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1940 LaSalle 52

454 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic

$42,995

454 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic

$42,995


Stock #789R-HOU
Price: $42,995
Year Make Model: 1940 LaSalle 52
Engine: 454 CID V8
Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
Mileage: 451 ( since rebuilt )
Body Style: Coupe
Exterior Color: Silver
Interior Color: Black/Grey

  • Aluminum Wheels
  • AM/FM Radio
  • CD Player
  • Power Steering
  • Seatbelts
  • Telescopic Wheel
  • Tilt Wheel
  • Vinyl Interior

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Up for sale now in our Houston showroom is this 1940 LaSalle. LaSalle was a brand of automobiles manufactured and marketed by General Motors' Cadillac division from 1927 through 1940. This one is the last year of the model and is the most sought after. In its final years, the LaSalle once again became more Cadillac-like in its appearance and details.

This LaSalle is extremely custom & very cool looking with its dark gray paint matched to the blacked-out grille & trim really makes this street rod stand out from the crowd. This car started out as a barn find that was stripped down to the bare body, sandblasted & epoxy primered. It was then built completely from the ground up sparing no expense. The car has been freshly professionally repainted in February of 2017 in the dark gray paint you see today and the finish is excellent.

Powering this hotrod down the road is a 454 CID V8 that shakes the ground as it commands the road. Paired to that V8 monster is a 3-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly through the gears as you cruise down the road. Both the engine & transmission have both been recently rebuilt with only 500 miles on them since that was completed so this car has been barely broken in with many miles ahead of it!

Looking towards the interior you will find a vinyl two-tone seats & custom center console complete with CD player & cup holders mounted in it. The dash is custom & is paint matched to the car with Dolphin gauges & warning lights installed. The trunk has been finished as well with the same two-tone scheme with fitted carpet. The car sits on American racing wheels wrapped in Falken tires with plenty of tread left on them.

***We have restoration photos of this car***

Other features on this car include; CD player with AM/FM radio, power steering, tilt steering wheel, & vinyl interior. For more information on this 1940 LaSalle 52 call the Houston Showroom at 832-243-6220 or email houstongatewayclassiccars.com - See more at: http://gatewayclassiccars.com/houston/1940/lasalle/52-S789.html#sthash.CBe8IYbh.dpuf

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A $237.37 document fee will be added to the sales price. All purchases may be subject to any applicable tax, title, & licensing fees.

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1967 Ford Mustang Shelby prepared race car

1967 Ford Mustang Shelby prepared race car


Engine: 347 Dual Quad V8
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Mileage: 0 ( undocumented )

