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This Ultra-Rare Ruf RGT Is Up for Auction, and It’s Already Reached Six Figures

This Ultra-Rare Ruf RGT Is Up for Auction, and It’s Already Reached Six Figures

Rufs are particularly coveted among Porsche buffs. For proof, look no further than the rarity up for auction on Bring a Trailer.

The 2007 RGT in question, which was only listed at the start of the week, has sparked a bidding war among collectors and is sitting at $130,000 at the time of this writing. That makes it around the same price as the new 911 GTS.

For the unversed, Ruf is a legendary Porsche tuner that is known for putting a high-powered spin on Stuttgart’s finest. Since Ruf builds vehicles from the ground up, it is considered a legit German marque and even has its own certified VIN that starts with “W09.”

The Ruf RGT churn out just shy of 500 horses. 

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This particular model is one of Ruf’s second-generation RGTs. Released in 2005, the RGT 3.8 is based on the 997 GT3 and features Ruf bodywork, including carbon-fiber panels, kevlar doors and a polyurethane front air dam. The engine lid, mirrors, ducktail spoiler and adjustable rear wing are also crafted from carbon. As a result, the Ruf weighs just 2,932 pounds.
Under the hood, meanwhile, the regular RGT 3.8 usually packs a 3.8-liter naturally aspirated flat-6 mated to 6-speed manual transaxle and can produce 445 hp at 8,400 rpm. This powerful ride, however, comes fitted with a SharkWerks-modified engine that’s been bored out to 3.9 liters. As a result, it can churn out just shy of 500 horses.
Elsewhere, the car is equipped with 19-inch BBS CH-R wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires, a set of Brembo brakes and a tuned track-ready suspension.

The car sports a black leather interior with green trim. 

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As for looks, the four-wheeler is finished in Viper Green over black leather. The cabin sports an integrated roll cage, Recaro seats with six-point harnesses and a high-tech Bose sound system. Of course, there is the obligatory RUF badging throughout, along with green accents to tie in the exterior.
To top it off, the Ruf RGT has only 16,000 miles on the dial and is offered in California with complete service records. Bidding wraps up in four days’ time.
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40 Ultra-Rare Supercars Are Heading to Auction This Weekend, From Ferrari to Porsche and More

40 Ultra-Rare Supercars Are Heading to Auction This Weekend, From Ferrari to Porsche and More

Supercar Sunday is back by popular demand.

Collecting Cars is holding another online auction dedicated to the world’s most treasured high-performance vehicles this Sunday, July 3. The first themed sale was held back in March and was a great success, according to Collecting Cars founder and CEO Edward Lovett. This time ‘round the lineup comprises no less than 40 collectible four-wheelers hailing from three different continents.

“We will again offer global bidding for some of the world’s rarest and most sought-after supercars from Australia, Denmark, the UAE, Kuwait, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom,” Lovett said in a statement.

2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Miura Homage. 

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With coveted exotics from the likes of Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Ligier, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, it’s difficult to pick a standout lot. There is, however, a quartet of rarified rides that piqued our interest.
Representing Lamborghini is a 2016 Aventador LP700-4 Miura Homage. This special edition was one of just 50 built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Miura. The coveted Raging Bull is one of only a few examples to be finished in Verde Scandal paint with silver accents. Under the hood, it’s powered by a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V-12 good for 700 hp. What’s more, it’s presented in “as-new” condition with just 240 miles on the dial.

2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia 16M. 

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Another highlight comes courtesy of the Prancing Horse. The 2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia 16M in question was part of a limited production run of 499. Covered in the marque’s signature Rosso Corsa paint, the speed machine comes equipped with a powerful V-8, race-tuned suspension and carbon-ceramic brakes. The elegant black cabin, meanwhile, features carbon-fiber trim. Best of all, the car has covered just 1,056 miles from new.

2011 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS 4.0. 

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Of course, you can’t have a car auction without a Porsche 911. This isn’t just any 911, either. It’s a 997-generation GT3 RS from 2011, which is widely considered the ultimate incarnation of the model. This example is number 131 of only 600 built. It comes with a 4.0-liter flat-6 engine and less than 10,000 miles on the odometer.

