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Old 01-18-2017, 02:34 AM   #1
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How many 2017 Grand Sport Collectors Edition owners are there on this forum? Post your information to be added to the registry!

When posting information about yours, please include:
Your city/state, series number, body style, transmission and if it has the Z07 option or not. If you can post a picture of your car I'll add a link for that as well. If you're willing to provide the MSRP for your configuration or any other notes, those will be included too.

If there are other things you'd like to track on these vehicles, let me know, happy to add new columns to the sheet.

If you see one for sale, try to grab the sequence number and where it is, we can list those as well in case people are searching for one.

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  1. Z25 Grand Sport Collectors Edition Exclusive Features
    • Watkins Glen Gray (G7Q) exterior color with Tension Blue Hash Marks (20A) and Satin Black Grand Sport Center Stripe Package (DUR).
    • Two-tone Tension Blue leather seating surfaces with sueded microfiber inserts (246)
    • Blue custom leather stitch (37S)
    • Collectors Edition Sill plates (BE8)
    • Premium carpeted floor mats with Grand Sport logo, LPO, interior brushed aluminum hash marks and seat and steering wheel emblems (VYW)
    • Carbon Flash Badge Package (EYT)
    • Grand Sport black aluminum CUP-style wheels, 19" front/20" rear (Q8X)
    • Carbon fiber instrument panel trim (FAY)
    • Numbered plaque (CFY)

  2. 3LT Trim Package required
  3. Available as a coupe or convertible.
  4. Z07 performance package, Carbon Fiber Ground effects and some other factory options can be added
  5. Base model MSRP Pricing
    • Coupe Manual: $81,185
    • Coupe Automatic: $82,910
    • Convertible Manual: $85,185
    • Convertible Automatic: $86,910
  6. VIN ends in 530XXXX where XXXX equals sequence number of series (for both Coupe and Convertible).
  7. #0001 sold at 2016 Barrett-Jackson Auction for $170,000 (charity auction benefiting Karmanos Cancer Institute). Sold to David Flynn who also owns the first retail Cadillac ATS). reference link This was also the one that was shown at the Geneva AutoShow in 2016 when the Grand Sport was officially announced. The serial number can be seen in the video below at the 1:00 mark.
  8. Only 1,000 total to be made, 850 destined for the US. Rumors are that less than 1,000 will actually be built, final production numbers will be posted once published.

REGISTRY

I started listing all of them here in this post, including ones that I've found for sale at various dealers as it may be helpful for someone that is looking to purchase one of these to find a sequence number they want or specific options. The list though makes this original post a little long and it will only get longer. So I decided to put it into a Google Sheet that anyone should be able to view and comment on. If you need one added, post on this thread or enter a comment, this way I can control the formatting. Please let me know if you have any issues accessing the Google Sheet.

I've set up filters on the sheet so it can be sorted/viewed in different ways. Look for the filter icon up in the top left and it will give you some choices of views.

2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collectors Edition Registry (Link to Google Sheet)

There is also a map view of the items on the list to give you an idea as to where these all are.

https://mapalist.com/map/621897




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Hello, number 26 here, located in New Carlisle, IN. Loving the car, took delivery 11.26, but she's all tucked away sleeping for the winter hibernation.
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^^^ mdiiulio just post some pictures of your avatar blown up and we will be happy with the pictures!

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Until I'm able to take delivery of mine on Feb 9th, the only picture I can provide is the NCM Delivery 9 Webcam where it currently sits!!!

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Just before this thread gets too large.....I'm envious of all of you.


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I LOVE the special edition GS, and I love the blue interior.

If it wasn't so god awful expensive for a GS, I would own it in a heart beat.
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#006 here, located in southern IL...
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Until I'm able to take delivery of mine on Feb 9th, the only picture I can provide is the NCM Delivery 9 Webcam where it currently sits!!!

Congrats! You won that car in an NCM Raffle didn't you?

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first i'd like to say that if I had the choice when i purchased mine to grab one for the same price as my almost 100k Z06 it would have been hard for me to turn it down! I love that car...

John M, your convertible is absolutely insane..


OP, you should start a list in your POST and start in number order with forum member name next to the number..

very cool idea, hopefully they make it a "sticky"

some pics i grabbed at carlisle this year. car was SWAMPED these were the best i could get lol
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Yep, that one is mine, still in shock and sleep will suck until Feb 9th when I pick it up!
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I really wanted one, but it was $10k over a GS I built and ordered... seemed like a lot for the blue, which I do love
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I've updated the OP to make it more of a registry and included some facts which I'll update as I collect more. Is that what you were kind of thinking? How does one get a post made a sticky?

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first i'd like to say that if I had the choice when i purchased mine to grab one for the same price as my almost 100k Z06 it would have been hard for me to turn it down! I love that car...

John M, your convertible is absolutely insane..


OP, you should start a list in your POST and start in number order with forum member name next to the number..

very cool idea, hopefully they make it a "sticky"

some pics i grabbed at carlisle this year. car was SWAMPED these were the best i could get lol
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John, I've updated the original post with some facts about the series. I know the coupe VIN ends in 5300XXXX, can you confirm what the convertible VIN sequence looks like? I'm thinking it likely is the same but want to confirm as I've seen reference to other collectors series where the convertible had a different series, but the circumstances were different I think.

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Never mind on the VIN question, found one for sale and confirmed it is the same series number on the vert vs coupe.

Did you get the Z07 package on yours?

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Hello, in order to buy the GS, I sold my 2016 ZO6/ZO7, 7 SP. This was necessary due to just having a total right knee replacement on 12/5. My Doctor told me it was time to get a automatic. So on 12/17 the dealer delivered my Collector Edition. The car was produced the 3rd week in November, and is VIN # 093, it lives in Long Beach, Ca. My only problem at the moment is, with my recent surgery, I have yet to drive the car. The Doctor tells me he will release me on 2/15. So at the moment , I just stand and stare at it, she is beautiful.
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Sorry about your knee, I'm not far behind you I think, 4 knee operations across both knees over the years its just a matter of time!

Please post pics of yours when you get a chance! I've added you to the registry spreadsheet, can you confirm some details?
Coupe or vert?
Z07 equipped?

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Hello, in order to buy the GS, I sold my 2016 ZO6/ZO7, 7 SP. This was necessary due to just having a total right knee replacement on 12/5. My Doctor told me it was time to get a automatic. So on 12/17 the dealer delivered my Collector Edition. The car was produced the 3rd week in November, and is VIN # 093, it lives in Long Beach, Ca. My only problem at the moment is, with my recent surgery, I have yet to drive the car. The Doctor tells me he will release me on 2/15. So at the moment , I just stand and stare at it, she is beautiful.
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