After the success of the Scottsdale auction earlier this year, the World’s Greatest Auction is back!!! On April 17-19, Barrett Jackson will hold their auction in West Palm Beach, Florida.
One of my favorite things to do is to see what will cross the auction block and pick out the vehicles that easily catch my eye. This particular docket was a little tough to narrow down my choices, but I was able to pick my Top 30 choices. So without further ado, here’s the first 15 picks of my Top 30 vehicles up for auction at the West Palm Beach location of Barrett Jackson.
Kicking off this countdown in Lot 22 is a 1969 Austin Healey Sprite Convertible. This Sprite is a 68,800 original mile rare hardtop with a black convertible top. It runs and drives as good as it looks. One of the last Sprites produced.
Occupying Lot 31 is a 1969 Chevy Nova. Yenko recreation with a big block engine, Edelbrock, MSD digital ignition with push-button start, aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, 400 Turbo automatic with Hurst shifter, 12-bolt posi-traction, new SKOP wheels with 18″ tires front and rear.
Parked in Lot 46 is a 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger. This is the real H-code 340cid, 8 3/4 rear, Sure-grip. This super clean Dodge Dart Swinger was ordered in the highly desired HEMI-Orange with black bumbleebee stripes.
Expect to find a 2002 Ford Thunderbird Neiman Marcus Convertible located in Lot 49. This particular convertible is number 101 of 200 Neiman Marcus special edition Thunderbirds. Two tops and 6 disc player. 3.9-liter V8 engine with automatic transmission.
Take a walk with me to Lot 51 where we will find a 1948 Lincoln Continental. Series 876H V12. Black with burgundy interior. Equipped with working power windows, original radio and rides on original wheels with wide whitewall tires. Shifts smoothly.
Residing in Lot 65 is a 1968 Chevy Camaro. This beautiful Camaro has automatic transmission, V8 engine, disc brakes, original rare color Tripoli Turquoise paint code KK.
Next on the auction block is a 1956 Cadillac in Lot 76. This ’56 Cadillac coupe featured styling revisions comprising of a new grille treatment in satin or gold finishes, along with changes to body moldings. V8 365cid engine and the Hydramatic transmission provided smooth shifts.
Parked in Lot 81, there is a 1934 Dodge Custom. This sedan was made by the Dodge Brothers. Seller represents 92,000 actual miles; mileage not indicated on title. It has four suicide doors with a 100% steel body. They don’t make ’em like this anymore…
An uber rare 2005 Panoz Esperante Convertible is located in Lot 87. The only GTLM II automatic ever built. This car has under 13,000 original miles. JRD Tuning did the performance upgrades. Supercharged 4.6-liter, 530hp with 510 ft/lbs of torque. This car is one of one with serial number 001 as well.
Up for grabs in Lot 100 is a 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible. This ’65 Raven Black C-code Mustang convertible has power steering and power brakes. It received a new convertible top in 2013. Equipped with center console and Rally Pack. Great car to drive and enjoy.
Only five more to go and parked in Lot 102, there’s a custom 1970 Chevy Chevelle. 454 complete roller engine, balanced and blueprinted and 3-speed automatic transmission. Custom interior and stereo. Mickey Thompson 18″ wide with 20″ rims, drilled and slotted power brakes. 412 miles on the build.
A 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible is occupying Lot 119. Body-off restoration. Two tone Skyline Blue/Glacier Blue paint, contrasting red/white interior. Newer convertible top, automatic transmission. Power brakes and steering. Upgraded to front disc brakes.
Currently residing in Lot 137 is a 1967Plymouth Satellite GTX. This frame-off restoration was First Place class winner at the Mopar National “Mopar in the Park” show. This car has custom House of Kolors paint, an upgraded 440cid Commando engine and 5 speed manual transmission.
My dream car is parked in Lot 155– a 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible. This ’55 Pontiac Star Chief represents the pinnacle of luxury motoring from Pontiac in 1955. Having been restored at some point in its past, this Star Chief still looks and runs great today.
And rounding out the list is a 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible parked in Lot 375. 312/245hp V8 with automatic, power steering, power brakes, power seat and power windows. Frame off restoration.
Part II coming soon!!!