Willett Specials Chicago
Starship One
click to enlarge photo

Starship One

The Starship One was built as a feature car. The "feature car" is paid to attend a car show or event to help increase attendance. The Starship One was themed after the popular movie Star Wars. The Starship One was featured at shows across the U.S. and Europe.

Features:
- Willett advanced vehicle design.
- All steel construction
- Body sectioned 10 inches
- Body chopped 4 inches
- Wheelbase lengthened 18 inches
- Corvette rear independent suspension
- Gull wing doors
- Jim McFall interior
- Star Wars theme, multi color orange and blue murals in Dupont paint finishEngine
Transmission:
- Factory stock Chevrolet 350 cu in engine
- Factory stock Chevrolet 350 turbo automatic Trans

Body:
- 1976 Chevrolet series 10 work van
Modified body parts:
- Body sectioned 10 inches
- Top chopped 4 inches
- Body lengthen 18 inches
- Hood scoop
- Interior panels
- Engine cover

Fabricated body parts:
- Side and quarter panels
- Front and header panel
- Rear body panel
- Roof and wing
- Gull wing doors
- Fuel tank
- Front spoiler
- Rear wheel houses
- Windshield pillars
- Dash

Chassis:
- Boxed GM uni-body with fabricated rear section

Paint:
- Custom mixed colors - candy over pearl orange and blue with hand painted and airbrushed Star Wars murals. The entire finish was done in Dupont paint materials.
- Silver leaf lettering and hand striping

Suspension and Wheels:
- Front suspension- lowered stock GM
- Rear suspension- Independent Corvette
- 373 posi
- Disk brakes
- Crager wheels
- BFG tires

 

FEATURE CARS | CUSTOM & VINTAGE RACERS | HOT ROD SPECIAL | AUTOMOTIVE APPRAISAL| BIO & ARTICLES