Cars-On-Line’s car show team will covering the 2017 Auburn Spring Auction by Auctions America this weekend. Starting Thursday, May 11, we will be bringing you all the action from one of our favorite car shows. The 2017 Auburn Spring Auction is a fun weekend full of things collectors love, including a swap meet and car corral area on the huge Auctions America Auction Park grounds in Auburn, Indiana. But the main show will be Auctions America’s noted sale of classic and collector cars inside the auction arena.
Here are some of the sales we’ll be watching this weekend.
The Royal Maroon 1969 Boss 429 Mustang will be one of the star cars on Saturday, May 13, 2017. This 4-speed car comes with Kar Kraft order/shipping invoice, letter from FoMoCo and an original build sheet. Homologated for NASCAR this Boss 429 comes with the competition suspension.
-429-cid, 375-hp H.O. V-8 with four-barrel carburetor
-Equipped with power steering and power disc brakes
-One of just 859 produced in 1969
Howard “Dutch” Darrin designed one of the most stunning cars of the classic era. His 1941 Packard 180 Convertible Victoria (an example seen here above) had Hollywood movie star type styling, way ahead of its time. It still looks spectacular today. If you are planning to attend the Auburn Spring Auction, May 11-13, 2017, next week, you will see this one crossing the auction block on Saturday. (Follow this link to see more photos and information.) It is part of an outstanding lineup of classic and collectible vehicles to be seen at the Auctions America Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana
There will be a special sale of exotic and race cars from Level 5 Motorsports at the Auctions America sale on Thursday. This 2014 Porsche GT3 will be sold at No Reserve. It has the 3.8-liter, 475-hp flat six-cylinder engine, and super fast shifting 7-speed, dual-clutch PDK transmission. The one-owner car has less than 900 miles on it. The owner says it does 0 to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds. It has done a lap at the Nurburgring in less than 7:30 minutes. It has more options than you usually find on a GT3, such as heated seats, Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake, Sound Package Plus, and Sport Chrono Clock (with PCM).
Auctions America calls this Tor Red 1970 Plymouth Superbird a “survivor.” Other than a repaint, it is said to be all “original” and “bone stock.” The Chrysler data tag suggests it came with the V19 vinyl roof, V88 delete of the Transverse Sport tail stripe, EV2 Tor Red, H2X9 Black interior with bench seat, plus the 440 Super Commando with four-barrel carburetor and automatic transmission. This exciting “aero car” is considered to be in driver quality class. It is one of 1,935 Superbirds homologated for NASCAR in 1970. It came from the factory with a tach, power steering and power brakes.
One thing we’ve always liked about the Auctions America sale here in Auburn is that you can find true museum pieces at relatively affordable prices. Take this 1939 Packard Super Eight Convertible Sedan, for example. Auctions America has estimated its value at between $65,000 and $75,000. Where can you find one in this kind of condition for under $100,000 anymore? Right here in Auburn, Indiana, that’s where. It comes with complete owner history. They say everything is in proper working order.
Also at the Auburn Spring Auction, you will find these great values:
1954 Corvette, Blue Flame 235 ci 6 cylinder
2001 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe, may sell for $55,000, or less
1919 Buick H-49 Seven Passenger Touring, says ‘Solid No. 2 condition’
1956 Ford Thunderbird, No Reserve, may go for under $30,000
1947 Diamond T 1-Ton, impressive original
1971 Pontiac Trans Am 455 HO, show quality restoration
1969 Pontiac Beaumont Convertible, triple black, mild cam
For a full list of cars and trucks to be auctioned off at the Auburn Spring Auction follow this link to the Auctions America website where they are adding fresh listings daily.
Our Cars On Line Car Show team will be there in Auburn to cover the show. Auburn was the headquarters of the Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg motorcar companies. The Auctions America Auction Park includes a massive auction arena, auction displays, swap meet and car corral. On Saturday we’ll cover all the auction action for our readers. You can watch the Auctions America live video stream on your computer or cell phone. Then follow our Facebook and Twitter pages for our commentary. Our readers are invited to join in on the conversation. Show your collector savvy by predicting what each car will sell for on our Facebook page. To access the live stream video click this link on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. The show starts at 10 AM EST each day. You can also bid online. Just follow this link to register with Auctions America to become a bidder at the 2017 Auburn Spring Auction.