1976 Monte Royce

Okay, it's not called a Monte Royce, but this is a "Custom Cloud", which is a Rolls Royce wanna-be based on a 1976 Chevy Monte Carlo - convertible, in this case.

The Custom Cloud was a strange project in the 70s, with the owner supposedly patenting Rolls' grill design in the US, as Rolls had not done so.  The end result, is a strange mix of Chevy Monte Carlo, Rolls, and who-knows-what.  You can read more than you want to know here.

The seller claims the 19,330 miles shown are original and that the car has only been ocassionally started since 1978.  It is claimed to run "very good", but needs TLC.  Is $6,750 reasonable for this oddity?

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Rialto, CA
$6,750 BIN price with 4.5 days to go

Rolls?  Stutz?  Just plain weird?

The Rolls-style grill is certainly recognizable, but the rest of the front looks like a mashup of multiple vehicles.

This isn't so strange from this angle, but that grill is still visible.

Rear has been completely reworked.

Interior has only minor modifications - the dash pad was not likely white when it left the factory.  The rest, however, looks like it's all Chevy.

Have we ever mentioned that we miss fully color-keyed interiors?

Here's the not-very-exciting-if-stock 350 V8.

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