1961 CHRYSLER 300G CONVERTIBLE - 161010 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #1283 1961 CHRYSLER 300G CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161010/161010_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1283

1961 CHRYSLER 300G CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1283
Year 1961
Make CHRYSLER
Model 300G
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 8413174378
Exterior Color MARDI GRAS RED
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 413
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1283 - Matching numbers Mardi Gras Red 1961 300G. Owned by the same party for 33 years. 1961 marked the last year of Chrysler's long sweeping fins. Beautifully maintained original dash, door panels, console, clear and black steering wheel, horn ring and sun visors. Swivel seats and carpeting redone in correct tan leather in 1981 by Gary Goers. Original 413/375hp Ram induction engine, power steering, brakes, seats and windows. Major mechanical restoration in 2007 included engine rebuild, push-button transmission and ancillary components. Original tail lights and parking lenses with additional chrome includes Cross-Ram intake, valve covers, alternator, hood latch and various other brackets. It has always been garaged and meticulously maintained. Featured in Automobile Quarterly in 1975, Collectable Automobile in 2007, TV commercials for Very Fine Juice and appeared on The Amazing Race TV show in 2007. Striking and nostalgic, this beauty runs as well as it looks. Presented from the private collection of Menlove Muscle Cars.
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