Rare even in the US the 1956 Super Riviera in 2 door coupe form was improved over the first year 1955 cars giving them a standard 0-60 time of 9.8 seconds thanks to the GM Roadmaster 322 V8 coupled with the popular Variable pitch dynaflow auto gearbox.
1956 also saw additions like the porthole vents to the front wings which was used to indicate the larger engine option as well as a larger options list of which this particular example took full advantage including power brakes, heater, power steering and a now sought after electric clock.
This car was imported in the UK in July 2020 to its 1 and only UK owner from California via the renowned hot rod dealer West Coast Classics (original sales advert included in the history file)
Restored in the US before heading here and finished in period correct Electric Blue metallic over Dover white with hand painted pin striping to the bonnet and boot as well as matching blue and white interior an carpet set. All new chrome and stainless steel trim and much more. In fantastic condition making this a rare opportunity to acquire a highly sought after Hot Rod in show ready condition.
UK registered on the registration 611 XVK with full V5, Nova documents, original bill of sale in the US, copy of US title documents and West Coast Classics sale advert.
Showing 7,000 miles but is believed to be 107,000 miles.
Please see our walk around video for condition and engine start up.
GUIDE PRICE £28,000 - £30,000