HEMI-Powered 1955 Dodge Coronet


Seller Username richb27
Sale by dealer or Private party? Private Party
Reserve? Yes
Make Dodge
Model Coronet
Year 1955
Mileage (kms) 5.9k-kms shown
Vin Number 34961603
Motor 5.7L HEMI V8
Transmission 5-speed automatic
Exterior Color Black paint
Interior Color Black leather
Seller reported accidents No
Any Liens? No
Sold for $26,500 to jlace86

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Up for auction is a beautifully restored 1955 Dodge Coronet 2-Door Hardtop, equipped with a powerful 5.7L Hemi engine. This vehicle has been meticulously maintained and driven approximately 3k kms over the past four years by the current owner. Originally purchased from McCormicks Old Car Auction in Palm Springs, California, this car holds a special place in automotive history. It underwent a comprehensive frame-off restoration, making it a remarkable example of classic American engineering blended with modern performance. This 1955 Dodge Coronet 2-Door Hardtop is a rare find, combining classic aesthetics with modern performance enhancements. It is an ideal choice for collectors and enthusiasts looking for a unique and well-preserved piece of automotive history.


For US bidders, this Coronet is directly importable without modification as it is EPA & DOT exempt being greater than 25 years old. For more information on transport/import please visit our Transport/Import page here.


This Dodge Coronet underwent a total frame-off restoration, ensuring every detail was attended to with precision. The restoration included a $16,000 paint job, which the seller notes has held up excellently with no cosmetic flaws.

It features a 2007 Dodge 5.7L Hemi engine paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission, providing a smooth and powerful driving experience. The car is also equipped with a Currie 9-inch rear axle.

It has been well-maintained, with the most recent service involving a recharge of the air conditioning system. The vehicle is currently registered in Alberta and comes with over $100,000 in restoration receipts.


The interior of this Dodge Coronet is equally impressive, featuring luxurious Volvo leather seats with 7-way power adjustments for both the driver and passenger. Modern conveniences include power windows, power brakes, and a vintage A/C brand air conditioning system.

Additional features include tilt steering, air suspension with air bags, disc brakes all around, and a state-of-the-art navigation system with a disc player and backup camera. The car also includes a car alarm for added security.


Under the hood, this 1955 Dodge Coronet is powered by a robust 2007 Dodge 5.7L Hemi engine, providing a significant performance upgrade over the original. The engine is mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, offering a perfect balance of power and efficiency. This combination ensures a thrilling driving experience while maintaining the classic charm of the vehicle. The engine bay is clean and well-organized, reflecting the high level of care and attention to detail that went into the restoration process.



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Bid Summary

High bidder: spartan665
Total bids: 42