1989 Avanti Convertible
Stand out from the Crowd in an “AVANTI”
This car is a very nice driver and is also very presentable at the Car Shows. One repaint in Pearl White that looks great even a foot away. The top has been replaced – no wear spots, back window is clear but does have some waves. On the inside the top has a headliner.
The fiberglass body is setting on 1989 Chevrolet Caprice frame and drive train, all factory with 5.0 Liter (305 cubic inch) V8 w/throttle body injection and electronic ignition. Runs Good, no oil leaks. Transmission is 200R4 Chevrolet transmission 4 speed automatic. No fluid leaks.
Car has 77,213 miles and I believe it to be true judging by titles saying actual miles (previous title and current title), odometer numbers are straight across, (not jumbled up trying to go to 6 digits).
I also base the mileage on little brake and gas pedal wear, key buzzer still works and the original hood insulation is in good condition as shown in the pictures.
Doors, hood and trunk alignment to adjacent panels is almost flawless. The door, hood ,trunk gaps are also nice (see pictures).
This car is original and has not been restored and does not need to be restored.
Pictures never tell the whole story. I’ve given you an honest description but feel free to call me with any additional questions. All Avanti’s, including Studebaker were fiberglass. The car drives smooth, it’s a “pleasure” to drive. The car and myself are located in Colorado Springs Colorado NADA GUIDES; Low 17'000. Avg 27,500. High 42,000.
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