1963 Corvair Convertible Monza Custom Restored Show Car Hot Rod Not A Rat Rod on 2040-cars
Ocala, Florida, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Drive Type: automatic
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: gold/plum tint
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: chocolate
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 6
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
We have decided to help my neighbor sell his car. All questions should be directed toward him. His number is 352 653 5376. I will do my best to describe the vehicle. My neighbor has more than $23,000 in this car. The car was completly restored in 2008. The 20,000 miles that are on the vehicle are original from 2008 to today. Things I know about this beautiful vehicle are as follows, the paint is a gold with a plum tint. It has a tan top, with chocolate interior. This is a spectacular color combination.The car has been outfitted with diamond plate that is just meant to keep the carpet clean and is removeable. There is a one off custom chrome kit built for the engine compartment, and is easily removable. It has a close ratio steering box.There is a couple small paint blisters on the bottom of both doors. Him and I took the car to the ford dealership paint shop and we were quoted $400.00 to repair the paint blisters. My neighbor tells me he spared no expense when the car was built. In my opinion, this is one awesome corvair and is fun to drive with its 2 speed automatic transmission. Someone is going to own this beautiful custom corvair. Good luck bidding! All sales are final. This will be cash or wire transfer deal only. Please come see the car prior to biddding if you can.. Buyer is responsible for shipping. The car will not leave the premises untill it is paid for.
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:57:00 EST
That's the thought experiment that seems to have led French photographer Renaud Marion to create his six-image series called Air Drive. The shots depict cars throughout many eras of motoring that look normal except for one thing: they have no wheels. The models used include a Jaguar XK120, Cadillac DeVille (shown above), Chevrolet El Camino and Camaro, and Mercedes-Benz SL and 300 roadsters.
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