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AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: Top Muscle Cars from the 60s at 2023 Las Vegas Auction

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LOT #708 – 1968 SHELBY GT500KR – SOLD! $275,000

At the 2023 Las Vegas Auction, many muscle cars took pride of place, showcasing some of the most sought-after vehicles in existence. View this selection of muscle cars that graced the auction block in Las Vegas, offering a thrilling glimpse into the world of raw power and timeless design:

LOT #708 – 1968 SHELBY GT500KR – SOLD! $275,000

Pictured above, this 1968 Shelby GT500KR is powered by a 428ci Cobra Jet engine paired with an automatic transmission. Finished in Highland Green with painted Le Mans stripes. Optioned with air conditioning, GT Decor and a rear sport deck seat.

Built on July 18, 1968, Shelby #4122 is one of 518 convertibles with a 428CJ engine and one of 251 with an automatic transmission. With 45,512 miles (not indicated on title). Listed in the Shelby Registry and comes with the Deluxe Marti Report.

Powered by a 409ci engine with two 4-barrel carburetors and a 4-speed manual transmission. 2,541 miles (title reads exempt). Part of the 409 Collection from The Bryan Frank Collection.

Started life as a true Hertz Rent-a-Racer; recently restored into a Group B vintage SCCA race car, competing in events like Monterey Historics. Powered by a 289ci V8 engine mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. From the Tyler Hoover Collection.

Powered by a matching-numbers 426ci HEMI V8 engine with 425hp, mated to its original 4-speed manual transmission and differential. Well-optioned; repainted once in the original Frost Green color.

LOT #669 – 1968 PLYMOUTH HEMI ROAD RUNNER – SOLD! $110,000

Comprehensive rotisserie restoration finished in Matador Red with radio delete. Powered by its matching-numbers 426ci HEMI engine with dual 4-barrel carburetors paired with an automatic transmission. One of 62 1968 HEMI Road Runner hardtops.

Powered by a 409ci engine with two 4-barrel carburetors, with a 4-speed manual transmission and 4.11 posi-traction rear end. Part of the 409 Collection from The Bryan Frank Collection.

Powered by a 409ci engine with two 4-barrel carburetors, with a 4-speed manual transmission. 40,510 miles (title reads exempt). Part of the 409 Collection from The Bryan Frank Collection.

Finished in Tuxedo Black base coat/clear coat paint, with a new factory comfort-weave interior and a new convertible top. A 2-year frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration with only 700 miles since completion.

Documented as a X77 Z/28. Finished in a Daytona Yellow (Code 76) exterior, with black bucket seats (Code 711) with console gauges. Equipped with power steering, power brakes and a 12-bolt rear end with 4.10 posi-traction.

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By: Barrett-Jackson
Title: AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: Top Muscle Cars from the 60s at 2023 Las Vegas Auction
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Published Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2023 17:50:33 +0000

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