Although I joined awhile back, this is my first post. Maybe someone can help me.? I am also going to write to the Intermeccanica factory, but wanted to solicit information here as well. I know there are no company official records retained for my car in question. (Lost in partner split)
I have an IM Speedster with the original Automobili Intermeccanica receipt dated 6/9/1977. It is a first run (wiper delete) model. It is in exceptional original condition.
Questions: 1) What was the date of the first sale in Santa Ana, CA? 2) Were the first examples sold as body kits only? 3) Were kits ever purchased with owner supplied pan and drive train, then factory assembled? 4) It is my understanding that the first 200+ units did not have the Vehicle ID foil seals with Serial numbers. Is that correct? 5) Do the first run examples have any IM ID markings, other than the name on the engine hatch hinge.
I have 42+ years of receipts and the original factory literature. Opinions on sources to help establish a price would also be appreciated.
This is one of 5 collector cars I am going to sell, but want to get as much pedigree as I can first.
Thank you in advance for any info or assistance.