VINTAGE: Rick Hendrick Cars At B-J

NASCAR team owner and Barrett-Jackson regular Rick Hendrick is offering 11 special cars and trucks for sale at the Palm Beach auction.

They are (click on the lot numbers to see the Barrett-Jackson catalog description and photos) :

Lot 421.1, 1972 Chevrolet El Camino SS – A rare performance model, lavishly restored and equipped with a 454cid V8 and factory four-speed.

Lot 450, 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 coupe – In rare factory Daytona Yellow, this high-performance beauty is powered by a 350-horsepower 396cid V8 and 12-bolt Posi rear. Fresh from a recent, accurate restoration.

Lot 453, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 coupe – Another freshly restored Chevy in Dusk Blue with white hood stripes and interior. A gorgeously correct car down to its original Rally wheels.

Lot 650, 2002 Chevrolet Corvette custom coupe – A unique custom Vette in bright yellow with all kinds of upgrades, including Lamborghini-style scissor doors.

Lot 652, 1970 Oldsmobile 442 coupe – These brawny performance cars have been climbing in interest and value, and this one is fully documented with a recent frame-off restoration. Powered by an F block 455 V8 that generates 365 horsepower.

Lot 718, 1957 Chevrolet 3100 custom pickup – Here’s a honey of a truck in glistening black with a red interior and custom coilover suspension, fuel-injected Chevy crate engine, power steering, disc brakes, 17-inch American Racing wheels, etc.

Lot 719, 1970 Chevrolet Corvette coupe – Completely restored to NCRS guidelines, this award winner is powered by a 390-horsepower 454cid V8 and Turbo 400 automatic.

Lot 739, 2010 Chevrolet Camaro custom – Hendrick Motorsports built this late-model custom for country star Brad Paisley, and it’s powered by a dyno-proven 457-horsepower V8.

Lot 733, 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 fastback – A rare Ford offered by the nation’s largest Chevy dealer, this Mustang has been totally restored to factory specs right down to the correct factory chalk markings. Everything on this high-performance car is right as it left the factory.

Lot 776, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette custom convertible – Another Corvette with a Brad Paisley connection, this one featured in his “Old Alabama” music video. Power us provided by an LS1 V8.

Lot 3006, Ford F-150 King Ranch Super Crew pickup – Rick Hendrick has re-donated the truck owned and driven by former President George Bush on his Crawford, Texas, ranch, which Hendrick bought in a charity sale at the Scottsdale auction. The Palm Beach sale will again benefit the National Guard Youth Foundation.

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