1975 Stutz Black Hawk
Coupe Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
Classic Car Overview
Previous long term ownership
Rare and desirable 1975 Stutz Blackhawk Series VI
One of approximately 31 built!
Cost over $41,000 when new; the equivalent of over $196,000 today!
Factory assembled in Torino, Italy
Over 1,500 hours of hand built construction
24-karat gold plated trim
7.5 liter V8 engine!
Stunning color combination
Includes owner's manual
One of the best examples to be found on the market today!
A dream for the collector or enthusiast
Factory air conditioning
Power leather bucket seats
Power disc brakes
Gold plated Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel
Tilt steering column
Chrome wire wheel covers
AM/FM radio with 8-track cassette
In 1968 James O'Donnell, a New York banker, joined forces with retired Chrysler designer Virgil Exner to revive the Stutz Motor Company that dominated racetracks and land speed records in the first part of the 20th century. The new Blackhawk was first prototyped in Italy by Ghia at a cost of over $300,000 U.S. dollars. Exner, known for his classic lines, penned a car that featured a protruding spare tire out of the trunk, side pipe style exhaust, lavish chrome work and freestanding headlamps - a nod to the original Stutz automobiles. Based on a GM drivetrain, the completed cars featured a handmade heavy gauge steel body built by the finest Italian craftsmen. Over 1,500 man hours would go into every car that crossed the assembly line in Italy. The final car debuted in January of 1970 in New York City. Its lavish design and well-appointed leather interior that featured 24 karat gold-plated trim attracted many notable buyers including entertainers such as Dean Martin, Lucille Ball, Elvis Presley, and Sammy Davis Jr. Production would end in 1987 after only approximately 600 cars were assembled, but the iconic style and excellent construction of the Stutz Blackhawk is what welcomes the marque into many private collections around the world today!
The 1975 Stutz Blackhawk Series VI featured here is finished in the stunning color combination of Wine Red Metallic over a Burgundy leather interior featuring 24-karat gold plated trim. This particular example is one of only an approximate 31 examples completed in 1975 and today presents in spectacular condition while only 64,318 miles have accrued on the odometer. The Stutz comes equipped with nearly every available option including factory air conditioning, power sunroof, power windows, power disc brakes, cruise control, a tilt steering column featuring a gold plated Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel and much more! These hand built automobile took over 1,500 man hours to create, were produced in limited numbers and were priced higher than a Rolls-Royce when new. We are proud to offer what we believe to be one of the very best examples of this iconic Stutz that can be found on the market today. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
Trades welcome! Financing available. Visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory
Classic Car ID101255153
Transmission3 Speed Automatic
Custom ColorWine Red Metallic
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