Used Car Dealer Wants $375k for a Lightly Used Corvette Z06
The Corvette Z06 is often hailed as “America’s supercar” or the “supercar killer,” and much of the praise comes as a result of its relatively decent starting price. The 2023 Z06 has a starting MSRP of just $105,300, less than half the price of the cheapest Ferrari. With options and upgrades, it’s possible to push the price of a Z06 convertible past $160,000, but that’s only a fraction of one Illinois dealer’s asking price. Volo Auto Sales has a 2023 Corvette Z06 3LZ on sale for $375,000, more than 2.5 times the car’s $148,495 sticker price.
It's usually franchise dealers that get flak for markups, but this is a used car dealer that feels a $225,000 markup is justifiable for someone that needs the car right now. The red-on-red car shows 25 miles on the clock, so the buyer will be at least the second person to take a joyride. The car is lacking the Z07 performance package, so you’ll have to get in line if you wanted a fully-loaded Z06.
The dealer says that only 300 Z06s have been built, which has not been confirmed by Chevrolet. Shutdowns and delays could mean the number is short of that estimate, but the reality is that wait times for the new car are severe. Chevy built just under 40,000 C7 Z06s between 2014 and 2019, so it apparently has a long way to go before reaching that level of production with the C8.
[Image: Volo Auto Sales]
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