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Many Rare Muscle Cars to feature at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction
By Dave Ashton
Barrett Jackson, one of the premier auction houses for muscle cars will have a fantastic line-up of rare Chevrolets amongst other fine muscle cars at their 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 6-8 2017 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.
“Chevrolet has fueled our love affair for high-performance driving with sports cars like the Corvette and muscle cars such as the Camaro, and we’re proud that many of these iconic Chevy vehicles will cross our auction block in Palm Beach,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson.
Standouts from the auction are a 1967 Corvette 427/400 horsepower convertible, Lot#717 which is just one of 16 made with the options of Goodwood Green, air conditioning, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, tilt wheel, speed warning indicator and tinted glass. the car has had to full frame of restorations and been awarded many coveted titles such as the NCRS Top Flight, Bloomington Gold, Chevy Vette Fest Concourse Gold and the coveted Triple Diamond award.
Next up is Lot #700 a fine custom 1960s Chevrolet El Camino Pickup kitted out in Mist Opal Green Metallic and Desert Silver Metallic paint. Custom interior features include a suede headliner, deluxe carpeting, Mercedes-Benz bucket seats, door panels, waterfall console, Classic Instruments gauges, Ididit tilt steering column, Billet Specialties steering wheel, air conditioning, power driver’s seat, power windows, power vent windows and custom sound system. Under the hood is a highly detailed engine compartment that is home to a GM ZZ 502ci engine with a Ram Jet fuel-injection system coupled to a Richmond 6-speed transmission, with an aluminum driveshaft and Ford Fab 9″ rear end.
Lot #699 is a fine looking 1969 Camaro Z/28 with a 302CI engine four-speed manual transmission.
Lot #690 is a one-of-a-kind pro touring 1970 Dodge Challenger with over $200,000 invested. the car features a 528ci Street Legend HEMI engine, hydraulically actuated Keisler TKO five-speed manual transmission and loads of other custom features.
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