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
It seems to be commonplace that when a new Corvette is in development, rumors swirl about a possible mid-engine layout. As is the case of Chevy's most recent C7 Corvette, these rumors never pan out.
In any case, the idea for a 'Vette with an engine mounted behind the driver can probably all be traced back to a single car, the 1964 XP-819 prototype. Built as an "engineering exercise" back in 1964, the prototype was designed with a rear-mounted engine. History tells us that the idea of a rear-engine Corvette fizzled, and the XP-819 was eventually cut up into pieces and stored at a shop in Daytona Beach, FL.
After sitting for untold years, a restoration project started on the car, and while it isn't yet fully completed, the current owner of the car, Mid America Motorworks, will have the car on display at the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance as a "driveable chassis" with hopes of having a fully completed car ready to bring to next year's show.
Ward's Auto has taken an interesting look at the renewed focus General Motors is showing towards Cadillac in Europe. Susan Docherty, president and managing director of Chevrolet and Cadillac in Europe (pictured), says in order for the luxury brand to thrive in China, it first needs to succeed in the old country. The reason? Chinese buyers look to Europe for cues as to what's deemed worthy of the term "luxury." There are hurdles to the plan, however. In addition to the fact that the EU is flooded with high-end nameplates, GM doesn't necessarily have the distribution network in place to put buyers behind the wheel.
Combine that with persistent economic woes and Cadillac's checkered past marred by a lack of diesel engine options and a bankrupt distributor, and the road ahead for the brand looks like less of an uphill climb and more like a straight-up cliff face. But Docherty is optimistic and says she has a plan for the brand. We recommend heading over to Ward's for a closer look at the full read.
Just looking at the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, it's not hard to see that the car's design was created with aerodynamics at the forefront, but Chevrolet designers point out exactly what went into designing the iconic coupe in a pair of recently released videos. The videos show the Corvette going through early design phases, including clay models and wind tunnel tests, as well as talking to the car's chief engineer, Tadge Juechter.
Both videos help explain various aspects of the C7 Corvette, but it's the aero tuning of the car that is most interesting. This includes extra attention paid to the lower air dam and vented hood to help reduce drag and lift, while the rear quarter inlets are for differential and transmission cooling. Juechter said that some of these aero-tuned elements were inspired from GM's involvement in racing.
If you have about five minutes and you can't get enough information about the new 'Vette, then check out the videos posted below.