For Sale: 1954 Kurtis-Kraft 500S Continuation in Sarasota, Florida

$114,900

Vehicle Description

1954 Kurtis 500S Continuation

Built by Kurtis expert Jim Mann Enterprises in Elkhart, Indiana
One of Only 6 500S Contiunations
Built on Arlen Kurtis and Jon Ward gigs and molds that were created from an original production car

Supercharged 1953 Cadillac 331 ci, rebuilt .060" over bore
Mild high performance cam with hydraulic lifters
vertex magneto ignition
Latham Axial Flow Supercharger
Custom Chrome plated intake manifold
custom made chrome plated air cleaners
Stuart Warner 240 electric fuel pump
Foam filled racing quality fuel tank

Hydraulic clutch
T5 5-Speed Transmission with over drive
Chassis: As original, a widened and shortened Indy Roadster

Front Suspension:
Solid chrome plated axle with Kurtis Kraft mounts
Kurtis Kraft twin trailing torsion arms each side
Transverse torsion bar springs
Ford F100 spindles
Halibrand hubs

Rear Suspension:
Halibrand V8 Quick Change differential and solid axle
Kurtis Kraft twin trailing arms with torsion bar springs

Brakes:
Front: Buick Aluminum drums with custom finned backing plates
Rear: Lincoln Drum

Body:
Aluminum front fenders, hood, doors, and trunk lid
Fiberglass nose, cowl and rear fenders
1949 Chevrolet tail lights

Wheels:
Halibrand knock offs with original spinners and pressure plates

Interior:
Leather upholstery
Stewart Warner curved glass gauges
Jones Tachometer
Bell 15 1/2" steering wheel (NOS)

Recent work,
New clutch hydraulic cylinder
Dual circuit brake master cylinder
rebuilt front wheel spindles

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-511269
  • Year:1954
  • Make:Kurtis-Kraft
  • Model:500S Continuation
  • Exterior Color:Red, Yellow
  • Interior Color:Brown
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:727-511269
  • Restoration History:FullyRestored
  • Exterior Condition:Mint
  • Supercharger:Yes