Auctioned on Saturday, October 22, 2011
Not Sold at a High Bid of $44,000
500 Miles! (since complete restoration). 427/450 –horsepower period-correct engine mated to correct turbo 400-automatic Transmission and correct 12-bolt positraction rear end with 3.55: 1 gears. Period correct: aluminum 427 valve covers, steering-wheel, interior handles, tachometer and shifter. *Original hand laid fiberglass stinger hood ($5,000 Value ... "rare"). "Nickey' after-market parts include: "Nickey" ladder bars, 15 x 7 inch aluminum American Racing look wheels. *fresh 4-year body-off complete restoration including "soda-blasting" of entire body/under-carriage. This is virtually a "new" vehicle with only 5oo miles since completion of restoration. Thoroughly researched, accurate re-creation of a highly sough after muscle car.
Over 1,000 *plus man hours and $50,000. plus dollars in new parts to create a "very special" *1-0ff vehicle. Detailed pictures provided, plus much documentation/information accompany this vehicle. A full appraisal performed by "RM Classic cars" (one of the best in the world) less than 500-Miles ago for over $75,000. Plus taxes. (provided). "RM classic Cars" has rated this vehicle as an "A" level vehicle restoration!! "'(definition of "A" level: *excellent, Restored to current maximum professional standards of quality in every area.”95" plus point show car that is not driven. Likely to Win top honors in its class (*in a sense, it has ceased to be an Automobile and has become an object of art). A "true Nickey' is Virtually never offered for sale given that only Approximately "300" were originally built and today can bring Upwards of $300,000. Incredible opportunity. Fully certified