1959 Chevrolet Impala for sale 101411772
1959 Chevrolet Impala
Volo Auto Museum
(844) 567-7302

1959 Chevrolet Impala

Car for sale by Volo Auto Museum in Volo, Illinois 60073

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Classic Car Overview

Only 2 actual miles! This car is part of one of the most intriguing car collecting stories of all time. 25,000 people gathered in a town of 1,700 to witness and participate in the selling off of the Lambrecht Chevrolet collection which this car was a part of. Ray Lambrecht and 1 mechanic ran a Chevy dealer from 1946-1996. He amassed a 500 car collection of trade-ins and some new cars that were never sold like this 59 Impala. Unfortunately the cars were not cared for properly. This car was in a building that had its roof collapse. All the cars in the building were dragged outside and left for decades. The first and only owner bought this car at the 2013 sale. He very carefully restored it to new condition while preserving its originality best as possible. EXTERIOR: This is a beautiful car. The 2 tone, tailfins and cats eyes taillights make it pretty cool. The body has no rust or damage. Doors shut like a new car. It was professionally repainted its original colors. It has a very smooth glossy finish. The original weather strips are very good. The Bumpers were rechromed, the original trim was professionally polished and straightened. Original wheels were sand blasted and painted. It has new US Royal reproduction white wall tires. There are new headlights, the original T-3s are included. INTERIOR: A new interior kit from Impala Bobs was professionally installed. New cushions, upholstery, door panels etc. The wiring, dash, steering column etc was thoroughly gone through to make it function properly, right down to the clock. Cigarette lighter and the ashtray were never used. It has a radio delete plate. The original glove box is nice, has the owners manual. ENGINE COMPARTMENT: The engine compartment is very well preserved with a bit of detailing done. It is of course the original motor, its never been apart. It runs smooth. It has new valve cover gaskets and the motor was carefully repainted Chevy orange. There is still some factory overspray on the exhaust manifolds. The original carb was rebuilt. The hoses and clamps were all replaced with GM reproductions, originals are included. It has the original generator, belt, radiator, the paint on the firewall is the original, the hinges are clean. It has new hood insulation. It has a reproduction Delco tar top battery. There is a new master cylinder, the original is included. TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It was repainted very nicely. The spare is a repainted rim with matching reproduction tire. It has complete jack assembly. There is a new trunk liner. It also includes a tub with some original parts that were replaced on the car. There is a tub with some other extras like touch up paint, extra hubcaps. A nice display board is included and shop manuals. UNDERSIDE: It has been cleaned and carefully touched up. The floors are painted, the chassis is black. The brakes were rebuilt. It has new fuel system. The original Powerglide automatic trans and original rear with 3.36 gears both function fine. It has original spiral shocks. This car has such a great story. Whether its in your private collection or at a car shop it is certainly a conversation piece. How many cars are in the world from the 1950s with under 100 miles? Probably none! There is an enclosed trailer available if you want to show it and not add miles. I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle. Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the cars condition in detail. Dont be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience! 815 385 3644 9-5 central Sales@volocars.com Answered ASAP Original title Original transit papers Original dealers order Two tone paint Deluxe heater Wheel discs Oil filter Powerglide 2 speed wipers EZI glass White walls

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
  • Engine
    283-185 HP
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    Powerglide Auto
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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