1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Eggplant
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
230bhp, 315 cu. in. D-500 V8 engine, two-speed automatic transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs and semi-elliptic rear leaf springs, and four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 115"
The origins of the Dual-Ghia date back to 1953, when Chrysler commissioned Ghia to build a number of advanced show cars based on Virgil Exner’s design for the Thomas Special. Included in these Specials were the four Dodge Firearrows, which created such a sensation at their debut that the public demanded