Buy It! Paul Walker’s Ford Mustang Boss 429 is coming up for sale

first_img We’ll just have to wait until it crosses the block at Mecum Auctions on July 10 to find out. The Mustang from ‘Bullitt’ just sold for a whopping .85 millionIt’s no question the vehicle will bring a huge sum due to its connection with the actor. The real question is, Will this car garner as much attention from his fans as his others? Yes, this is a rare and beautiful muscle car, but it’s a departure from the modern tuner vehicles usually associated with Walker’s films, and its fans. RELATED TAGSFordMustangCoupeNon-LuxuryClassic CarsClassic Cars & TrucksNew VehiclesInstagramNon-Luxury See More Videos Trending in Canada advertisement 21 cars from Paul Walker’s collection heading to auction COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information.center_img The value of a Boss 429 in perfect condition but without the Walker connection fetches on average US$352,000, according to Hagerty. Using previous auction results from the sale of 21 of Walker’s vehicles in January, Hagerty calculated the star’s former ownership adds an average premium of about 167 per cent to the price of a vehicle.RELATED The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Trending Videos Paul Walker’s cultural influence extends beyond the Fast and Furious films he starred in — he was also a real gearhead with a passion for vehicles and driving them, explaining why many car enthusiasts idolize the guy.Since his passing, many of the fantastic cars in Walker’s collection have found new homes, but the next to go up for sale is this incredible Mustang, a rare vehicle in its own right, even without the provenance of being owned by a Hollywood star.The car itself is a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, finished in Raven Black and with only 14,575 miles on the clock. The vehicle features a four-speed close-ratio manual transmission; 3.91 “Traction-Lok” differential; power steering; power brakes; competition suspension; functional hood scoop; color-keyed mirrors; AM radio; rear window slats and spoiler; and flat black Magnum 500 wheels with period-correct Goodyear Polyglas tires. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more

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