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August 1-3, 2013


  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan
  • 1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750  Custom Sedan


1956 Chevrolet 496 / 750 Custom Sedan

Lot No. 738

Auctioned on Saturday, August 3, 2013

High Bid of $ 45,000

  • 496-cid, 750-hp V-8 engine with aluminum heads
  • 6-71 blower, two Demon 850 carburetors on pump gas
  • Complete frame-off restoration
  • Four- link rear with coilover adjustable shocks
  • Four- wheel Wilwood disc brake system
  • Custom 1960s diamond interior
  • Triple Black paint with clear coat perfection


How nice is this sinister-looking 1956 Chevrolet street machine? So nice that it was a Hot Rod Magazine feature car; won Best Street Machine at the Great Labor Day Cruise and took First Place in the Street Machine Custom 1949-1964 Class at the 2012 Grand National Roadster Show. The latter, of course, the “Granddaddy” of custom car shows. No wonder: with a complete frame-off buildup, it boasts gorgeous Triple Black paint under glasslike clearcoat on both its superb sheet metal and American Torque Thrust wheels, contrasted to great effect by gleaming chrome and brightwork. Its custom diamond-tufted interior upholstery recalls the Tony Nancy-stitched dragsters of old, as does its 496-cid, 750-hp blown, dual-quad aluminum-head big block engine. A four-link rear with coilover adjustable shocks, four-wheel Wilwood disc brake system and custom stainless steel exhaust complete the cars performance underpinnings.


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