Classified Listing: 1933 Ford Cabriolet Tribute Classic Hot Rod Rat Rod

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Item Description:

1933 Ford Cabriolet Tribute

A wide body street rod made to be driven, with the luxury of a contemporary car.

This ’33 Ford Cabriolet Tribute is a unique “wide body” vehicle conceived and built by Contemporary Classic Cars, Inc. so that it would have the amenities of a luxury car; however, look like, sound like and perform like a street rod. It has the side profile of a ’33 Ford classic car with a “swoopy” contemporary look. 

It is displayed by my Sales Agent in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Call/text 954-614-6133 or 316-305-3517 with questions or for SERIOUS NEGOTIATION.

If you would like to learn more about Contemporary Classic Cars, check out www.contemporaryclassiccars.com

The C6 power convertible top and huge trunk give you the flexibility to drive in any weather, as well as having room for two sets of golf clubs and baggage—even with the top down!  It’s no fun going someplace by yourself; with the Cabriolet you can take your spouse or a friend in comfort in any weather.  Besides, your spouse may not want you riding a motorcycle!  The solid tonneau cover hides the convertible top when the top is down. 

Of course, for the purist’s, Ford did not build a Cabriolet in 1933 with a power top.  So, what does one do when they like the classic looks of the ’33 but want the latest concept in creature comfort and convertible top convenience—you design your own!!  This unique concept deserved a special name, and the company president’s daughter coined the term “Ravenhawk”. 

The creation of the Ravenhawk was the fulfillment of a dream of the president of Contemporary Classis Cars, Inc.  After a successful career as an engineer and program manager at a major aircraft company, he retired to form his own company. He had already worked his way through ownership of several muscle cars (Mustang, Corvettes, ’40 Ford), but he always wanted a street rod.  He quickly learned that the “normal” street rod did not meet his standards of comfort and space.  Through considerable effort and expense, the Ravenhawk concept was born. 

The Ravenhawk is a hand built, beautiful and unique car that immediately attracts attention whenever driven or shown. There have only been two Ravenhawks built:  The first has found its way into a collection, and this one is owned by the president of Contemporary Classic Cars, Inc.  It has been on long road trips across the US from Las Vegas to Miami and has been shown extensively by my Sales Agent at car shows and events garnering People’s Choice awards. 

The Ravenhawk has a space tube frame with a custom fiberglass body; however, it has a steel firewall, floor, center tunnel, rear bulkhead, and trunk floor.  

NOTE: The passenger compartment is 14” wider than a standard ’33 Ford, plus there is ample leg room to stretch one’s legs!  

Contemporary systems were also utilized: i.e., engine, transmission, and suspension.  As many parts as possible were purchased from existing major car manufacturers so that if any repair work is needed, at home or on the road, the local car dealer’s mechanics are familiar with them. This means that existing production parts are available (all glass, power/heated outside mirrors, door latches/locks, window regulators, brakes, convertible top, radiator & dual fans,) vs having to send your car back to a custom shop to rebuild the only part that exists. 

The 20 gallon fuel system consists of two interconnected custom stainless steel tanks (similar to C6 Corvette), and the fuel tanks are located under the steel floor forward of the IRS, not in the trunk or aft of the differential!  

The comfortable 21” leather, 6 way adjustable power bucket seats have headrests and three point retractable shoulder harnesses.  

The windshield and doors are 4” higher than a C6 Corvette which makes for easier entry and egress, especially vs an exotic car.  The frame rails are 2” X 6”, and instead of mounting the floor on top of the frame, we placed the floor at the bottom of the frame.  This provides additional space from the top of the seat to the floor, which keeps your knees away from your chin, as well as ample headroom, and making it easier to get into and out of.  Built as a '33 Tribute, titled as 2017 Assembled Vehicle.

The Ravenhawk has a professional, detailed Owner’s Manual, as well as an alphabetized parts list.  Odometer mileage is after completion.  

This vehicle is "For Sale by Owner" on an "As Is, Where Is" basis.  It is displayed by my Sales Agent in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Call/text 954-614-6133 or 316-305-3517 with questions or for SERIOUS NEGOTIATION.

