1957 Pontiac Star Chief Custom Catalina 2 Door Frame-On Restoration! Beautiful.

1957 Pontiac Star Chief for sale in Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States
Make: Pontiac
Model: Star Chief
Type: Coupe
Year: 1957
Mileage: 93322
VIN: K757H8181
Color: Red
Engine size: 347 V8
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Pontiac Star Chief 1957

1957 Pontiac Star ChiefCustom Catalina 2 Door Hardtop

VIN:# K757H8181

Engine:347cuin (5.69L) 270 hp V8

4 Speed "Strato-Flight" Automatic Transmission
1957 Pontiac was a legend in the world of Pontiac motorsports. Winning the Daytona Grand National making it one of the fastest American stock cars you could own in those days. Star Chief's are recognized as a top of the line luxury sports cars of thelate 1950's, a sleek yet bold 2 door coupe with a jet age inspired iconic tail-fin and stainless side panel rocket-ship style design this was one of the nicest General Motors vehicles you could own back in the 1950's era of America.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMf_98Fk8NQ
These cars are very hard to find in a 2 door hard top in this restored, protected condition.
A lot of money, time, energy and cost of housing have been poured into this classic 1957 so it survives in great condition to this day.
MECHANICAL: This Star Chief has been meticulously maintained with much money and labor put into it over the years. Each owner took very fine care of this car and it shows. Car has underwent years of protection (garage kept) NO RUST and recent a FRAME-ON restoration.
The Engine block and Transmission have beenREBUILTdoes not smoke or misfire or give any hesitation when accelerating whatsoever. Plenty of power this car is somewhat of arocket ship with a very nice sounding exhaust.
Odometer Shows mileage as 93K however motor has been completely rebuilt, Pistons, rings, service and tune-up, everything gone through extensively. Starts up every-timeeven on cold days without any issue.Acceleratesvery nicely. Has very throaty strong power. Drives very straight. Tracking down the road like any modern car and does not pull to ether side of the road when driving. Very much time has been put into this vehicle restoring it as well as protecting it for many years.
The car is a very much a pleasure to drive. NO Issues with it mechanically, it is road ready. Starts, shifts and stops without any issues of concern.
Automatic Jet-Away Transmission wasrebuilt when the motor was overhauled, shifts excellent.


Brakes are good and car stops as it should. This car can be driven anywhere with confidence.

BODY: Cosmetically this car looks very sharp (see pics) and always gets major attention wherever it is being driven or parked.

Car was repainted roughly 5 years ago and has a great shine. Over all the paint is in very good condition, all the stainless trim and body trim are perfectly in position and lined up well. The paint work reflects a very professional job and the white and red colors have all excellent lines no mistakes. (see pictures)

RUST FREE SOLID CAR NO holes in the floor or in the trunk, car is very solid. Very little of the body has diminished and is in extremely excellent Western car. Chrome bumpers front and back are original and show some sign of age and patina but still look very nice and presentable.

INTERIOR:Professionally reupholstered(2017)
$6500 Was spent on interior updates: New Carpet, New Headliner, Painted Dashboard, Door Panels, Both Front and Back Seats redone. All mechanic windows, seats and doors and lock all operate properly.
Sitting inside the Star Chief the first thing you notice is how nice and firm the seats are. No sagging. All New interior makes for a really nice ride *and car smells nice*

THIS EARLY 1957 MODEL was outfitted with an embroidered "Star Badge" on the upper portion of the seats (see pics). These early models are particularlyrare as they soon dropped them throughout 1957.
Star Chief's in this condition are becoming harder and harder to find. They are truly rare.Perfect restoration 2 Door Hardtop Star Chief's command $30-60K+ Please review car values. NADA is considered the foremost authority by many in the collectors world.
https://www.nadaguides.com/Cars/1957/Pontiac/Star-Chief-Custom-Catalina/2-Door-Hardtop/Values^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Very LOW Reserve. This car is being offered reasonably priced. With all the time and detail with a restoration that deserves a good home and someone who will take good care of this iconic American legend. Car will appreciate in value going forward. 1957 is a very special year in American especially GM cars. We would like to see go to a good home.
Serious Buyers Only! Please call before placing a winning bid if you have any questions.

For inquiry please contact David @ 727 612 8678
Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer however we can help with transport arrangements if necessary.
Car is for sale locally and we reserve the right to end this listing at anytime.

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