For Sale: 1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

Regarded as one of the most significant drivers in NASCAR history, Earnhardt won a total of 76 Winston Cup races over the course of his career, including the 1998 Daytona 500. He also earned seven NASCAR Winston Cup championships, tying for the most all-time with Richard Petty. This feat, accomplished in 1994, was not equaled again for 22 years until Jimmie Johnson in 2016. His aggressive driving style earned him the nicknames "The Intimidator", "The Man in Black", and "The Count of Monte Carlo". Also, his success at the restrictor plate tracks of Daytona and Talladega earned him the nickname, "Mr. Restrictor Plate".

Our consignment is a low mileage, (51,957), 1988 Monte Carlo which was purchased because of the intimidator. Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. This T top has undergone a respray but in the correct 79U Dark Maroon Metallic. A good driver ready to be snapped up and driven as it has plenty of miles to go for this one!

With a nickname of "Intimidator" what could be a better color than black? Well how about Dark Maroon Metallic? Then throw on some gray striping around the wheel wells and mid sections on either side and on the bumper tops in front and rear. Add on an SS sticker on the door panels, blacken the grille, add a window to the B pillar, a spoiler to the trunk lid and two corner tail lights on a swooping down rear panel. Neoprene body matching colored bumpers give the car an aero look. The racy look comes from the aluminum wheels which play with satin and shiny silver paint to accentuate their form. Raised white letter tires are on all 4 corners.

Maroon crushed velour with maroon vinyl bolsters are seen on the front buckets, and rear bench. A center console is between the front buckets and is all maroon. Some fading also seen on the seats in the velour, however the maroon smooth vinyl remains in good condition. Factory air, along with PW, PS and PB, and power locks, as well as a toggle for the drivers mirror are the options that came with the original car. Some fading is seen on the door panels next to the window openings, but door panels are in otherwise good condition. Square and rectangle design abounds in black with some red thin accenting, and gauges are round. Carpet appears in good condition, and carpeted floor mats are installed in the front and rear of the car. A T top roof is on and the headliner is sagging, however the consigner states the top does not leak.

Under the hood is a 305ci V8 with a 4 barrel carb on top and attached 200r4 4 speed overdrive transmission that throws power to the rear wheels via a 3.73:1 limited slip 10 bolt differential. This was standard setup for the 1988 Monte Carlo. All within a pristine highly detailed clean engine bay.

F41 sport suspension is mounted to a clean and light surface rusted frame and undercarriage, (floor pans, wheel wells, and rockers). Independent coil spring suspension is on front along with power disc brakes and on back power drum brakes work with a 4 link with coil spring suspension. Dual exhaust, nice and clean is noted.

Always a pleasure to drive one of these, and this one is in reasonable 51K+ condition. It fired right up and on the test track cruised and bruised when I put the accelerator to the floor. Solid panic stopping which was bias free, and good handling. All functions were functioning as they should, save for the AC which blows warm, and the gear shift indicator does not move.

A low mileage car which is still in very good condition, and could easily be a daily driver. Nice colors and aero exterior with the gauge package interior. Boogity Boogity Boogity! (can I say that??)


G-General Motors
GZ-Monte Carlo
1-2 Door Coupe
1-Manual Belts
G-305ci V8 HO L69
1-Check Digit
P-Pontiac, MI Assy Plant
105654-Sequential Unit Number

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

Vehicle Details

  • 1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • Listing ID: CC-1653843
  • Price: $27,500
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1988
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Monte Carlo
  • Exterior Color:Dark Maroon Metallic
  • Interior Color:Maroon
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:51956
  • Stock Number:4435
  • VIN:1G1GZ11G1JP105654
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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