The 2014 Corvette Stingray has generated a lot of interest, so Chevrolet is preparing for an onslaught of eager customers. Unfortunately, only 900 of their 3,000-plus dealers will be eligible to get the highly-anticipated model at launch.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has generated a lot of interest, so Chevrolet is preparing for an onslaught of eager customers. Unfortunately, only 900 of their 3,000-plus dealers will be eligible to get the highly-anticipated model at launch.

Automotive News says General Motor will limit the car to high-volume dealerships that sold at least four Corvettes during 2012. The dealerships will also have to fork over $2,000 to send a sales person to a training session in Nevada.

The company believes this will result in quick sales but a number of dealers are unhappy because having a highly-anticipated model, such as the Stingray, can drive traffic into the showroom. However, GM is defending their strategy by saying dealers were informed that if their Corvette sales didn't meet expectations they wouldn't be eligible for Stingray allocations until six or nine months after launch.

On the bright side, the selected dealerships will begin accepting orders in the next few weeks and deliveries are slated for later this summer.

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