The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900

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The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900


If you’re not first, you’re last.

At least that’s what Ricky Bobby says.

And a Chevy dealership in Georgia apparently feels the same way.

They’re asking a whopping $499,900 (maybe if you’re nice, they’ll make it $499,000 even) for this 2017 Corvette Grand Sport.

But wait, it’s not an ordinary Grand Sport.

Duh.

The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900


This is the FIRST-EVER (note the emphasis) Yenko modded Grand Sport, apparently making it worth a war pension in the eyes of Steve Rayman Chevrolet and the car’s owner, who has consigned it there.

We’re not sure we would ever pay that much for any Corvette, much less one that actually only cost about $120,000 – since the Yenko mods added just $46,000 to the factory MSRP.

Admittedly, the Yenko car boosts the power to 800 horsepower and 750 lb-ft of torque and ups the displacement from 6.2 to 6.8 liters, meaning the car is probably very sick to drive.

The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900


But it would make more sense to us to just be patient and buy a new ZR1 with 755 horsepower or ask Callaway to mod a 2019 Grand Sport, but then we’re not filthy rich and able to buy the first Yenko Corvette with slick decals and color-packed interiors.

Maybe we’ll just settle for the 50th ever Yenko Corvette.

But wait, if you’re not first, you’re 50th.

The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900 The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900 The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900
The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900 The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900 The First 800 HP 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Tuned by Yenko is Now Priced at $499,900


Source:
jalopnik.com

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Idiot dealership! Yenko never made a Corvette in the 60’s! Who would pay that kind of money for this one? I do like their new Yenko Camaro they build. My father in law was a Yenko dealer in the 60’s in Carrollton Ohio and sold many. Also sold # 69 ZL1 Camaro! Neat site guys! Mark

  2. the zr1 midengine corvette I have to laugh will be only 133 to 140 thousand base price. You get 800 to 850 bhp and probably close to 800 ft/lbs of torque in midengine configuration. 8 speed duel clutch. will be faster than this rip off vette ha! No one will pay this much what a stupid price. Forgot to mention you
    get the bragging rights of having a real twin turbo!

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