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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 | Barrett-jackson photos

Editor’s note: This is the final in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

By the late 1960s, Ford was losing ground in NASCAR to tough competition from Chrysler’s legendary 426 Hemi engine. Its response was to create a hemi-head engine of its own, the 429.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1983 Ferrari 512 BBI

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1983 Ferrari 512 BBI | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this 1983 Ferrari 512 BBI is finished in Rosso Corsa over black leather, and has just 65,770 kilometers, or 40,867 miles, on its odometer.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: Reggie Wayne’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT fastback custom

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Reggie Wayne’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT fastback custom | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this pro-touring Mustang GT is a monster powered by a 545cid V8 engine hooked to a 6-speed manual transmission.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 custom convertible

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 custom convertible | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this one-of-a-kind resto-mod Chevrolet Corvette comes equipped with a new GM high-performance LS3 500-horsepower engine and a new GM 4L70E automatic transmission with a full polished pulley system, billet Corvette valve covers, polished heads and air conditioning.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: Lee Marvin’s 1968 Shelby GT500KR convertible

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Lee Marvin’s 1968 Shelby GT500KR | Barrett-Jackson photos

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered without a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this 1968 Shelby GT500KR was delivered in May 1968 to actor Lee Marvin.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro custom coupe

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro custom coupe | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Built to be driven and offered without a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this custom 1969 Chevrolet Camaro provides the ultimate in classic-car looks, performance driving, and the reliability of a new car.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

When ordering a Camaro in the late ‘60s, options ranged from a “grocery-getter” to a tire-shredding SS 396. GM policy limited engine size for the A-body and F-body lines to 400cid, but a few performance-oriented Chevrolet dealers, including Don Yenko and Fred Gibbs, knew it was possible to build almost anything.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1961 Volkswagen 23-Window Deluxe Microbus

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1961 Volkswagen 23-Window Deluxe Microbus | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the third in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered without a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this rare, early, factory-built walk-through 23-window Volkswagen Microbus is powered by a 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine with 36 horsepower delivered through a 4-speed manual transmission.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the second in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s 2017 Palm Beach auction.

Offered without a reserve at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction, this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 has been inspected by Jerry MacNeish and certified by Camaro Hi-Performance as a real factory-built Z/28.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1962 Cadillac custom convertible

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1962 Cadillac custom convertible | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the first in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8  during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Known as “Cadalina,” this 1962 Cadillac custom convertible combines the  original body lines and space-age flavor of the original car with modern presence and function. Continue reading