1989 Chevrolet Caprice Classic "Brougham Edition" - 2 owner - 78.800 Miles

Price: - Item location: Naples, Florida, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Caprice
  • Type: Sedan (4-door)
  • Trim: Brougham Edition
  • Year: 1989
  • Mileage: 78,800
  • VIN: 1G1BU51E6KR158970
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: Factory 5.0 V-8 OHV 16V
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Burgundy
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1989 Chevrolet Caprice Brougham Edition

1989 Chevy Caprice Classic "Brougham Edition"

>> Only 78.800 original Miles <<

>> We can arrange deliveryfor you at lowest costs <<

We are offering for sale an all original 1989 Chevy Caprice Classic "Brougham Edition" in the beautiful color combination white with burgundy interior. This 2 owner car is 100% original and has never been repainted. The car was purchased new in Peoria, IL and was sold to the 2nd. owner in 2000 with only 47.823 Miles. In 2004 the 2nd. owner brought the car to Floridaand was driven since only occasionally. The mileage is documented from 2004 on at only 57.121 Miles. Over the last 29 years, the two owners took good care of the car. It was always garage kept and serviced properly. The car is very clean inside and outside. The interior is extraordinary clean and in superb condition. It is a non smoker, no pets, no kids car. The overall condition is above average. However, this car is not a "Showroom car" or is in "Excellent condition", like other folks like to describe there cars. The car has it's age and will tell by the overall condition and looks. However, there is absolute no "TLC" needed to "make it anice car". Regarding to the age of the car, we would describe the car in a fair to good condition and would consider it a tru survivor. Some folks say, this is the very last classic 4-dr. sedan builtby Chevrolet
. The car comes with some invoices, the original booklet, a vehicle report and a set of additional keys.

Body / Paint

The body and paint is all original. No collision damage or carried out repair work canbe found - all body seams are original. All gaps at doors and hoods and transitions of the body are correct. However, the paintshows its age. The body has some dings and dents and some scratches too. The hood bonnet, the trunk lid and the front fenders have multiple small chips and has been touched up. Some small touched up spots are already start to rust. The trunk lid has a dent from inside and a scratch on the outer rear edge with some sign of surface rust. Overall, the car has no excessive rust nor any rotten areas. The described rust spots on the body are only surface rust. The body is completely solid - the wheel wells, rocker panels areabsolutely spotless. All critical areas such as sills, A-pillar posts, lower side panels, wheel archesare without blemish.The bumpers are undamaged and rust free. All chrome, aluminum- and stainless steel trims, rubber- and plastic parts are in good condition. The vinyl top has a very small cut above the rear window, but was cluedproperly. After 29 years, the overall outside appearance of the car is in a nice and fair condition.


The entire interior is meticulously clean. The carpet is all original and super clean without any damage.The original, very comfy, velourseats (six seater) are innice condition and very clean with no damage at all.All door panels are in good condition with no damage. There is a slightly fading from the sun on the upper sections of the door panels and the rear bench. The dashboard is spotless, without deformation, damages or cracks. The electric front seatsboth sides are fully functional.The seat adjustment and seat tracks are working smooth. The folding center armrests are spotless. The headliner was replaced in the past (no invoice). All buttons, controlsand lever are undamaged and work properly. The power windows and the window guides work without noise. The only thing missing is the knob from the defogger switch. The Voltage-Gauge is not working. Other than this, everything works fine. All chrome and stainless steel parts are in nice condition.The automatic air conditioning system was freshly refilled and is running flawlessly - the blower runs in all stages without noise. The shift lever of the automatic transmission is smooth. The complete interior shows ony very little signs of wear and looks exceptional nice, like"almost new".

Engine / Transmission

The original factory 5.0 motor runs confidently, starts up right away - cold or hot. The engineruns almost silently during normal driving speed. The engine and the engine compartment all around is very clean - there are absolute no oil leaks at all. All lines are properly connected, the hoses are without any cracks. The motor has just received a fresh service, incl. oil filter, air filter, spark plugs and serpentine belt. The A/C compressor was replaced in 2007, the water pump in 2016 and the alternator in 2017. The 3-speed automatic transmission shifts flawless without power loss and almost imperceptiblyin all gears. It's absolutely dry with no leaks.The transmission was replaced in 2006. The drive train is free of play. Theexhaust system including catalyst is all solid and in a very good condition.


