Δημοπρασιών συνέχεια στο event Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale στην Arizona των Η.Π.Α, εκεί όπου νωρίς το πρωί της Κυριακής η πρώτη Camaro Z/28 πουλήθηκε έναντι $650.000 με όλα τα έσοδα να πηγαίνουν στο Cornerstone Schools του Detroit.
Στην ίδια δημοπρασία, η πρώτη Ford Mustang GT πουλήθηκε έναντι $300.000 με τα χρήματα να πηγαίνουν στο ίδρυμα Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, το οποίο είναι το μεγαλύτερο παγκοσμίως για θέματα ερευνών του σακχαρώδους διαβήτη τύπου 1.
Επίσης εκεί δημοπρατήθηκε η Ferrari F300 του Michael Schumacher έναντι $1,7 εκατ, το 1964 Ford Fairlane “Afterburner” των Ring Brothers για $247.500, μια 1963 Shelby Cooper Monaco King Cobra έναντι $1.65 εκατ και η μαύρη Bugatti Veyron του 2008 του Simon Cowell έναντι $1.375 εκατ.
Τα Linda Vaughn LV-1 Chevy Camaros βρήκαν νέο ιδιοκτήτη έναντι $280.000, μια 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 πουλήθηκε για $3.85 εκατ, ένα 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird για $550.000, ενώ η Ferrari F40 που χρησιμοποιήθηκε από τον Michael Jackson για τις ανάγκες διαφήμισης, πουλήθηκε για 742.500 δολάρια.
Κατά τη διάρκεια της δημοπρασίας πουλήθηκαν περισσότερα από 1.400 αυτοκίνητα, συνολικής αξίας 113 εκατ. δολαρίων. Αναλυτικά όλα τα αποτελέσματα της δημοπρασίας μπορείς να βρεις εδώ.
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The winning bidder will receive the first retail production vehicle. Unique front fascia, functional hood vent , 305/30ZR19 Pirelli PZero Trofeo R Summer-Only Tires, 19″x11″ front and 19″x11.5″ rear forged aluminum wheels. Flat bottom steering wheel and shift knob in suede, RECARO seats with microfiber suede inserts, rear seat modified for weight reduction. LS7 hand-assembled naturally aspirated small block 7.0 Liter V8 engine, 505hp and 481ft/lbs of torque (SAE-Certified), Tremec TR6060 manual transmission, full aerodynamics package, large front splitter, fender flares (front and rear wheels), extended rocker panels. The Z/28 is capable of 1.08g in cornering acceleration, due to comprehensive chassis revisions. Increased stopping power from Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes capable of 1.5g in deceleration, 2.75″ exhaust, performance enhanced stabilizer bars, DSSV dampers, control arms and suspension links, shorty headers and helical differential. 100 percent of proceeds benefit Cornerstone Schools. In a city with the lowest graduation rate in the country there is one school in Detroit that boasts a 95 percent graduation rate and where 91 percent of its students pursue higher learning after high school. That school is Cornerstone Schools in Detroit. Despite the fact that more than half of its children are at or below the poverty line, Cornerstone has provided its children in Detroit with an excellent education for over 21 years. Cornerstone was featured on CNN, “As One School That Gets It Right” and is a known as model in urban education. A Christ-centered independent school, Cornerstone is exempt from receiving state and federal funding and must rely on the generosity of others to support its mission. Cornerstone is truly transforming lives of children and providing them an opportunity to succeed in life. The proceeds from the auction will support the construction of the final phase of its Leadership and Business High School where each student has an internship and is required to work two afternoons to support a portion of their tuition. **ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT CORNERSTONE SCHOOLS**
New sophisticated design represents the next 50 years of the Mustang. The Mustang is more than just a car; it is the heart and soul of Ford. And legions of Mustang enthusiasts saw this passion and inspiration in the unveiling of the 2015 Mustang last month. Now, the winning bidder of Lot #3010 – selling at no reserve – will own the coveted first retail 2015 Mustang GT to roll off the assembly line. They will choose a fastback with manual or automatic transmission, and any interior, exterior and stripe color combination offered by Ford on the all-new Mustang. This car represents the next 50 years of the Mustang, and it will be built to the bidder’s specifications. Powered by the throaty 5.0 Liter V8, the 2015 Mustang GT now features an upgraded valve train and cylinder heads that yield more than 420hp and 396ft/lbs of torque. A new intake manifold improves low-speed breathing for better fuel economy, idle stability and emissions. Plus, it features all-new front and rear suspension systems. It also boasts innovative technologies providing drivers with enhanced information, control and connectivity when they want it. For instance, the new Ford-developed stability control system is tuned to maximize Mustang’s dynamic capabilities with features like torque vectoring that directs engine power to individual wheels to help keep