Sunday, November 29, 2020

1967 Chevrolet Corvette - squared

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. Bloomington Gold, Duntov Award, Known As Deuces Wild. Frame-off restoration. Original 427/435 HP V-8 engine. 4-speed manual transmission. 4.11 Positraction. Factory side exhaust car. Rally Red with original White convertible top. HERE
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. National NCRS Top Flight award with a score of 100 points in 2019, one of only three cars to achieve the perfect score. Bloomington Gold Certified. Comprehensive restoration. Original drivetrain. Original 427/435 HP V-8 engine. Original 4-speed manual transmission. 4.11 Positraction. F41 suspension. Factory side pipe car. HERE

Barn Finds

1949 Aston Martin DB2 £679,000

1932 Cadillac Model 370B Convertible Victoria $350,000

1954 Corvette C1 $80,000+

1969 Dodge Daytona $90,000

Lamborghini Miura $1m

1955 Porsche 356 Speedster $ 150,000+

1941 Cord $ 50,000

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

First 1969 Boss 302 Mustang Concept Car $ 180,000

1961 Ferrari 250 SWB California Spider, left, $ 18m - right 1956 Maserati A6G 2000 Gran Sport Berinetta $ 2.2m

Saturday, November 28, 2020

2018 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 - $187k

1,986 miles. Arancio Borealis Pearl finish. Nero Ade interior with Arancio contrast stitching. 5.2L V-10 FSI VVT engine with 580 HP. Top speed of 202 MPH. 0-60 MPH in 3.2 seconds. 7-speed automatic transmission. Ventilated disc brakes with orange calipers.
The LP580-2 is a lighter, softer, and cheaper variant of the 4WD Huracan LP610-4. This brings it into the realm of the McLaren 570S, Porsche 911 Turbo or Audi R8. The car started at a base of $200k.
This example made $187k at Mecum.

2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia Spider 16M - $375k high bid

One of 499 built to commemorate the 16th Formula Constructor's World Championship earned by Ferrari in 2008. One of 120 US units. Bespoke Red carbon fiber coachwork. 4.3L/503 HP DOHC 32 valve engine. Multi-port fuel injection, variable valve timing. F1 SuperFast2 electro-hydraulic gearbox. Independent front/rear wishbone suspension with coil springs. Sport-tuned suspension with ride control. Brembo carbon ceramic 4-wheel vented disc brakes.
455 miles from new. Zero to 60 mph comes in 3.4 sec with a standing ¼-mile of 11.5 sec. Top speed (redline limited) is 196 mph. Power is 503 bhp @ 8500 rpm and 347 lb-ft of twist @ 5250 rpm. Sticker was something north of $300k.
This example high bid to $375k at Mecum.

Friday, November 27, 2020

2019 Corvette ZR1

For sale on Bring A Trailer is a 2019 Corvette ZR1 with only five miles on its clock. It's never been driven beyond the final assembly line testing.

In Corvette Racing Yellow over a Jet Black leather interior, this example is equipped with the 3ZR Premium Equipment Group, Competition Sports seats, the Track Performance Package, carbon-ceramic brakes, Magnetic Ride Control, and staggered-diameter alloy wheels.
The window sticker states the total price came to $145,010. With minutes to go, the bid is $138,500.

For the money a body gets 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque with a top speed of 215 mph. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a seven-speed manual with rev-matching or an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 - $132k

LS6 Registry Certificate. Professional restoration to concours quality. The only known example with COPO Daytona Yellow paint and Black cloth interior. Matching numbers LS6 engine. M22 Rock Crusher transmission. F41 Special Performance suspension. Cowl induction hood with Super Sport stripes. 4.10 Positraction differential. Date code correct 4491 Holley Carburetor for California emissions Tachometer and gauge package. Pushbutton AM radio Correct Goodyear polyglas tires. Correct T3 headlamps.
Sitting atop the muscle car food chain in 1970 was Chevrolet’s SS Chevelle. Not just the namby pamby, 360 horsepower SS454, but the King Kong, designated RPO Z15. Checking off this option delivered a 450 horsepower, 454 cubic inch solid lifter behemoth that cranked out 500 lbs.-ft. of twist and beat the krap out of all pretenders.
This uber top end machine defines American muscle and is HIGHLY desirable. It appeared at Mecum.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Ferrari 550 GT1 Prodrive - $4.29m

The headliner at RM Sotheby’s last fall was the sale of a 2001 Ferrari 550 GT1 Prodrive racecar, which was one of only 12 built and won several races in the early 2000s. It was estimated between $3.9m and $4.9m, which would make it the most expensive car ever sold at an online-only auction.
Ferrari 550 GT1 Prodrive, chassis no. 108418/CRD02, represents a true icon of the international GT racing scene in the early 2000s.

The Ferrari was campaigned by BMS Scuderia Italia and recorded 14 victories in its division, as well as racing its way to class victory at the 24 Hours of Spa in 2003. It was the overall winner of the 2004 FAI GT Championship and 2004 24 Hours of Spa.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

1970 Shelby GT500 Fastback - $110k

64,420 original miles. Comprehensive restoration. Recently updated to concours. Drag Pack. 428 Super Cobra Jet Ram Air V-8 engine. C6 3-speed automatic transmission. Finished in original Candy Apple Red. Black Deluxe interior.

