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z28z11

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Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« on: May 21, 2021, 06:58:21 PM »
'71 Cuda Hemi convertible got to $4.8 big ones at Mecum Indy just now, didn't meet the reserve yet (rumored to be $5.5M).

Somebody has money this day and time - just wouldn't give enough, unless a behind-the-curtain deal goes down.

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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2021, 08:27:26 PM »
Wasn't Ken Miles' race winning GT-350R bid and sold for over 5 mil? Nothing against a Hemi 'Cuda, 'I' would not pay that much for one. IF I was super rich, and 5 million was to be paid for a car, I would go for a GT-40 or a comp 427 Cobra. Just me...
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2021, 12:17:19 AM »
Or a real Grand Sport.
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2021, 12:42:46 AM »
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2021, 02:34:15 AM »
Corvettes, Cobras and GT-40's are not muscle cars.

The Ken Miles GT-350R sold in 2020 for $3.5m plus fees.

A 1971 4spd Hemi Cuda convertible (which I believe is the same one in today's auction) sold in 2014 for 3.5M plus fees.

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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2021, 02:54:54 PM »
Same car - previous sale was mentioned, that's a pretty good increase in value over 7 years. I was surprised at the high reserve.

The ones I'm waiting on are auctioning today - Lots S102.1, .2, and .3 - sequentially as they are all by the same owner, 1967 Chevy ll Nova SS L79's (3 of the 6 built in '67). Gonna be interesting -

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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2021, 04:48:13 PM »
Corvettes, Cobras and GT-40's are not muscle cars.

The Ken Miles GT-350R sold in 2020 for $3.5m plus fees.

A 1971 4spd Hemi Cuda convertible (which I believe is the same one in today's auction) sold in 2014 for 3.5M plus fees.




Correct. Cobras, GT-40s, and Corvettes are not Muscle Cars. 'I' was only pointing out for 5 million I would not buy a Hemi 'Cuda. For that sum of cash, a GT-40, Cobra or a Grand Sport 'Vette would be in my garage instead...IF I was super rich! lol
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2021, 02:26:32 PM »
5 mil I believe would put a couple of X66 Yenko's/Berger double COPO's, a Ferrari 288 GTO, a 69 L89 Camaro, a loaded 69 L78 Camaro convertible, a 70-71 HEMI 4 spd coupe, 57 airbox vette, a 69 L88 and perhaps a 69 L88 in the garage.
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2021, 03:46:31 PM »
5 mil I believe would put a couple of X66 Yenko's/Berger double COPO's, a Ferrari 288 GTO, a 69 L89 Camaro, a loaded 69 L78 Camaro convertible, a 70-71 HEMI 4 spd coupe, 57 airbox vette, a 69 L88 and perhaps a 69 L88 in the garage.



+1. My 'list' would be a bit different than yours. From A to Z:
1970 AMX
1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1
1963 Chevy Corvette 'split window'
1969 Chevy Camaro Z/28
1968 Dodge Charger 440
1970 Dodge Challenger 440 R/T
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429
1970 Ford Mustang/Shelby GT-500
1970 Plymouth 'Cuda 440-6
1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am
1970 Olds 442 W-30
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2021, 06:45:46 PM »
5 mil I believe would put a couple of X66 Yenko's/Berger double COPO's, a Ferrari 288 GTO, a 69 L89 Camaro, a loaded 69 L78 Camaro convertible, a 70-71 HEMI 4 spd coupe, 57 airbox vette, a 69 L88 and perhaps a 69 L88 in the garage.



+1. My 'list' would be a bit different than yours. From A to Z:
1970 AMX
1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1
1963 Chevy Corvette 'split window'
1969 Chevy Camaro Z/28
1968 Dodge Charger 440
1970 Dodge Challenger 440 R/T
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429
1970 Ford Mustang/Shelby GT-500
1970 Plymouth 'Cuda 440-6
1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am
1970 Olds 442 W-30




As you can tell, I like the variety. With the change left over, I can drive all of them (one at a time! LOL) to In N Out for my Double Double Burger Combos!
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Re: Most expensive muscle car ever ?
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2021, 12:34:59 AM »
Iíll submit for consideration the restoration of my car if you count 40 years of parts buying
Bentley to friends :1969 SS/RS 396 owned 79
1969 SS 350 (sold)
1969 D.H.COPO replica 4spd. owned since 85
1967 302 4 spd 5.13

 

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