1940 Racing Runabout 27 Foot Triple CockpitSOLD

845/375 HP

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- A one-of-a-kind and rare Chris-Craft runabouts. The one remaining example of only two produced. The fastest and largest model in the highly-collectible Chris-Craft "Barrelback" series of runabouts
- Rare Chris-Craft A-120-A Race Engine, a 375 HP, 845 CI; only three of these engines exist today
- Advertised speed was 50
- 52 MPH
- Top-of-the-line in 1940, and the most expensive at $6,290
- Many top awards
- 15 hrs. since comprehensive and lengthy restoration in 2007
- All new planking (bottom, sides & deck)
- Complete and extensive engine rebuild, with concealed modern carburetion and ignition systems for ease of operation
- New emerald green leather upholstery in the original color and style, using leather reproduced by the original supplier
- Birdseye maple dash, blue & beige instruments
- Period-correct twin Ivalite spotlights and siren
- A "thrill ride" boat on Lake Arrowhead, CA in 1940s and '50s
- Weight: 4350 lbs.
- Completely rebuilt custom tandem axle trailer

Reference Number 87581

as of 6/23/2010

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