Who Wouldn’t Want To Own Jeff Gordon’s 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo NASCAR?


It’s not each day {that a} NASCAR pushed by Jeff Gordon hits the used automobile market however at RM Sotheby’s upcoming Monterey public sale, that’s precisely what’s going to occur.

This explicit 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo constructed by Hendrick Motorsports was raced by Gordon throughout 2002, 2003, and 2004 seasons and constructed particularly as a superspeedway automobile. It competed on the Daytona Worldwide Speedway over three consecutive years, ending within the high 5 in all three and coming house second on the 2003 occasion.

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Driving the racer is a 358 cubic-inch naturally-aspirated V8 engine additionally constructed by Hendrick Motorsports and churning out 830 hp. This V8 runs alongside a race-spec four-speed transmission that transmits energy to the rear wheels by means of a nine-inch rear housing meeting with a locking differential. Hendrick additionally constructed the suspension and braking elements for the automobile.

The itemizing reveals that the was just lately restored with a DuPont livery and can be bought with certificates of authenticity, intensive documentation, and a group of photographers from its racing years.

Fashionable racers competing in NASCAR are recognized for his or her sparse interiors however the cabin of Gordon’s Monte Carlo is especially easy. It encompasses a fundamental three-spoke steering wheel, an oblong dashboard and cluster housing a bunch of gauges (together with a tachometer that’s sideways…), and a bucket-style racing seat.

There’s little question that driving this factor, notably on a racetrack, can be an exceptional expertise. Nevertheless, we suspect that noise rules at most circuits would stop it from getting used on non-public observe days.

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