1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept Coupe / D-12575 Chassis Information

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept photograph

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept
Coupe
Coachwork: Pininfarina
Chassis #: D-12575
Engine #: F-13206
Sold for $528,000 at 2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company.
After the American Motors Corporation merged with the Nash Company, they approached Batista Farina at Pinin Farina to design a Rambler-based 2-seater coupe called the Palm Beach. This one-off concept car exemplifies the idea that might have directed American Motors to greater success in 1956. Alas, the advanced, one-of-a-kind Italian dream car was unfortunately never considered for production. Having been exhibited at many auto shows by Pinin Farina, the car was owned by the then-president of the Nash Motor Car Company, Roy Chapin, and it stayed in his family for several years. Bought by Jacques Harguindeguy in 2007, it was shown at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours by his family in his memory. The car was placed in the competitive Postwar Touring class (O-2). After the show, the car was shown at the 2009 Niello Concours at Serrano where it was awarded the 'Hot Italian Award.'

In 2010, this Palm Beach Special was offered for sale at Gooding & Company Auction held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was estimated to sell for $700,000 - $900,000. As bidding came to a close, bidding had reached $500,000 but was not enough to satisfy the car's reserve. It would leave the auction unsold.


2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$550,000-$650,000 
Sale Price :
$528,000

2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$700,000-$900,000 
Lot was not sold

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Nash Rambler 'Palm Beach' Coupe Speciale
Chassis#: D-12575
Sold for $528,000
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept image  1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Coupe SpecialD-125752010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction $700,000$900,000

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