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Attleboro, Massachusetts

Saturday, March 29, 2008

This was a special presentation of the new ZR1
by Kirk Bennion, Chief Exterior Designer.


Leaving home. I picked up Fern Gravel in Portland and met up with Mark Collins,
Pres. of Gate City Corvette Club, on I-95 in Newton MA.

The roads in Maine and upper MA were wet, only because of a liberal dash of salt!
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We arrived well before the first presentation @ 10:00. Good thing: I was able
to help Kirk and Museum Curator Chuck Tramontana get the laptop
to talk to the projector.

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Kirk brought some ZR1 development mockup pieces for a silent auction
to benefit the National Corvette Museum.

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This was the actual car that was first seen at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
It was voted "Best In Show". I LOVE the "Cyber Gray" on that car!

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Kirk also displayed some of his development drawings for the car.
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Kirk is a very entertaining and passionate speaker.
He obviously loves his work and does it well!

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Here's a clip of part of his presentation, posted on VetteTube:
Click here for clip

Back home again...


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