For Sale: 1979 Shay Roadster in Kentwood, Michigan

Vehicle Description

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this gorgeous 1979 Shay Model A Roadster for your consideration. This gorgeous classic comes in a green paint job complemented by a black convertible top and black interior. The convertible top is in good condition and functions as it should. Powering the roadster is a 2.3 liter 4 cylinder motor mated to a manual transmission. The Shay comes to us from a classic automobile collection where it has always been stored inside and well taken care of. Drive this one out of our showroom or have us assist with shipping it to you anywhere in the United States! Don't hesitate to give us a call with any questions or for more information.

Harry Shay Founded the "Model A and Model T Motor Car Reproduction Corporation" also known as "Shay Motors Corporation" in the spring of 1978. In conjunction with Ford Motor Corporation, Shay set out to build a limited number of Model A reproduction cars to mark the 50th Anniversary of the car. Shay had a great deal worked out with Ford as ford waived its design patents so the Shay roadster could be built, and Ford marketed and sold the Shay Model A through its Ford Lincoln Mercury dealerships. Ford loved the publicity, just as in December of 1927, dealers reported 200 to 600 people coming through their showrooms when they first displayed the Shay. Not since the introduction of the Mustang had the dealerships seen so much activity. The Shay was identical to the original in appearance. The fiberglass body was of such excellent quality, even the keenest eye could hardly make out the difference. The mechanicals and suspension were significantly upgraded from the original, giving the Shay a modern feel and could handle the driving and traffic demands of the modern-day. Today, the Shay Model A's remain very popular as the more modern mechanics keep them a very usable classic.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including undercarriage please visit our website
Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Vehicle Details

  • 1979 Shay Roadster
  • Listing ID:CC-1546925
  • Price:$17,900
  • Location:Kentwood, Michigan
  • Year:1979
  • Make:Shay
  • Model:Roadster
  • Exterior Color:Green/Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:23
  • Stock Number:BW2496
  • VIN:AC184189MD

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GR Auto Gallery
4722 50th Street SE
Kentwood, MI 49512
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