Auburn Fall

The Auburn Auction Park
2 - 5 September 2021
Lot 6143

1955 Chrysler C-300

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$82,500 USD | Sold

United States | Auburn, Indiana

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Chassis No.
3N552083
  • First-year example of Chrysler’s famed letter series; one of the first muscle cars and the most powerful production car in the United States for 1955, featuring the company’s first HEMI engine
  • One of only 1,725 built for the model year
  • Single family ownership since 1960
  • Finished in white over tan leather
  • Driven sparingly since a two-year, six-figure, frame-off restoration to concours standards completed in July 2019
  • Powered by 5.4-liter Hemi V-8 engine with two four-barrel carburetors and full racing camshaft; PowerFlite automatic transmission
  • Equipped from with heavy-duty suspension, power driver’s seat, power windows, push-button radio, and lap belts
  • Rides on wide whitewall tires mounted to wire wheels
  • Accompanied by original order form for 1960 purchase, photos and invoices documenting restoration, service invoices dating back to 1967, original owner’s manual, Mopar shop manual, Mopar parts catalogs, and spare
  • One of the finest examples anywhere with outstanding provenance and show ready