Tuesday, January 17, 2023

1955 Chrysler Ghia ST Special - $770k

1 of 4 produced. Exhibited at the 1955 Turin Motor show. Nut and bolt restoration completed in 2014. Copper with an ivory roof, Havana leather interior, ivory dashboard. Factory-commissioned Ghia coachwork fitted to a Chrysler New Yorker chassis. 331/250 HP Hemi V-8 engine. 4-barrel carburetor. 2-speed Powerflite automatic transmission. Power steering. Power brakes. The car’s 331-cu.in Hemi V-8 is fed by a single four-barrel carburetor, mated to a PowerFlite automatic transmission.
Chassis N558768 has appeared several times in recent auctions. In 2018 it went to auction at RM Sothebys and made $527k. On Jan 2, 2020 the car high bid to $375k against a $450k-$550k estimate at Mecum.

The car will next cross the block at Mecum Kissimmee.