2019 Ligier JS P4. 

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We’d be remiss not to mention the 2019 Ligier JS P4 on offer. The lightweight endurance racer, which looks like a real-life Batmobile, is built around a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and has full carbon bodywork. It’s equipped with a Ford V-6 mated to a 6-speed Quaife transmission with paddle shift and can produce around 330 hp. Originally specified as a demonstration vehicle at United Autosport, it has clocked up only 18 running hours.

Although the auction will open Sunday, bidding will run through to July 10. That should give you plenty of time to get your offers in.

The EU Bans the Sale of New Gas and Diesel Cars Starting in 2035

The EU Bans the Sale of New Gas and Diesel Cars Starting in 2035

The end of the road for the internal combustion engine in Europe is now in sight.

The European Union agreed on Wednesday to officially ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered vehicles starting in 2035. The prohibition is part of the trade bloc’s broader “Fit for 55” plan, which aims to reduce the union’s net greenhouse gas emission by 55 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels and to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

What the ban, which consists of two phases, actually calls for is a reduction of emissions, according to a statement from the Council of the European Union. For phase one, the Council has agreed to raise the target for reducing CO2 emissions for new vehicles by 2030 to 55 percent for cars and 50 percent for vans. Phase two will see the target increased to 100 percent for both cars and vans. And how do you achieve a 100 percent reduction in emissions? By banning the sale of any new vehicle with either a gas- or diesel-powered engine, of course. Wednesday’s agreement is viewed as a vital step in the transition to battery-powered vehicles across all 27 EU member states (though that number could soon grow to 29).

Although the Council has now signed off on the agreement, it has not received unanimous support throughout the bloc. On Tuesday, it was revealed that five EU countries—Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania—wanted to delay the ban by five years to 2040, according to a document obtained by Reuters. Germany, which is home to some of the world’s most respected and successful automakers, also voiced its unhappiness with the ban earlier this month, though its environmental minister said it would back the plan if a provision could be made for vehicles running on CO2-neutral fuel.
While some member states may believe the ban is a case of “too much, too soon,” there are those in the bloc that argue it doesn’t go far enough. European Parliament hasn’t voted on the measure, but the body may also seek to outlaw the sale of used cars with gas and diesel engines as well, according to Motor1.com. While the new-car ban has now been agreed to, there are still negotiations to take place before it becomes a law. We’ll see how much it ends up changing in that time.

This 1932 Chrysler Just Won Best in Show at This Year’s Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance

This 1932 Chrysler Just Won Best in Show at This Year’s Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance

There were rare Ferraris and Shelbys vying for top honors at this year’s Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance, but it was an exquisite Chrysler that was awarded Best in Show.

The world’s longest-running concours, which took place June 26, saw more than 200 collectible cars and motorcycles spanning every era gather at the Bay Area’s Crystal Springs Golf Course. The highlight of the annual event, though, was a 1932 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron CL.

The 100-point ride won over a panel of esteemed judges from the international collector car world. It’s easy to see why, too. Not only is one of only six such models known to be in existence, but it was recently treated to a meticulous two-year restoration.

The 1932 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron CL won Best in Show. 

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For the unversed, the CG Imperial was introduced by Chrysler in 1931 as a more affordable luxury car that offered both elegant styling and performance. A year later, the original CG was refined into the CL. Only a small number of CL Imperials, like the show’s winner, featured coachwork by LeBaron Carrossiers and the sought-after convertible body. Beyond looks, the four-wheeler had a solid amount of power, with a straight-eight producing around 125 hp. Quite impressive for the time.
“This presentation demonstrated truly exceptional and distinctive design combined with precedent-setting engineering,” Concours chairman Glen Egan said in a statement. “The 1932 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron CL is a perfect example of those characteristics and great selection for our most coveted honor.”

This 1937 Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet took Best of Show last year. 

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All up there were 17 dedicated judging classes, including Vintage Racecars, American Sports Cars through 1987, Japanese Cars and Vintage Motorcycles, to name but a few. The Chrysler in question won the American Pre-War to 1946 class, then beat the 16 other class winners to take Best in Show. A pristine 1937 Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet took top honors last year.
“We are deeply honored that Hillsborough judges selected this magnificent Chrysler, given the stunning cars that were on display,” owners Lorenzo and Susan Nannini added.
Other festivities of the 66th show included a salute to historic Route 66 and special displays honoring the 75th anniversary of Ferrari and the 60th anniversary of Shelby American. To top it off, organizers said there was a record attendance. After a year off in 2020 due to the pandemic, it’s good to see things at Hillsborough are back in full swing.

