This 2012 Corvette ZR1 built in Carlisle Blue Metallic is one of eleven built in this color and one of six built with Ebony interior
Adjectives like “pretty”, “beautiful”, and “gorgeous” are not often used to describe a Corvette, but you just can’t help it when it comes to this 2012 Corvette ZR1 in Carlisle Blue Metallic.
A one year only color, Carlisle Blue Metallic (RPO GLF) was only available for the 2012 Corvette model year and was meant to pay homage to the town of Carlisle, Pennsylvania which hosts our favorite Corvette event in the country: Corvettes at Carlisle.
Carlisle Events’ Lance Miller explains the meaning behind the color:
According to our 2012 Corvette production numbers here at the Corvette Action Center, a total of 893 Corvettes were built in this color for 2012, 11 of which were ZR1s. While it may not have been a popular color for the ZR1, it was definitely one of my favorites!
Listed for sale by Streetside Classics in Fort Worth, Texas, this one-owner ZR1 is serial #81 and 1 of only 6 built with Ebony interior and 1 of only 2 built with the ZR1 High Performance Package (RPO PDE).
The ZR1 High Performance Package included a 6-speed, short-throw manual transmission with closer gear ratios, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, satin black cup-style wheels, and a racing style rear spoiler replacing the standard ZR1 spoiler. Combine this with the ZR1’s 638 hp LS9 supercharged V8 engine, and you had one hell of a track monster at your fingertips!
Originally owned by Norma and John Hart of Cooke County, Texas, this beautiful ZR1 has just under 42,000 miles on the odometer and you can tell they took exceptional care of it. Based upon all of the photos in the listing, from the paint and interior to the undercarriage, the car is absolutely immaculate.
Source: Streetside Classics
- 2012 Corvette ZR1 – Carlisle Blue Gallery
- 2012 Corvette Tech Center
- 2012 Corvette Production Numbers
- 2012 Corvette Performance Numbers
- 2009 – 2013 Corvette ZR1 Registry