Report: National Corvette Museum to Raffle Off Custom 2010 Grand Sport


To celebrate its 15th anniversary the National Corvette Museum (NCM) is holding a raffle for a new 2010 Corvette Grand Sport. Tickets aren’t cheap at $150 a pop, but with just 2,009 tickets being sold the odds of winning are pretty good.

The NCM Corvette Grand Sport Coupe was custom designed by the folks at the museum using the same white, black and red as their logo. “This special ‘one off’ NCM Corvette Grand Sport coupe was created and inspired by the hard work and dedication of the people who work at the National Corvette Museum,” said Corvette Designer Kirk Bennion to the CorvetteBlogger. “The chosen colors of white, black, and red were based on the NCM logo. The stripe design embodies the true ‘passion for competition’ that the Museum has for Corvette’s long racing heritage. The Corvette Museum not only displays Corvette’s history but is also dedicated to presenting Corvette’s latest offerings. This is why we chose the new for 2010 Corvette Grand Sport for NCM’s 15th Anniversary!”

The 2010 Grand Sport is powered by a 430hp LS3 V8. It gets wider front and rear fenders, a large rear spoiler and a Z06-style front -splitter, as well as bigger brakes and wider tires than the standard Corvette.

Second prize in the raffle is a not-too-shabby $10,000, while the second runner-up gets $5,000.

The NCM Corvette Grand Sport Coupe will be auctioned off on September 6th at the museum’s 15th anniversary celebration.

[Source: CorvetteMuseum via CorvetteBlogger]