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
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.
Automotive News reports that General Motors may slash production or ramp up discounts in order to deal with an oversupply of pickup trucks. GM currently has more than double the standard supply of pickups, and the vehicles are threatening to dampen the automaker's profits for 2013. Typically, automakers try to sustain a 60- to 75-day supply of vehicles, but GM is currently loaded with a 139-day supply, as of last month. At the end of November, the automaker was sitting on 245,853 units.
The manufacturer says that it will adjust production accordingly before laying any incentives on the profitable pickups. Even so, there's some concern that the inventory swell could hurt the roll-out of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. GM actually began slowly stepping back production in August, but it's clear the company will take further action as it heads toward the end of the year and into the next. Analysts predict the automaker could reduce pickup manufacturing by nearly half in the first quarter of 2013.
That still may not be enough to keep GM from laying extra cash on the Silverado and GMC Sierra. While the company's incentive spending was down in November compared to the same month in 2011, both the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 saw double-digit percentage increases in sales last month while the Silverado and Sierra numbers slid compared to a year prior. Incentive spending could help move more trucks and add some balance to the GM inventory surge.
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may expand a recall campaign for faulty brake lamps. The agency is currently looking into complaints that certain 2004-2011 Chevrolet Malibu models as well as some 2007-2009 Saturn Aura sedans may have brake lights that do not illuminate when the driver presses the pedal. Alternatively, the lamps may also illuminate without input from the driver. General Motors recalled 8,000 Pontiac G6 models from the 2005 model year for the same problem, and NHTSA is currently investigating whether to add 550,000 more G6 models built between 2005 and 2009 to the list for the same issue.
In addition, investigators are currently examining 97 complaints from Malibu and Aura owners with the same trouble. If NHTSA adds those models to the recall campaign, more than one million units could be covered. GM, meanwhile, says there have been no accidents or injuries as a result of the problem.