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‘Lucky 7’ selections from the AutoHunter docket

7 cars, each from a model year ending in 7

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Seven is considered a lucky number, so we’re applying it to our selections this weekend from the AutoHunter docket

AutoHunter is the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, and we’ve rolled a Lucky 7, featuring seven cars from model years ending in that digit — a 1927 Dodge Brothers sedan and a 1927 Cadillac 314A; a 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe; from 1967 a Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS, a Nova SS, and a Chevelle; as well as a 1977 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Veloce.

1927 Dodge Brothers sedan

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This vintage 4-door Dodge has been repainted in Teal Green and Black, has a reupholstered taupe-colored mohair interior, and rides on wood-spoke wheels. It’s 212cid inline-4 engine has been mechanically “sorted” and is linked to a 3-speed manual transmission.

1927 Cadillac 314A

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The AutoHunter docket reports that this vintage Caddy was extracted from a barn by one of its former owners in 2015 and was put through a cosmetic and mechanical refreshening. It has three rows of seats and its original 314cid L-head V8 engine, linked to a manual gearbox. Like the Dodge Brothers sedan above, the Cadillac rides on its original wood-spoke, artillery-style wheels.

1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe

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AutoHunter, ‘Lucky 7’ selections from the AutoHunter docket, ClassicCars.com Journal

This ’47 Plymouth is special not only in name but in the way it has been customized, with a modified roofline, lowered suspension, Tuxedo Black paint, and updated upholstery and dashboard. It also has frenched headlamps, dual exhaust and chrome-finished wheels. The rebuilt 217cid flathead 6-cylinder engine has custom headers and an Offenhauser intake and is linked to a 700R4 automatic transmission. 

1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS

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This RS/SS reportedly was restored with authenticity and originality as the goal. It has a 396cid big-block V8 and Muncie M22 “Rock Crusher” 4-speed manual transmission and was repainted in its factory color — Madeira Maroon. The seller notes that the back-up lights do not work and the right-front tire rubs on hard right turns.

1967 Chevrolet Nova SS

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AutoHunter, ‘Lucky 7’ selections from the AutoHunter docket, ClassicCars.com Journal

This SS was restored and outfitted with a 327cid V8 crate engine.

It also has Vintage Air, power steering and brakes, as well as new blue-and-white upholstery and Lecarra steering wheel.

The engine is linked to a Muncie 4-speed manual gearbox.

1967 Chevrolet Chevelle

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This Malibu coupe was repainted in 2014 in Butternut Yellow and is powered by a 350cid V8 with performance camshaft and aftermarket headers. A Turbo 350 automatic gearbox relays power to chrome Cragar wheels. The car has a column-mounted tachometer.

1977 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Veloce

AutoHunter, ‘Lucky 7’ selections from the AutoHunter docket, ClassicCars.com Journal
AutoHunter, ‘Lucky 7’ selections from the AutoHunter docket, ClassicCars.com Journal

This Series 2 Italian sports car is being offered after 19 years by its second owner. It has been repainted and has a replacement convertible top and newer interior. The rebuilt and fuel-injected 2.0-liter 4-cylinder is linked to a 5-speed manual transmission. The car rides on powder-coated Cromodora Campanatura wheels and will be sold with a set of new but uninstalled tires and various spare parts.

To view these and other vehicles up for bidding, visit the AutoHunter website.

Larry Edsall
A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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