For Sale: 1936 Chevrolet Antique in Hiram, Georgia

Vehicle Description

This 1936 Chevrolet 4 Door Cabriolet is located in Bradenton, FL and offered by a classic car dealer. This is a very rare 1936 Chevy Cabriolet! It once belonged to U.S. Ambassador to Germany William E. Dodd. It is an extraordinarily rare Chevrolet, to the owner's knowledge there were only 2 produced with the other still in Europe. The car was owned by the US ambassador to Germany William E. Dodd. Dodd served as ambassador to Germany from 1933-1937. He was sent to Germany to try to 'calm' Adolf Hitler down but resigned once he realized the Nazis were an increasing threat. Rumors are that Adolf Hitler rode in this car. This steel bodied 1936 Chevrolet is a restored Chevrolet that commands attention everywhere you go. It has the right kind of originality that makes it perfect for a show car. 1936 Chevrolet 4 Door Cabriolet Belonged to U.S. Ambassador to Germany William E. Dodd from 1933-1937 Only 2 produced with the other still in Europe Rumors are that Adolf Hitler rode in this car. Steel bodied 1936 Chevrolet Powered by the number's matching professionally rebuilt Babbit 207cubic inch straight 6 cylinder engine Over $12k spent on the engine less than 1000 miles 3-speed manual transmission Stock carburetor, manifold, correct air cleaner assembly Clean and detailed engine compartment Maroon spoke wheels with wide whitewalls Stunning saddle vinyl interior Grab bar Same material on the door panels Nice carpets Three-spoke steering wheel Dashboard with factory correct gauges Functioning switches, lights, and door handles Tan convertible Maroon paint looks very nice Wide white wall tire Excellent body lines, great chrome and grille, hood ornament, and side mirrors Radio, extra wheels, hubcaps, manuals and boxes of parts go with the car Mechanical It is powered by the number's matching professionally rebuilt 207ci straight 6cyl and paired with the 3-speed manual transmission. For 1936, the Standard Six received a wide range of improvements with an increase of compression ratio from 5.6:1 to 6:1, the standard 206.8 cu in engine now produced 79 horsepower at 3,200 rpm and 156 lb�ft of torque. Our 36 was restored with an eye toward authenticity and factory correct look and parts with the stock carburetor, manifold, correct air cleaner assembly, in a clean and detailed engine compartment. The manual gearbox shifts nicely and the car tracks straight. The undercarriage, while original, remains in good order. Beautiful maroon spoke wheels with wide whitewalls complete the look. Interior Inside you can find a stunning saddle vinyl interior which looks plush for its day. The rear seat looks the same and it has a grab bar to hold onto while riding or standing during a parade. It has the same material on the door panels, nice carpets, and three-spoke steering wheel and when you sit in the driver's seat you will gaze at the dashboard and factory correct gauges that look and function beautifully as it has all the correct and functioning switches, lights, and door handles. The 36 comes with a tan convertible top for the sunny days when you do prefer to feel some wind in your hair. Exterior This car was shipped to Germany and lengthened 12 inches by a stage coach factory and German coachbuilder. This Chevrolet is an older professional restoration that has spent it's life in a garage, due to lack of use the vehicle has just been gone through once again and it has been restored to factory specs. The maroon paint looks very nice paired with the light colored top and wide white wall tires, with the fit and finish being great, excellent body lines, great chrome and grille, hood ornament, and side mirrors, and all compliment the classy paint scheme. Conclusion This 1936 Chevy Cabriolet 4 Door we have here was a vehicle made for the elite of the time. This car was shipped back to the U.S from Germany in 1940 and the story behind this car is absolutely amazing.

Vehicle Details

  • 1936 Chevrolet Antique
  • Listing ID: CC-1595871
  • Price: Contact Seller
  • Location:Hiram, Georgia
  • Year:1936
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Antique
  • Exterior Color:Burgundy
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:22633
  • Stock Number:36 CHVYCABCFPFL

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