Gateway Classic Cars of Atlanta is proud to offer for sale for the
first time since 2015 this one of a kind 1974 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray. This is the well-known Star Wars Vette from years ago. It
has a summit 383 Stroker crate engine with a 4-Speed Manual gear
box. The car has 29352 miles showing on the Odometer. Now that said
go over this amazing work of art. Back in 1977, a young filmmaker
named George Lucas changed pop culture forever with the release of
the first Star Wars movie. That film not only ushered in cool
special effects, it set the standard (in the immortal words of
Spaceball's Mel Brooks) for movie merchandising and soon Star Wars
branded toys and accessories were everywhere. Obviously, the first
Star Wars movie made an impact on the world, former owner, and
creator of this special 1974 Corvette. The car showcases many
scenes from the movie with hand airbrushed murals painted on every
body panel. The Corvette's body panels were hand airbrushed by the
renown Uniontown, PA resident Rusty Fecek who spent over 1,000
hours on the car. The Corvette features 20 coats of hand-rubbed
lacquer and the richly covered murals have held up well over the
last 35 years. Rusty showed the car back in the day (see the
newspaper article attached) and it earned awards and praise where
he went with it. After he passed away, the car went to his
daughter's garage where it was stored for 12-15 years before
changing hands again. The autobody repairman combined his art and
body work talents to create the car that features purple and silver
as the primary showing colors and red, blue, and yellow tones.
Rusty estimates that there is around 80 coats of paint on this
master piece. The paint job alone was estimated at $10,000 in 1977.
Rusty won several awards with the car including first in his class,
most popular car with 90% average, and most outstanding use of
color and paint. Rusty's Life was lived from March 8, 1944 -
November 28, 2017. He died at the age of 73. He left behind this
masterpiece to show his passion for Art and automobiles. This 1977
Chevrolet Corvette Star Wars creation is for sale by our Atlanta
Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD
pictures and video. please visit GatewayClassicCars.com. For more
information or to schedule an appointment to view this vehicle in
person, please call the Atlanta showroom at (678) 894-4833 or email
us directly at [email protected]
1974 Chevrolet Corvette
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