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In total, 21,380 Thunderbirds were produced in 1957. The most rare and desirable of these are affectionately referred to as F-birds. This is one of only 212 examples fitted with the supercharged F-code 312/300-hp V8 engine. It also has a Holley 4-barrel carburetor, automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes. The F-code engine elevated the performance of a standard Thunderbird from a reasonably quick cruiser to a dedicated quarter-mile contender. This 1957 F-bird was fastidiously restored to be competitive on the concours field. Accordingly, the F-bird achieved an enviable show record-winning First Place Gold at every Classic Thunderbird Club International…

2005 Ford GT

Written by May 2016
 Rare factory Quick Silver Metallic finish and all four options Less than 1,120 actual miles Virtually new in all respects {analysis}This car, Lot 112, sold for $308,000, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale, AZ, auction on January 28, 2016. Have you seen the new 2017 Ford GT yet? It looks phenomenal. It’s smooth and angular, yet sexy and slinky all at the same time. It certainly builds on the legend of both the GT40 and the GT. But what does that mean for values of previous-gen GTs in the future? We’ll get to that in a second. Target: Ferrari…
This is an extremely well-preserved, all-original 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra. This outstanding car comes with extensive documentation including multiple 100-point judging sheets from the Mustang Club of America, the original window sticker, registration history back to 1994, and Ford SVT vehicle certification with build date of 5/14/1993. It was number 3,162 of 4,993 Cobras built that year. It also comes with both the short and long 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra vehicle brochures in as-new condition. Presented in Teal Metallic clear-coat paint with an Opal Gray cloth/vinyl interior, this car appears exactly as it did when new and is original all…
Here is the real deal: a factory S-code 390 4-barrel big block and an original factory 4-speed. One of only 65 built in this paint and trim code: factory Acapulco Blue with black interior and the black-out hood treatment. This GT Mustang is verified with a Deluxe Marti Report and the original Buck Tag. It has gone through a complete ground-up restoration, including the correct red oxide underbody and with performance and modern upgrades. Factory options include power front disc brakes, louvered hood with black-out treatment, deluxe steering wheel, power steering and 4-speed manual transmission. The factory power steering setup…
Estimated 500-hp Chevrolet LS2 V8 engine 6-speed manual transmission Independent coil-spring front suspension Solid rear axle with coil springs Four-wheel power disc brakes A sleek, award-winning custom Thunderbird Built to the highest standards by Wayne Davis’ private shop Classic style with the best of modern engineering Full power equipment and air conditioning Carmel Concours class award and Goodguys Builder’s Choice winner {analysis}This car, Lot 207, sold for $181,500, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in Monterey, CA, on August 14, 2015. I’m not ashamed to admit that resto-mods are my favorite cars. In fact, the only thing I…
Number 154 of only 212 built 1,483 original miles Correct 427/425-hp R-code engine Fiberglass front fenders and trunk lid Heater, radio and armrest delete Special lightweight interior components Bostrom lightweight bucket seats Rubber floor mat No seam sealer or sound deadener throughout body panels Aluminum front and rear bumpers and brackets Four correct 15-inch Kelsey-Hayes wheels, disclaimer in glovebox {analysis}This car, Lot S137, sold for $237,600, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s massive Indianapolis auction on May 16, 2015. When Raymond Loewy was working for Studebaker in the late ’40s and early ’50s, he had a sign on the wall of…
Triple-black A-code Mustang GT convertible 289/225-hp V8 engine Four-speed transmission Four-barrel carburetor GT exhaust Power convertible top Deluxe Pony interior Rally Pac gauges Woodgrain console and dash Chrome luggage rack Fog lamps AM radio Styled steel wheels Double-red-stripe tires High-gloss paint on straight body Raven Black with black interior and top Red GT stripe {analysis}This car, Lot F198, sold for $35,640, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s auction in Houston, TX, on April 9–11, 2015. As a collector car community, do we think of first-generation Ford Mustangs as $35,000 cars? It’s not an unheard-of price point for Ford’s pony car, but…
• One-owner car • 1,025 miles • 500-hp SVT engine • 6-speed transmission • Brembo brakes • Dual exhaust • Red with white GT stripes • Black and red interior • AM/FM CD stereo • Navigation • SVT wheels • Owner’s manual {analysis}This car, Lot T189, sold for $35,100, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s 2,400-car Kissimmee sale in Kissimmee, FL, on January 16–25, 2015. The baddest Mustang Ford is no stranger to the world of forced induction. Cars such as the 2003 and 2004 Mustang Cobras and same-era Lightning pickups carried the performance torch for the Blue Oval throughout the…
Equipped with 428 CJ and C6 transmission. Competition Suspension and AM radio. Fully documented with original window sticker and Marti Report with Talladega package. {analysis}This car, Lot 559, sold for $38,500, including buyer’s premium, at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale, AZ, auction on January 14, 2015. Aero tricks to win As NASCAR grew into the 1950s and 1960s, winning became more than just a game of endurance. The tracks were gaining longer and bigger banks to allow the cars to go flat-out safely, and as engine technology developed to the point where cars were able to run 500 miles without grenading, race winners…
Complete, no-expense-spared, nut-and-bolt rotisserie restoration done very correctly with attention to detail. This is a true 23,000-mile car and comes fully documented with all of its options on its full Marti Report. 351 M-code V8, 4-speed transmission, Ram Air hood, power disc brakes, stripes and in-dash tach. Fully loaded car. Finished in Grabber Yellow with black interior, this car is a true head-turner. Underside done in factory-correct red oxide. {analysis}This car, Lot 341.1, sold for $27,500, including buyer’s premium, at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas sale on September 25–27, 2014. Mustang evolved For the ’71 model year, Ford’s design team faced intense…
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