Hot 1960s Mustang and Nova Auctions End Today

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Two screaming small-block auctions on AutoHunter are set to culminate this night, October 3, 2022. One’s a Blue Oval, the opposite a Bow Tie. Each characteristic stable lifters, handbook transmission and smiles for miles. In case you might be goal, which might you decide?

Alright, it’s troublesome to seek out an goal fanatic, particularly if she or he is a Ford or Chevy man/gal, however we may be optimistic, proper? Right here’s the main points for every.

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1965 Mustang GT Convertible
Closing at 6:30 p.m. (PDT) is this 1965 Mustang GT convertible with the Okay-code Hello-Po 289 and — get this — a supercharger. Okay-code Mustang GT convertibles are already probably the most fascinating non-Shelbys from this era, however the Paxton supercharger pushes it into one other territory. Wanting like a inventory Rangoon Crimson 1965 Mustang GT convertible, this automotive represents so many worlds within the automotive pastime that it’s going to fulfill a lot of the inhabitants on Earth and presumably a couple of others in planets far, far-off.

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Okay-code Mustangs solely got here with four-speed handbook transmission (not till 1966 was an computerized obtainable), however this specific automobile has been upgraded to a TREMEC 5-speed handbook, which is greater than able to exploiting the supercharger’s added energy. Different options embrace the GT’s dealing with bundle and fog lights, entrance disc brakes, 14-inch Styled Metal Wheels, energy prime, Rally Pac gauges and AM/FM radio.

This 1965 Mustang GT convertible has had its reserve dropped, which implies once you bid excessive, it’s yours … supplied that you just’re the excessive bidder.

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1966 Chevrolet Nova
Ending at 6:45 (PDT), right here’s one other sizzling compact that made waves mid-decade, although for different causes. Think about if Chevrolet had a pony automotive in 1966 and the L79 327 was obtainable. That might be a particular Mustang-killer! As a substitute, Grumpy Jenkins took the Chevy II and killed Hemis. The 350-horse L79 was mainly a extremely tuned Corvette engine positioned in a light-weight compact that gave many a big-block matches, so it’s a major entrant within the early muscle automotive wars. That small-block sits in a Chevy II Nova hardtop and never the extra well-liked Nova Tremendous Sport, making this automobile extra distinctive than most that you just see in particular person and on-line.

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The Danube Blue paint appears to be like mile-deep, and it’s complemented by a two-tone vinyl/fabric inside. Being an L79, a handbook transmission was required, with this Nova having the non-compulsory (and superb) M20 wide-ratio four-speed. Different options embrace energy brakes, redline tires, simulated magazine wheels, longitudinal protecting trim, bumper guards, AM radio and rear-mounted antenna.

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The reserve for this Nova that goes like stink has been lowered to encourage you to place a bid, so why not do it? As a result of it isn’t a Tremendous Sport, it has a bench seat so that you and your honey can power-shift in one another’s firm as you rejoice your buy … except you like having your hair blown by the top-down efficiency of a blown 1965 Mustang GT convertible.

Take your decide!

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