For Sale By:Private Seller
Sub Model: Malibu
Trim: 2 door coupe
Drive Type: RWD
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Lafayette, Indiana, United States
1970 Chevelle that has new floor pans and quarter panels installed. As you can see from the pictures it still needs a lot of work. The car has a 1970 big block 402 installed the motor does not run there are no rods or pistons in the motor, but it is bolted in with the exhaust manifolds and the alternator installed, Also installed is a turbo 400 transmission will need rebuilt. I belive they put it together as a mock up. The wheel are original ss wheel. There is surface rust on the passengers fender. The truck needs replaced it shot, both doors have rust the drives more so. The frame is solid no holes in it. Please look at the pictures as this is being sold as a project. I don't know much else about the car but it will make someone a great project for a fair price. There is a 500.00 deposit due with in 72 hrs of the auction ending with the balance due with in 2 weeks after the auction ends. The buyer is responsable for all shipping arangements and cost.
If the 2013 Indy 500 were a movie it would be the one expected to win all the little statues come awards season, and if it were an athlete it would have made spectators watch in awe as it broke record after record. And this kind of talk comes after last year's race was considered one of the best ever - the last lap hijinks in 2012 and Takuma Sato's crash leading to a podium ceremony straight out of a Golden Globes tearjerker.
But this year's race delivered more than anyone expected, from the 250,000 fans to the commentators to the IndyCar series itself and, finally, to the guy who hopped through a two-mile window on Lap 197 to take the lead and keep it until the end.
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.
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