Toyota’s Newest Supercar, the GR GT3, Could Actually Be Coming, Patent Images Show

Toyota’s Newest Supercar, the GR GT3, Could Actually Be Coming, Patent Images Show

It would appear that Toyota is just as enamored with its GR GT3 concept as we are.

A pair of design patents filed in Europe suggests that the Japanese automaker is serious about building a production version of the racing-oriented prototype it unveiled at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, according to Motor1.com. Maybe even more exciting is that images accompanying the filings hint that the supercar could look remarkably similar to the alluring concept it’s based on.

The two patents, or more specifically the Registered Community Design (RCD) applications, were filed to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) late last month. The paperwork is necessary in order for Toyota to be granted rights to a specific design from members of the trade union. The website reports that both filings have been “registered and fully published.”

Toyota GR GT3 concept 

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The images accompanying the RCD applications—one of which is for the car, the other for its lights—show a vehicle that looks quite similar to the GR GT3 concept. Although not as angular as the prototype, the vehicle is still a long-nosed grand tourer with a sculpted body. The smoother shape isn’t the only difference between the two coupés, though. The sports car depicted in the images also has tweaked bumpers and the concept’s giant rear wing has been replaced by a much less prominent spoiler. We’ll miss the latter especially, but there’s no denying that the vehicle still looks striking.
Earlier this month, Cooper Erikson, Toyota North America’s vice president of product planning and strategy, told Motor Trend that the development of a GR GT3 had begun. Because the project is still in the early stage we don’t know what kind of powertrain the athletic two-door will be equipped with, but Motor1.com says the car is meant to appeal to potential GR3 racers, which means the car will likely be able to hold its own on both the road and track.

A patent image of a possible production version of the Toyota GR GT3 

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The new patent images are certainly fun to look at, but it’s worth remembering that they’re not necessarily a guarantee of what’s to come, especially since neither application mentions the concept by name. But sometimes, as in the case of the new Nissan Z, they are. Let’s hope that this proves to be the case for the production GR GT3 as well.

Check out more images of the potential GR GT3 production car below:

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5 Stand-Out Moments From the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed

5 Stand-Out Moments From the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the world’s biggest automotive gatherings—think all of Monterey Car Week in a single place—triumphantly returned to the south of England this past weekend, packed with plenty of supercars and heart-racing spectacles. Set on the vast estate of the Duke of Richmond (who also hosts the retro-themed Goodwood Revival), the centerpiece of the event is a 1.6-mile hill climb, where race cars and production cars compete to set the fastest lap. Here are some of this year’s highlights from the festivities.

Porsche Showcases the 963 LMDh
Porsche has a celebrated history in endurance racing and looks to add to its legacy with its newest race car, the Le Mans Daytona hybrid (LMDh) prototype. Set to compete for Porsche Penske Motorsport in the 2023 race season, the 963 LMDh will run in the FIA World Endurance Championship—including the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans—and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Porsche’s new 963 LMDh race car is set to compete for Porsche Penske Motorsport in 2023. 

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With a combination of spec and custom elements, the LMDh class creates a single set of specifications across racing series, making it more affordable and more efficient for manufacturers to run. Spec elements include the chassis, battery, electric motor and gearbox, while each team is free to develop its own internal combustion engine and aerodynamics. The Porsche 963 uses a 4.6-liter biturbo V-8 mill based on the power plant from the 918 Spyder. And although Porsche hasn’t yet confirmed performance specs, the LMDh class is restricted to a maximum output of 640 hp. Other manufacturers who plan to compete in LMDh include Acura, BMW and Cadillac.
Lucid Air Sets Fastest Production-Car Lap Record
Pro driver Ben Collins—AKA the Stig from Top Gear—drove the 1,050 hp Lucid Air electric sedan to victory over the weekend with a record time for a production car of 50.79 seconds. The automaker claims that its Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance variant, driven by Collins, was completely stock, even down to the low-rolling-resistance tires. Lucid has come a long way since we first saw a prototype back in 2017, thanks to its level-headed CEO (and former Tesla engineer) Peter Rawlinson pushing to deliver a product with superior range, efficient packaging and quality that matches high-level luxury brands.

