888-778-3751888-778-3751 Visit eBay Store 123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100101of101 Full size photos Full size photos 83349 Miles 289/289HP SUPERCHARGED V8 Manual2 Door Hardtop Coupe Stock #: 1454 Exterior Color: Gold Interior Color:
1 Twin-Traction rear endPower disc brakesAM radioExcellent original body with perfect ‘hog troughs’One repaint in its correct Avanti Gold colorFawn interiorFitted with four custom made replica Bonneville Salt Flat High Speed spinner wheels with ‘Firestone Firehawk Indy 500’ tires as were on the original Indy 500 Avanti R2 Pace car for the 1962 race. The Gold color and wheels are correct for this period when the Avanti R2 broke and held the speed record for stock cars on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1962-63 and also for the 1962 Indy Honorary Pace Car.The original steel wheels and hubcaps are included1 of 1,883 total supercharged R2 models produced in 1963 and 19641 of fewer than 500 total factory 4-Speed R2 AvantisThe 1963 Avanti was the first American production car to have factory disc brakesThe Avanti was promoted as America’s Most Advanced Car and was more expensive than a Corvette when newSupercharged Avantis set 29 speed records at Bonneville when newThis R2 is all that was promised from South Bend in 1963 and more, beyond it having all of the right bits, its life in bone-dry climates proved very forgiving so those famous “hog troughs” which today look as good as the day they were installed in South Bend.
The R2 would set several land speed records for factory stock vehicles, eventually breaking 29 speed records between 1963-64, to become the “World’s fastest production car.” These records remained on the books for many years. Top speed was almost 169 miles per hour.
73:1 gears. Combined with power disc brakes, it is really a fantastic car to enjoy with the added bonus of that Paxton blower soundtrack.
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