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• 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…
 • Rare, matching-numbers 1969 Barracuda Formula S • 340-ci engine with rare 4-speed manual transmission • Fresh restoration with 500 test miles • In storage for 30 years before show-winning restoration • Built with high-quality original and reproduction parts. Only deviations from stock are the addition of an Edelbrock carburetor with electric choke and Mopar performance electronic ignition, along with March pulley set • Trunk and cargo area house an Alpine amplifier and Infinity speakers to allow music via iPod hookup hidden under dash {analysis}This car, Lot 131, sold for $47,300, including buyer’s premium, at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction on…

1972 Dodge Demon GSS

Written by September 2013
Mr. Norm’s street machine Supercharging was a slick solution that boosted the factory 340 V8 to a stout 360 hp Built by Mr. Norm’s Grand-Spaulding Dodge The only one finished in Petty Blue Authentic Paxton-supercharged Mr. Norm GSS Demon Complete rotisserie restoration Date code-correct 340-ci V8 NOS Paxton supercharger specifically for GSS Demon Console-shifted Torqueflite automatic transmission Black bucket seats, console, factory gauges Sport steering wheel Black hood accents Twin hood scoops, hood-mounted tach Solid-state AM radio Auxiliary gauges Multiple award winner with judging sheets Numerous magazine features Signed by Mr. Norm Kraus {analysis} This car, Lot U72, sold for…
This is an official vehicle that was made for the 2005 motion picture “The Dukes of Hazzard,” and has the Certificate of Authenticity. One of three 1969 Dodge Chargers released by Warner Bros. Dash autographed by many of the cast members. Comes with an original certificate of title from Warner Bros. feature films. Also has a copy of the 2005 movie. Includes photos of the vehicle in front of the studio, along with photos with the cast members in this car. This truly is a special car and offers a chance to own a piece of motion-picture history. {analysis}This 1969…
• Very rare and historic Chrysler letter car • 1960 Daytona Beach “Flying Mile” race speed record holder • A factory-developed high-performance, 400-hp 4-speed 300F • Offered with original Goodyear Blue Streak racing tires • An incredibly important and original example • Protected in climate-controlled storage for almost 50 years • Includes extensive documentation {analysis}This 300F, Lot 19, sold for $236,500, including buyer’s premium, at the Gooding & Company Amelia Island auction in Amelia Island, FL, on March 8, 2013. Let’s take a quick ’50s automotive quiz: Which U.S. automobile was the first to break the magic one-horsepower-per-cubic-inch mark? Which U.S. automobile was the…
  • 440-ci 390-hp Six Pack engine • Hemi 4-speed transmission • Dana 4.10 Sure-Grip rear end • Standard wheels with Redline tires • Beautiful chrome, trim and stainless • Correct white vinyl upholstery • “Performance Red” exterior finish • Highly detailed engine bay and undercarriage • Mopar expert Galen Govier registry documents and fender tag decoding are included {analysis}This A12 Road Runner, Lot A714, sold for $90,200, including buyer’s premium, at Russo and Steele’s 13th Annual Scottsdale Auction on January 19, 2013. This is no ordinary muscle car. It had the purposeful form-follows-function look of a pure race car,…

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T

Written by January 2013
• 383-ci Magnum engine • 4-barrel carburetor • Automatic transmission • Air conditioning • Power steering • Power brakes • Dual exhaust • Custom interior • Black vinyl top • Pioneer CD player • Space-saver spare and jack • Broadcast sheet • Owner’s manual {analysis}This Challenger R/T, Lot F179, sold for $36,040, including buyer’s premium, at the Mecum St. Charles sale in St. Charles, IL, on October 25–27, 2012. I’ve always been a muscle-car nut, especially when it comes to E-body Chryslers. My first car was a genuine U-code 440 Magnum Dodge Challenger R/T, similar to our subject car.  When I…

1971 Dodge Charger R/T 440

Written by November 2012
  This 1971 Dodge Charger is believed to have been a one-owner vehicle until purchased by the current owner in 2011.  One of only 332 believed to have been built, this desirable 4-speed car is being sold with a Galen Govier report as well as other related paperwork. It is in excellent overall condition inside and out, with excellent panel fit, paint, upholstery and a well-detailed engine bay and chassis. {analysis}This 1971 Charger R/T, Lot 4127, sold for $36,300, including buyer’s premium, at Auctions America by RM’s Auburn Fall auction in Auburn, IN, on September 1, 2012. In 1969, Dodge…

1999 Plymouth Prowler

Written by September 2012
Based on the 1993 concept car of the same name, Plymouth’s Prowler was designed in the style of the all-American hot rod. Combining an advanced aluminum frame and body with a 3.5L/253-hp V6, independent suspension, power steering and 4-wheel power disc brakes gave the Prowler impressive performance and attracted heated competition between prospective buyers.  Driven a mere 837 miles, this 1999 Prowler roadster boasts a rare red-on-black color scheme, 18-inch front and 20-inch rear aluminum wheels, power windows, cruise control, CD player and chrome-tipped dual exhaust. {analysis}This 1999 Plymouth Prowler, Lot S112, sold for $41,800, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s…
Records indicate that only 77 Plymouth Superbirds were built with the mighty 426/425-hp Hemi engine and TorqueFlite automatic transmission. Fewer than 30 are known to exist today. This genuine R-code 1970 Plymouth Superbird is one of those few, finished in Vitamin C Orange with a black vinyl roof. It also features a rare white-on-black bucket-seat interior with woodgrain-accented console and Rallye instruments. Documented with the broadcast sheet, it is equipped with power steering and power front disc brakes.  {analysis}This 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird, Lot S238, sold for $177,550, including buyer’s premium, at Dana Mecum’s 25th Original Spring Classic Auction on…
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