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1955 Pontiac Chieftain

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Manufacturer: Pontiac
Model: Chieftain
Year: 1955
Type: Coupe
Color: Other
Mileage: 64,664
Engine: 455 V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Other
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1955 Pontiac Chieftain for sale

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1955 Pontiac Chieftain
Stock #0578-TPA

1955 Pontiac Chieftain for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   455 V8 BODY STYLE :   Coupe TRANSMISSION:  
2 Speed Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   64664 INTERIOR COLOR :   Turq/White    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Defrost. Heat. Power Steering. AM/FM Radio. Cassette Player

SELLER REMARKS

Fans of Pontiacs and American motoring history want to take note of this car. The 1955 Pontiacs like this Chieftain hardtop coupe had a new V8 and new styling that was a turning point for the company. So when you find a restored example that retains its nicely coordinated factory color combo. a larger version of the revolutionary V8. and it's all at a value price. it's time act quickly.


The Chieftain was the entry-level Pontiac in 1955. but it looks anything but basic. The unique front bumper design and iconic "silver streak" hood give this plenty of distinction without losing the all-American '50s style. Add in lots more trim. a flashy hardtop profile. and enough familiar DNA to make it a handsome alternative to the more common Chevy. You can tell there has been some investment that has gone into this significant Pontiac over the years. The turquoise is correct for this car. and it has the kind of smoothness and shine that comes from a modern respray. It's also now joined by a terrific white that separates alone the trim line. The curvaceous sheetmetal remains in great shape with good gaps and doors that close with reassuring solidity. These Pontiacs were starting on their journey to becoming GM's performance brand. and so this coupe hints at that with the addition of 15-inch Cragar SS wheels.


One glance inside will convince you that someone really spent some time a few years ago coordinating the restoration on this coupe. The turquoise and white two-tone from the outside is masterfully continued on the interior. This combo looks fantastic on the button-top seats. which tells us a there was a serious investment here. The overall appearance matches quite nicely on the door panels. carpeting. and dash. for a true uniform appearance everyone loves at car shows. Pontiac's gauge package was one of the most handsome of the day with nice symmetry and a half-circle speedometer prominently mounted in the middle. The amount of the brightwork on the dash means upgrades like the AM/FM/cassette player and trio of auxiliary gauges do a fine job of blending in with this largely original interior.


More of what makes this Pontiac great is under the hood. 1955 was the first year of the new OHV built by Pontiac for Pontiac. and this powerplant was how the brand began to establish its reputation for providing performance in the GM lineup. But while the first version only displaced 287 cubic inches. this one celebrates the time when Pontiac got deeper into the horsepower wars with an enlarged Buick 455ci V8. There are a few signs that this is a later motor. but most people peeking inside will find it hard to recognize the performance upgrade from just looking in the engine bay. After all. the correct light blue block and all the gloss black components just look like the product of a careful and original restoration. But you'll certainly feel and hear the upgrade thanks to the Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor and rumble of the dual exhaust. There's even power steering and a two-speed automatic transmission to make it's easy to enjoy this vintage Pontiac to the fullest.


Authentic. powerful. and uncommon you're looking at an exceptionally desirable vintage coupe at a very affordable price. That's why you know you have to be quick to get this Chieftain home. Call today!!!

1955 Pontiac Chieftain for Sale

 

1955 Pontiac Chieftain for Sale

Stock # 0578-TPA  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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