The Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction

Lot : SP117
1940 Chrysler Newport Roadster

Auctioned on Saturday, May 2, 2015

Sold at $55,000

  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Exterior Color: Red
  • Interior Color: Tan

Here is a phenomenal 1940 Chrysler Newport Roadster. This is a one-off metal bodied re-creation of the Chrysler Newport used as the Pace Car for the 1940 Indianapolis 500, of which only 6 were produced. This car was hand built in Roadster form using an original 1940 Chrysler chassis and floor pan. It is registered and titled as a 1940 Chrysler Newport. the car is powered by a 392cid HEMI engine with dual 4 barrel carburetors, a 3-speed Torquefilte transmission, limited slip rear end, rack and pinion power steering and power brakes. It also has a tilt steering wheel, CD sound system, Kelsey Hayes wheels and full gauges. It was a complete ground-up build with no expense spared and only 400 miles since it was completed. The car is finished in stunning bright red with a lavish tan interior trimmed out in 24k gold. This is a tryly special, one-of-a-kind automobile and work of art.