Woman Trades 1914 Model T for a 2013 Corvette

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We’re sure that dealers must see all sorts of interesting trade ins, but this one may take the cake. Red River Chevrolet in Bossier City, Louisiana, recently had a customer come in with an odd request. Tina Boyter wanted to trade in three vehicles on a brand-new 2013 Chevy Corvette. Among the hardware was 1980 Corvette, a 1978 Cadillac Eldorado and a 1914 Ford Model T. While the ’80 Corvette had been her personal car for years, the ’78 Eldorado had belonged to Boyter’s mother before she traded up to a Lincoln. The big Caddy had just 10,290 miles on the clock when it was traded in.

And the Model T? Boyter says the car was built as a racer by Ford, and that it had been a show winner for years when it belonged to her father. But, after spending the last 16 years in a museum with its fluids drained, Boyter decided it was time to shed some of the past. She walked into the dealer, laid eyes on a white 2LT Corvette with a red interior and offered to trade all three of the vehicles in on the sports car.

Why not wait for the C7? “I fell in love with that one when I walked in the door,” She said. We can’t fault her there.

As if this story wasn’t crazy enough, Red River Chevrolet had previously sold both Ford and Chevy products side-by-side when the dealership first opened in the early 1900s. The building still has hitching points for customer horses. Something tells us that this is a story with happy endings for all those involved.

by Zach Bowman
Autoblog.com

At Red River Chevrolet in Bossier City, LA
Pictures Taken by Brad Troedel
Tip Given by Brad Troedel

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