Ford vs Ferrari’s racecar sports hero Carroll Shelby is know for beating the racing establishment with simpler, less expensive and sometimes cruder machinery. He got his racing start driving other peoples’ cars and went on to build a business empire that has continued and grown beyond his death.
A 1969 ZL1 Camaro sold at the Scottsdale Auctions for a whopping $1.094 million on the Barrett-Jackson stage. The ZL1 was an all-out performance package that also included heavy-duty suspension and drivetrain components.
At the Mecum auction in Kissimmee, FL this month, one of the two Highland Green 1968 Mustang GT fastbacks featured in the Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt” sold for a breathtaking $3.75M (including buyer’s premium).
Mecum’s first auction of the decade is happening now through January 12th. Get a preview of the auction with some of the most highly anticipate cars going up for auction, including classic and exotic, in a rainbow of colors.
“Ford v Ferrari” is a must-see movie; not just for serious car lovers. That’s the conclusion of Premier Financial Services’ staff, after watching the movie together on its opening day. Read our 5-star review. Then go see this thriller on the big screen, for the full effect.
Steve McQueen’s Highland Green 1968 Mustang fastback from the movie Bullitt is going up for sale at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee, Fl in January. It was a daily driver in the 1970’s, and has now made its way to the auction block.
The 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 looms large among classic muscle cars, not as the most powerful or quickest, but as one of the most audacious. Mecum’s Monterey auction is offering two Boss 429s, one a 1970 rotisserie restoration and the other a modified 1969.
Jaguar is showing a willingness to spend considerable sums to possess the ultimate rendition of heritage: a continuation car of the Jaguar D-Type. That is, an actual model from the past, built just as it was when new, with no modern updates.