the wine barrels rod custom hotrod V8 show car original from the 70s
- Condition: Used
- Make: Other Makes
- Type: winebarrel
- Trim: 0 doors
- Year: 1975
- Mileage: 1
- Engine size: V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: center
- Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed Want to buy? Contact seller!
1975 Other Makes
Welcome to this probably unique opportunity.
This original movie Hot Rod is one of about 50 remaining!
We already deal with Hot Rods and unique and particularly
fancy cars for many years, ut this vehicle is really the most extravagant ever.
This car has an internationally well-known story.
This vehicle is a rare original from the early 1970s.
Back than it used to be very famous.
Even today everybody wants to take a closer look at it and of course takes a photo if possible.
This car brings you a very high amount of attention and gets you into a conversation with anybody you like.
In Germany, he Grip Motor - magazine came to us a few weeks ago, oing a short report about this car,
which was broadcasted on 09/27/2015 on RTL II :
„The wine barrels Rod“
You are bidding on a
original custom car from the early 70's, hich was part of many well known fairs in Canada and Germany.
This unique Hod Rod was created in the early
70s together with other very extravagant
vehicle creations by Gerry Nimz in Burlington Canada.
Together with Carl Caspar, e is one of the most popular showcar-
and moviecar-designer of the 70s and 80s.
"The wine barrels Rod" was first introduced to the public at the
"Canadian International Car Show" during the late 70s.
It made headlines worldwide with great interest.
In the following years the vehicle appeared several times
at various exhibitions and events in America.
1981 it was shipped along with other extravagant vehicle creations,
with Lufthansa German Airlines from Toronto to
Dusseldorf. Here it was presented on the "Jochen Rindt Show"
(today's Essen Motor Show).
The Rod was part of the newly
introduced "Show Center", presentation area for
historic cars, esign studies and very extravagant vehicles.
Many famous people of the 80s like Mark Thatcher
and Emerson Fittipaldi got themselves photographed with vehicles from the show center.
After the show, private investor bought many of these spectacular vehicles.
So they all disappeared (and also the "the wine barrels Rod”) into a very exclusive and private collection.
Now, fter more than 30 years, aused by the death of the former buyer, ome of these cars are back in the puplic and are now looking for a new challenge.
This "wine barrels Rod"
has a very stable custom box frame with mid-engine.
The steel drivers cap sits on the front axle. It has the form of a wine barrel.
The individually built oak loading area is equipped with 4 original oak
Wine barrels from the 60s.
The drivers cap, ike nearly everything at this car, as custom hand built.
Even the drivers seat is formed out of an original Oak barrel.
Inside the drivers cap they used the very popular high – Flokaticarpet.
The windshield is about two square meters
and consists of very stable Macrolon .
The engine is a Chevy V8 from the late 60s
with 4-way carburetors, ight individual velocity stacks and about 230hp.
Furthermore, t has a TH350 automatic transmission from the
early 70s and big drag slicks fitted .
We think pictures say a lot more than the sober technical description of this vehicle.
For further details you can contact us anytime by phone or e-mail.
This "wine barrels Rod"
is a pure show car. The built-in technology
is now a good 40 years old and has NOT been operated for over 30 years.
Whether a restart is possible, e have not tested.
If you have the serious intention to actually drive this Rod, t might be easier to replace the engine and the transmission.
As this would not be the original vehicle anymore, e did not make any of these.
If you want a driving car, e can do this for you for a very fair price in a short time.
With this very unusual vehicle, ou do not only have the
opportunity to purchase a unique eye-catching car, ut
especially a piece of very interesting american and german
History of the 70s and 80s.
Our stated price is an offer. We are happy to get an counteroffer from YOU.
For such a historically significant and unique vehicle
it is difficult to determine a fixed price.
An inspection of this vehicle is a day
after appointment with us possible in Germany.
The car is recently in Germany, ut we are happy to send it to you, herever this is, orldwide.
The shipping to the US Eastcoast can be arranged for 1999 USD, estcoast for 2999 USD.
If you are anywere else worldwide, lease contact us before bidding to get a shipping quote.
For questions, lease write to us.
The sale of the vehicle is from the private sector with no guarantee, arranty or return policy. Each description is subjective, he completeness and the content can therefore unfortunately not be guaranteed. Each prospective buyer can visit the vehicle before the auction ends, o gain an impression of the car. Pickup with cash within a week. If you cannot pick up within a week, t can also stay longer with us after consultation, ut then must be paid within a week by bank transfer.
Good luck with your bidding.