1974 Bricklin SV-1
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Final bid:$15,500
Categories: Non-Porsche
Auction type: ReserveEnded
19 bids, 10 comments

Vehicle Details


  • Year: 1974
  • Make: Bricklin
  • Model: SV-1
  • VIN: 00031AA4S00519
  • Mileage: 4,125
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Title Status: Clean
  • Color: Safety Orange
  • Seller: cultcars
  • Seller Type: Dealer
  • Dealer Fee: None
  • Location: Denver, CO 80204
  • Lot #: V-0021809

The Bricklin SV-1 was introduced in 1974 as a “safety vehicle”, equipped with a steel chassis, a tubular steel cage, an integral roll bar, and impact bumpers. It also used hydraulically controlled gullwing doors, color-infused acrylic resin bodywork, and a 360ci AMC V8 producing 220 HP and 315 lb.-ft of torque. Said to be 772 SV-1s produced for the 1974 model year, this example is finished in Safety Orange over a Phoenix Brown leather interior, and was said to have sat for 40 years in dry storage before being acquired by the current owner. Having recently received a new hydraulic pump for the operation of the gull-wing doors, this 1974 Bricklin SV-1 is now being offered at auction by the seller out of Colorado showing just over 4k miles on the odometer.

The SV-1 uses color-infused acrylic resin-infused body panels over a steel chassis, which are colored in Safety Orange. Equipment includes pop-up headlights, gull-wing doors, impact bumpers, and textured black lower body panels. The seller reports some surface rust was observed on the undercarriage and was treated with Ospho and then a converter to remove it, and a thorough inspection revealed no corrosion beyond that. The seller also notes some fading of the acrylic bodywork from the front to rear, the rear decklid plastic has deformed and is slightly misaligned, and some stress cracks and blemishes are visible throughout the bodywork. Detailed images are provided in the gallery. The 15” turbine-style wheels are mounted with Sumitomo HTR 200 tires with unknown date codes.

The interior is trimmed in Pheonix Brown leather with button-tufted seat inserts, a two-tone dashboard, and a matching center console and door panels. Amenities include an upholstered headliner, roll-up windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and matching shift knob, VDO instrumentation, air-conditioning, and an AM/FM radio.

The Bricklin SV-1 is equipped with a 360ci AMC V8 engine with a single four-barrel rebuilt carburetor which produced up to 220 HP and 315 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven by a 3-speed Torque Command automatic transmission, allowing for acceleration from 0-60 MPH in under 10 seconds with a top speed of 111 MPH. Performance features include power-assisted disc brakes and drums in the rear, an integrated roll bar and steel cage, an A-arm front suspension with coil springs, and a rear Hotchkiss system of leaf springs with a live rear axle. 

This sale will include a clean title and some service documents.

Auction Results

  • Highest Bid: $15,500
  • Auction End: Aug 30, 2022 07:22:04PM UTC
  • Number of Bids: 19
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  • adamboy2000 (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    I'll pay more. Contact me if reserve wasn't met powerpoints@meDOTCOM

  • peteport 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $15,500

  • brooklynbricklyn 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $14,500

  • bhmohio 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $14,000

  • brooklynbricklyn 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $13,250

  • bhmohio 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $13,000

  • peteport 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $12,750

  • adamboy2000 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $12,250

  • brooklynbricklyn 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $12,000

  • bhmohio 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $11,500

  • brooklynbricklyn 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $11,000

  • peteport 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $10,000

  • bhmohio 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $9,000

  • peteport 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $8,500

  • dlhesq (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    @cultcars Thanks for replying and for the pictures. I still can't find a week/year code which indicates the tires are pre 2000. Are they original given the mileage?

  • bhmohio 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $5,250

  • Silver (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    I bet it's not $5,000.00. Ha

  • dlhesq (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    @adamboy2000 The seller could tell us but that's unlikely. with most auction sites you don't know if the reserve has been met until the auction is over. and then the seller can contact the high bidder to see if they can work something out.

  • adamboy2000 (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    How do we know if the reserve has been met?

  • cultcars (seller) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    @dlhesq new photos of the rites have been added.

  • PCARMARKET 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Additional content has been added to the gallery for this listing.

  • cultcars (seller) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    @dlhesq The odometer has absolutely not rolled over, this is an original mileage car. As far as the date codes on the tires we’ll have a look and post a response.

  • dlhesq (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    good morning---I can't see a date code on the tire pictures. Do you know how old they are? Also, is it reasonable to assume the odometer has rolled over? thanks

  • adamboy2000 (registered bidder) 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Hey there! Will I be notified if the reserve has been met?

  • adamboy2000 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $5,000

  • adamboy2000 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $4,500

  • adamboy2000 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $4,250

  • adamboy2000 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $4,000

  • Silver 1 year, 6 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $2,000

1974 Bricklin SV-1
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