1954 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 150
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1954 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 150 for sale
Vehicle Overview: Stock: 160906 VIN: D54N029217 Year: 1954 Exterior Color: White Make: Chevrolet Interior Color: Grey Model: 150 Mileage: 53096 Engine: 235ci Transmission: Manual Vehicle Description: 1954 Chevrolet 150 Special Ambulance
Reportedly once owned by Howard Hughes!
Previous owner owned for more than 12 years
235 CID Stovebolt Six inline six-cylinder engine
Three-speed manual transmission
India Ivory exterior. gray interior
GE red emergency lights. driver's spotlight and metal Federal Sign & Signal siren mounted on right front fender
Fender skirts. fender rock guards
Documentation includes Polaroid photos of the ambulance parked on what appears to be a movie studio lot in Southern California
Looking for the ultimate rolling Halloween conversation piece? While it's not quite Ecto-1. the 1959 Cadillac ambulance seen in the Ghostbusters films. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to offer this 1954 Chevrolet 150 Special Ambulance. The previous owner stated that this vehicle once belonged to the eccentric Howard Hughes. While we have no documentation to back this up. it is very fitting and the vehicle has resided in California for a very long time.
With its India Ivory exterior paint. this vehicle's paint is in good shape but there are minor blemishes. as one should expect from a vehicle that spent at least part of its life getting the sick and injured to a hospital as quickly as possible. Its glass windows are good order. Wagon's lights are intact and haze-free and the bumpers are in good condition. The windshield wipers are inoperative but overall. the body panels are straight and the car rides on BFGoodrich tires. surrounding 15-inch white steel wheels with Chevy hubcaps.
Inside. a gray. spartan interior is upfront. The bench seat is in very good form. as is the carpet. headliner and dashboard. The big. black. two-spoke steering wheel is in good shape and the door panels help complete the sterile. service-oriented environment this vehicle conveys. The horn is inoperable and there is no radio in this vehicle. In the rear are two jumpseats. room for a stretcher (not included with ambulance) and storage cabinets in the partition.
Under the hood is a "Thrift King" version of the 235 CID Stovebolt Six inline six-cylinder engine linked to a three-speed manual transmission. The engine bay is tidy. After Chevrolet assembled the basic three-door sedan delivery body. it was sent to National Body Manufacturing in Knightstown. Indiana for completion into a service vehicle - ambulance. hearse or limousine. An early 1950s National ad boasted:
When converting a Chevrolet Sedan Delivery. furnished to us by customer. into a NATIONAL Combination Hearse & Ambulance. we extend the unit 30" and install 43" doors on each side. build in one recessed attendant's seat. furnish shades. cot holder. choice of removable casket table or turn-over rollers in regular floor. medicine cabinets in partition. sliding glass in partition. safety glass throughout. dome lights in front and rear compartments. blue or red leatherette trim. Armstrong inlaid linoleum on floor. tire compartment under floor on left side. and unit painted to suit customer. Cost of conversion $1. 95. These Sedan Delivery units are usually delivered to our plant directly from the Chevrolet factory. When the unit is ordered for conversion. preference is given for quick delivery to us.
Documents include Polaroid photos of the ambulance parked on what appears to be a movie studio lot in Southern California. This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 53. 96 miles. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear California title.
VIN: D54N029217 National Body Mfg #: 2637-54
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you. Vehicle Photos: 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.
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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 "96727" to 636-323-3317 for more information
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