Classic Car Auction Supports Charity Featured
02 April 2017
Barrett-Jackson will offer a diverse collection of custom and rare collector vehicles during its 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 6-8at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Five exceptional vehicles that will cross the block to benefit charitable causes across the nation.The winning bidder of Lot No. 3002 will receive the rights to the first retail production of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LE, with 100 percent of the hammer proceeds benefiting United Way. Lot No. 3004 is an ’09 Ford F-150 King Ranch Super Crew Pickup once owned and used by former President George W. Bush on his Texas ranch. Both the original title and right airbag panel feature Bush’s signature, and the entire hammer price will benefit the Community Foundation of Cleveland and Bradley County, Tenn.Built by the next generation of auto specialists, Lot No. 3001, a ’96 Ford Mustang, was designed and fabricated by students at the Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Georgia. Winner of the national 2016 Quaker State Best in Class Competition, the vehicle is powered by a 3.8-liter engine with automatic transmission and sports a new suspension and more. Encompassing the spirit and enthusiasm of the students who built it, the car’s hammer price will go to Jordan Vocational High School.The sixth of only 50 built by Sanderson Ford, a ’07 Ford Mustang GT Custom Fastback (Lot No. 3003) showcases meticulous craftsmanship that shines throughout every vehicle detail, including custom body panels, tribute signature seats and carbon-fiber trim. The sale of this remarkable beauty will benefit The Darrell Gwynn Chapter of the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.Sporting only 58,000 original miles, Lot No. 3000, a ’69 International Travelall, will cross the block in support of the Boy Scouts of America. Unique in the market and ahead of its time, this Travelall is powered by the optional V8 engine.