For Sale: 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Denver is proud to offer this sleeper 1966 Chevrolet BiscayneKnown in the car community's nationwide as "Ro's Biscayne", this 66 was built specifically for and by Ro McGonegal. Ro, as many know was an editor for Petersen Publishing and oversaw a few iconic car magazines you may have heard of such as HOT ROD, Car Craft and Rod & Custom Magazines for over 15 years.This Biscayne was Ro's personal car and his vision to make a ground-pounding, tire burning, Pro-Tourer to be driven in one of the early HOT ROD Power Tours.With help from Mark McPhail (General Motors Lead Project Engineer) Mike Norris of Mike Norris Motorsports, Steve Magnante, Peretsen Publishing, Katech and many others, his dream became reality. Here is a retro-spective article and video done on "Ro's" Biscayne in 2019 by Motortrend:https://www.motortrend.com/features/1905-ro-mcgonegals-legendary-1966-chevy-biscayne/Here are the highlights of this amazing and iconic build: Engine:Special Block - GM LS Aluminum C5-R Race Block Part #12480030 - 452cid V8 with modified L92 heads, Hank the Crank crankshaft, Carrillo Connecting Rods, Scoggin-Dickey Camshaft. Engine was assembled by the same outfit (Katech Performance) that developed, tested and built the famous Pratt & Whitney Corvette Race Engines which WON the World Famous 24 Hours of LeMans. No corners cut and only the best of the best was involved in the final assembly of this powerplant. Fun Fact: This C5-R Block is the predecessor to the ever-popular LSX 454 and has a potential of over 900hp.This build combination DYNO-ed at 506 RWHP and 525 ft lbs of torque at 5500 RPMTransmission:Rockland Standard Gear T-56 6-SpeedClutch: 12" Centerforce steel flywheel and pressure plate assembly with Keisler Hydraulic assist and Line Lock.Rear Differential: Currie 9", Truetrac LSD, 3:89:1 gear, 31 Spline Moser AxlesDriveshaft: Denny's Nitrous ready Custom DriveshaftWheels: Custom Forged, Two-Piece FISKE 18X9 front / 18X10 Rear WheelsInterior: Mostly Original except the Corbeau seats, Complete set of Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Gauges, Radio Delete Car for Factory and Vintage Air. You'll be hard pressed to find a more well-rounded build with the history and provenance as this Magnificent Biscayne!DO NOT miss your chance to own this piece of Chevrolet and HOT ROD Power Tour and Magazine History!

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne
  • Listing ID: CC-1632230
  • Price: $79,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Biscayne
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:4955
  • Stock Number:DEN1346
  • VIN:GCCDEN1346
Listed By:
Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269

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