|Dash plaque signed by Michael Kelly. Never made 50 cars. Only 27 were made with cars 1&2 as red prototypes and 25 white ones sold. This is the first car sold.||Lots of real wood trim in this car.|
|Leather everywhere including headliner, dash, doors, steering wheel.|
|Unique all digital dash. Notice the green analog indicator on tach (also on speedometer when moving)|
|Signature of Michael Kelly then owner of the New Avanti Motor Corporation|
Four Barrel Carburetor with Super Charger
|The 1988 Silver Anniversary cars were the only Avanti's after 1964 equipped with superchargers from the factory.||Special wheel covers|
|Notice the special Pearlized paint|
Rare 1988 Avanti Silver Anniversary LSC for sale
VIN # 12AAV3248J1000303
In April of 1986, Michael Kelly formed the "New Avanti Motor Corporation" in South Bend, Indiana. Avanti production moved to Youngstown, Ohio in the fall of 1987. Rumors of a Special 1988 Silver Anniversary edition were circulating by November. This would become the third commemorative version of the Avanti (first was the 1983 20th Anniversary car and the second was the 1984 Avanti Touring Coupe, both Stevens Blake's idea).
Twenty-five cars were planned, then 50, but ultimately 27 Silver Anniversary Coupes were built, 2 red prototypes, (#1 became Michael Kelly's and # 2 went to co-owner, John J. Cafaro) and 25 white production models.
This car is Serial Number 3, the First Production model 25th Anniversary LSC.
A limited edition 25th anniversary LSC is a stretched version of the standard Avanti. This cars wheelbase is 116" vs std Avanti wheelbase of 108", Mike Kelly's signature is on the black leather wrapped steering wheel and on the Limited Edition 25th Anniversary plate mounted to the dash board. The fiberglass body sits on a modified Chevy Monte Carlo chassis and includes a Chevy HO engine, drivetrain, suspension, and brake components. The engine is a 305 CID V8 including a Paxton Supercharger installed at the Avanti factory as OEM equipment. This car has custom white pearlized paint, blackout trim, premium aluminum wheels with special 25th Anniversary wheel center caps, styled front and rear bumpers.
The car is fully loaded and includes among other things a very unique all digital dash. Digital instruments include Speedo, Tach, engine temp, voltage, vacuum, oil pressure, Supercharger boost, and fuel level. Not all Anniversary cars have this feature.
Also included: tilt wheel, burled wood dash, shifter console, and rear seat trim. Integral built in roll bar, power glass moon roof, power windows, 6 way power driver and pass seats, side power mirrors, power locks, power trunk release, locking gas cap access door, cruise control, A/C (134), power steering, halogen driving lights, rear window defog, electric radio antenna, Sony 6 disc CD changer-am-fm-cassette, Trip Computer system, all leather seats, leather dash and leather center console glove box, leather door panels, headliner, rear tray and seat back map pockets. Koni shocks, front disc and rear drum brakes, new battery, new Tiger Paw tires. Exhaust is 2.5" diameter stainless steel with dual port chrome exhaust tips. Original owners manuals in the black leather pouch, maintenance records and other documentation are included.
Available at $28,600
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