238 Shelby GT500 Fastbacks were produced in 1970. 170 came with a 'Drag Pack' which increases price significantly. A 335 bhp, 428 ci R-Code Super Cobra Jet V-8 engine, fed by a single four-barrel carburetor provides locomotion.
Haggerty suggests a top tier 1970 Shelby GT500 Fastback is trending around $148k. The car appeared at Mecum and made $110k..

Sunday, November 22, 2020

1970 Plymouth Superbird

Built date November 30, 1969. Code J97285 order number. Matching numbers code E87 440 6 BBL V-8 engine. 4-speed manual transmission. Code EV2 Hemi Orange. Pistol grip shifter. Hood tachometer. 150 MPH speedometer.

Superbirds had three engine options: the 426 Hemi V8 engine producing 425 bhp at 5000 rpm and 490 lb⋅ft at 4000 rpm, the 440 Super Commando Six Barrel with 3X2-barrel carburetors producing 390 hp, and the 375 hp 440 Super Commando with a single 4-barrel carburetor. 135 examples were fitted with the 426 Hemi.
Figures say as many as 2,783 Superbirds were built. 1,935 Superbirds is the long accepted number. The Superbird and the Dodge Charger Daytona were each built for one model year only (1970 and 1969 respectively).
Values for top examples have been doing extremely well. This example appears at Mecum.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

McLaren Senna Can Am - $3.3m

The Can Am is a Street legal Senna GTR rarer than the LM with only 3 unit made. 50 years ago McLaren won every one of the 11 Can-Am races and Bruce Mclaren was crowned Champion. This Ultra Limited McLaren Senna Can Am is #1 of 3 celebrate this accomplishment with the rarest McLaren built, The Can Am. Never been raced, never saw rain and completely wrapped in clear protective film (Clear bra). 850km on the clock. Offered at 3.3M USD

1965 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster - Carroll Shelby's

CSX3178. Carroll Shelby's personal 427 Cobra since new until his passing. Purchased from Shelby's estate in 2016. One of five 427 Cobras originally finished in Charcoal Gray. Ground-up concours restoration completed in 2019 to exacting 1965 specifications. Original body and chassis. Aluminum head 427 side oiler engine with dual 4-barrel carburetors. Toploader 4-speed manual transmission. Sunburst knock-off wheels.

This 427 Cobra is the big brother of CSX2000, the original small-block Cobra. CSX2000 recently sold for almost $14 million.
The artifact appears at Mecum.

Friday, November 20, 2020

1967 L88 Corvettes

The only 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe still carrying its original L88 engine was being offered for sale by the Corvette Mike dealership. The price: $3.95m. The Sunfire Yellow coupe has undergone a 10-year, frame-off restoration with each component, nut and bolt sourced from the original car or from NOS suppliers. Of the 20 L88s produced in 1967, about half still exist, but only three retain their original, 427cid V8 engines, and the other two are convertibles.
1967 L88 Corvette Serial No. 21550 stands as the most successful L88 Corvette race car of all time during its eight-year racing career. It took home a record-setting 52 victories. The car high bid to $3.2m at Mecum
The first L88 Corvette, and the only Tuxedo Black 1967 L88 Convertible built. Campaigned by Tony DeLorenzo and Jerry Thompson in 1967. It high bid to $1.8m at Mecum.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Huracan STO

Behold the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Omologato, or Huracan STO. It's a road-going version of the Huracan Super Trofeo Evo racer. Engine is a 5.2-liter V-10 spitting out 630 horsepower to the rear wheels. 0-62 mph time is three seconds or less, a 0-124 mph time of nine seconds, onto a top speed of 193 mph. The Huracan STO starts deliveries next spring and is priced from a starting rock bottom of $327,838.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Saleen S7 LM

Based on the existing S7s, this particular example was originally produced in 2007 and recommissioned by Saleen to LM specs in 2018. It is one of just a handful of S7s to receive the makeover, which involved updating the engine, chassis, aerodynamics and interior. Engine is a mid-mounted, twin-turbo 7.0-liter V8 mated to a six-speed manual transaxle and a limited-slip differential.
1,000 horses are on tap with 850 ft lbs of twist. With a scant 178 miles on the clock the car is bid $500k with 10 days to go at 'Bring a Trailer'.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Aston Martin DB1

Originally known as the Aston Martin 2-litre Sports, the car was retroactively titled the DB1. Just 15 examples were made between 1948–1950. 9 survive.
Transmission is a four-speed manual.Engine was an all-iron, ohv 1970cc ‘four’, twin 1½in SU carburetors. Max power 90bhp @ 4750rpm, torque is 135 ft/lbs @ 3000rpm.
A 1949 Aston Martin 'DB1' was sold at Monterey in 2017. In original condition with its original chassis, body and interior trim and its 1953-upgraded engine; it made $1.3m