Lucid’s 1,111 hp Air Dream Edition. 

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Design director Derek Jenkins and team have done an admirable job creating a sleek, elegant aesthetic with materials and finishes that are sustainable as well as beautiful. Also on display at Goodwood was the company’s Dream Edition Performance model with 1,111 hp and an (unofficial) estimated range of about 560 miles. We’re eager for Lucid to drop its next model, the seven-seat Gravity SUV, which is slated for next year.

BMW M Division Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary 
BMW celebrated five decades of its M performance division as the featured marque at this year’s Festival of Speed, and brought an extensive field that included both classic cars and its newest models. Making its world debut was the BMW M3 Touring, a 510 hp wagon that, sadly, will not be sold stateside. It will, however, be used by MotoGP as its official safety car, which also premiered at Goodwood. Also on display (sort of) was BMW’s entry into the LMDh racing class, appearing in camouflage high above the ground as part of Goodwood’s dramatic central sculpture, which featured iconic cars from M division’s half-century of existence.

BMW’s M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car made its world premiere. 

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Earlier this month, BMW released renderings of its LMDh car, which is powered by its own V-8 engine, but we’ve yet to see it close-up in the metal. “We put the car up at the very top of the sculpture so Porsche couldn’t see what we’re doing,” BMW M CEO Franciscus Van Meel quipped. “But I can tell you, the design will include BMW’s famous Hofmeister kink.”

Goodwood’s dramatic central sculpture featured iconic cars from BMW M division’s half-century of existence. 

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Lamborghini Shows Off Its Aventador Ultimae and Huracán Tecnica
Lamborghini says arrivederci to its flagship Aventador with a final special edition before the brand moves to hybrid power trains in 2023. The 780 hp Ultimae coupe is limited to 350 examples and is powered by Lambo’s much-loved (but soon antiquated) naturally aspirated V-12 engine.

Lamborghini’s 780 hp Aventador Ultimae. 

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As the Raging Bull bid farewell to its past, it also showed off its immediate future with the Huracán Tecnica. The latter is a tech-centric, rear-wheel-drive variant in the Huracán line with 631 hp. This is rumored to be Lamborghini’s last (or second to last, depending on the source) V10-powered Huracán, which is sure to inspire collectors to get them while they can.

Lamborghini’s 631 hp Huracán Tecnica makes a festival appearance. 

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Polestar Presents the New 5 Super Sedan
It was a big week for Polestar, the future-forward Volvo spinoff, with an IPO on the NASDAQ stock exchange that saw a nearly 16 percent jump in its first day of trading. Meanwhile, at Goodwood, Polestar was presenting a prototype version of its 884 hp super sedan wearing grey camouflage and a fat set of tires that screeched up the hill in impressive time.

A prototype of the 884 hp Polestar 5 prepares to make a run up the hill. 

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Max Missoni, Polestar’s head of design, tells us that the prototype we saw is not the Polestar 5’s final look, but assures us it will be “very close” to the Polestar Precept, the concept car unveiled in 2020 that set the tone for the brand’s future design language. (The Precept was also named Best Interior Design by Robb Report that year.) Also on display was the head-turning O2 concept, a 2+2 roadster unveiled earlier this year, which rides on the Precept’s platform and comes with a built-in drone that follows and records driving for the ultimate social media reels. The production version of the Polestar 5 is set for 2024.

Cadillac Teases the Celestiq, Its New Ultra-Luxe All-Electric Sedan

Cadillac Teases the Celestiq, Its New Ultra-Luxe All-Electric Sedan

Cadillac’s first EV may have only just launched, but it’s already preparing a second battery-powered model called the Celestiq.

The Detroit marque’s second EV will be a limited-run luxury sedan meant to showcase the brand at its very best, according to the Wall Street Journal. It could also carry a price tag previously unthinkable in the brand’s 119-year history—around $300,000.

