Barrett-Jackson To Auction Incredible Customs During 13th Annual Palm Beach Auction
- A 1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback featuring a Shelby 427 V8 engine (Lot #427) will be among the most notable custom consignments
- Two GM customs, including a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop (Lot # 395) and a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS (Lot #425), are expected to electrify the auction bloc
- A 1948 Packard Super 8 Custom Convertible (Lot #398) is set to cross the block in Palm Beach
PALM BEACH, Fla. – March 24, 2015– Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, will auction a number of incredible one-of-a-kind customs at No Reserve during its 13th Annual Palm Beach Auction in Palm Beach, Florida, April 17-19, 2015, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. These custom vehicles, headlined by a sleek 1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback (Lot #427), are expected to attract collectors worldwide.
“Palm Beach is a popular auction destination for collector car fans worldwide,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re busy filling the docket with customs that are truly one of a kind, and I’m confident that Palm Beach will be a wonderful follow-up to our record-breaking Scottsdale auction.”
Headlining the Barrett-Jackson custom docket is a breathtaking black 1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback (Lot #427). With a brand-new build, this beautiful Mustang has collected only a few hundred miles from break-in and fine-tuning. Featuring a Shelby 427 aluminum, big block V8, the engine was bored and stroked to 750hp. Other elements include 3×2 500cfm carburetors, aluminum air cleaner and an aluminum tri-power intake manifold.
“We have some world-class customs already consigned for Palm Beach,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We are excited to once again make our Palm Beach auction a fun and entertaining event for everyone in attendance.”
Also highlighted in the Palm Beach custom docket is a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop (Lot #395). The Bel Air features a dual coilover suspension, complete with a 2013 LS3 engine with 480hp. It also features chromed suspension components, a custom stainless-steel exhaust system and custom-made leather interior.
Palm Beach will also be the next stop for a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Custom (Lot #425). This special muscle car features an LS7 606hp engine and sports Daytona Blue with Speed Silver GT stripes livery. It is complete with leather-covered custom door panels with ’59 Corvette insert, custom dash face, carbon-fiber-faced gauges, blue LEDs and a custom steering wheel.
A 1948 Packard Super 8 Custom Convertible (Lot #398) adds to the list of notable consignments to the 13th Annual Palm Beach Auction. The Packard is powered by a 454ci/450hp big block Chevy and a 700 R4 overdrive transmission. This classic custom features a Jaguar independent rear end with inboard disc brakes, Boyd wheels and Goodyear low-profile tires. The interior is highlighted by custom gauges with the Packard logo, custom air cleaner replicating the front grille of the car, custom steering wheel, leather interior and a 200-watt sound system.
Live coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach will be broadcast on Velocity and Discovery during 19 hours of live, high-definition TV coverage from Friday through Sunday, April 17-19.