For sale at Gateway Classic Cars in our St. Louis showroom is a very special piece of not only American racing history, but also worldwide racing history. It was in the Shelby Heritage Center in Las Vegas Nevada the last two years on display. This is the first Shelby-built FIA Group II, SCCA Trans Am Series Competition Mustang Coupe. VIN 7R01A164680. This is the first car built (of the 26 total Road Race Competition Coupes), Produced at the LAX, Shelby California Facility. Ordered/Purchased by George Kirksey (Associated Press/Houston, Texas, Professional Sportswriter, Shareholder of the Houston Astro Baseball Franchise, responsible for bringing Major League Baseball to Houston, Executive Promoter and amateur Porsche 911 SCA Club Race Car Driver). Partnered with Carroll Shelby and Freddie Van Beuren Sr. (Wealthy Businessman from Mexico) to purchase the very first, Shelby Competition Coupe, to compete in the 1967 SCCA Trans-Am/A-Sedan Championship. Purchased for the sum of $5,500 plus a $150 delivery charge. Delivered, sorted and used as a "mule" test car for the remaining 25 cars Shelby would build in 1967 by Chuck Cantwell and Jerry Titus prior to delivery at the Willow Springs, California Race Track (historical notes from Cantwell and Titus are available in the historical document files), to Sebring International Raceway for the second race (of the eleven-race series) of the 1967 Trans-Am Season (finished 41st/51 laps/Differential failure). Kirksey and VanBeuren Sr. named their Race Team Effort "dos caballos" (two horsemen). VanBeuren Sr. also owned a '65 Shelby Mustang GT350 "R-Model" that his son Freddie VanBeuren Jr. raced in SCCA B-Production and the 1967 12 Hour race at Sebring, International Raceway, Sebring, FL. The Dos Caballos Team Logo was 2 Ford Mustang-style running horses. Hired drivers for 1967 included; Freddie VanBeuren Jr., Paul Jett, Don Sesslar, Allan Moffat, Crew Chief; Clell Thorpe (Former Shelby Crew Chief that won 31 races for Shelby American in 1966). See; The George Kirksey Story, Bringing Major League Baseball to Houston by Cambell B. Tichener, ISBN0990156557. 7R01A164680 was professionally (and amateur raced) throughout the 1967 Race Season in SCCA Trans-Am and A-Sedan. The car sported number 2,7, and number 8. The paint scheme evolved throughout the year from basic Shelby White to having Day-Glow Orange lower front valance panel, Red and White American Flag Stripes over the roof, Red & Green "LeMans" Striped signifying the VanBeuren Mexican Heritage and an American Flag on the rear quarter panels signifying Kirksey's American roots patriotism. The SCCA Trans-Am Race History for 1967; Sebring Trans-Am, finished 41st/Differential Failure. Green Valley Trans-Am; Started 2nd/finished 8th. Lime Rock Trans-Am; started 10/Finished 26th. Mid-Ohio Trans-Am; Started 4th/Finished 13th. Bryar Trans-Am; DNS. Marlboro Trans-Am; DNS. Continental Divide Trans-Am; DNS. Crow's Landing Trans-Am; Started 8th/finished 7th (best Professional Finish for the car and the team). Riverside Trans-Am; Started/Finished 31st. Stardust Trans-Am; Started/Finished 21st. Kent Washington Trans-Am; DNS. The SCCA Trans-Am race history for 1968; Sebring Trans-Am; Started 9th/Finished 20th. Amateur History; Driven by Allan Moffat as car number 2 in the June 25, 1967 SCCA National Event known as the "Glen Challenge for Manufacturers at Watkins Glen", Watkins Glen, New York, sat in the pole with a track record, set fastest lap and led every lap to WIN. This stellar performance by Moffat led to a professional seat in the Bud Moore-prepared Mercury Cougar as a "factory" funded driver/team member to Parnelli Jones, Dan Gurney and Peter Revson. Driven again by Moffat at the Paul Revere 250, Daytona International Raceway, Daytona, Florida on the 3.81 Mile Permanent Road Course for an 11th Place Finish. Sponsored by Amalie Racing Motor Oil with an $8,000 cash and all lubricants provided no charge, DOW Winterset Anti-Freeze and Coolant, LA Roase Racing Engines and tires were furnished No-Charge by Firestone Racing. Raced in 1968 by Freddie VanBeuren, sponsored by Shelby DE Mexico and the Bunny Boutique, raced as car Number 78. Sold late in 1968 to a Texas Physician, Dr. Vince Collins and his partners Larry Wilson, Bill Funderbunk and Bill Lawrence. Driving duties were provided by Clooins and Wilson. Raced at the 1970 Daytona 24 Hour event by Collins/Wilson as Number 83, Started 27th/Finished 40th (and was running at the end of the 24 hours). Raced at the 1970 Sebring 12-hour event by Collins/Wilson, Car number 37, Finished 24th/68 cars entered (and was running at the end of the 12 hours). 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1966 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

1966 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350


Engine: 289 CID V8
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Mileage: 16,500 ( undocumented )

Gateway Classic Cars of Houston is proud to present this ultra rare and desirable 1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback Mustang. Documentation and known history are two important attributes for collector cars. This 1966 Shelby GT350, SFM6S2185, possesses plenty of both. As noted in the Shelby American Automobile Club’s “Shelby Registry 1965-67,” the GT350 was shipped from the Shelby American assembly facility in Los Angeles to Ford Motor Company in June 1966, then delivered to Courtesy Motors in Littleton, Colorado. In the 1970s, the Shelby was owned by a southern California detective who sometimes used this beauty as an undercover vehicle. Since 1979, it has been in the hands of collectors to ensure it was cared for through the years. During the 1980s, it participated in west coast shows, including SAAC-6 and the Palo Alto Concours D’Elegance. From 1987 to 2013, the GT350 was owned by a private collector; a 1988 restoration resulted in numerous Best of Show awards, perfect scores from both SAAC and the Mustang Club of America, and features in several magazines. “Super Ford” magazine named it “the best Shelby of the year” for 1989. The Guardsman Blue GT350 retains much of its original equipment, including the factory-installed 4-speed transmission and matching-numbers 289 Hi-Po V-8 that was modified to Shelby specs for 306 horsepower. Like all 1966 GT350s, the car was delivered to Shelby American as a K-code Mustang fastback, then upgraded with a Cobra aluminum intake with Holley carb, Tri-Y headers, Koni shock absorbers, rear traction bars, 15-inch wheels, dash-mounted tachometer, competition seatbelts and wood steering wheel. Externally, the Shelby models differed from regular Mustangs with a fiberglass hood with scoop, plexiglas rear quarter windows and side scoops. Only 2,378 were built. In 2014, this car underwent a fresh restoration by Orlando Mustang, which resulted in Best in Class awards at the 2104 Keels and Wheels Concours D’Elegance and the 2015 Valero Show. It was featured in the July 2015 “Mustang Times” and displayed at the Bush Library from August to October 2016. To see all the HD pictures and video please go to http://gatewayclassiccars.com/houston/1966/shelby/mustang-S1019.html. For even more information on this 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350 located in our Houston showroom come by and see us or contact the showroom at (832)243-6220 or email the showroom at Houston@GatewayClassicCars.com

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Engine: 4.3L V8
Transmission: Automatic paddle shifter
Mileage: 14,617 ( actual )

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