“This custom show car is in excellent condition plus it runs/drives well and looks just like the photos that were recently taken for the eBay listing. However, this car is a customized car and now over 60 years old so we are selling it as-is. Please call (949)642-7447 for additional information or to set a time to see the car in the Newport Beach area of Southern California.”
Custom 1956 Chrysler Windsor Show CarCreated byRichard Zocchi Art Himsl Jerry SahagonThis is rare chance to own an awardwinning custom masterpiece designed by Richard Zocchi, painted by Art Himsl andmodified by Jerry Sahagon.This beauty has been featured in several magazines andwon numerous Best of Show Awards including the top honors at the 1996 GoodguysCustom d’Elegance Awards at the All-American Get-Together plus it took awardsfor Best Custom, Best Paint and Best Interior at the Oakland Roadster Show.This customized 1956 Chrysler Windsor Coupe was created by renowned California custom car designer, Richard Zocchi, back in the mid 1990’s. Over the years Richard has won numerous prestigious awards at all the major West Coast car shows and in recognition for his excellence in creativity, design and workmanship, he has been inducted into six different halls of fame.The award winning Art Himsl paintedthe car for Richard in two-tone Tiffany Turquoise and aqua pearl paintwith white pearl inset. Art (The Gun Master) is an inductee of the GrandNational Roadster Show Hall of Fame and The National Rod Custom Hall ofFame plus several other automotive halls of fame.Most of the custom metal and interiorwork was performed by Jerry Sahagon of Jerry Sahagon’s Custom Car Concepts inCalifornia. Jerry is member of the Grand National Roadster Show Hall of Fame since 1962 and his creations have won countless trophies including six consecutive "Most Outstanding Custom Interior" awards at the Grand National Roadster Show.There were many body modifications on the car including the chopped top, custom headlights, bumpers and more... The front grille was reshaped with roundtubing and trimmed with the original stainless. The stock grille bars floatrecessed in the opening. The stock Chrysler rear tail light lenses sit in amolded housing made from round tubing giving them frenched appearance. Most of this gorgeous interior hasbeen customized to blend perfectly with the modified exterior except the dash,instrument panel and steering wheel. There is too much to list for the interiorbut we wanted to point out that the overhead console is accented with stainlessand the quarter panel trim teeth from 1953-54 Mercury. There are even moretrim teeth strategically placed rear of the quarter window. Check out theinterior photos in the listing.The project started out with very clean and superlow mile Chrysler that still currently has less than 37,000 original miles. Here isa partial list of how this award winning ’56 Windsor was modified and is currentlyequipped-Two-tone two Tiffany Turquoise and Aquapearl paint with white pearl insetViolet striping accents the lightershade of aqua for the scallopsChopped top ¾ inches and the raingutters were filled1956 Olds headlights extended ½inches with trimmed edges and Olds ‘56 headlight rimsParking lights were removed andfilledMolded and filled ’50 Cadillac rearbumperLower rocker panels were flared byusing ’58 T-Bird panelsExtended splash panelAir adjustable shocks in rear withairbags in the frontWire wheels with 1961 T-Bird centersand chrome bulletsRadial whitewall tiresDoor handles and emblems were removedOriginal taillightsDoor corners were roundedReworked A-arms and dropped spindlesin frontModified leaf springs C’d frame railsCustomized interior has overheadconsole with ’53-’54 Mercury quarter panel trim teethFront rear bucket seatsFront rear center consoles- thefront center console even has built-in ice chestAir conditioningOriginal Chrysler 331 V8 engineOriginal push button automatic PowerFlite transmissionPower steering/brakesMuch moreThis show car is in excellent condition plus it runs/drives well andlooks just like the photos that were recently taken for the eBay listing.Call (949)642-7447 for additionalinformation about this cool car or to set time to inspect it in the LosAngeles area of Southern California. The buyer is responsible for picking thecar up in Southern California or for shipping. We can assist the buyer in theshipping process if needed.
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