1965 Pontiac Catalina Ventura Rare Iris Mist
Price: - Item location: Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Pontiac
- Model: Catalina
- Trim: Ventura
- Year: 1965
- Mileage: 1
- Engine size: V8
- Drive type: RWD
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1965 Pontiac Catalina VenturaMuscle Car Garage:We are a private collection of 50's, 60's, & 70's muscle cars. We also do topside restorations in our Jacksonville and Orlando area locations. From time to time we offer one of our collector vehicles up for sale. These are mainly topside restorations that can be driven to local car shows and cruise ins. Many of our vehicles are previous trophy winners. We are not dealers just car enthusiasts who have been collecting cars for years and performing very nice driver quality restorations for all to enjoy. We are not a concourse restorer and many of our cars are trailered to events but most vehicles can be driven if your choose to do so.
All Around Details:Up for auction is our spectacular 1965 Pontiac Catalina Ventura. Very rare one year only color "Iris Mist". Also rare is Starlight Black painted hardtop. This was never a vinyl top car. Car has 389 engine with aTurbo 400 automatic transmission. This car came out of Montana and wasin a dry creek bed for 22 years. Car is unbelievably solid withall original body panels andfloor pans. Interior has been completely redone including headliner, carpet, upholstery, etc. Trunk has been restored and has original jack and new 8 lugspare tire. Wheels are restored 8 lug rims with new tires. Car has lots of new parts and drives like a dream. Everything works as it should including dash lighting and all gauges. Only exception is original radio which has not been hooked up. This car has zero rust and is mechanically very sound.
Exterior Details:Car has had one repaint and has been done in correct "Iris Mist" with Starlight Black Top. It is donein base coat clear coat and is very nice but not perfect. Car has all correct trim and is in very nice condition. Bumpers are driver quality original Pontiac bumpers and have some aging. Headlight bezels are new replacements. Restored Pontiac 8 lug wheels adorn this classic car and have been fitted with brand new tires. All glass is in great condition as well as seals. Exhaust exits out the rear. I have never seen another Iris Mist Catalina with aStarlight Black top period.
Interior Details:Interior was gutted andis in exceptional condition with newly upholstered seats, new package tray and sill plates,new carpet and headliner, and locally restored dash pad. All bright work in dash is in great condition. Door panels appear original but are in incredible unagedcondition. Has beautiful aftermarket woodgrain wheel with correct center cap. Metal dash was sanded down, primed and repainted. Dash pad was also repaired. All window regulators were removed, rebuilt, and reinstalled. New weatherstripping was installed at doors, windows,and trunk. Interior lighting all works as it should and doors hang and close as they did from the factory.
Engine Bay & Mechanical:Everything works on the car as it should including headlights, taillights, blinkers, wipers, horn, dash back lighting, interior lighting, rare retractable trunk light, tag light, all gauges, etc. Only exception is radio not working. Brakes have all been replaced including master cylinder, booster,brake lines, turned drums, etc.. Strong 389 with 4 barrel and Turbo 400 transmission with no issues running and shifting. Many new parts including carburetor, distributor, alternator, starter, wheel bearings, pinion seal, fuel lines,etc. I would drive this car anywhere. No exhaust leaks and car does not run hot. No engine, transmission, or rear end leaks either. Motor is clean and nicely detailed. This is a very reliable car that is mechanically very sound.
Summary:This is a great example of a rare optioned1965 Pontiac Catalina. There are no surprises and this car is one of the most solid 50 year old cars I have ever seen. This Pontiac is not perfect but is in great condition and can be taken to local car shows and cruise insand the new owner can be proud.It runs, drives, brakes, shifts,and steers as it should and can be driven and enjoyed. I encourage any vehicle inspection prior to taking delivery. I can also help arrange for an independent inspection and can provide some reputable transport companies should you decide to contract a carrier to pick up and deliver your new vehicle. Call me if I have not answered any questions about the vehicle in the description above. I have done my best to describe the vehicle and its condition. My name is John and I can be reached at 321-277-6718. Good Luck Bidding!!!!
Terms Of Sale: A non-refundable $1000.00 deposit through PayPal is due within 48 hours of auction completion. Winning bidder will make final payment by bank wire transfer within 7 days. We will accept verified cashiers check, money order, or cash in person. The vehicle will not be released until final payment has cleared. All sales are final. This vehicle is being sold "As Is" where as no warranty, expressed written or implied. We reserve the right to end the auction early as the car is for sale locally. Buyer is responsible for pick up or shipping of this vehicle. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any statements made about the vehicle. Please do not bid on the this auction unless you are serious about owning the vehicle. We are not responsible for buyers remorse. eBay is a binding legal transaction and I reserve the right to cancel any unwanted bidders. Any less than 95% approval rating or below 5 feedback need not bid.