1959 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE - 101623Sold* at Palm Beach 2011 - Lot #659 1959 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/101623/101623_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #659 1959 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE
Lot #659 - The all chrome engine simply blows you away. The 1959 348cid Chevy motor bored .060 over with 409 heads has chromed Tri-Power Rochester 2G carburetors with an Offenhauser manifold and Chevy 409 camshaft. It has a 1963 Muncie 4-speed synchromesh transmission. It has an Air Ride suspension system with full undercarriage detail and a '66 Mustang fuel tank. It has a hand molded front end, rounded hood corners, 160 symmetrical louvers in the hood and a 1954 Desoto grille with a modified front bumper from a 1960 Chevy. The rear bumper is modified from a 1960 Buick and the headlight pods are from a 1961 Ford. It has a beautiful hand made lexan taillight lenses that follow the contour of the rear wings designed to enhance the original 1959 look. It's molded Frenched lake pipes, modified side trim and dual tunneled antennas are just the right touches and genuine articles of the 1950's. The custom Royal Candy Blue blended urethane metallic paint is a combination blend from a '96 Corvette and a '92 Ford truck. This beautiful custom is all about the 1950's. It has Pearl White rolled and pleated floor mats, dash, trunk, headliner and engine bay. It has 1963 Chevy Super Sport bucket seats and stock rear seats. The hand made lucite teardrop interior knobs were specially designed to complement the interior colors. The Autometer gauges are fully chromed and also clearly articulate the 1950's. This car has received numerous awards and recognition. It has had featured articles in Rod and Custom magazine and in The Rodder's Journal. Trophies were won at National events such as World of Wheels, Chevy Vettefest and the Tri-Five Chevy Show.
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