• Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible front 3/4

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible with Rick Harrison

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible top up

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible 216 cubic inch inline-six

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible interior

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible interior

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible back seat

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible license plate

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible trunk

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible movie still

  • Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible movie still

The last car Steve McQueen ever drove in a movie is officially up for auction. The 1951 Chevrolet Styline DeLuxe Convertible you see above is now owned by none other than Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame, but once ferried McQueen around the set of his last film, 1980's The Hunter. That flick saw the Bullit star play a bumbling bounty hunter and didn't exactly set the box office on fire. McQueen bought the car after production wrapped, and four years later it sold at his estate sale at the Imperial Palace in Las Vegas.

Flash forward to 2003, and the convertible received a full restoration back to near-stock specifications. Hagerty Insurance estimates the car to be worth around $45,000 without the significant provenance. Given its ties to one of film's most popular gearheads, the old Chevrolet could fetch up to 10 times that when it goes under the gavel in Ft Luaderdale, Florida on March 22. You can head over to the Auctions America site for more information. You can also check out the trailer for The Hunter below.


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      Hazdaz
      • 2 Years Ago
      "$100 bucks is the best I can do."
      danno
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nothing touches the bullet four speed monster "tang"....nothing...my friends...
      RICH
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wasn't aware that "The Hunter" was a box office flop. I like all of Steve's movies but this one was one of my favorites as he was more of a regular guy type. Anyway I liked it, the car too. R.I.P. Steve.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Nicholas Palun
      • 2 Years Ago
      We had this genre of Chevys for our family: 1936.1941,1948,1949,1960.My favorite was the 1949 Fastback ! And the 1950's era of elegance and innovation! I passed my driver test in a new 1953 BelAir convertible; drooled over the Packards, Buicks, Desotos, Caddys,Chrysler Imperial, low slung Mercs and my aunt's treasured 1954 Lincoln Cosmopolitan she let me drive everywhere after I washed it. Those were the days! September was 'car showroom' month when you went to each showroom for announced presentations of the next year's models week after week and weekends. It was more fun than television, if you even had one! And if you had a VW, you were not allowed to park in the employee lot - only U S made cars allowed! Excuse me, I have to go pick up Laverne & Shirley!
      xlch1000
      • 2 Years Ago
      I hate it when people write copy without knowing what theyre talking about. Ralph "Papa" Thorson was NOT a .."bumbling bounty hunter" Show a little respect.
      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      In for the hilarious trademark Pawn Stars quotes :D
      Helgey
      • 2 Years Ago
      The chrome trim on this car says 1952.The 51 and 52 were virtually identical but the chrome spears on the side were different, the Chevy emblem center hood, and the trim around the front parking lights. These are 1952 trim pieces on this car. It may have a 52 VIN number and these were erroneous replacement parts.That happened often..
      Gary Cangemi
      • 2 Years Ago
      What happened to the mustang he drove in Bullit? Now THAT was an iconic car!
      KyleR
      • 2 Years Ago
      Buys it for $20,000, auctions it for ten times that much. Gotta make a profit.
        MMM
        • 2 Years Ago
        @KyleR
        That's why He is on TV and has a #1 cable show in the country and you are not! ;)
          antacid
          • 2 Years Ago
          @MMM
          its only the highest rated right now because all the real shows are on break, Walking Dead gets nearly 3x as much viewers
          Marc Swankhuizen
          • 2 Years Ago
          @MMM
          And it's clear that high ratings are absolutely no indication of quality or value. These shows are pure tripe, just showing a few jerk-offs ripping poor people off for their valuable stuff
      donwords
      • 2 Years Ago
      Significant providence? Surely they mean "provenance"?
        Dan Paulsen
        • 2 Years Ago
        @donwords
        Providence, as in care or preparation in advance; foresight. Prudent management.
          basia1944
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Dan Paulsen
          In the article it refers to the actual selling price being greater then the estimate because of the car's history. Its 'provenance' , not providence which in the way you defined it would mean 'foresight in preparation for an action'; in this case that would be refurbishing the car before auctioning it. However, the $45,000 estimate is based on the fix-up so any additional selling price would be based not on the fix-up but the history(who owned it, etc.) thius the 'provenance'.
        BRITISHLUGNUT
        • 2 Years Ago
        @donwords
        Don, That kinda ruined the whole description, when its providence was mentioned...and Heather: SOLD!!! Send Cash...right away...
      • 2 Years Ago
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        Pj Taintz
        • 2 Years Ago
        even for you that is a dick thing to say...even for you
        metusmetu
        • 2 Years Ago
        How about showing a little respect for the dead. He was a great actor who passed away from cancer....
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