1958 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe AC Unmolested California Native

1958 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Impala
SubModel: California Impala Sport Coup
Type: Sport Coupe
Trim: Sport Coupe
Year: 1958
Mileage: 71,900
VIN: F58A185878
Color: Red
Engine: V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Irvine, California, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning
Cassette Player, CD Player
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Description for Chevrolet Impala 1958

Original Unmolested 1958 Impala Sport Coupe

State of California Show Car

Quality Period Correct Paint


The Chevrolet Impala originated as a sports coupe and made its debut at the 1956 General Moors Motorama. The concept became a reality with Chevrolet launching the Impala in 1958. 1958 was the one and only year that the Impala body style turned out to be a very bold move on GM’s behalf, it worked and laid the foundation for the risk taking direction they were prepared to in developing cars for the next decade.

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. The chassis amongst everything else was revolutionary. It allowed the body not only to be reduced five inches but it also allowed the car to be longer and wider. It was very stylish with its quad headlights and covered in head to toe in chrome, almost as much as the Cadillac. The 1958 Impala was based on GM’s fresh X-member frame. Since the frame didn’t use ladder type side rails, it allowed a very low floor pan. Because of that the Impala’s torsional rigidity had increased by approximately 30 percent. The previous models that Chevy had built had bodies that were 200 pounds heavier, 9 inches longer, 4 inches wider and rode on a 2.5-inch-longer wheelbase. It was quite the risk and an incredible feat for Chevrolet

This classic 1958 Chevrolet Impala is a top-notch cruiser, which makes no excuses. Undoubtedly, the first thing you'll notice when you walk up to the car is its spectacular coat of correct GM code L 970 E Red which has been massaged and buffed to a fantastic shine. Take a longer look at its solid flanks and you'll see large and highly detailed panels which perfectly fit together better than new in every way and display a top notch level of fit and finish that creates a near-seamless profile. Study the car for hours and it becomes very apparent that whoever performed the restoration knew exactly what they were doing. There's no filler, no hacked-up patches, and the straight and solid body presents a virtually perfect silhouette.

At the front of the car, a California style one piece bumper frames a massive, body-width chrome grille which hangs clear parking lights below, Dual cowl mounted search lights, and a proper Chevrolet hood crest. On the sides of the car, highly detailed trim spears which pierce the front fenders and frame the rear fenders that also display no dulling or imperfections of any kind. Pristine faux rear air intakes combine with snug fitting wheel skirts give the car a sense of class and sportiness. And dent free stainless rocker moldings, which feature the same texture as the front and rear bumpers, combine with traditional chrome door handles, pristine front fender louvers and dual chrome antennas to perfectly frame the entire profile of the car's body. Out back, sculpted rear fenders give way to six clear trademark Impala taillights. And a second pristine chrome bumper carries a chrome trimmed continental kit, which is branded with classic chrome “Chevrolet” emblem.

Lift this Impala's glossy cherry red hood and you'll find a 283 CID 185HP V8 engine mated with the Powerglide automatic transmission. Absolutely no detail has been overlooked. At the top of the engine, a satin black dual snorkel air cleaner funnels wind into this powerful rebuilt Big Block and 2-barrel carburetors, a network of fresh stainless fuel lines and a correct glass fuel bowl that brings together the intricacy. The cars clean black engine bay, which is as smooth and clean as the paint on its body, serves as an ideal backdrop for the many different finishes and textures of the big engine. And all the right details including correct tags and markings have been fitted under. Under the car, you'll find a stunningly straight and smooth chassis, which displays the exceptional attention to detail that is a cornerstone of this Impalas high quality restoration. The solid floor pans are covered in the same black as the sturdy X frame and fresh suspension components. At the center of the car, a factory replacement true dual exhaust system utilizes correct mufflers, which look almost as cool as they sound, to weave an aggressive full throttle rumble into a subdued, classy idle. And at the corners of the car, great looking 215/75-R14 Goodyear tires spin fully restored chrome wheel covers.

One look at this Impala's super cool, and correct tri-tone cockpit reveals an exercise in design and creativity. As attentively crafted as its bodywork, the cars restored interior accurately reproduces original fabrics and textures right down to the chrome trimmed red, silver and black bench seats. It's stylish 1958 Chevy dash is painted gloss red to match the cars slick body and features spectacular brushed aluminum trim which hangs chrome rimmed gauges next to an aftermarket AM/FM/CD/Cassette radio, an attractive “Impala” writing and a correct factory clock and optional Air conditioning. Note the spectacular door panels, which carry their combination chrome and two-tone aluminum. And below the seats is like-new red carpet, which is protected by tough rubber floor mats. The two-tone steering wheel which is cinched between a chrome shifter for the Powerglide transmission and a bright chrome horn ring with a classic Chevrolet sound that has been not overlooked. And behind the cockpit, a show quality trunk features a reproduction mat and almost enough room to stash a smart car.

This beautiful looking 1958 Chevrolet Impala wraps a fresh, high quality restoration around a highly desirable true American classic. Unlike previous year Chevys, which are beginning to falter a bit, these cars continue to hold their value and command excellent returns. If you're looking for the hottest collector Chevy on the market, this Impala is nothing short of a collectors dream!

If you are in the Southern California area please feel free to arrange for a test drive before the auction ends.

If I can answer any other questions please feel free to call me at any time.Kevin.. 714 402 4548

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

The car is for sale locally and we reserve the right to cancel this auction at any time before the end of the auction. We do not have a Buy It Now Price listed.

The car will be made available for inspection by serious bidders throughout the auction. Please e-mail us if you would like to see the car. If you prefer, we can arrange to have a qualified, independent, professional mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection for you (at your expense).

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL AS A FORM OF PAYMENT. THIS IS TRUE FOR BOTH THE INITIAL DEPOSIT AS WELL AS THE FINAL PAYMENT.

Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction end, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500.00deposit is due within 48 hours of end of auction. The deposit can be made by cash (please do not mail cash!), bank check, cashier's check, or bank transfer (preferred). The remainder is due within 10 days of Auction end. The remaining balance must be made in the form of a bank transfer (preferred) Cashier'scheck, or bank check (all forms of payment subject to verification). PayPal will not be accepted as a form of payment for either the deposit or the final payment. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle, sell it to the next high bidder, or sell it otherwise. Please arrange financing prior to bidding. Once the final balance has been paid, title transfer paperwork will be initiated.

Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. If you wish to have it shipped using a service, we will gladly cooperate, and you can locate shippers by doing a search for “auto shippers”. We have relationships with both domestic and international shippers should you need some assistance.

This vehicle is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or she as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. Please Check My Feedback- I value my 100% positive rating, and will do my best to keep it.

The winning bidder should have the car insured from the time the final payment is made to us. Once final payment is made, we will exercise a generally accepted standard of care, but the buyer assumes all liability and risk once the final payment is made.

Before delivery of the vehicle, the winning bidder must provide a photocopy of a valid driver’s license. Delivery is defined as the time at which physical possession of the car is transferred from us, the seller, to the buyer or the buyers’ agent or chosen Transport Company.

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