We now live in an age where 300 horsepower cars are commonplace, and its only when you’re talking about 400 ponies or more that you get into the “serious” performance cars. Yet as easy as it is to type those numbers out, most people can’t even handle half that amount of horsepower without spending weeks in a drivers’ education course. Putting a novice behind the wheel of a 450 horsepower Corvette Stingray is a recipe for disaster, as we’ve seen time and again.
Thankfully, GM is now offering buyers of the new C7 Corvette Stingray a substantial discount to the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, where owners will spend two days learning how to handle their new rides.
The racing school, developed and run by legendary Corvette race car driver Ron Fellows, the course takes place at the Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club in Pahrump, Nevada. Through Fellows and his fellow trainers, Corvette buyers will learn the ins and outs of handling a high-performance car like the Corvette Stingray. And worry not, you needn’t bring your personal car, as Fellows has a bunch of Stingrays on site for test driving.
The discount is good for a year from the retail purchase of a Corvette Stingray, shaving $1,500 off of the $2,500 standard price for the driving school. So for $1,000, you can learn to drive your Corvette with one of the best in the business, which will surely help you get the most out of your $50,000-plus investment. You feel us?