1940 LaSalle Custom Coupe LaSalle Custom Coupe
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1940 LaSalle Custom Coupe LaSalle Custom Coupe for sale
Rarely seen 5 window LaSalle Coupe
Custom restoration. finished in Candy Gold
350 CID LT1 fuel-injected V-8 engine
Three-speed automatic transmission
Air-conditioning. power steering. power brakes and power leather seats
VDO gauges and tilt steering column
Shaved door handles
Dayton wire spoke wheels
Looking for a Cadillac that is atypical. a model most people have forgotten. if they ever knew about it? Try this LaSalle Custom 5 Window Coupe restomod. presented by MotoeXotica Classic Cars complete with modern drive-tran. power steering. power brakes. leather interior and air conditioning! LaSalle was Cadillac's lessor known make between 1927 and 1940.
The work of GM Styling Head Harley Earl is obvious with the car's graceful lines and proportions and integrated headlights. all highlighted by House of Kolor's (out of Minneapolis. Minnesota) Candy Gold two-stage exterior. The paint and trim are in very good order. The lights. led by custom headlights. are in similar good order. The car rides on radial tires surrounding Dayton wire wheels. The body panels are straight and solid. even the shaved doors. and the car is bumperless. Driver convenience features are air-conditioning. power steering. power brakes and power leather seats.
Under that gold hood is a modern heart. a 350 CID LT1 fuel-injected V-8 engine from a 1990s Chevrolet Corvette. It is mated to a three-speed automatic transmission.
Inside. the interior features leather tan front bucket seats. VDO gauges with gold trim rings and a digital odometer. The seats are in very good order. the carpet looks good and the plush headliner looks great. The car has an aftermarket three-spoke steering wheel with tilt column lifted from a 60s-80s GM product. The inner door panels and mirror glass all look good. too. We can almost guarantee that you will never find another classic hot rod like this!
The final 1940 LaSalles were introduced in October 1939 with. as it had in its first year. a full array of semi-custom body styles. including a convertible sedan. Harley Earl also oversaw this redesign. The LaSalle emerged with a smooth-flowing design. its trademark thin radiator flanked by a series of thin chrome slots. giving it a futuristic look. In its final year sales of the LaSalle reached the second highest level ever at 24. 33.
In the mid-1920s. GM President and CEO Alfred P. Sloan perceived that his original five divisions – Chevrolet. Oakland. Oldsmobile. Buick and Cadillac had price gaps that needed to be filled. He came up with the Companion Make Program. which added Pontiac's “six-cylinder for the price of a four” between Chevy and Oakland. Viking's V-8 models fit between Oakland and Oldsmobile. the more compact six-cylinder Marquette slotted between Oldsmobile and Buick and LaSalle went between Buick and Cadillac.
So. if you're looking for something different to bring your local cruising event or just to get stares as you ride around town. this car more than fits the bill. Please note while this car is equipped with A/C it does not blow cold and the wipers. speedometer. fuel gauge are inoperable.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 3. 89 miles since the new gauges were installed at time of rebuild. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. exempt mileage title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!! Vehicle Photos: Vehicle Warranty: ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. About Motoexotica: History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Terms and Conditions: Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise. Fees and Taxes
Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment. ☎ Call or text "64035" to 636-323-4353 for more information
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