 ZR1.

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