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
Bob Lutz sits down for Autoline Detroit - Click above to watch video after the jump
Autoline Detroit recently played host to Bob Lutz, and, as is always the case, the former General Motors vice chairman dished out some great commentary. Lutz was promoting his new book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business, and talk quickly turned to his role as it related to product development and high-level decision making at GM. While on the topic of brand management, Lutz revealed a few rather interesting tidbits about his former employer:
All Chevrolet vehicles were required to have five-spoke aluminum wheels and a chrome band up front, as part of the Bowtie brand's overall image.
Consumer Reports has taken aim at at small-displacement, forced-induction engines, saying the powerplants don't manage to deliver on automaker fuel economy claims. Manufacturers have long held that smaller, turbocharged engines pack all power of their larger displacement cousins with significantly better fuel economy, but the research organization says that despite scoring high EPA economy numbers, the engines are no better than conventional drivetrains in both categories. Jake Fisher, director of automotive testing for Consumer Reports, says the forced induction options "are often slower and less fuel efficient than larger four and six-cylinder engines."
Specifically, CR calls out the new Ford Fusion equipped with the automaker's Ecoboost 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. The institute's researchers found the engine, which is a $795 option over the base 2.5-liter four-cylinder, fails to match competitors in acceleration and served up 25 miles per gallon in testing, putting the sedan dead last among other midsize options.
The Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai Sonata Turbo and Ford Escape 2.0T all got dinged for the same troubles, though Consumer Reports has found the turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder in the BMW 328i does deliver on its promises. You can check out the full press release below. You can also read the full study on the Consumer Reports site, or scroll down for a short video recap.
We recently drove the brand-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and found it to be vastly improved compared to the outgoing model. And now that The General's pickup trucks have been squared away, it's time to focus our attention onto their passenger-friendly companions, the Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon (above).
Our spy photographers have passed along a huge smattering of photos (and a video), showing the new SUVs out testing. Both the short- and long-wheelbase models were spied, and while the overall shape of the vehicles hasn't changed all that much, we expect the updates to be substantial. In addition to new powertrain options, like GM's new small-block V8, we expect the interiors of both SUVs to get massive makeovers, providing better materials throughout their cabins and quieter, more refined environments. We even hear that some trick new suspension developments may be in store for upper-end models.
Visually, these spy shots allow us to see a couple of new details on the SUVs' front and rear fascias, including LED running lamps on the Yukon and some interesting LED taillamp treatments. Of course, the obvious third party missing from this set of photos is the Cadillac Escalade, but as we reported earlier, GM is working to further differentiate the 'Slade from the rest of the fullsize SUV lineup, and is working to make the new model "much less ostentatious."