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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1959 Chevrolet El Camino

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this modified 1959 Chevrolet El Camino. It is powered by a 454cid V8 backed by a TH400 three-speed automatic transmission. Features include tonneau cover, tilt steering column, upgraded AM/FM radio, power brakes, and adjustable air suspension. Finished in white with red accents over a multi-colored red vinyl and cloth interior, this El Camino comes with a clear title.

The body is finished in white with red accenting the top and bed. Features include fender-mounted antenna, dual side-view mirrors, hinged black vinyl tonneau cover, floor-mounted air suspension tank and compressors, and wooden bed. A full walk-around video can be seen below.

A set of five-spoke Boyd Coddington wheels is wrapped in radial tires.

The cabin is furnished with a bench seat reupholstered in red vinyl and multicolor cloth, and red and silver vinyl door panels. Features include manual steering, tilt steering column with column-mounted automatic transmission shifter, AM/FM radio, and new red carpeting.

The instrument panel includes a set of Dakota Digital analog gauges featuring a 160-mph speedometer, 8,000-rpm tachometer, and readouts for the fuel level, oil pressure, temperature, and voltage. The odometer reads 18,616 miles, though the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown.

Power is provided by a 454 big-block hooked up to a TH400 three-speed automatic and nine-inch rear.

The chassis has been modified to accept an adjustable air suspension system on all four corners. Braking is provided by power drums. A dual exhaust system exits ahead of the rear wheels.

The auction for this 1959 Chevrolet El Camino ends Monday, March 25, 2024 at 11:30 a.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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