If the new Corvette Stingray isn’t quite distinctive enough for you, then you might want to check out the eBay auction going on right now for a Forgiato Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray, one of which was on display at SEMA in November.
We found a video today at www.forgiato.com that shows two of the distinctive “Aston Martin Blue” Forgiato Stingrays weaving their way down a city street. We’re not sure if the car for sale now is one of those or not.
Regardless, for the “Buy It Now” price of just $165,000, you can own a Forgiato Widebody that was stretched both front and rear by the Wide Body King Topo from TS Designs and is riding on Pirelli tires atop 21-inch front and 22-inch rear Forgiato Maglia-ECL Cut Spoke Wheels that feature baby blue rims (to match the car’s exterior panels) and black spokes.
While the design and color are definitely a “love it or hate it” personal decision, the Forgiato was constantly surrounded by a big crowd at SEMA. In fact, sitting on top of the car was the 2013 SEMA Design Award for “Best New Chevrolet Exterior.”
Besides the wider body, the Corvette’s rear splitter was redone in carbon fiber as was the trim around the rear lights. Also, LED accent lights were fitted to the headlights, along with a new front splitter and Forgiato’s special Corvette grille.
According to the eBay posting, Forgiato is working on five of these cars, three coupes and two convertibles featuring 2LT and 3LT trim levels, all with automatic transmissions with paddle shift. They also point out that you can send your own Stingray to them for the mods or tell them what you want and they will buy the car and do the mods.
Forgiato says the mods are not an add-on kit but instead a modification to the skin of the car. Mechanical parts of the car are not altered in any way, leaving the GM warranty intact. You can get more information by e-mailing [email protected].
As of this morning, Feb. 13, no bids had been placed on the car, but there were 156 watchers. We’ll keep you posted on the outcome.
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