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With just 16,200 miles and few devoted owners from new, this 1960 Impala convertible must be one of most original examples left. Equipped with the high-output 348-ci engine, this exceptional Chevrolet has been a cornerstone of the current owner’s exquisite Southern California collection for decades, and was purchased by him from the second owner, who had used the car sparingly for parades and other special occasions. “It took me about 12 years to purchase this unique Chevy,” states the owner. “I was fascinated by the originality and how amazingly well it was preserved. I had to keep calling the guy…
• Real Y84 Special Edition • Original build sheet • One of 1,107 built • 4-speed transmission • Numbers-matching 400/220 horsepower engine • WS6 performance suspension • Four-wheel disc brakes • T-tops with original storage bags • Original sheet metal with one quality repaint • Authentic Bandit Trans Am {analysis}This car, Lot F179, sold for $54,000, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s Indy 2014 Spring Classic on May 16, 2014, in Indianapolis, IN. When Bo Darville pulled over to sweep up Frog and rescue her from the clutches of Buford T. Justice and his son, Frog’s inept groom-to-be, history was made.…
All-original car with 8,600 actual miles. Ash Gold with black top and interior. 307 V8, power steering, Rally wheels, AM Radio, Bumperettes. Factory pinstripe. Runs and drives like the brand-new car it almost is. When you have the opportunity to buy a low-mileage car like this, it makes you doubly proud of the ownership, and the car is bound to keep appreciating in value. Remember, they are only original once! {analysis}This car, Lot SP121, sold for $22,555, including buyer’s premium, at Collector Car Productions’ Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 5, 2014. The most daunting…
• True one-owner Trans Am purchased new at Jules Meyers Pontiac in West Los Angeles • Original owner, Jaques Toulet, owned the car from 1969 until 2013. • The car spent its entire life in California and Arizona and is completely rust-free • Number-matching original engine, transmission, rear end, heads, intake, carburetor and exhaust manifolds • All original sheet metal and mostly original glass and interior • Rebuilt engine by top Ram Air Pontiac experts in the country, Lance Kramer • Less than 100 miles since rebuild • Receipts for all of the work totaling over $15,000 are included • Fully…
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,…
• 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…
 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L89 VIN: 124379N593096; sold by Barrett-Jackson • Undocumented L89 aluminum heads • This rare Super Sport Camaro is an X66-code, non-trim big block finished in original color combo of Code 71 LeMans Blue exterior with Parchment interior and vinyl top • Meticulous rebuild of the entire drivetrain; over 500 hours spent on the show-quality body and paint • All components are date-code-correct 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS L89 VIN: 124379L501175; sold by Gooding & Company • One of only 311 L89 Camaros built in 1969 • Delivered new to Ventura, CA • Vivid Rallye Green and white…

1969 Hurst/Olds

Written by September 2013
A refined street brawler Sold new by Minyard Motors Inc., Anderson, SC Documented with Hurst Performance Research papers, original build sheet and factory warranty books Completely frame-off restored from late 1990s to early 2000s Completed by Nyle Wing, Wings Auto Art in Ionia, MI Restoration completely documented with photos start to finish Matching-numbers engine 455/380-hp V8 (#396021F) code QE, Ram Air hood Turbo 400 transmission (#69OH1352) Posi rear end (SH-3.23 ratio) Power steering and disc brakes Tilt steering column Factory tach, gauges and AM/FM radio Factory 15-inch wheels with Goodyear tires Factory air conditioning {analysis} This car, Lot F244, sold…
• 1957 Chevy 150 sedan “Black Widow” • Built to re-create the famous Black Widow car from 1957 with one very important modern upgrade, a new GM performance parts Ram Jet 350 fuel-injected engine, dressed to look just like an original Rochester fuel-injected engine • Correct 4-speed manual • 3.50 Posi rear end • Correct Sun tach • Frame-off, no-expense-spared restoration {analysis}This 1957 Chevrolet 150 sedan, Lot S90.1, sold for $50,825, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s Houston auction on April 6, 2013. Has an American performance car ever had a more sinister name? Chevrolet never officially called these 1957 racing…
• Purchased from the original owner after being in storage for over 30 years • No rust and never wrecked • Original body panels • Received correct and complete restoration • All engine, transmission and rear end components are original and correct • Original window sticker • Original license plate • Original Protect-O-Plate • Owner’s manual   {analysis}This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, Lot F229, sold for $63,600, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction in Kissimmee, FL, on January 25, 2013. There are a lot of important GM muscle cars, but in terms of iconic status, there aren’t many that can touch…
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