the car on course. When the time comes to turn up the wick at the track, Mustang GT includes standard launch control enabling drivers to achieve smooth, consistent starts every time. Bidders will also be making an important contribution in the fight against Type 1 diabetes (T1D). Join Ford in its support of JDRF, as the proceeds from the sale of this one-off car will be donated to the country’s leading global organization funding T1D research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of this terrible disease from people’s lives. The winning bidder is scheduled to receive this Mustang when production of the new model year begins. The Mustang team involved in the design and development will sign the car in appreciation of the donation to JDRF. **ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION**
Car chasis no. 183. 805bhp, 2,997cc DOHC V10 engine, 7-speed button-shift transmission, independent front and rear push rod activated torsion arm suspension and 4-wheel ventilated carbon-ceramic composite disc brakes. Wheelbase: 116.25″. The precursor to Ferrari’s millennial F1 dominance. On January 7, 1998 Ferrari debuted a car that would change the company’s racing future in Maranello, Italy. It is arguably one of the most important cars in Ferrari F1 race history. The 1998 Ferrari F300 played a crucial role in the Italian car company’s return to dominance in F1 racing, setting up legendary driver Michael Schumacher to win five world championships. Driven 38 times around the world by Schumacher, this third chassis off the assembly line of nine total F300s (Chassis number 183) is widely credited as one of the most important of the principle test cars during early proving sessions. It is no coincidence that Ferrari had six consecutive winning seasons after the introduction of this car. It should be noted that Schumacher won six races and had 11 total podiums in 1998 alone. It is a rare occasion when such an important piece of racing history, a truly pivotal chapter in Ferrari’s dominance in the F1 sport, is offered for sale at auction. What made this car special was its novel aerodynamic design approach which, in the years to come, would ensure Ferrari’s superiority over its rivals. This chassis 183 F300 met those demands. Powering this car was the new Tipo 047, a V10 engine with opposing cylinders set at an 80-degree angle and capable of 805hp @ 17,500rpm. In 2011, it was once again invited to take part in Ferrari F1 Clienti events in Mugello in April followed by an appearance at Imola in June and then at the Ferrari Finals in November. The car is in pristine condition. It is worthy of being displayed in the Smithsonian, toured with world-class events, donated to charitable causes, kept in private collections or driven with the Ferrari F1 Clienti Program. Accompanied by its Classiche certificate and Ferrari documents showing the car was driven by Michael Schumacher 38 times, this car has been fully restored by Ferrari and is eligible for a number of historic events. As an actual verified Ferrari that has been piloted by seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher. We believe the 1998 F300 Chassis 183 was an integral part in re-establishing Scuderia Ferrari’s dominance in Formula 1 racing. Michael Schumacher’s five championships with Ferrari began with the time he spent driving this car.
DetailsRingbrothers custom uni-body frame, Fatman Fabrications coilover shock front suspension, Fat Man ladder bar type rear suspension, Baer 6S disc brakes, Ringbrothers designed custom modifications include carbon fiber hood, trunk lid rear spoilers, front and rear bumpers and side air intakes, anodized billet under hood “Monte Carlo” stabilizer bar, front shock/spring covers, hood hinges, body side air intakes, tail lamps and exhaust surrounds and outlets, 1″ chopped roof, flush mounted front and rear glass and enclosed selected portions of the body underside. Afterburner Red BASF RM Glasurit paint with custom graphics. Interior designed by Ringbrothers/Upholstery Unlimited with custom stock bench seats, Ringbrothers custom design dashboard, IDIDIT tilt column, 1966 Oldsmobile steering wheel, push-button electric door latches, Alpine/MTX with Sirius, GPS and Bluetooth functions sound system, Lazer radar detector with built in front and rear detectors, Vintage Air HVAC and EATON fittings. The drivetrain consists of a ROUSH 427cid fuel injected 351W based small block Ford engine, Bowler custom built Ford AODE transmission, Master Shift paddle system integrated into the steering wheel, Be Cool radiator, Fuel Safe 16 gallon fuel cell, Ringbrothers custom built headers and pipes with Flowmaster mufflers, Strange 9″ posi-traction with 3:70 gears, Forgeline custom anodized 18″ wheels, Goodyear tires, Royal Purple oil and ARP and Ringbrothers custom anodized billet fasteners. Less than 1,000 miles since completion.
