AutoHunter Spotlight: 1948 Chevrolet Coupe

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Featured on AutoHunter, the web public sale platform pushed by ClassicCars.com, is that this 1948 Chevrolet Coupe.  

At 75 years previous, this customized coupe is popping extra heads than ever. Gone is the classic working gear, and as an alternative sits a small-block 350cid V8 paired with a 700R4 four-speed computerized transmission. The lengthy checklist of enhancements continues from there. In complete, the vendor states that the construct value in extra of $100,000. Having not too long ago accomplished a a lot smaller-scale restoration of my very own, I can attest that the bills appear to snowball.

The sensible Meridian Copper exterior end is simply the start of the customized remedy that this coupe acquired. The lengthy checklist of enhancements additionally contains power-assisted disc brakes, an air suspension, energy home windows, energy steering, an unbiased entrance suspension, and air con. It’s no surprise this appears like a “spared-no-expense” construct with a guidelines like that.

Eagle-eyed Chevy followers will discover that the entrance grille was retrofitted from a 1947-model-year automobile, and the physique was additionally personalized with shaved door handles and molded entrance and rear fenders. A set of five-spoke aluminum wheels from Billet Specialties add to the road cruiser look completely. The raked stance comes courtesy of Ridetech ShockWave air springs and shocks.

No customized trip is full with out the correct of inside trimmings, and this construct hits the mark. There are six-way power-adjustable bucket seats up entrance and a bench within the rear, all upholstered in two-tone “Ultraleather” materials. Options embrace energy brakes, a tilt-adjustable steering column, a JVC stereo system, Classic Air local weather management, and a Lokar shift lever.

Beneath the hood lives a small-block 350cid V8 motor that has been upgraded with chrome valve covers, a Walker radiator, an Edelbrock aluminum consumption manifold, an Edelbrock 650-cfm carburetor, March Efficiency pulleys, ceramic coated headers, and extra. A twin exhaust system with Magnaflow mufflers has been added, so this Chevy is for certain to sound as superior because it appears to be like.

When this 1948 Chevy was auctioned on AutoHunter in February, the ultimate value didn’t meet the vendor’s reserve. That reserve has been lowered, so now could be your probability to get this tradition sizzling rod for a fraction of what it value to construct.

The public sale for this 1948 Chevrolet Coupe ends on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at 12:40 p.m. (PDT)

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