Evaluation: Very good recent repaint. Bright chrome. Barely stretched upholstery. Tight fitting top. Fresh, dry engine compartment but too much paint on the engine so the stamping is not legible (but it was legible 11 years ago at Ft. Lauderdale and that is reported here.)
Bottom Line: Simply wonderful. This car was sold by RM at Ft. Lauderdale in 2009 for $67,100. It wasn’t very good then but had its appropriate 3-speed manual transmission. Beaucoup dollars have been spent on it since including replacing the 3-speed with a 4-speed, a change that detracts from its correct configuration but adds immensely to its driving enjoyment. A choice Impala for which a deserved premium was paid and a strong result here in Hershey where the overwhelming emphasis was on pre-war cars and this Impala was one of very few post-war lots.