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Barrett-Jackson Lot #1242 - 1956 DODGE HEMI CORONET D-500-1 CONVERTIBLE

Detailed Information

Lot Number:  1242 Auction:  SCOTTSDALE 2012 Status:  SOLD Sale Type:  NO RESERVE Price:  *$82,500.00 Year:  1956 Make:  DODGE Model:  HEMI CORONET Style:  D-500-1 CONVERTIBLE VIN:  35144595 Exterior Color:  BLACK Interior Color:  BLACK/WHITE Cylinders:  8 Engine Size:  315 HEMI Transmission:  3-SPEED AUTOMATIC

Details

Special order one color paint of black. Power steering and power brakes. Engine serial number is D-500-7230 and located on block behind water pump. Original running gear. Powerflite automatic, 315cid HEMI engine with factory two 4-barrel carburetors that put out 285hp. 12" Chrysler brakes and race suspension, dual exhaust, all D-500-1 options are on this car. Very low production D-500-1 cars were built in 1956. 100 were required for NASCAR entry. This car was shipped to Volusia Motors in Daytona Beach, Florida to be prepped for racing. The car was stolen from Florida and recovered in Colorado in 1989. It was returned to storage in Daytona beach in 1993. The car underwent a 10-year restoration by Mr. Clyde Cooper. Another 300 hours of restoration work were performed over the past 2 years.
*Price Includes Buyers Commission