If you would like to learn more about the Ravenhawk or Contemporary Classic Cars, check out www.contemporaryclassiccars.com

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Ravenhawk Specifications

 DRIVETRAIN

  • 430 Hp 6.2L GM V8 with Cold Ram Air Intake      
  • 6 Speed GM Automatic Transmission with Tap Up/Dn
  • GM Independent Rear Suspension
  • Cruise Control
  • Front:  Independent QA1 Coil Overs with 1 1/8" Sway Bar
  • Rear:  Independent QA1 Coil Overs with 1" Sway Bar
  • Power 4 Wheel 14" Vented Disc Brakes
  • Front:  Corvette Drilled     Rear: Brembo
  • GM Radiator w/2 Automatic Electric Fans & Shroud
  • 20 Gallons of Fuel: Two Interconnected Stainless Fuel Tanks
  • Under Steel Floor, Forward of the IRS (not in the trunk)
  • Solenoid Activated External Filler Door
  • Dual Exhaust w/Dual Magnaflow Muffler
  • Power Rack &Pinion Steering
  • Battery with Cut Off Switch &Charge Tender
  • Space Tube Frame
  • Under Hood Insulation
  • Keyless Entry and Push Button Start

WHEELS/TIRES

  • Chrome 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Front:  18 x 7, 225/45R18
  • Rear:  20 x 10, 295/40R20

EXTERIOR

  • Ruby Red Tri-Color Urethane Paint
  • Fiberglass Body with Steel Firewall and Floor
  • Power C6 Convertible Top, Lined
  • Hard Tonneau Cover w/Solenoid Latch
  • Clamshell Forward Opening Hood with Single
  • Lever/Dual Latches
  • Glass Windshield w/3 Speed Wipers
  • Glass Door Windows w/One Touch Down
  • Heated Glass Rear Window
  • Solenoid Actuated Doors &Trunk
  • Keyless entry FOB (2)
  • Power Adjustable Heated Outside Mirrors
  • Modified '33 Ford Grille
  • Tri Bar Headlights w/LED Bullet Park Lights
  • '39 Ford LED Teardrop Taillights
  • Long Bar LED 3rd Brake Light in Scoop                                
  • Stainless Steel Front Nerf Bar
  • Aluminum Ribbed Rear Bumper
  • Lighted License Plate Surround
  • Object Warning Tone
  • Back Up Camera in Rear View Mirror
  • LED Back Up Lights
  • Automatic Headlight On/Off with "Lights On" Warning
  • Power Windows and Door Locks

 INTERIOR

  • Gray 21" Leather Covered Bucket Seats w/Recline
  • 6 Way Power Adjustable Seats with Headrests
  • Three Point Retractable Shoulder Harnesses
  • Black and Gray Vinyl Covered Side Panels
  • Banjo Style Steering Wheel w/Tilt and Horn
  • Stereo with 4 Speakers
  • Charcoal Plush Carpet
  • Emergency Brake w/Pull Handle on Console      
  • Courtesy Lights: Footwells, Trunk, and
  • Vanity Mirrors in Sun Visors
  • Vintage Air HVAC w/Dash & Floor Vents
  • Glove Box w/Locking Lid and Power Socket in Console
  • Cupholders (2)
  • Large Trunk w/Plush Carpet
  • Ceramic and Foil Backed Blanket Insulation
  • with Dynamat Sound Mat

INSTRUMENTATION

  • Classic Style Dash
  • Round Gauges:  Fuel, Speedometer, Tachometer
  • Oil Pressure, Water Temperature, Voltmeter, Clock

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wheelbase:  123.5"
  • Track (Outside to Outside):
  • Front 71.5"   Rear 79.5"
  • Weight:  4,100 lbs.
  • Length:  15’ 4”
  • Width:  6' 8"
  • Height:  4' 4"

TERMS:  This vehicle is "For Sale by Owner" on an "As Is, Where Is" basis.  It is displayed by my Sales Agent in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Call/text 954-614-6133 or 316-305-3517.  Only serious inquiries please.

PAYMENT:  Only serious offers are appreciated, and Seller reserves the right to cancel at any time.  A non-refundable $1,000.00 deposit is required within 48 hours of offer being placed.  The deposit is a commitment to purchase and will be applied toward the purchase price.  The commitment to purchase is not contingent upon inspection, financing, or any other terms.

Full payment is required within 7 business days of offer acceptance unless other arrangements are agreed to in writing.  If deposit and/or full payment are not provided within said time frame, transaction will be considered void.

We will accept cashier's check (no personal check or credit cards please); however, wire transfer is preferred.

VEHICLE RELEASE:  Vehicle will not be released until all funds have been posted in Seller's account.  Bill of Sale and vehicle Title will be provided at time of delivery at Sales Agent's location. 

DELIVERY:  Buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup or shipping from Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325


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