• Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Biscayne
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1961
  • VIN: 11111J125561
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Engine size: 409ci
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
  • Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States


1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Coupe 409 The Old Reliable Tribute Vehicle Information Type: Used Year: 1961 Make: Chevrolet Model: Biscayne Coupe 409 The Old Reliable Tribute Body Style: 1961 Stock Coupe Mileage: 0 Engine Size: 9.9 Transmission: Manual Exterior Color: Burgundy/Maroon Interior Color: Gray-Light Vin: 11111J125561

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1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Coupe 409 The Old Reliable Tribute Car!
Honduras Maroon Paint with White/Gray Interior!
1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Coupe The Old Reliable 409 Tribute Car! Honduras Maroon Paint with White and Gray Interior! Built under the supervision of Bill Grumpy Jenkins himself, this 1961 Chevrolet Biscayne recreates Jenkins first Old Reliable racer, which driver Dave Strickler drove to the very first NHRA Optional/Super Stock class record with an elapsed time of 13.24 seconds at 106.64 MPH at his home strip in York, Pennsylvania, in October 1961. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, businessman and veteran drag-racer Terry Brennan got the ball rolling on the project after Jenkins, an old friend and regular dinner guest, once told Brennan that of all the cars hed raced, the one he most wanted to have was that record-setting first Old Reliable. Brennan purchased a suitable donor car and began scouring the country for NOS parts, while award-winning Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, builder Ronnie Evans prepared and painted the body and frame. Before painting the car in the correct Honduras Maroon, Evans was advised by Jenkins to spray it as it was delivered from the factory; in other words, with lots of orange peel. The originals white hand-painted Ammon R. Smith-Dave Strickler-Bill Jenkins exterior lettering was faithfully recreated, and the hood was also authentically finished with white paint and a fabricated hood scoop replicating the original, complete with Original Scooper Stocker lettering. Once the body was painted and detailedincluding all the correct factory markings in the engine compartment and undercarriagework proceeded on installing the original 409 CI big-block, which was the engine that Jenkins himself built for the car. Included on the engine are a set of gas-welded reproduction Tri-Y headers by the semi-retired Jerry Jardine, who had fabricated the originals for the car in 1961. Jenkins tuned the completed 409 on his own dyno, extracting 429 HP. The car was finally assembled with the correct 4-speed manual and shifter, period-correct NOS Ansen scatter shield and driveshaft, a rare 4.56:1 10-bolt Positraction third member, oversized drum brakes and station wagon wheels contributed by Jenkins and fitted with Goodyear wide whitewall tires. The white, black and gray interior is an accurate reproduction right down to the column-mounted tach, floor shifter and radio/heater delete. This faithful recreation of the original Old Reliable Super Stock Chevrolet received Jenkins enthusiastic approval and bears his personal signature as lasting testament to its superb quality. This nicely restored, stunning classic car is a perfect addition to any car collectors repertoire! Own a piece of history with this showroom kept 1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Old Reliable Tribute Car! This classic automobile is currently in our in-door showroom and ready for immediate delivery! Please feel free to contact our showroom with any questions at 561-845-3838. Driving Emotions.

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Driving Emotions specializes in high-end luxury and exotic automobiles including Aston-Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Rolls-Royce and more. Driving Emotions is dedicated to providing only the finest exotic and luxury automobiles to the enthusiast with discriminating taste. We offer the advantage of browsing for a hi-line vehicle from your home or office and the capability to purchase in total confidence. Driving Emotions is a father and son, family owned business that is operated with integrity and is dedicated to exceptional customer service and long term relationships with all of our clients. We have earned a trusted and well valued reputation by offering only the highest quality product available on the market. Driving Emotions will surpass your expectations, making this a uniquely gratifying experience that you will want to revisit. Whether you are looking at a exotic automobile or one of our exclusive tuner RENNtech or Carlsson vehicles, you are sure to find something at our facility that will exceed your expectations and unleash YOUR DRIVING EMOTIONS! We look forward to earning your business!

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The following terms of sale apply to all of our sales.
Payment Methods:
Wire Transfers are the only acceptable form of payment. We do NOT accept under any circumstance Cashiers/Bank Checks, Personal/Business Checks, Bank Drafts, etc. Please contact us for details of finance and lease programs available and to apply. Please have all funds available for payment in full within a 3 day period and/or have financing arranged. The vehicle will only be released for delivery and/or shipping upon proof of valid and cleared funds in Driving Emotions account. Feel free to call us for more information.

The successful high bidder will submit a $1,500 non-refundable deposit within 24 hours of the close of the auction to secure the vehicle. All vehicles remain available for sale until full payment or agreed upon deposit is received by Driving Emotions, LLC. When a deposit is received, the vehicle is taken off the market and other buyers may be lost. All deposits are Non-refundable. Please do not place a deposit on any vehicle unless you intend to purchase the car. Deposits are generally only accepted if the seller deems it appropriate for the buyer to have additional time to arrange for funds availability, financing, inspection etc.

Payment of Balance Due:
The buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 3 days of the close of the auction. The buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due including all applicable taxes and fees within 3 days of the purchase date. This includes the completion of any finance or lease contracts necessary for Driving Emotions, LLC. to be funded in full for the vehicle purchase unless agreed upon by an authorized representative. All financial transactions are to be complete and Driving Emotions fully funded before delivery and/or transportation of vehicle. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Additional Fees and Taxes:
Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered. Florida Residents pay Palm Beach County (6.0%) sales tax on the final sale price of the vehicle. We do charge a $599.00 documentation fee on each retail sale which includes a temporary tag when applicable, motor vehicle documents and transfers and miscellaneous expenses including clerical fees, notary fees and Federal Express and US mail charges. This fee will not be discounted or waived under any circumstance. Buyers are responsible for all state, county and local taxes and fees as well as any registration and title fees applicable in and required by the state in which the buyer will register and title the vehicle. Buyer is responsible for any expenses, tax and fees should they export the car outside of the US. We may be required to collect sales tax for your state. Please contact dealer for details.

The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges. We will assist the buyer with finding a shipping company - call us at (561) 845-3838 for more information. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after leaving our premises. Driving Emotions, LLC. will NOT handle any arrangements for export outside the US . It is the purchaser's sole responsibility to handle all related details and transport of any vehicle to be exported. Driving Emotions, LLC. can not be held responsible for any delays in shipping as it is beyond our control. If the vehicle is going to be shipped, full payment must be received before the vehicle is delivered to the shipping company.

Buyer's Inspection:
Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you. Driving Emotions has tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction. Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. Driving Emotions is not responsible for any typographical errors of any kind in the description of this or any advertised vehicle being represented or advertised for sale. Buyers are to expect that NOT all used vehicles will be provided with full sets of keys, books/owners manuals, CD magazines, Navigation Discs, floor mats or the like, NOR will all cars be accompanied by detailed service records etc. Driving Emotions, LLC. will not be held responsible to provide any additional items other than represented as with the car unless detailed in writing by an authorized representative. Driving Emotions welcomes and recommends a buyer's inspection. If you plan to have a buyers inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending. Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

Unless otherwise stated in the vehicle description, this vehicle is being sold "As-Is, Where-Is". No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids. Manufacturer's warranties may still apply. Extended warranties may be available; please contact us for details.

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