West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional and completely rust free example of this recently both mechanically and cosmetically restored, and with only very few miles since being restored, of a mostly all original 1958 Pontiac Chieftan 370/300HP V8 3x2 BBL Tri-Power V8 6 passenger Convertible in a beautiful and extraordinarily striking two-tone 'Rangoon Red & Patina Ivory' color and with an absolutely beautiful all new 'Red & White' interior and with a new White power soft top! One of only 7,359 built in the very last year of production.
The car is loaded with factory options including; Power Steering ($108) Power Brakes ($38) Power Antenna, Full wheel covers with wide White sidewall tires, AM radio, Heater & Defroster ($91), Power Convertible Top, Full length bodyside stainless trim, and with this ragtop dressed to kill with factory fender skirts and dual exhausts!
Purchased from its most recent southern California owner and obviously always garaged and rust free with beautiful bare metal floorpans and frame up restored in 2019. The car has very good gaps and flush fitting doors, the hood and trunk and the floor boards, rockers and all the typical rust-prone areas are original, solid and rust-free - obviously an always cherished 'Garage Queen' since new. All the original chrome has been re-chromed and the car boasts its original spare wheel in the trunk.
The 370/300HP Tri-Power V8 engine has been fully rebuilt as has the car's 4 gear 'Hydramatic' automatic transmission. Consequently the engine is extremely strong and powerful and sounds absolutely magnificent and this particular car drives absolutely magnificently - must be driven to be believed - does not miss a beat and purrs like a kitten - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day car a run for it's money! The transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the car is an absolute pleasure to drive
This is an extraordinarily rare opportunity to own a great daily driving and certainly local car show ready example of a mostly completely original spec 1958 Pontiac Chieftan Tri-Power Convertible, a unique and very distinctive and iconic one year only design of these rare luxury convertibles built in 1958, in absolutely stunning driving and looking condition!