The front brake rotorsincl. brake pads and the rear brake pads are new.The brake system has been flushed and the brake fluid (DOT3) has been changed. The braking performance is powerful and the brakes are working properly. All brake cylinders aredry with absolute no leaks. The car remains on track at heavy brakingand there is no one-sided braking behavior. The parking brake engages properly and the release works without a problem.

Wheels / Tires

The front and rear whitewall tires where replaced respectively in2006 and 2011. Thetire size is 215/75-15. The type designation is "Shadow Sigma E" and " Tempest Sigma E".They are in good condition, with no cracks or damages with approx. 75% profile depth remaining. The whitewall tires are clean and bright and give the car in addition to the original wire wheel covers a stylish and elegant appearance.


The underbody is all original, completely clean and without any damage. There are no dents or any damages on the entire floor area. The floor is absolutely solid. As Chevrolet has been saving on primer and proper undercoating back theses days, the floor and the frame shows surface rust.The wheel wells, rocker panels are absolutely solid with no rust at all.

Please look at all pictures closely to determine the overall condition of the car. We have over 130 pictures available on photobucket. Please notice the link underneath the last pic.
We can arrange the delivery to all 48 continental US-States for the lowest price nationwide. Please contact us and provide us with the zip code for an estimate.

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Documented Service History

Date Mileage


2 New Tires
Tail Pipe
Front Shocks
Oil Service
Spark Plugs
Ignition Wires Distribution Cap & Rotor
New Transmission
2 New Tires
A/C Service
New Compressor
New Dryer
New Accumulator
New Hoses/Tubes
New Belt
Overhaul Front Bumper
New Filler Panels
Oil Service
Misc. Motor Parts
New Rear Brake Cylinder
02-19-2011 69.262 2 New Tires 147.26
01-11-2013 n/a New Rear Axle Brake Lines 222.60
01-25-2016 n/a Misc. Service 53.00
11-07-2016 n/a New Water Pump 284.08
11-27-2017 n/a New Alternator / Belt 295.74
01-24-2018 78.800 New Front Rotors / Pads 92.05
01-24-2018 78.800 Motor Sevice 139.47

TOTAL 6,003.32

A detailed photo gallery with more than 130 images are available by clicking these links :

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If you have any question, please feel free to contact us at any time. Many thanks and good luck!

Understanding Classic Cars?
We describe our vehicles to the best of our knowledge and belief. This should give you a realistic impression of the general and specific state of a vehicle. We also document the condition with a detailed photo gallery. Since you can not inspect the vehicle apparently, your rating will remain purely subjective. So you decide according to our description. Many of our vehicles are often older than 20 years and have already reached 100,000 miles many years ago. Over the years, they have been maintained differently from the previous owners, by carefully until superficial. A used vehicle is therefore over the years his usual signs. This is reflected in the optical general condition of the vehicle again. In addition, the demands on quality are not comparable with those of a modern vehicle. The quality of materials used therefore meet the standards of the past.While the optical state can therefore be measured only at their own standards, however, should be no doubt in the mechanical state. We place emphasis therefore on the mechanical integrity of a vehicle. We strive to offer a technically perfect vehicle that does not have security deficiencies. Despite all efforts, it can not exclude that in the future may occur sudden repairs. So if you have an understanding of vintage cars, we would appreciate your interest very.

By placing a bid the bidder accepts the following conditions:

A deposit of $500 via PayPal is required within 24 hours after the auction. The balance will beaccepted only by wire transfer / direct deposit (bank to bank), certified check or cash payment and must be made within 7 days after the auction. No personal checks will be accepted. After paymentby wire transfer / direct deposit or cashthe car will be released for pick up immediately. If payment is is made by certified check, the car will be released for pick up after 3-5 business days. The car will released for pick up only afterfull payment. Thebuyer must contact us within 24 hours after the auctionto verify the purchase and make arrangements to complete the transaction.

This is a private sale. The vehicle will be sold as is with no warranties, expressed written or implied. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle. Bidders are entering into a legal and binding contract to purchase the vehicle described above. We reserve the right to cancel bids and/or our auction at anytime for any reason.

Sales tax:
No sales tax is required. The buyer is responsible to pay for sales tax and all registration fee at the time of registration.
Pick up:
After full payment the car will be available for pick up 24/7. An appointment need to be made 24 hours prior. Buyer is responsible for shipping and all shipping costs.
If shipping is organized by us, the buyer need to pay the trucker in cashat delivery. The shipping will take place after the deal has completed and all payments has been made.

Buying decision:
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Naples, Florida