While the Lyriq, a mid-size SUV that starts at $62,990, is a relatively accessible vehicle, the Celestiq will be something else entirely. Cadillac plans to hand-build just 500 examples of the sedan at its parent company General Motors’ Global Technical Center in southeast Michigan starting next year. Despite the release of some teaser images, we’ll have to wait until later this summer to see a prototype of the four-door. WSJ reports that “people familiar with the matter” say it is expected to have a low-slung profile, a customized wood-trim interior, a glass roof and four-wheel steering. It will also likely include the latest generation of GM’s hands-free assisted driving suite, Ultra Cruise. Added features could even push its price “well beyond” the $300,000 threshold.

Cadillac Celestiq EV 

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“At this time, we do not have any comment regarding Celestiq pricing,” a representative for Cadillac told Robb Report on Tuesday. “We look forward to sharing more later this year.”
If the reporting is on the mark, that would make the Celestiq the most expensive new Cadillac of all time—and by a wide margin. That title previously belonged to the 2023 Escalade-V, which costs half as much with a starting price of $149,990. It would also push the super sedan into a completely new class. Instead of competing with models made by Audi, Jaguar and Lexus, the EV will be up against those made by ultra-luxury marques such as Bentley, Mercedes-Maybach and Rolls-Royce.

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Regardless, it would seem that Cadillac is confident in its new electric direction. It’s easy to see why. The Lyriq has already proven to be a certifiable hit. The automaker has already sold out of the entire 2023 production run of the vehicle despite only opening up the order books six weeks ago. Which is good, since the brand has committed to selling only battery-powered vehicles after 2030.
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This Bonkers Electric Fan Car Captivated Goodwood. Now the Brand Is Making One for the Street.

This Bonkers Electric Fan Car Captivated Goodwood. Now the Brand Is Making One for the Street.

McMurtry Automotive has its eye on more than just speed records.

The British startup told Autocar it’s going to build a street-legal version of its Goodwood-conquering electric fan car, the Spéirling. Some compromises will have to be made, but the plan is to build a vehicle that you’ll be able to drive from home right out onto the track without missing a beat.

One year after making its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, McMurtry’s EV showed just what it’s capable of at this year’s edition of the legendary hill climb. During the Sunday Shootout, former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton was able to pilot the battery-powered speed machine around the twisting 1.16-mile course in just 39.08 seconds. That time comfortably beat the previous official and unofficial marks of 41.6 seconds (set by a McLaren MP4/13 F1 in 1999) and 39.9 seconds (by a Volkswagen ID.R in 2019).

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The Spéirling, which looks like a mini-Batmobile, was designed specifically to go fast. It’s only 10.5 feet long and weighs just 2,205 pounds thanks to copious amounts of carbon fiber. It’s equipped with a dual-motor powertrain (one on each rear wheel) connected to a U-shaped 60.0-kWh battery, according to Car and Driver. McMurtry hasn’t revealed how powerful the setup is, but the magazine reports it can generate around 1,000 horses. The real difference-maker, though, is a set of two turbines located behind the bubble cockpit that suck the air from beneath the car and shoot it out the rear. The pair of fans can produce up to 4,000 pounds of downforce, keeping the car close to the ground as it rockets forward. They also produce—as can be heard in video of the record-breaking run—a whole lot of noise.
Some changes will be needed before the vehicle is ready for a grocery run, though. McMurtry told Autocar that both versions will have the same powertrain, but that its aerodynamics will have to be reduced. It will also need to be outfitted with headlights and windshield wipers, two elements that will come in handy away from the track.

The McMurtry Automotive Spéirling at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed 

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“It will never be the most comfortable over speed bumps, but that’s not really the point,” Thomas Yates, McMurtry’s managing director, told the publication. “The point is you have this unbelievable, loud, exciting, electric, really compact car that you know will be the fastest at any track day you attend.”
McMurtry is only in the early stages of homologation so it’s unclear right now when the Spéirling road car will arrive. The company did tell Autocar that only a handful will be built and that it will cost into the “seven figures.” If that’s not a dealbreaker, you can register your interest now through the company’s website.

This Painstakingly Restored 1969 Mustang Boss 429 Is Going Under the Gavel This Week

This Painstakingly Restored 1969 Mustang Boss 429 Is Going Under the Gavel This Week

The Ford Mustang is most certainly in the running for the coolest American-made car of all time. But even among the model’s many iterations, which Ford has been churning out for nearly six decades now, there is a strict hierarchy. Up near the very top is the Boss 429.

