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1982 Chevrolet Collectors Edition (C3) Corvette

350ci / 200hp (L-83) Cross Fire Fuel Injected & 32200 Original Miles

1982 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) Collectors Edition
350ci (5.7 liter – L-83) Cross-Fire Fuel Injected 200hp

In 1980-1981 over 40,000 Corvettes were produced. In 1982, GM cut production to just 6759 with only 2500 available with the CB radio option. This was one of the very few options available for the Collectors Edition Corvette.  Even the Silver Beige Color combo was standard and the only color choice available. The Collectors Edition brought on a few firsts and lasts for the Corvette.
The ’82 was the first Corvette to exceed the $20,000 price tag.
The ’82 was the first Corvette with fuel injection since 1962.
The ’82 was the first Corvette to offer an automatic transmission Exclusively
The ’82 was the last C3 Corvette which began its run in 1968.
It was a pace setter to say the least!
No Corvettes were produced in 1983 as GM was [...]

1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 454-SS (B4U) 2Door 1/2 Ton Pickup

A complete Professional Restoration involving some of the best in the business..

1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 454 SS (2 Door Half-Ton PickUp Truck)

By 1990, the American manufacturers were churning out hundreds of thousands of pickups that were well equipped, comfortable and functional. Performance had basically disappeared until this little truck came along.  The Chevrolet 454 SS Pickup changed everything that year and influenced the entire market going forward.  What had been missing in the pickup truck market came on strong in 1990 with this truck…. Muscle!

The 454 SS was an instant success.  In 1990, its first year of production, Its window sticker price of $18295 fell far short of the actual selling price which was significantly higher than the sticker price.  With the release of this pickup, America’s need for speed which hadn’t been seen in nearly 2 decades, was well on its way to a long-awaited comeback…. and this time, it included Super Sport pickups!!

Chevy took their C1500 2dr short bed [...]

1934 Ford Victoria 2-door Coupe (aka Vicky)

ALL ORIGINAL STEEL BODY / 221ci / 90hp Flathead V8 / Flawless Restoration

1934 Ford Victoria 4-Passenger Coupe (40A)
221ci 90hp Flathead V8 & 3-Speed Manual Transmission

The ’34 Ford was the choice for none other than Bonnie & Clyde.  Why?  Because of the power coming from this amazing power plant which was way ahead of its time.  This 1934 Vicky has undergone a Flawless Restoration and can only be rated as a true #1 car in showroom condition.  All body panels are original and 100% steel.  All parts are pieces are the real thing.  The entire grille, badges, bumpers, headlights and all chrome are all original.  The dashboard and door frames are finished in polished wood.  The steering wheel is as good as new!  Seating is beautifully finished and like new as is the rest of the interior.

The 221ci 90hp Flathead V8 engine has incredible power compared to others of its day running a 0-60mph stretch in under 10seconds. It weighed in at [...]

1970 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle SS 454 LS-5 (Body Style 13637)

Matching Numbers 454ci 360hp LS-5 with CRQ Code Engine & Transmission
1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6

1970 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle SS 454

We are pleased to welcome this incredibly beautiful & fully restored Chevelle Malibu SS, complete with its original matching numbers engine and drive train.  A 454ci 360hp LS5 engine and CRQ code engine and transmission.

FMC is proud to offer this beautiful numbers matching Chevelle SS454.  The 1970 Chevelle SS is likely the most popular Muscle Car in automotive history.  A true icon.  This SS was factory ordered in the rare color combination you see today; Cranberry Red paint (GM color code 75) with matching Red interior.  Both the exterior paint and interior are in near perfect condition today after a full high quality restoration years ago.

Optioned with the black stripe package, cowl induction hood with hood pins, this SS has it all.  The engine is the 454 LS5 with 360hp.  The engine & transmission code CRQ reflects the 454ci / 360hp engine with the 400 [...]

1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe DeVille (Hardtop Coupe)

Body Style 6237D / 365ci 285hp 4bbl / 12Volt System & Dual Exhaust / Runs Beautifully with No Issues
1956 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe DeVille 2-Door Hardtop

This 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe DeVille 2door Hardtop is an excellent example of prestige and styling of a Cadillac in the mid 50s.  The beautiful design of the infamous  Harley Earl is visible from every angle.  Chrome, chrome and more chrome, luxury status and massive in both size and weight (4500lbs).

