SEMA 2012: Guy Fieri's Custom 427 Convertible Corvette
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is well known for his foodie show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” and earlier this year we learned that he has a taste for cars as well – namely those wearing a bow-tie. Guy drove the 2012 Corvette ZR1 pace car at this year’s Indy 500 and that opportunity allowed him to get close to Corvette Team who worked with him to create his very own custom 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible.
Fieri’s personalized 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible is black with custom yellow stripes which is a twist on the trademark yellow and black colors of his other Chevy’s – a 1968 and 2011 Camaro SS Convertibles.
The Corvette also features embroidered seat headrests and custom fender badges that pay homage to the Guy Fieri Foundation.
Guy introduced the Corvette at the Chevy press conference at SEMA earlier today and said the only downside to having the 427 Convertible was that he wasn’t driving it.
The 427 Convertible is the ultimate Corvette – a combination that blends elements of the Z06 and ZR1 models in convertible form to create the fastest and most capable droptop in Corvette’s history. Powered by the legendary 427 cubic inch LS7, the 427 Convertible is only available with a six-speed manual transmission and includes the dry-sump oil system.
Guy’s 427 Convertible also features four Black Cup Wheels (19″s on the front, 20″s on the rear) wrapped with Michelin’s PS2 Cup Tires.
The Corvette will be auctioned early next year at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction with proceeds going to charity.
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