Do you like the 1955 Chevy Bel Air? And what about 1999 Callaway C12? And maybe you’ve heard something about Dale Earnhardt Jr (NASCAR legend for those who aren’t familiar)? Well, he has put up both of these cars for sale on ebay.
The ad for Bel Air says:
This is a Dale Earnhardt Jr owned vehicle from his private collection!
Whether you are a Bel Air fan or a Dale Jr fan, this car is a must see. Here is your chance to own a one of kind 1955 Chevy Bel Air!
Built in 2004 by Funk Master Flex for Dale Earnhardt Jr. It sports a Jim Meyer Chassis, a 434 Small Block Scott Sharioff motor that produces 500HP. One off aluminium wheels with Dale Jr’s former ‘8’ on the hub cover.
Inside, you will see that the seats have been newly upholstered. Both the front and rear bench seats are in wonderful condition. The matching door panels and carpet all look fantastic with no notable signs of wear. The dashboard has been painted to match the exterior paint and shows no signs of cracking or fade while housing gauges that look excellent. The dashboard has been tastefully dressed up and it looks great.
And this is what is said about Callaway C12:
This is a Dale Earnhardt Jr owned vehicle from his private collection.
If you are looking to own a piece of Corvette history, don’t miss this opportunity. This stunning Callaway C12 is number 18 of 19 built for the 1999 Market. It features a 382cc, 6.2 liter powerhouse, 373 Rear End Ratio. Top of the line in 1999. This car was repainted using the 3 step Glasurit porcess. It was finished in BMW 287 Blue Pearl color. This car was featured in the November 18th, 2002 issue of Autoweek magazine. Dale Earnhardt Jr purchased this car in 2004.
The Callaway C12 was originally created to win the GT2 class at LeMans. In fact, a Callaway C12.R took the class pole position at LeMAns in2001, beating Porsche, Ferrari and other world calss marques. Subsequent Callaway C12 road cars utilized much of the C12.R technology, but configured to present the driver with a refined sportscar with excellent road car manners.
Built in conjunction with IVM Engineering Group of Germany, the C12 project was a combined effort of Callaway Cars (USA) and Callaway Competition (Germany). With styling provided ny Callaway’s accomplished designer, Paul Deutschman, the C12 used the 1997-2004 Corvette platform as a donor vehicle, transforming an already great car into a world beater. With the completely new body a full two meters wide to take advantage of LeMans dimensional regulations, Callaway engineers developed the C12 coil-over suspension with its own unique control arm streamline tubing and high pressure, gas-over-oil adjustable dampers. C12 road cars were powered by the SuperNatural version of the new LS-series Corvette engines.
Only 19 Callaway C12 road cars were produced, purchased as an average price of approximately $200,000. They are coveted by leading car collectors worldwide.If you’re a Corvette fan or a Dale Jr fan, this car is for you!