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1963 Buick Riviera. "Villa Riviera", a George Barris custom car, considered one of Mr. Barris' most tasteful customs and made famous in the movie "For Those Who Think Young" staring James Darren, Pamela Tiffen, Bob Denver, Nancy Sinatra and Claudia Martin. The new car, delivered from Buick's press fleet was given to Mr. Barris to see what he could do with it. Barris lengthened the front fenders and hood 5" and lengthened the tail section by 6", he revised the wheel wells and cantilevered the roof among other custom touches, then applied a brilliant cherry red paint job. The entire transformation was covered in Hot Rod Magazine's annual Custom Car Yearbook. In 1964, Hollywood came looking for a special car to be used in an upcoming movie and the Villa Riviera was chosen provided it be painted white and surf boards mounted to the roof. Mr. Barris arranged the modifications, it was his first custom to appear in a movie. After the movie, Mr. James Darren was so taken with the car, he arranged to use it as his personal transportation. The Villa Riviera was also featured in the Perry Mason TV show and an episode of "The Outsiders". AMT model cars released a version of their annual Buick Riviera kit which included parts to build a miniature Villa Riviera.
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1961 Pontiac Ventura coupe, Richelieu Blue interior and exterior. 389-cu.in., Turbo Hydra-matic, 8-lug wheels, PS, PB and tinted glass. Famous for the "bubble top" roof line. AACA award, restored to the highest level.
2012 Hemmings Classic Cars magazine feature article.
1932 Ford Roadster, 350/350-hp. Auto, 9" Ford rear. Wescott body with rumble seat. Good Guys "The Real McCoy" award. Featured in Robert Genet's book... "Deuce, 75-years of the '32 Ford"
1967 Chevy Corvette convertible. Red/red, 2-top, A/C 327/300-hp, 4-sp, tele, PS, PB, PW. This is a documented brass hat car, NCRS National, Regional and Chapter Top Flight award. Documented history. SOLD
1972 Chevy C-10 Deluxe pick up. Orange/white 350-cu.in., auto, A/C, tilt, AM-FM, full gauges, chrome bumpers, PS, PB, tinted glass. Low original miles. Documented history.
1966 Chevy Corvette coupe, red/red. 327/350-hp. 4-sp, A/C PB, leather, wood wheel, original knock-off wheels. Low mileage, unrestored, numbers matching with one repaint. Protect-o-plate, owners manual, window sticker. Documented history.
2015 NCRS Top Flight.
1966 Corvette convertible, silver pearl/red. 327/350-hp, 4-speed, A/C, telescopic steering column, PS, PB, PW, wood wheel, leather, AM-FM, power antenna, two tops. Body off restoration to highest level.
2013 Detroit Autorama Best In Class.
2015 Vette Magazine feature article
1965 Chevy Corvette coupe, black/red. Resto-mod, LS-2, 4L60E trans, custom chassis, C-5 suspension, custom Schott wheels, C-5 seats, A/C, tilt, hydra-power brakes, PS, PV windows.
2012 Corvette Magazine feature article. SOLD
1965 Pontiac GTO convertible, Starlight Black/red, tri-power, 4-sp., PS, PB, AM-FM, power antenna, tilt column, console, remote mirror. Original invoice, Protect-o-plate, warranty book and documented history. Ames Performance Best in Class winner.
1964 Buick Riviera mild custom, Midnight Aqua/black, 425-cu.in, 2X-4Xbbl carb, A/C and nearly every option. This California low mileage car named "The Deer Hunter". Protecto-o-plate, warranty book and documented history.
2007 Rod & Custom Magazine feature article
1960 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, Persian Sand interior and exterior, original paint, low mileage car. Remained on the dealer showroom floor from 1960 to 1970., A/C, PW, PS, PB, PS, power antenna, tinted glass and wonder bar radio. Protect-o-plate, warranty book and original window sticker.
2010 Cadillac LaSalle Club newsletter cover car
1957 Chevy Nomad. The famous "Sam Hollingsworth" custom, recreated by Richard Graves and painted by Dennis Ricklifs.
Revell 1/24 scale model. Johnny Lightening 1/64 scale model.
1967 Rod & Custom magazine cover car
2010 Rod & Custom magazine cover car
2010 Rodders Journal cover car
1933 Ford Roadster, Ardun flathead, '39 Ford 3-sp. with Lincoln gears, '39 Ford rear, rumble seat original steel body. Harry Warner, Wayne Manufacturing's test car. 1953 Hop Up magazine feature article
Motordoms masterpieces, cars that inspire and fuel the passion!