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1970 Plymouth ’Cuda VIN: 11900201972 Plymouth Duster VIN: 100161967 Dodge D700 “Snake” truck VIN: 17817512931967 Dodge D700 “Mongoose” truck  VIN: 1781731248  {analysis}These four lots, the ’70 Barracuda and ’72 Duster drag cars and the two ’67 Dodge D700 ramp trucks, were sold together for $990,000 as lots 5040–5043 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale on January 18, 2014. Next to Don Garlits in “Swamp Rat,” “TV” Tommy Ivo in his four-engine rail or Wild Willie Borsch one-handing his winged Fuel Altered, for me there’s no more exciting drag-racing history than the epic Don “The Snake” Prudhomme vs. Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen wars…
Created by Matt Murphy in 1999 to build specially tuned Chevrolet high-performance cars that were emissions-compliant, modern versions of the famous dealer-modified Chevys of the 1960s and early 1970s, GMMG quickly forged an outstanding reputation. Focusing on the fourth-generation Camaro and Firebird, GMMG created a new generation “supercar” with durability, reliability and modern technology. Clearly echoing the Baldwin-Motion, Berger, Dick Harrell, Fred Gibb, Nickey and Yenko dealer-tuned Chevy supercars of the past, the GMMG Camaro was available through selected Chevrolet dealers. Over 25 individual tweaks were made to the GMMG cars, covering everything from the powertrain and performance to appearance,…
• Visually accurate re-creation with modern updates • Owned by Chad McQueen, son of Steve McQueen • Documented on “Celebrity Rides” TV show • Titled as a 1968 Ford • Ford Racing 347-ci V8 engine • 450 hp • 5-speed manual transmission • RRS front independent suspension, rear RRS three-link setup • 4-wheel RRS disc brakes • Portion of proceeds to benefit Boys Republic school {analysis}This “Bullitt” Mustang replica, Lot 101, sold for $88,000, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 16, 2014. After all these years, Steve McQueen is still “The King of Cool.” He…
• The most celebrated Mopar muscle car • One of only 284 4-speed examples built for 1970 • Highly optioned and finished in classic Rallye Red • Just three California owners from new • Carefully maintained in unrestored, original condition {analysis}This Hemi ’Cuda, Lot 31, sold for $170,000, including buyer’s premium, at the Gooding & Company auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 17, 2014. Pony Cars were originally based on compact cars intended to be powered by thrifty sixes or small V8s. But throughout the 1960s, the buying public was hot for horsepower, and the Big Three were tasked with…
• 1952 Hot Rod magazine cover car • Clocked at 143.54 mph at El Mirage dry lake • Class winner at the Grand National Roadster Show • First in Class and Dean Batchelor Award at the 1999 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Dick Flint and a friend stop at a crosswalk, watching a voluptuous coed pass in front of them. Dick’s friend leaps out of the car as she haughtily turns away from the boys’ arresting red roadster. This was the iconic scene captured on the cover of the May 1952 issue of Hot Rod magazine. The magazine’s founder, the late…
If there is such a thing as a Hot Rod RV, this is it. Mother Nature has provided “just the right patina” on this unit’s original exterior, with the builder’s unique imagination performing the rest. This RV is powered by Mopar’s 318 V8 with Sanderson custom headers, Flowmasters and dual exhaust with an automatic transmission. The custom-fabricated suspension places the unit lower than Winnebago engineers ever dreamed possible, making it handle like no other. All-new, hand-crafted cedar wood interior is decorated appropriately, including re-upholstered old theater seating, new futon bed, plaid driver’s and passenger’s seats and no shortage of wall…
This vehicle is the only known 1967 red/red L88 produced; it has GM documentation in the form of a legible Tank Sheet (Order Copy) that has been validated by the GM/NCRS Document Validation Service. It’s optioned with the L88 427 HD engine, M22 4-speed, J56 heavy-duty brakes, J50 power brakes, F41 suspension, K66 transistor ignition, G81 4.56 Positraction and shoulder harnesses. This is the only 1967 L88 to have attained an NCRS 98.2 Regional Top Flight award (2001), 98.4 National Top Flight (2001), a Regional Performance Verification Award, and the ultimate award for Corvette restoration or preservation, the NCRS Duntov…
The vehicle was purchased new by Ray Lambrecht for Lambrecht Chevrolet Company. It has 1.3 miles and has NEVER been sold to the public. It is on original invoice. The truck is turquoise in color with a black roof. The body is in excellent condition. The roof has damage from a building roof collapse due to snow. The damage is to exterior skin and not to the interior. The windshield is cracked from the hit. {analysis}This truck, Lot 11L, sold for $147,000, including buyer’s premium, at the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Chevrolet Collection in Pierce, NE, on September…
• One of 201 Z16 Chevelles produced • One of three known factory Tuxedo Black/black Z16 Chevelles • Documented with the original window sticker and Protect-O-Plate • Sold new at Doane Chevrolet in Dundee, IL • Listed in the General Motors Z16 Memo • Drag raced when new • Frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration performed by Buddy Herin • 396/375-hp engine, aluminum intake manifold • 4-speed manual transmission • Power steering and brakes • Bucket seats with console, 160-mph speedometer • Dash-mounted clock on padded dash • Mag-style wheel covers and Goldline tires {analysis}This car, Lot S128, sold for $214,000, including buyer’s…
Before the new generation Torino came out in 1970, the Ford Dealers Association in Oregon got together with an idea to promote the new body style. The special Torino would be unique to the Northwest, and 601 were to be produced. Available in three colors, this one is Pacific Blue with a black hood, dual chrome hood-lock pins, dual racing mirrors, rocker panel racing stripes and argent-styled wheels. Of the 395 Type N/W models made, only five are 429s and only one is a 429 Cobra Jet. This is the car. Chrome Super Stock wheels and radials were added (original…
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