Mario Andretti’s Car – 2009 Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 on Sale
The world champion in Formula 1 from 1978, Mario Andretti offered on Ebay his sports car that could reach record price. At least as far as the Corvette models of the new generation. Apart from the fact that the car has a signature of automotive legend with only 12,872 passed miles or 20,711 kilometers is in the right collector’s condition. The actual copy C6-ZR1 is 2009 year. The car was produced from 2009 to 2013 and was the strongest C6 at that time. Aluminum body with a spoiler in carbon and today is a modern miracle of technology. As LS9 V8 6.2 engine with the help of Eaton compressor develops even 683 horsepower and 850 Nm.
This strong cavalry and torque are sufficient to 1700 pound Vette push from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.4 seconds with a top speed of up to 330 km / h. Performance which are still worthy of admiration.
Still, the current car’s owner Mario Andretti is one of the greatest drivers in the history of motorsports. It is interesting to note that he was born in 1940 in Istrian Motovun, at the time was annexed to Italy. Andretti, with the title of champion in Formula 1, winning in 1978, has four championship title in IndyCar racing, and one in the IROC VI. He is the only driver in history who won the Daytona 500 in 1967, the Indianapolis 500 in 1969 and the title of world champion in Formula 1.
In addition, with the Montoya he is the only driver in the history of motorsports who managed to win in NASCAR racing, the Indianapolis 500 and Formula 1. In 1967, 1978 and 1984, he was declared the driver of the year in the United States. Thus, a true legend of motorsports.
Possess this particular car is certainly a great honor and prestige, so Corvette C6-ZR1 unlikely will achieve much higher price than it’s “ordinary” Vette.