Gold digger: 1960 Devin D

s-l1600

Bill Devin was actually a car nut and, like many others dreamers of his era he wanted to build the sports car of his dreams: he did it and so he leaved his mark in the automotive history.

s-l1600 (2)

Of course the easiest way to do it was to rely on an qualified and versatile chassis like the Porsche or VW Beetle units: you could build the car by yourself or order a finished car. As the period adverting said, “the D model is complete with laminated safety glass windshield, folding soft top, side curtains, a hand-rubbed lacquer body, upholstery, leather-covered bucket seats, chrome bumpers, brake and fuel lines, all working, head and tail lights, parking and directional lights, and a built-in heavy-duty frame.”

s-l1600 (3)

This particular car is said to be a “Porsche” but the engine actually installed looks like a VW single port, much less powerful than the entry-level Porsche in 1960. Then there is the body which is remarkably straight and the floors which looks dry: the paint is speculated to be original but you never know. The spartan interior has nothing but two seats, a dashboard with a speedometer only and a steering wheel, but it’s just like you expect it to be on a car like this. Find it for sale here in Wilmington, DE, with a b.i.n. price of $23,900.

Advertisements
Gallery | This entry was posted in American, For Sale, German and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Gold digger: 1960 Devin D

  1. Kristoj says:

    That didn’t last long at that price!

    Like

  2. Classicvirus says:

    Indeed. 12 hours ago it was still online.

    Like

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s