This is an "Absolutely Gorgeous" 66 Chevelle SS 396 that has had a frame off restoration on a very clean, mostly original body panel car, done in a Bolero Red base coat clear coat wet sanded and wheeled smooth, slick as glass, straight as on arrow, new tinted windshield - all other glass is original factory tint in very good condition, front and rear window stainless is original in excellent condition, new weather stripping and window felts, re-chromed front and rear bumpers, new emblems, new grill trim, new tail panel moldings and tail light bezels, new correct bow tie side view mirrors, new wheel well trim, lower rocker moldings have also been replaced.
Factory black bucket seat console interior, original dash in very good condition, radio delete - has a pair of gauges nicely mounted within, rare tilt steering with correct SS Chevelle wheel, new headliner, front and rear seat covers have also been replaced, front and rear seat belts, new door panels, factory 4 speed original console in excellent condition, new carpet with floor mats, new sill plates.
Under the hood we have a period correct 396 that has had a complete rebuild, Comp cam, roller rockers, aluminum Edelbrock intake, Holley dual feed 4 barrel carb, updated with electronic ignition, period correct aluminum valve covers, chrome breather, billet aluminum pulleys, heavy duty radiator with shroud and 6 blade fan, billet aluminum overflow recovery tank, power steering, nicely updated with power front disc brakes, Wilwood master cylinder, front suspension has been completely rebuilt, exhaust manifolds into 2 1/2 inch mandrel bent dual exhaust out the back with chrome tips, this strong running 396 is backed up with a Muncie M21 4 speed, Hurst Competition Plus shifter, 12 bolt posi rear end with 323 gear.
Rides on a set of new "REV Classics" 17x7 215/55/17 front and 17x8 235/55/17 rear.
Everything works on this car as it should. Ready to show and go. Custom car cover. During restoration this Chevelle was cloned to a SS.
Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of daily Arizona Auction Week 2020 sales reports from Hagerty, the collector car insurance and value-tracking company that staffs each auction venue. As soon as the auction companies post their final results, including any post-block sales, we’ll post a final wrap up on the week. The […]
The Baby Boomers’ lament is that the young whippersnappers coming into the collector car hobby don’t want the cars the boomers have collected and cherished through the years. But here’s the secret: Back when they were fledgling car hobbyists, the Boomers didn’t want the cars that their fathers and grandfathers loved. What they wanted were […]
It took years before NASCAR would admit that a black man, Wendell Scott, had actually won a stock car race. But there was no overlooking the impact Willie T. Ribbs had on motorsports a few decades later, and Ribbs’ career is now featured in a new film by Adam Carolla’s Chassy Media. Uppity: The Willy […]
Automakers typically unveil their latest vehicles at major auto shows, concours d’elegance or even the Consumer Electronics Show. Automobili Lamborghini used the Pitti Uomo international men’s fashion show to unveil its “total-look collection” for fall-winter 2020-2021. That’s “collection” as in clothing. “Outside the exhibition space, the Huracán Evo coupé on display in orange Arancio Xanto […]
As the auction companies are totaling up the numbers from Arizona Auction Week, they also are preparing for the next major stop on the 2020 collector car auction calendar, Retromobile, in Paris the first week of February. In addition to an array of more traditional collector vehicles, RM Sotheby’s seventh annual Paris sale will include […]
Editor’s note: This is the daily Arizona Auction Week 2020 sales report from Hagerty, the collector car insurance and value-tracking company that staffs each auction venue. Saturday was a big day for Arizona Auction Week 2020 with many of the auctions offering their star cars. As Arizona Auction Week 2020 enters the home stretch, total […]
Yes, it’s true, you can buy a vintage, low-mileage Shelby GT350 for less than $20,000. Produced by Ford for 1984, it’s a GT350 that commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Mustang-based originals. Only thing, it’s really just a graphics package applied to a standard Mustang without any input from Shelby American. Carroll Shelby, who was […]
For 100 percent of the hammer price, Barrett-Jackson Auctions and Chevrolet raised $3,000,000 for The Detroit Children’s Fund here, in today’s auction of the first retail production 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. One of nine charity vehicles, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray VIN 001 […]
Many questioned Paul Walker’s choice in his BMW collection, but auction results highlights the foresight of the deceased star
Editor’s note: This is the daily Arizona Auction Week 2020 sales report from Hagerty, the collector car insurance and value-tracking company that staffs each auction venue. At this point of Arizona Auction Week 2020, all auction companies have started or completed their sales, and results so far have further revealed polarization in the market. Cars […]