Pentru a dona banii in Haiti sau pur si simplu pentru a face profit, colectionarii au scos la licitatie cateva masinute super tari, unii din ei fortati fiind de criza. Sunt foarte multe masini interesante dar o sa enumar doar cele care au iesit in evidenta si care au fost expuse de presa locala.
- Un Dodge Challenger modificat de Petty’s Garage (detinut de Richard Petty castigator a 7 campionate de NASCAR) se liciteaza la 130.000$, bani ce vor fi donati pentru acte caritabile. Detalii si poze in ceea ce urmeaza:
This one-of-a-kind 2009 Dodge Challenger prototype from Petty’s Garage marries the timeless beauty of the 60’s and 70’s race cars from Petty Enterprises and the craftsmanship of today’s master fabricators and is being sold to benefit the Petty Family foundation. This is serial number 0001 and is the very first street car to come from Petty’s Garage which is located in the famed Level Cross, NC facility. This challenger is titled in Richard Petty’s name and powered by a late model 426cid HEMI from Arrington Engines with 585hp, 560ft/lb of torque and breathing through a 90mm Arrington throttle body and cold air intake. Painted in the trademark Petty Blue by BASF R-M, which is not to be mistaken for B5 Blue or Grabber Blue. This is 1 of only a handful of street cars to ever be painted Petty Blue. The car has been completely disassembled, placed on a rotisserie and repainted, including all suspension components, which are painted “Petty Parts Blue.” Automotive enthusiasts will notice the hand fabricated fascia, rocker panels, rear bumper cover and the blade type rear spoiler, all of which were “The King’s” vision for “squaring up the car”. Performance enhancements include Pedders suspension bushings, swaybars and coilovers, Petty’s Garage custom strut tower brace, cross member, sub-frame connectors and adjustable swaybar linkage increase chassis rigidity. Brembo Gran Tourismo brakes provide the stopping power with M6 calipers in the front matched with cross drilled 380x34mm disks and M4 calipers in the rear with cross drilled 380x28mm disks. “The King” also wanted a center exhaust which is hand fabricated with 2 3/4″ mandrel bent stainless steel tubing. Prototypes are only built once and this is a one-of-a-kind automobile. To truly appreciate the craftsmanship and detail put into this build, you have to catch a view from underneath the car. Proceeds from the sale of this vehicle will benefit the Petty Family Foundation and its primary charities, The Victory Junction Gang and Paralyzed Veterans of America.
- Un Ford Mustang Convertible Pace Car folosit in competitiile Mustang Challenge s-a vandut pentru 120.000$, bani care vor fi de asemenea donati in scopuri caritabile. Masina vine cu suspensie Eibach, Roush supercharger si multe altele.
The one and only original pace car for the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Series. This original BFGoodrich HURST/Woodhouse Ford Mustang made its debut as the official pace car at the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge race on Sept. 19, 2009. This stunning HURST/Mustang pace car features massive 20″ HURST polished, forged aluminum wheels with gold pointed center spokes wrapped in BFGoodrich g-Force KDW tires for maximum performance. The cars are distinctive, with painted gold racing stripes and official pace car logos on white. Each car has a special white convertible top, boot and interior. The exterior delivers HURST identity with subtle detailing and features including real metal badges and a unique HURST Air-Speed rear deck spoiler. The gold HURST T-handle shifter is the centerpiece of the interior for both manual and automatic cars and the seats and floor mats feature the famous HURST gold and black “H” logos. Handling and attitude are provided by Eibach, with HURST-tuned coilover shocks, springs and sway bars. Under the hood, the Roush Supercharged engine pounds out 435+hp and over 400 lb/ft of torque with Magnaflow custom-tuned stainless steel performance exhaust finishing off the sound and performance statement with authority. Donated by Woodhouse Auto Family, HURST Performance Vehicles and various suppliers to Victory Junction’s newest Camp for Kids in Kansas City, KS.
- Corvette Z06 Special Edition de 200.000$ mai aduce un sprijin victimelor din Haiti prin Crucea Rosie, masina fiind donata de catre General Motors. El este singurul Corvette in culoarea Crystal Red Metallic Tint Coat din 2008 si este ultima din editia speciala de 427 unitati produse pentru America de nord.
There were plenty of charity cars up for auction at Barrett-Jackson the last few days, but perhaps the one that benefited the most worthy cause was donated by GM. They brought out a 427 Limited Edition Corvette Z06 worth more than $80,000 to Scottsdale and promised to donate the entire proceeds of the sale to the American Red Cross to help those who were affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
Fortunately, the bidders in attendance hadn’t exhausted all of their funds by the time the car crossed the block, and a generous buyer put down a $200,000 offer for the car. You can visit www.redcross.org or text HAITI to 90999 to donate yourself, and although you won’t go home with a new Corvette, you’ll be helping out a very worthy cause.
