Drive Type: NONE
Model: Bel Air/150/210
Newark, Ohio, United States
1955 210 2 DOOR POST CHEVY GASSER PROJECT CAR NEEDS (FULL RESTORATION) MEANING THAT EVERY BODY PANEL ON THIS CAR WILL NEED SOME KIND OF ATTENTION OR WORK TO BE NICE, AND IS BEING SOLD AS IS, AS A PROJECT CAR!!!!! HAS SOME FRAME ROT NEAR DRIVER FRONT SHACKLE / SPRING HANGER, CAR NEEDS FULL FLOORS, INCLUDING TRUNK, HAS A CLEAN OHIO TITLE, REAR GLASS IS THERE,NO WINDSHIELD, SOME SIDE GLASS IS LEXAN, THERE IS A BACK SEAT AND MOST OF THE DASH IS THERE, NO FRONT SEATS, THERE IS A FRONT BUMPER NO REAR BUMPER, SPEEDWAY FRONT AXEL, 10 BOLT REAR, NO MOTOR NO TRANS, WELDED IN BIG BLOCK CHEVY MOTOR MOUNTS, STEERING COLUMN IS STILL IN THE CAR BUT NOT HOOKED UP TO THE FRONT END! CAR IS MISSING SOME TRIM AND LIGHTS OTHER MISC. PIECES. THERE IS A BOX WITH SOME MISC. PIECES IN THE TRUNK BUT NOT A LOT !
CAR IS LOCATED IN NEWARK, OHIO 43055 BUYER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PICKUP A $500 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS DUE WITH IN 48 HOURS OF AUCTION ENDING CAR MUST BE PAYED IN FULL BE PICKED UP OR HAVE SHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS WITH IN 7 DAYS OF AUCTION ENDING.
I ALSO HAVE THE RIGHT TO END THIS AUCTION AT ANY TIME.
AGAIN THIS CAR IS A PROJECT AND NEEDS FULL RESTORATION SERIOUS BIDDERS ONLY PLEASE ! THANK YOU
Not including the women and men who built it, the 2014 Chevrolet SS has only been seen in person by a piddling number of people - fewer humans than would fill the gymnasium at a high school volleyball game. Not including the men and women who built it, no one has driven it. Even so, it is already saddled with two controversies: the way it looks and the way it shifts.
First to that shifting. Did we love the last Americanized Holden, the awesomely sportsome Pontiac G8 GXP, and its six-speed manual? Of course. Do we wish the SS came with a six-speed manual? Of course. But we'd like a toboggan to come with a manual transmission. We'd put a manual transmission on a weasel if we could because we're just wired that way; if it moves, it should come with a stick and a clutch. Or at least the option.
Let's climb down off the ledge, though. We haven't driven the SS and we have no idea how good (or not) the automatic is. And the Hobson's Choice in transmissions when it comes to sport sedans like the BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and Jaguar XFR-S and, oh yeah, cars-that-really-should-have-manuals like the Audi R8 and Nissan GT-R and Porsche 918 and every single Lamborghini and Ferrari, for instance, hasn't stopped us from enjoying what is clearly the gruesome, dual-clutched demise of Western automotive civilization. Because in spite of our ululations at the dying of the six-speed light, we understand.
The car you see above is the 2014 Chevrolet SS, and it's important both because it is the first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan from Chevy in 17 years, and because it will be the nameplate the brand uses on NASCAR tracks all across the country starting this year.
Though it wears a name as American as baseball and apple pie, the machine was actually designed and built in Australia, sharing most of its parts with the brand-new VF-model Holden Commodore. That said, the basic chassis bits are shared with other Chevrolet models like the Camaro and Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle.
While Chevrolet is happy to sell a Malibu or Impala to anyone looking for a mainstream family sedan, but the SS is reserved for buyers interested first and foremost in performance. Most sedans sold these days are front-wheel drive, which is great for everyday driving and when the weather goes bad, but the SS is instead a rear-wheel-drive vehicle aimed at enthusiasts who love to drive and who prefer speed and performance above all else.
The last car Steve McQueen ever drove in a movie is officially up for auction. The 1951 Chevrolet Styline DeLuxe Convertible you see above is now owned by none other than Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame, but once ferried McQueen around the set of his last film, 1980's The Hunter. That flick saw the Bullit star play a bumbling bounty hunter and didn't exactly set the box office on fire. McQueen bought the car after production wrapped, and four years later it sold at his estate sale at the Imperial Palace in Las Vegas.
Flash forward to 2003, and the convertible received a full restoration back to near-stock specifications. Hagerty Insurance estimates the car to be worth around $45,000 without the significant providence. Given its ties to one of film's most popular gearheads, the old Chevrolet could fetch up to 10 times that when it goes under the gavel in Ft Luaderdale, Florida on March 22. You can head over to the Auctions America site for more information. You can also check out the trailer for The Hunter below.