C8 Corvette Buyers Will Get a Free Gift from Chevy
The release of the 2020 C8 Corvette is truly a landmark achievement for the automakers — and an exciting event for Corvette fans everywhere. Chevrolet has gone the extra mile to commemorate this momentous occasion with a free gift for its loyal fans who have purchased a 2020 C8 Corvette.
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A mini version of your ‘Vette
If you’ve bought a 2020 Corvette, Chevy will send you a 1:18 scale model, complete with an exterior color that matches your car. Your vehicle’s tiny twin will be mounted to a bespoke Corvette-themed plaque that bears your car’s VIN. The model’s base is about 10 by 5.5 inches, according to GM Authority. Although the models aren’t particularly detailed, lacking proper windows, wheel details, and metallic accents, that doesn’t make these commemorative gifts any less special.
This isn’t the first time that GM has sent out models to its loyal customers. Recently, Cadillac gave Cadillac CT6-V and CT6 Platinum buyers a 3D-printed model of the twin-turbocharged 4.2-liter V8 Blackbird engine.
More freebies for Corvette buyers
Your Corvette’s tiny twin won’t be the only gift you’ll receive from the automaker. Just to make sure your driving skills are up to snuff, Chevy will send you a coupon Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch, located just west of Las Vegas At the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, you’ll participate in both classroom lessons and gain real experience behind the wheel. With this coupon, you’ll save over $2,000 dollars on a two-day high-performance driving course. With the coupon, the course costs around $1,000. That said, you’ll still have to pay for your own accommodations and transportation, so plan that into your budget.
Currently, we don’t know if Chevy plans on distributing these free gifts to buyers of future Corvette models.
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Kimiko Kidd is a native Daytonian. She graduated from Wright State University with degrees in environmental science and sociology. She loves her trusty old Honda Civic, but dreams of owning a 1974 Ford Falcon XB with a custom paint job and a vintage Kawasaki Z1000. In her free time, Kimiko can be found watercolor-painting, baking muffins, collecting rocks, playing old-school Nintendo games, writing her novel, sewing stuffed animals, and cosplaying as her favorite Mad Max characters. See more articles by Kimiko.