For Sale: 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Catalina in Bellevue, Washington

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***This car is still for **sale,** but is slated to cross the block at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Arizona, January 14-22, 2017. Contact us for more information.***This 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Catalina Custom Coupe is an absolutely drop-dead gorgeous car! Complete, highest quality restoration. Outstanding condition throughout. This classic and rarely seen 2-door hardtop coupe is expertly finished in glimmering and correct two-tone Firegold and Whitemist (code 5561), over an equally beautiful Copper and Ivory Leather Interior (code 272). Odometer shows 68,295 miles (believed original). 180hp/264lb-ft, 287 cubic-inch, 4-bbl V8 engine with less than 600 miles on rebuild. HydraMatic Trans. 12-volt electrical system. Power brakes. Factory Continental Kit. New master cylinder and brake cylinders. New shocks with air-shocks in rear. New Power Master 'Power Gen' Alternator/Generator. Rebuilt carburettor. Original oil-bath air cleaner. Dual exhaust. This car possesses what may be the coolest hood ornament ever placed on a car -- the original illuminated Indian-headed airplane -- This feature alone is a must-see for any true automotive enthusiast. Highly detailed engine bay. Restoration documentation. Some of the other features of this amazing Star Chief include; Rear Fender Skirts, Correct Polished Wheelcovers, Diamond-Pattern Aluminum Interior Trim (very striking), Chromed Headliner Strakes, AM Radio, Dash Clock, Leather Seats with 'Pebble-Texture' Seatbelts, Correct 'Herring-Bone' Pattern Carpeting, Chromed Horn-Ring, Wing Windows, Newer Wide White Tires. The body lines are accentuated with art-deco touches such as the twin-sets of polished hood-strakes, along with another set of strakes atop both rear fenders that curl down to the taillights. Design details and accents abound. This fabulous 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Catalina Custom Coupe will make a fine addition to any garage. If a unique and fully restored classic American car that's in outstanding condition throughout has made it to your short-list, then do yourself a favor and come check out this 1955 Pontiac Star Chief. This car is ready to be driven, shown, admired and enjoyed for years to come.This 1955 Pontiac Star Chief is an attention grabber and has benefitted from a comprehensive restoration that shows extremely well, repainted in correct two-tone Firegold and Whitemist. The body is outstanding, perfectly straight panels with the correct gaps show the high-level of craftsmanship that this car was subject to. All the exterior chrome and brightwork was replated, repolished or replaced during the restoration, and all mechanicals were replaced, rebuilt or refurbished. It shows, runs, and drives excellent.Between 1954 and 1957, the Star Chief was Pontiac's prestige model; the car was easily identified by its chrome star trim along its sides. Seat belts were added as options in 1956. The Star Chief was available in Deluxe and pricier Custom trim, with the top trim level hardtop called the Catalina. Along with an all-new body, the straight-eight was superseded by the new V-8 power in 1955. Typical for the 1955 Pontiacs is the design with two wide "Silver Streaks" running the length of the hood.For more information on this fabulous 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Catalina Custom Coupe, or any of our 50+ classic and collectible cars always in stock, contact one of our friendly and knowledgeable sales consultants or always feel free to drop by our Bellevue, WA showrooms and peruse the West Coast's finest assortment of luxury, exotic, special interest and collectible cars. With 200+ always on site at our 5-acre Park Place Center, Nobody Has What We Have!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-894419
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Star Chief Catalina
  • Exterior Color:Firegold & Whitemist
  • Interior Color:Copper & Ivory
  • Odometer:68295
  • Stock Number:MC759
  • VIN:T855H8166