1957 Ford Thunderbird Custom

Glenn Zanotti ©2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
  • 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

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Lightweight

Dan Duckworth, courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • 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

1966 Ford Mustang GT convertible

Dan Duckworth, courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • 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

1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

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.

1965 Shelby GT350

John Hollansworth Jr., courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Rarely are automobiles as sought-after and seemingly immune to market fluctuations as Carroll Shelby’s GT350, and the first-year editions are consistently the most valuable of that breed.

The Shelby American Automobile Club’s World Registry keeps detailed records of each Shelby-modified Mustang made; the 1965 GT350 presented here is a solid, documented example treated to a high-quality restoration several years ago. It remains in excellent, well-preserved condition.

S/N SFM5S260, the car was originally shipped to Koons Ford in Falls Church, VA, Read More

1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Continuation Series

Courtesy of Bonhams

CSX4942 was completed at the Shelby American plant in November of 2007, near the end of the Shelby Continuation Series Cobra production, as a 427 S/C model with fiberglass bodywork. The Shelby-issued Statement of Origin lists Performance Auto Group LLC of Summit, NJ, as the original purchaser.

The new Cobra was finished as seen today, sporting a classic silver metallic exterior over the optional black leather interior. It was fitted with all the correct 427 S/C features; sidepipe exhaust, quick-jack Read More

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429s

Photos courtesy of Auctions America

In the November-December 2013 issue of ACC, Editor Pickering tapped me for an article about two 1969 Camaros, otherwise known as the Camaro Comparo. For this exercise, I’ll be digging into two heavy hitters: a pair of 1969 Ford Boss 429 Mustangs. I’ll label this the 429 Mustang Match-up.

Building the Boss

The Boss 429 was the brainchild of Semon E. “Bunkie” Knudsen, who, after a successful 29-year career at GM, jumped ship to take the position of President at Read More

1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner retractable hard top

Darin Schnabel ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

• 225-hp, 332-ci overhead-valve V8 engine

• 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission

• Independent front suspension, live axle rear suspension with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel drum brakes

• Offered from the collection of Richard and Linda Kughn

• Ford’s famed “Hide-Away Hardtop”

• An outstanding restoration; well equipped with accessories and options

• Displayed at the Meadow Brook Concours and the Glenmoor Gathering

• Still show-ready in all regards