1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP - 96075 Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #12580 1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/96075/96075_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #12580

1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP

Auction Scottsdale 2011
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 12580
Year 1961
Make CHEVROLET
Model IMPALA
Style CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 11837T181435
Exterior Color CANDY GREEN
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders V12
Engine Size BMW
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #12580 - Project Cheemer, powered by a BMW V12 engine and driveline. This car incorporates fine American design along with European handling and performance. A well thought-out and designed 5-year build followed in Wheels magazine produced this Stellar show piece. Voted Best Car in Sweden and shown all over the world picking up awards such as Boyd Coddington Memorial Award, John D'agostino award, numerous national level 1st Place and Best of Show awards, Outstanding Engineering and Class awards at the Grand National Roadster show and Sacramento Autorama, as well as being invited to be shown at Blackie's Fresno Autorama which is by invite only. Goodguys award winner. 4-wheel disc brakes, Air Ride suspension, power steering, power brakes, power windows, air conditioning, flush mounted windshield and rear windows, numerous body modifications, one-off wheels by Mike Curtis, body color underside with lots of attention to detail. Two-tone Candy Green exterior, custom Cheemer logos throughout the car and much much more. Featured in numerous magazines around the world and used in advertising commercials. Along with being a national show stopper, this car can actually be driven, in fact it was driven from California to Colorado for the Goodguy's show where it also received the Long Distance award. Awards do not go with the car. **SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 3:00PM ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 22nd**
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