- Pentru 280.500$ s-a vandut acest Indy Special fabricat de cei de la Blastolene, cunoscuti pentru mai multe proiecte care au facut istorie, motorizand aceasta jucarie cu 910cp si 2031Nm avand insa o greutate de peste 3 tone.
When Street Rod builders Randy Grubb and Michael Leeds came across two M47 Patton Tank engines, they immediately bought them and began sketching ideas for cars to build around the massive engines. The 1792cid SOHC aluminum V-12 engine is air-cooled and fed by dual 2-barrel carburetors. Power output is estimated at 910hp and 1500lb-ft of torque. The massive powerplant is mated to an Allison 4-speed automatic transmission that was originally designed to handle the workload of a Greyhound bus. The first Blastolene Special was finished in 2002 and then quickly sold to Jay Leno. This is the second and only other tank powered car built by the artists at Blastolene. The hand-built aluminum body was formed in the spirit of the shark-nosed Watson Roadsters that were very successful at Indy in the ’50s and ’60s, but nearly twice the size. With a 160″ wheelbase and an overall length of 270″, it’s no wonder that this creation weighs in at 8,400lbs. This wonderful piece of automotive art is very capable on the open road and is a thrill to drive. **TITLED AS A 1952 UUU WATSON ROADSTER**
- Primul Shelby GT350 fabricat vreodata (mai exact in 1966) s-a vandut pentru 247.500$. Mai clasic de atat nu se putea…
This car, #SFM6S002 is the very first ’66 production Shelby. It is the first of the 252 extremely desirable Shelby “carryover” cars built. #SFM6S001, the first serial numbered ’66 Shelby, was slated to be a ’65 Shelby. That car was modified as the prototype for production 1966 Shelby’s and today retains its prototype status. #SFM6S002 has just received an incredibly complete ground-up restoration in its original Wimbledon White color with Guardsman Blue LeMans stripes. The black interior with original rear seat delete package shelf is just as it was originally built and delivered by Shelby on October 19, 1965. Shortly after the second owner acquired the car, it was extensively raced in the Mid West including Road America, Black Hawk Farms, Grattan, Mid Ohio, Road Atlanta and Watkins Glen. After being acquired from its second owner, the restoration was performed by Cobra Automotive of Wallingford, Connecticut. It is powered by a correct and fully rebuilt 289 Hi-Po, 306hp V8 and proper T-10M Aluminum 4-speed transmission. No expense was spared in the restoration back to its original state with many NOS and original date-coded parts. It is equipped with a Holley 715 CFM carburetor, 3.89 Detroit Locker rear, original dash mounted tachometer, radio delete, wood grain steering wheel, Shelby Cragar 15″ wheels and Goodyear blue dot tires. These early production “carryover” cars combined the best of both the ’65 and ’66 Shelby’s. They retain the hardcore ’65 performance features with the distinctive ’66 Shelby visual features added to set them apart from regular production Mustangs. This Shelby is listed in the Shelby American World Registry and comes with its original Shelby owner’s manual, Hi-Po supplement, SAAC club documentation and more. Its number one production status and its racing pedigree make this a historically significant Shelby.
- Cadillac a adus primul CTS Coupe care a iesit de pe portile fabricii, care s-a vandut pentru suma de 95.700$ in conditiile in care CTS-V Coupe este sub 70.000$.
Introducing the 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe. At first glance, the shape of the CTS Coupe is refreshingly simple, yet amplified with intricately carved details. Distinctive Cadillac signature cues combine with hand-sculpted forms, artfully articulating road confidence. The CTS Coupe is equipped with a standard 3.6L 304hp V6 engine, which includes a sophisticated direct injection system that provides the appealing balance of power and fuel efficiency, while importantly reducing emissions. A Nurburgring-tuned chassis, featuring premium components, ensures agile handling and precise control. With available features like an integrated Bose 5.1 surround sound system, a 40GB hard drive for storing music, and a state of the art 18-inch touch-screen navigation system, you can stay full connected while en route. Invitingly progressive, the interior of the CTS Coupe surrounds the driver with refinement and sport coupe luxury, featuring paddle shift controls, performance seating, and push-button door release. Premium materials like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, French-stitching and available Sapele wood complete the experience. Be the first to own this exclusive collector’s car. The winning bidder can select and order the first-ever regular production CTS Coupe, including color, engine, transmission, trim and factory-installed equipment. One hundred percent of the winning bid, less the fair market value of the vehicle, will benefit the College for Creative Studies and is therefore tax deductible.