This Coupe DeVille was rated to seat 6 adults in ’56 .  The average cost for a Coupe DeVille in 1956 was just over $4500; a boatload in ’56.  By comparison, the average car cost was $2030, the average annual household income was $4500, equal to the cost of this car and nearly 1/2 the price of an average house.  In ’56, Only 25,086 Coupe DeVilles were produced out of a total number of 140,777 Cadillacs.  The DeVille Series was one of the higher priced Cadillacs produced and one of the higher priced [...]

1967 Plymouth GTX – 440 Super Commando Hi-Performance Engine

440ci 375hp 4bbl with 3:23 Sure Grip Posi Rear, Dual Exhaust & 10.1: Compression Ratio

1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX  2-Door Hardtop (RS23)
440ci Super Commando 375hp High Performance Engine (code 83)
3-Speed 727 Automatic Transmission with Sure Grip (Posi)
4bbl Carburetor, 3:23 Gears & Posi Rear & Dual Exhaust
All Original Engine & Drive Train

What a beautiful example of a ’67 GTX.  This a MINT condition Muscle Car with all its original major components.  It is among one of the best driving classics we have ever seen.  It has graced the cover page of a top automotive magazine from back in 1984.  Shown in Bright Red since the early 80s, this car was originally White with Blue interior.  This GTX has stood the test of time since then.  The paint is basically as good as new today.  Its condition today is a solid 9.  All chrome is as good as new and there is absolutely NO rust now, or ever!  The undercarriage is [...]

1969 Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.3Liter M100 4Dr Sedan

Fastest Production Sedan in its Day / Way Ahead of its Time

1969 Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.3 Litre (387ci) 247hp M100-V8 4Dr Sedan
Highly Advanced / Way Ahead of its Time

M-100 Limousine Engine
A very quick 0-62mph in 6.5 seconds / Top Speed of 137mph (factory figures)
Four wheel vented disc brakes
Air Ride Suspension (works perfectly)
27.7 Gallon Fuel Tank
Only 6526 made (Very Collectible today)

The 300SEL 6.3 started out as a private venture in 1966 by company engineer Erich Waxenberger. His principle was simple: take the powerful 6.3 Litre Mercedes Benz M100 engine from the massive 600 saloon and limousine, and fit it into the engine bay of the high end 6-cylinder, the 300SEL W109 model. The result was pavement-ripping muscle car performance. The 6.3 was known for its ability to cruise at over 124 mph with five occupants in complete comfort.

This beautiful time capsule is completely road worthy and today, this 300SEL can [...]

1939 Plymouth P8 DeLuxe Convertible Coupe

Beautifully Original on the Outside / New on the Inside & Under the Hood!

1939 Plymouth P8 Deluxe Convertible Coupe

In 1939, this P8 was at the top of the food chain in the automotive industry.  Only 5900 examples were made compared to the comparable Ford 91A which produced over 10,000 examples.  The cost of this beautiful Plymouth was $895, over $100 more then the Ford.  Sounds like nothing today but in 1939, it was a considerable amount at over 12% more.

Take a close look at this beauty.  An incredible build with all the right stuff.  The body and frame are all original.  The paint and all chrome and trim are flawless without a mark anywhere.  The undercarriage is basically spotless with minimal signs of light  usage.

The interior is virtually perfect starting with the seating and door inserts.  The matching saddle colored leather with cloth insides display a beautiful custom, date correct pattern.  This matching pattern is also used for the Rumble Seat in back.  [...]

1979 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham 4Door Sedan

4.9 Liter (301ci) 135hp engine / Loaded with Options / 25000 actual miles

1979 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham 4-Door Sedan

At a cost of over $7500, The Bonneville Brougham 4door Sedan was the most expensive Pontiac available in 1979.  Its clean lines and sharp grill helped Pontiac to sell over 17000 of these Bonneville’s.  Today, few still exist, especially in great condition. This Bonneville Brougham 4-Door Sedan is one that got away.  It is not only still exists but its condition is excellent and completely original.

The interior is immaculate.  It came loaded with options and everything works as designed.  The air conditioning is cold, the radio works as it should as well as all other features and options including all power windows, power door locks and power drivers seat.  With just 25000 miles on the odometer, this modern classic is basically still new.  All gauges are crystal clear and in working order.  The seats show no signs of wear.

The 4.9 Liter 301ci 135hp engine is [...]

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