- Bryan Shisler
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What we are offering for sale is an incredible one off custom Cadillac - $350,000 build - Multiple first place trophy winner.
This car is absolutely stunning and a true crowd pleaser. Take this car anywhere and you better be ready to be get the movie star treatment. It just has that kind of presence.
There are so many incredible creative art deco design details that it is a seemingly endless feast for the eyes. And for the ultimate statement you can use the airbag suspension to drop this Cadillac to the floor!
You will not see another one like it again so get it while it is now on the market.
1949 "Copperhead" Cadillac:
~ 500 cubic inch Cad motor
~ 750 Edelbrock carborator
~ 700R transmission with overdrive
~ Custom U.S. Aluminum Radiator
~ Power windows & doors
~ Custom 20" 100% billet aluminum 'Intro' wheels
~ High performance tires
~ Fat Man Custom suspension
~ Tubular front end/ rear with trilateral air ride suspension
~ Custom Aluminium steering column "Ididit"
~ Interior roll bar strategically placed between the buckskin bucket seats for added safety
~ Custom 1959 Cad tail light placed at the end of the roll bar for interior lighting
~ 20 Gallon Aluminum custom gas tank
~ 1949 Torpedo dual Exhaust
~ Disc brakes
~ 5000 working hours into Copperhead's completion
~John Gimelli has been a custom car builder for over 45 years & is ofter referred to as the "Wizard!"
~2001 Winner of the George Barris Award with his 48 Buick 'GoldMember' during the Grand National Roadster Show
~47 Cad torpedo sold to the John Quinn Museum
~40 Mercury Full custom convertible advertised & endorsed by House of Color
~Gimelli's customs have been featured in every car magazine available in the US & some abroad
~48 Road master Buick 'Gold Member' toured Sweden & Finland completely sponsored
~Numerous 1st place awards at the Good Guys Car show in Pleasanton, CA
~Numerous 1st place awards at the West Coast Custom Nationals
~ 2001 1st place Winner of the Sacramento Auto-rama
- 2011 1st place winner George Barris Award
- 2012 Gene Winfield's pick
- 2010 George Barris Pick for outstanding Custom in Santa Maria & 2012 Gene Winfield Pick for outstanding custom in Santa Maria (West Coast Kustom Nationals).
- 1st Place Sponsors Pick in the 5th Annual Road Angels Car show (June 2, 2012)
- 1st Place Sponsors Pick in the 7th Annual Capitola Rod & Custom Classic (June 9-10) 2012
- Trades Offers Welcome..
note: Milage is what is indicated on the odometer, VIP does not certify the milage of the vehicle we sell.