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Private seller to auction 15 mint Ford GTs

Private Ebay Seller Lists Mint Ford GT

What looks like an unusual listing for a 2006 Ford GT on eBay is actually a quite unusual listing detailing the sale of more than 15 Ford GTs from one single seller.

A private Ebay seller, maindrainboat, has listed an immaculate, unmolested 2006 Ford GT in limited edition Heritage Blue for a no reserve auction. The current bid is at $210,100, and it has a total of nine days left until close of the auction. But if you dig a little deeper, you will notice that this private seller claims to have more than fifteen Ford GTs in his or her private collection. It appears the cars are located somewhere near Chattanooga, Tennessee, and are being stored in a humidity-controlled garage maintained to aircraft standards. The current Ford GT on the auction block has only 38 shipping miles on its digitally displayed speedometer, and the seller reminds us in the listing that all Ford GTs go through a 25 miles track test from the factory before shipping.

If Heritage Blue is not your color then we’re sure one of the other fifteen or more mint Ford GTs are bound to have another color variation that suits your style. Feel free to contact the seller with any questions you might have pertaining to the car because as the seller states in the auction listing: “don’t miss your last chance to order the new Ford GT you’ve been waiting for.”

We’ll let you know if they all turn out to be Factory Five reproductions.

[via Jalopnik]

15 Ford GTs in Garage

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Posted on: 1/18/2012 at 9:36 AM
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Cars of the 2010 SEMA Show

As a follow up to our “Girls of the 2010 SEMA Show” spread, and to prove our interest in these shows goes beyond attractions of the flesh, we are proud to bring to you the Cars of the 2010 SEMA Show. View all the cars of the 2010 SEMA Show here. Photos come courtesy of Richard Robello at Follow the link for the full Auto-Focus Facebook gallery.

Dodge 2010 SEMA Show

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Upcoming Leake auction features 13 exotics for charity

Thanks to a generous donation from a private collector, 13 exotic cars will be auctioned off at the Leake Car Auction in Dallas, Texas, November 19–21, 2010, to benefit the Jesse Tree charity. Jesse Tree is a faith-based organization that works to connect people with the care and help, including health care, social, and ministerial services, in their time of need.

The baker’s dozen from Tony Buzbee’s, a hard-fighting lawyer, private collection includes a 2006 Saleen S7, 2008 Spyker C8 Spyder, 2003 Lamborghini Murcielago, 2005 Lamborghini Gallardo, 2003 Aston Martin Vanquish S, 2007 Bentley Azure, 2005 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, 1974 Volkswagen Thing, 1930 Ford Model A, 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, 2008 Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Convertible, 2005 Ford GT Coupe, and a 2002 Ferrari F360 Spider.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $7 for children. Leake Car Auctions anticipates that 500 cars will cross the auction block that weekend.

Read more on duPont REGISTRY's Press Blog.

Leake Auction Charity Cars

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Texas-mile run sparks controversy

Back in March a man named Richard Holt made a 250.1-mph run at a one-mile event in the Goliad Industrial Air Park in Texas. He was piloting a 1,000-plus-hp twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera tuned by Underground Racing and John Reed Racing. A video of his feat can be viewed below.

Hoffman Motorsports and Heffner Performance could not let Mr. Holt have all the fun so they brought out their twin-turbo Ford GT to the Exotics Car Rally in Miami, Florida, this past weekend. The bright yellow supercar set a standing-mile record of 266.93 mph. The Veyron-eclipsing speed was due to the car's rumored output of 1,900 hp achieved by stuffing the engine with 41 pounds of boost. Unfortunately, some people say that the GT’s record-setting number, which is much higher than the car’s last top run of 249.9 mph in Texas, may be skewed due to faulty timing equipment.

[via Dragtimes and Jalopnik and WorldCarFans]

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Posted on: 4/27/2010 at 10:53 AM
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Muscle cars go for big bucks at the 2009 Las Vegas Barrett-Jackson auction

Some Barrett-Jackson cars that were highlighted in duPontREGISTRY’s classifieds went up for auction in Las Vegas this past weekend, October 7–10, 2009. Here are some notable sales:

-      A 2005 Ford GT sold for $253,000. VIN 117 is the second full production Ford GT off the assembly line. This vehicle was used to test new parts and build processes at the Wixom assembly plant.
-      The 2009 Ford Mustang Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition went for a cool $320,000. One of the 45 set to be produced, this particular one received additional enhancements in the form of a 550-hp supercharger kit. Read our
Ford Mustang Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition overview here.
-      A 1967 Chevy Corvette owned by Bruce Willis brought in $165,000. This 427-cid, 435-hp Tri-Power Corvette was purchased by Bruce Willis in El Paso, Texas, during the filming of "Last Man Standing.”
-      A 1969 Dodge Charger built for the Dukes of Hazzard reunion movie featured an upgraded 511 Hemi with 725-hp V-8 engine and closed out for $258,500.
-      A 1965 Shelby Cobra was purchased for $440,000. CSX2568 had the original CA black plates and registration tags that expired in 1972. It was the first time CSX2568 has been in the public in 40 years and the first time it was offered for sale since 1968.
-      A 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Prudhomme Edition fell to the hammer’s top bid of $302,500. Racing legends Carroll Shelby and Don Prudhomme teamed up to build this street-legal dragster.


Cars sold at 2009 Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas

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Posted on: 10/12/2009 at 4:12 AM
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