Clarence "Chili" Catallo’s the "Silver Sapphire" became better known as the "Lil Deuce Coupe" when it appeared on the cover of the Beach Boy's album. This car is a Hot Rod Hall of Fame legend. It went through an evolutionary process with the contributions of the Alexander Brothers and George Barris. The car finally resides with the Catallo family after being owned by others and is restored to its original condition when it appeared on the Beach Boy's album. At the bottom, are photos taken of the car at the 2007 Detroit Autorama.

Read more about this car and it's Dearborn history by a guy who was there...Bob Nugent. | Read |