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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Chevrolet 210 Restomod

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1955 Chevrolet 210 restomod. It is powered by a fuel-injected LS 5.3-liter V8 backed by a four-speed automatic transmission. Features include four-wheel disc brakes, Lexus power front bucket seats, center console, tilt steering column, Vintage Air climate controls, and power windows. Finished in Sunset Pearl and Root Beer Brown and complemented by a saddle interior featuring leather seats with synthetic suede inserts, this 210 comes with restoration receipts, parts manuals, color-matched diecast replica and a clear title.

During the restoration, which was completed in January 2017, the exterior was finished in Sunset Pearl and Root Beer Brown. Features include chrome bumpers, custom mesh grille, sport mirrors with integrated turn signals, C5 Corvette door handles, Bel Air side trim, shaved fuel door, and custom taillights with hidden fuel filler on the driver’s side.

A set of 18-inch (front) and 20-inch (rear) Boze Alloys aluminum wheels is wrapped in Nitto radial tires.

The Lexus power front bucket and rear bucket seats are upholstered in saddle leather with suede-like microfiber inserts. Features include power steering, tinted power windows, tilt steering column, full-length center console with automatic shifter, Pioneer AM/FM/CD/SiriusXM touchscreen stereo, Vintage Air climate controls, and Holley EFI Terminator X touchscreen controller.

The instrument panel consists of a 160-mph speedometer, 8,000-rpm tachometer and gauges for the fuel level, voltage, oil pressure and coolant temperature. The digital odometer reads 3,191 miles, which the seller states reflects the miles logged since the installation of the LS small-block; the true mileage is unknown.

Power is provided by a new, fuel-injected LS 5.3-liter V8 backed by a four-speed automatic transmission. Engine bay features include a body-color firewall, Wilwood hydroboost power brake system, polished air conditioning compressor, custom air intake tube, aluminum radiator, and billet hood hinges.

This 210 is equipped with an independent front suspension and 12-bolt rear end with 3.73 gears. Braking is provided by power four-wheel discs. A dual exhaust system exits at the rear.

The auction for this 1955 Chevrolet 210 restomod ends on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. (PDT)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.

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