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Car of the Week - September 22nd, 2011

Sports Car Market has chosen Luke Wallace’s 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle as the Chubb Collector Car Insurance Car of the Week!

Sometimes a first car is a faded red Mercury Topaz or a decrepit Dodge Aries. But as in the case for Luke Wallace, some people find a keeper. He still has his first car, a 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle.

Luke has kept it stock with the base 307-ci V8, Powerglide transmission and even the factory steel wheels. The engines were rated at 200 hp when new, keeping it relatively easy to handle for newbie drivers. The Mulsanne Blue paint appears to be in remarkable condition, and the same can be said about the exterior chrome and moldings.

The 1970-72 Chevelle is arguably the most attractive and desirable midsize car ever produced. Recent sales data for Chevelles of those years have averaged between $17k and $28k depending on condition and options. However it’s doubtful that Luke will be looking to part with his anytime soon.

To all - we wish you a safe, warm, and happy holiday season!

Jeff Walker

About Jeff Walker

Jeff Walker is a Classic Car Insurance Specialist and financial services professional; As the son of a Drag-Racer and auto restorer, he was born with a wrench in his hand and learned the trade at an early age. His specialty is 60’s and 70’s American Muscle but his mechanical ability has afforded him the opportunity to work on all types of cars from Alfa-Romeos to Gullwings and everything in-between. Jeff is also a motorcycle fanatic and maintains his own stable of classic & collectible bikes. He is happiest when a car or motorcycle project is underway in his garage.



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