1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car Convertible / 132 Vehicle Information

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car photograph

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Sold for $176,000 at 2009 Automobiles of Arizona.
Sold for $181,500 at 2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions.
High bid of $120,000 at 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey. (did not sell)
Between 1956 and 1958, there were approximately 117 examples of the Dual-Ghia built. The majority of these cars wore the convertible body style. They were priced at a hefty $7,646 and were $1,000 more expensive than the ultra-luxurious Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible. The Dual-Ghia's were powered by a the Chrysler D-500 'Hemi' V8 engine and mated to a Powerflite transmission.

The origins of the Dual-Ghia date back to 1953. Chrysler had commissioned the Italian Carrozzeria Ghia to build several advanced show cars based on Virgil Exner's design for the Thomas Speical. Ghia produced four Dodge Firearrow Concepts that were warmly received by the public, resulting in a production version. Chrysler declined to expand on this opportunity but Eugene Casaroll negotiated for the acquiring the rights to build a car based on the design.

This 1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible has a D-500 V8 engine with single four-barrel carburetor and 230 horsepower. There are four-wheel drum brakes and an independent front suspension. There is charcoal exterior, a black convertible top and period correct Kelsey-Hayes 40-spoke chrome wire wheels and whitewall tires. The interior is upholstered in gray leather with matching gray carpeting.

In 2009, this Dual-Ghia Convertible was offered for sale at the Automobiles of Arizona auction presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $225,000 - $275,000. The lot was sold for a high bid of $176,000 including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2009


2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $175,000-USD $225,000 
Sale Price :
USD $181,500

2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $180,000-USD $220,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $120,000

2009 Automobiles of Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $225,000-USD $275,000 
Sale Price :
USD $176,000

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 125
Sold for USD$285,500
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 145
Sold for USD$417,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 125
Sold for USD$341,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Hershey
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 197
Sold for USD$401,500
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia
Chassis#: DG128
Sold for USD$231,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 197
Sold for USD$412,500
  2015 Russo & Steele : Monterey
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia
Chassis#: 134
Sold for USD$264,000
  2015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 162
Sold for USD$429,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : The Andrews Collection
 
1957 Dual Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: D5008336
Sold for USD$269,500
  2015 WorldWide Auctions - Houston Classic Auction
 
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible by Carrozzeria Ghia
Chassis#: 145
Sold for USD$456,500
  2013 RM Auction - Art of the Automobile
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 100
Sold for USD$330,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia
Chassis#: DG154
Sold for USD$495,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach
 
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 134
Sold for USD$176,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual - Ghia
Chassis#: 135
Sold for USD$200,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: 158
Sold for USD$247,500
  2011 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual Ghia Convertible
Sold for USD$170,500
  2010 Worldwide Auctions - The Auburn Auction
 
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car
Chassis#: 132
Sold for USD$181,500
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia By Paul Farago
Chassis#: 120
Sold for USD$363,000
  2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company
 
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car
Sold for USD$176,000
  2009 Automobiles of Arizona
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible
Chassis#: DUA12157
Sold for USD$176,000
  2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 Dual-Ghia Cabriolet1502020 Bonhams : Amelia Island Concours $275,000$350,000
1957 Dual-GhiaDG1542017 Gooding & Co. : Scottsdale, AZ $450,000$525,000
1958 Dual-Ghia1972014 Gooding & Company Amelia Island Sale $350,000$450,000
1957 Dual Ghia Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Dallas, TX Auction$150,000  
1957 DUAL-GHIA CONVERTIBLE 2011 Auctions America Spring Auburn$165,000  
1957 DUAL GHIA CONVERTIBLE 2011 Auctions America Fort Lauderdale$150,000  
1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible1282010 Bonhams Quail Lodge $225,000$275,000
1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car1322009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$120,000$180,000$220,000

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1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car vehicle thumbnail image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car vehicle thumbnail image  
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1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car vehicle thumbnail image  1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car vehicle thumbnail image  
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1956 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1956 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: D63392893

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 100

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 119
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 125

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 132
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 134

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 135
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 145

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 150
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 158

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 197
Engine Num: D-500-7723
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: DG128
Engine Num: D500-7715

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Sports Car
1957 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: DUA12157
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia 400
1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia 400
1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Ghia

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 128
Engine Num: 7715
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 185

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 192
Engine Num: D633-I06704
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 195

Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: 5169
Chassis information for the Dual Ghia Convertible
1958 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Chassis Num: DG191

1957 Dual Ghia Sports Car

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