1964 Amphicar 770 for sale 101085678
1964 Amphicar 770
$76,500
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1964 Amphicar 770

Convertible Car for sale in Newport Beach, California 92660

$76,500

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Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Classic Car Overview

For sale is  beautifully restored '64 Amphicar - painted in the original Fjord Green.

This car has only been in LAKE water in the 13yrs I've owned it. NO SALT.  ~900 miles since restoration.

 The engine is an upgraded 1500cc Spitfire engine that was completely rebuilt - w/ a 'sportier' cam than the stock cam - so it likely has ~90-100hp, vs the 43hp of the original 1147cc engine. It runs VERY strong.

Also, has a 2-Bbl Weber carburetor - 32/36 DGEV (electric choke) w/ orig. Amphicar  air filter housing, and aluminum intake manifold. Has a custom-made header, and an electric fuel pump.

It has the later model transmission - with an after-market dipstick - for monitoring transmission oil level as well as any water intrusion.

 

 Ceramic coated items:  (for better heat mitigation)

*Custom-made exhaust header

*Aluminum intake manifold

*Original style muffler

 

The entire interior of the body has been 'LineX' coated  - and the exterior of the hull has been undercoated w/ professional-grade under-coating. 

It has a see-thru 1/4" plexiglas floor panel - great for seeing all of the cabling, shifters, hoses, etc. in the bottom of the floor.

 The interior is marine-grade vinyl that closely matches the body color.

 The wheel brake cylinders have been machined and STAINLESS sleeves installed. This alone cost ~$600 plus considerable labor to re-fit.

 The car has been modified to be NEGATIVE GROUND. This also includes the correct Amphi clock that has been updated w/ new 'digital' internal works, as well as the wiring modifications necessary for the fuel gauge to work w/ negative ground.

It has a Stainless Steel lower fan shroud (see photo)

 AM/FM radio

All electrical items work as they should.

Clear California title

Great care and expense has been spent on ensuring that this car is as sea-worthy as it possibly can be - with the Stainless steel lower fan shroud -  with the Stainless-sleeved brake cylinders, as well as extensive use of Stainless hardware.  And - with the extra horsepower made possible w/ the engine upgrades, there isn't a nicer Amphi available on the market. 

Come see it for yourself - located in Costa Mesa, CA - near John Wayne Airport.

For questions, or to schedule a personal inspection of the vehicle, call me at 949) 933-3384.  Chris

**There are (4) short video clips posted on YouTube showing the car going in & out of the water.  SEARCH:  "Almanor Amphicar"

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101085678
  • Stock Number
    N/A
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    Convertible
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Condition
    Beautifully restored
  • Mileage
    900 miles
  • Engine
    4 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Green
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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