Most sources say only about twenty of this Victoria model were produced. When we say produced, we mean that an Old Delta 88 was shipped to Italy to have gaudy panels and interior fitted at a ridiculously high cost. This car's price was apparently close to $100K in 1984, which is the equivalent of $250K or more today.
The interior is indeed quite luxurious, although this example wears cloth in place of leather. The coolest interior feature is the center-console-mounted CRT TV for the rear passengers. After all, this was positioned as a limousine at the time.
We don't like to quote Wikipedia, but we love this: "Many of these Victorias, all of them white, were sold to the Royal family of Saudi Arabia. But within 2 to 3 years all of them were retired due to various malfunctions." That might not have been Stutz's fault - that could have been the 1980s GM owner experience.
This is an intriguing oddity at anything under $5K, and the rarity is very real; but we will start to question peoples' sanity if bids cross $10K. One has to wonder where the reserve is set.
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If you've ever seen a 70s Stutz, you know this front end, for better or for worse.
Though the tree's shadow screws up this photo, the sun brings out the extra-gaudy two-tone paint and this angle shows the blocky Olds roof line, which contrasts with the added Stutz bodywork. Note the pseudo-continental kit, for which Stutz was known.
Here's another shot of dat ass.
Here's a face shot, for good measure.
As we said, things are better inside, which lots of real wood. Note the oddly-chosen cloth.
Here's the rear - ample legroom, huge trays and a TV!
Here's a semi-close-up of the C-stack. Note the high-tech, 80s. audio system.
Glove box was adorned with a plaque stating this was made for someone else, but Barney stuck his own plaque right on top.
Are these people proud to have built this?
Here's the Olds V8, which is likely a 350 with modest output (think sub-200HP). Hopefully, it offers some low-end torque, as we imagine this thing is heavy.
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