1979 Clenet Coachworks Series I Convertible Roadster
Sale price: $20,890.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2015-04-01
Manuel Santos (from Puerto Rico) offered $8,000 USD usd
Bernd Baum (from Neckarsulm Germany) offered 19000 usd
Dean (from Croatia) offered 30000 usd
Technical specifications, photos and description:
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1979 Clenet Coachworks Series I Convertible Roadster for sale
This gorgeous vehicle is a 1979 Clenet Series I Roadster. It is number 104 of 250 produced models manufactured by Clenet Coachworks of Santa Barbara. California. This vehicle has been garaged and driven rarely since being purchased from the previous owner with only 754 miles put on it since 2005. It is in great shape and good running condition to be shown off around town. There are 87. 59 miles on the vehicle total with the engine being rebuilt at about 75. 00 miles. This beautiful car has all its original features. such as the Waterford crystal ash tray. hood ornament. and etched side windows. New white wall tires were installed on the vehicle after being purchased from the previous owner. The car is registered in California as a 2011 kit car. therefore it is exempt from smog certification. However. the car is NOT A KIT CAR and was originally built by Clenet as an out-of-state export. thus not being built to California's emissions restrictions.
Clenets are rarely ever on the market and this is your chance to be a proud owner of one of the most unique cars ever made. It's a true enthusiast's dream to own and we are searching for the right person to give it a loving home.
This Clenet is registered with Clenetclub. com although incorrectly listed as #129. The original VIN# is CLE791104 thus proving it is actually #104.
Additional specs for the vehicle can be found at http://www. automobile-catalog. com/auta_details1. php
A bit of Clenet history.
Each limited-production model was conceived. designed. and produced by a small team of dedicated men and women in Santa Barbara County. California in the 1970s and 1980s. The automobile's distinctive 1930s styling and meticulous hand craftsmanship turned heads wherever they went. Clenets boasted the latest in drive train and suspension system technology under a body of steel giving them superior reliability to go with their beauty.
Clenet Coachworks Inc. was formed by Alain Clenet and investors in 1975. Alfred J. DiMora was one of the early employees in 1976. The company ran into financial difficulties in the 1980s. ceased production. and filed for bankruptcy. DiMora purchased the assets of Clenet Coachworks Inc. and revived Clenet production at a new factory in Carpinteria. California.
Features such as Italian walnut burl dashboards and etched glass accented by Waterford crystal ashtrays brought many Clenet models in at over $100. 00. Buyers ranged from Farrah Fawcett. Rod Stewart. Ken Norton. and Sylvester Stallone to King Hussein of Jordan. Clenets were called "Drive Art" by Automotive Age and the "American Rolls-Royce" by Fortune.
More pictures available on request. Please Email Dar & Jana for more information caspiansea@yahoo. com poetry4unity@gmail. com
We accept Cashiers Check and when it clears we will send bill of sale and title. Buyer can pick vehicle up or arrange shipping.On Jun-08-13 at 19:06:07 PDT. seller added the following information:
***PLEASE EMAIL CASPIAN_CEE@YAHOO. COM OR POETRY4UNITY@GMAIL. COM***On Jun-09-13 at 09:05:32 PDT. seller added the following information:
***The link to the specs above are incorrect. The correct specs are located at 1979 Clenet Clenet Series I Roadster specs database.On Jun-11-13 at 18:06:40 PDT. seller added the following information:
After receiving an email from another Clenet collector we have learned this vehicle is correctly listed as #129 on Clenetclub. com. The CLE79XXXX seriel numbers started with car #25. Apologies for this error!
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Comments and questions to the seller:from dean, dated 10 september 2016
Is the car still for sale ??
from Allan Mutanen, dated 02 december 2014
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