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For Sale: 1954 Kurtis-Kraft 500S Continuation
in Sarasota, Florida

Classic cars for sale coast to coast This vehicle is listed by
Vintage Motors Sarasota
Vintage Motors Sarasota
5500 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
941-355-6500
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Description
 
1954 Kurtis 500S Continuation

Built by Kurtis expert Jim Mann Enterprises in Elkhart, Indiana
One of Only 6 500S Contiunations
Built on Arlen Kurtis and Jon Ward gigs and molds that were created from an original production car

Supercharged 1953 Cadillac 331 ci, rebuilt .060" over bore
Mild high performance cam with hydraulic lifters
vertex magneto ignition
Latham Axial Flow Supercharger
Custom Chrome plated intake manifold
custom made chrome plated air cleaners
Stuart Warner 240 electric fuel pump
Foam filled racing quality fuel tank

Hydraulic clutch
T5 5-Speed Transmission with over drive
Chassis: As original, a widened and shortened Indy Roadster

Front Suspension:
Solid chrome plated axle with Kurtis Kraft mounts
Kurtis Kraft twin trailing torsion arms each side
Transverse torsion bar springs
Ford F100 spindles
Halibrand hubs

Rear Suspension:
Halibrand V8 Quick Change differential and solid axle
Kurtis Kraft twin trailing arms with torsion bar springs

Brakes:
Front: Buick Aluminum drums with custom finned backing plates
Rear: Lincoln Drum

Body:
Aluminum front fenders, hood, doors, and trunk lid
Fiberglass nose, cowl and rear fenders
1949 Chevrolet tail lights

Wheels:
Halibrand knock offs with original spinners and pressure plates

Interior:
Leather upholstery
Stewart Warner curved glass gauges
Jones Tachometer
Bell 15 1/2" steering wheel (NOS)

Recent work,
New clutch hydraulic cylinder
Dual circuit brake master cylinder
rebuilt front wheel spindles

STOCK/INV. NUMBER:
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$125,000
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
Sarasota, FL
Zip
34243
Vehicle Basics

Year
1954

Convertible
Yes

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Gold and Red

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Exterior
Mint

Interior Details

Color(s)
Tan

Seat Material
Leather

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Interior
Mint

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
V-8

Engine Size
331 ci

Engine Features and Modifications


Engine History
Rebuilt

Engine Condition
Running

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

 
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