As luck would have it, a fearsome, fully restored 1969 example of the high-performance ‘Stang will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson later this week as part of its annual Las Vegas sales event. The gorgeous coupé isn’t just for display, though. It’s packed with a massive mill that can still leave other drivers in its dust at 53 years on.

To recap, Ford introduced the performance-oriented Boss 429 variant in’69. It was born out of the need to homologate the 429 semi-hemispherical engine the automaker was using in its NASCAR racers. Thanks to its track-focused engine, it was a hit with enthusiasts, but would only be in production for two years. During that time Ford built just 1,359, making it one of the rarest and most coveted Mustangs ever.

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This particular Boss 429 is done up in Royal Maroon, one of the five colors the model was originally available in. Its body is more sculpted than other versions of the coupe from that year. Nowhere is this more clear than its massive color-matching hood scoop; to this day, it’s the largest to ever be featured on a Mustang. Like every other Boss 429, the entire interior is finished entirely in black, which thanks to a recent restoration looks brand new.
Just as impressive is what’s under the hood. The variant was a true muscle car thanks to a 429 cubic-inch V-8. The engine is mated to the original 4-speed manual gearbox and is capable of pumping out a hair-raising 370 hp and 450 ft lbs of torque. Even though the mill has been fully restored like the rest of the car, a special effort was made to keep all the parts that made it special in the first place, such as the KKX spindles, a rear sway bar and a trunk-mounted battery.

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 

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The Boss 429 is one of several Mustangs that Barrett-Jackson will be selling in Vegas. There’s also an Acapulco Blue 1968 Shelby GT500KR and a 1965 Ford Mustang custom convertible with the engine from a 2007 GT500.
“Over the years, Ford and Shelby Mustangs have enjoyed a steady track record of stability and value among collectors worldwide,” Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson’s chairman and CEO, said in a statement. “But the popularity among collectors is not just about the value of these vehicles, they are also incredibly fun to drive or proudly show at a Concours or during a local cars and coffee show.
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The Stang in question is being sold without reserve. Barrett-Jackson hasn’t placed an estimate on it either. Considering the car’s condition and pedigree, though, it should hammer down for at least six figures.

This Sleek New 24-Foot Camper Trailer Is Like a Luxury Guest House on Wheels

This Sleek New 24-Foot Camper Trailer Is Like a Luxury Guest House on Wheels

Land Ark has finally made a luxury trailer for those of us who don’t feel the need to bring our entire home on the road with us.

The Colorado-based company recently unveiled its third model called the Quatro. It’s the brand’s smallest offering yet, but still has more than enough room for anyone looking to camp in style and comfort this summer.

There are big trailers and then there are those made by Land Ark. The company’s first two wedge-shaped models are more like homes than anything else you’ve seen while camping. The Draper is designed for couples and isn’t much smaller than a Manhattan one-bedroom. The brand’s biggest model, the Drake, has two levels and more than enough room for a family of six to spend a weekend or longer together getting on each other’s nerves. As Dezeen points out, the new model is the trailer equivalent of a guest house.

The Land Ark Quatro’s bedroom 

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Still, the Quatro—which is named for its 8-foot wide windows with four-degree angles—is anything but cramped. The black steel vehicle is 24 feet long by 8 feet wide. Thanks to those dimensions and the company’s minimalist design sense, you should have plenty of space between its white-washed pine walls. 
The trailer also comes with everything you need on your travels. Its sliding-glass door opens up to a combined living and kitchen area, which has a two-burner electric stove, dishwasher and refrigerator, as well as a banquette that can be used for entertaining. It can also be converted into a twin bed if you have a guest. Connecting this area to the bedroom is a hallway that has a private bathroom with a toilet full-size shower, a vanity and a wardrobe.
The sleeping quarters have a fold-down, queen-sized Murphy bed with a gel memory foam mattress, two closets and a barn door for privacy. The slant of the vehicle’s roof also means the bedroom has 9-foot tall ceilings. To keep the trailer comfortable regardless of the temps outside, there’s a roof-mounted A/C unit and heating system.

The Quatro’s living area 

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The Quatro is available to order now through the Land Ark website. It starts at $159,900. That’s not bad for what will almost certainly be the most visually striking trailer on the campground.
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