1955 CHEVROLET NOMAD 2 DOOR CUSTOM STATION WAGON - 81083 Sold* at Scottsdale 2010 - Lot #1315 1955 CHEVROLET NOMAD 2 DOOR CUSTOM STATION WAGON https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/81083/81083_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1315

1955 CHEVROLET NOMAD 2 DOOR CUSTOM STATION WAGON

Auction Scottsdale 2010
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1315
Year 1955
Make CHEVROLET
Model NOMAD
Style 2 DOOR CUSTOM STATION WAGON
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN VC55J115212
Exterior Color PURPLE
Interior Color CREAM
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 502
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1315 - This is one of the most award winning Nomads on the planet. This Nomad received the SEMA 2004 Best GM Restored, 2006 West Division Class Champion ISCA, 2006 National Top Ten Car ISCA, Darrell Starbird "Fine Nine", George Barris Award, Fresno Autorama (Blackie's), Super Chevy Outstanding Elegant Award, Boyd Coddington "Pro Pick", Goodguys Rod of the Year Finalist, plus many others. It has been featured on "My Classic Car", "SuperRod" cover car May 2004, "Super Chevy" April 2004, "Chevy Rumble" 2006, "Chevy Classics" 2004, "Custom Rodder" 2005 and many ESPN car shows. This "Badmad" is powered by a GM Ram Jet 502 with Street and Performance Fuel Injection and chromed-out accessories. The 502hp run through an R&B 700R4 transmission, with a fully chromed-out Corvette independent rear end. The suspension is handled by polished Corvette A-arms, Alden coilovers front and rear, rack & pinion steering and 14" Precision 4-wheel disc brakes. All of this sits on a custom progressive chassis and Budnik 18X8 and 20X10 wheels. The car is finished in laser-straight House of Kolor Custom Kandy Purple mix. This beautiful paint job is layed over a super custom body with a 1 1/2" chopped top, vent windows were removed, custom one piece curved, tinted side glass, hydraulic reverse open hood, hood smoothed and pancaked 1 1/2", parking lights molded into the body, custom front bumper, hand-crafted side spears, shaved door panels, relocated gas filler behind rear taillight lens that opens electronically, hidden taillight hinges and the tailgate opens electronically with handcrafted bumperettes. Creature comforts include custom 8-way power bucket seats, custom rear bucket seats all covered in chamois ultra leather, custom door panels, floating center console, Vintage Air vents to front and rear compartments, smoothed dash, custom gauges and this all jams to a state of the art sound system.
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