Chassis No. CM/3/63. The only original surviving Shelby Factory Team King Cobra authenticated by Carroll Shelby and SAAC that retains most of its original components. Eligible to participate in the most important historic events. An essential part of Shelby history and a unique opportunity. This is one of the most sought-after and significant automobiles ever built and raced by Carroll Shelby and the Shelby American team. CM/3/63 has been driven by America’s premier drivers including Holbert, Miles, Leslie, Pabst, Scott and Bucknum in the USRRC Series, setting the stage for the most famous of all American road race series, the Can-Am. This magnificent beauty has impeccable history and provenance from new. Rand E. Bailey, renowned Shelby restorer and Concours Director, found that many of the Shelby/Ford sourced parts are stamped with matching date codes, a testament to this car’s authentic character. CM/3/63 has been authenticated on several occasions in writing by Carroll Shelby and has a known, continuous history, as verified by the Shelby Registry, since leaving Shelby American’s ownership. Powered by a 289cid OHV V8 with four Weber carburetors and 400hp at 7,000rpm. Also features a 5-speed manual transaxle, 4-wheel disc brakes and 4-wheel independent suspension with coil springs over tubular shock absorbers. One of two Cooper-Monaco Shelbys purchased by Shelby American for the 1963 Fall Series. Ray Salvadori, Ford Advanced Vehicles Europe driver, raced this car as the development vehicle for the Ford GT40 Program. Coming from the same collection as the record setting Carroll Shelby Super Snake.
DetailsSimon Cowell’s pristine 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 which he purchased new at Bugatti Beverly Hills. Mr. Cowell’s Veyron is the first certified, pre-owned vehicle in the new program being offered by Bugatti. The vehicle includes a full one-year, extended factory warranty offered directly through Bugatti. Four brand new tires and a complete service make Mr. Cowell’s Veyron the perfect certified pre-owned vehicle. The Veyron has 1,300 actual miles most of which were personally driven by Simon Cowell himself. The custom black paint with black interior is one of only a handful of black on black Veyrons in America. Over 1,000hp at 6000rpm the 8.0 Liter W16 Cylinder, all-wheel drive, 7-speed automated dual clutch transmission made this car in 2008 the fastest street legal car in America with a top speed of 253.81mph.
DetailsThe 1967 L88 is extremely rare, 20 were produced. 20 of the most desirable Corvettes ever built. The true intent of the L88 was all-out performance on the racetrack. L88s were delivered without fan shrouds, they did not have chokes and were a bear to keep running until they came up to operating temperature, there was no radio and no heater. The L88 with 12.5:1 compression, hi-lift cam, 850cfm 4 barrel carburetor and aluminum heads was intentionally under-rated by GM at 430hp. Stock, as delivered L88s actually have been dyno-tested at 560hp. This vehicle is the only known 1967 red/red L88 produced, it has GM documentation in the form of a legible Tank Sheet (Order Copy) that has been validated by the GM/NCRS Document Validation Service. A L88 427 HD, M22 4-speed, J56 heavy duty brakes, J50 power brakes, F41 suspension, K66 transistor ignition, G81 4.56 posi-traction and shoulder harness. This is the only 1967 L88 to have attained an NCRS 98.2 Regional Top Flight 2001, 98.4 National Top Flight 2001, a Regional Performance Verification Award and the Ultimate award for Corvette restoration or preservation the NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence Award 2001. Equipped just as the documentation indicates, this L88 is the best of the best.
DetailsAuthenticated and visually inspected by Mopar authority and expert, Galen Govier. Verified original matching numbers engine and transmission with original VIN Tag, Fender Tag and secondary body codes. Currently listed in Galen’s Registry as #25 of 78 HEMI Superbirds registered and accounted for in the USA. Documented rotisserie restoration with photos included. 2013 First in Class winner at the 41st Annual Concours d’Elegance held in Forest Grove, OR. Features include the original 426/425hp HEMI engine with dual four carburetion, original 727 TorqueFlite automatic, original A36 performance axle package, power disc brakes, power steering, “Tic-Toc” tachometer, factory gauge package, AM radio, remote left mirror, black vinyl top, Rally wheels with Goodyear Polyglas tires, matching spare with both jacks and outstanding original body including nose cone. Beautifully refinished in the original Alpine White exterior color. Galen Govier’s visual report is included along with Fender Tag decoding, Registry Certificate, original owner’s manual and owner history plus an additional visual report by Mopar authority, Dave Wise at MMC Detroit. This is one of the finest and rarest HEMI Superbirds anywhere.