CANTON, Ohio, 5 April, 2012
Classic Motorcar Auctions expects more than 250 cars will go up for bid during the Novi Spring Classic Car Auction, April 21-22, 2012 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich.
Among the cars crossing the auction block is a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 SportsRoof fastback, a limited production Mustang designed to make the Boss 429 engine eligible for racing. Shock towers and other modifications allowed the 429 to fit inside the Mustang engine bay. The Royal Maroon Mustang also features a 4-speed transmission, hood scoop, dual racing mirrors, chrome 15x7 Magnum 500 wheels and the Deluxe Decor black interior.
Classic Motorcar Auctions will also offer a rare 1940 Buick Century Model 66-C Convertible Coupe, finished in its original Royal Maroon over a tan clothe top and red interior. Powered by the factory Buick 320 cid overhead valve straight eight engine producing 141 HP with a 3-speed manual transmission, this vehicle is #212 of 542 Buick Century 66-C Convertible Coupes made in 1940. Only 16 of these cars are known to survive in the Buick club.
In addition, a 1941 Cadillac series 62 convertible coupe powered by the 346 ci 150 HP “monobloc” flathead V8 will go up for bid. Finished in Managua Beige with a deep red and white interior, this Cadillac has received numerous honors, including the 2011 Concours d’Elegance of America Lion Award.
“We are very pleased to fill a need in the Novi/Detroit metro market for a good, mid-range classic car auction,” said Bob Lichty, president, Classic Motorcar Auctions. “Local enthusiasts are excited about such an event returning to Novi’s Suburban Collection Showplace, and we’re looking forward to delivering an entertaining event with a variety of cars to meet enthusiasts’ tastes.”
Classic Motorcar Auctions will also offer automobilia, memorabilia and petroliana items for sale.
A free preview will be open to the public April 20 from 4-8 p.m. The memorabilia auction will take place from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and the classic car auction will run from 12-5 p.m. both days. Consignments are currently being accepted for the auction, with early consigners receiving prime placement and marketing support. Buyers will receive a free bidder pass if they pre-register in advance of the auction.
General admission to the auction is $10 for one day and $15 for a weekend pass. The Suburban Collection Showplace is located at 4611 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374.
For more information, visit www.classicmotorcarauctions.com