On eBay there was an announcement about the sale of rare Ford Mustang Boss 429 1969 with a run of just 21.3 thousand kilometers. Since 1981, the car went by without a kilometer – almost four decades he stood locked in the garage.
The muscle car was created for homologation 429 engine for NASCAR racing that could compete with the 426 Hemi engine from Chrysler. According to the rules for admission were required to release a batch consisting of not less than 500 vehicles equipped with this power plant. As a result, in 1969, collected 859 instances of the model, and in 1969 even less, only 499 cars. Thus the total circulation amounted to 1359 pieces. The production was carried out at the factory Kar Kraft in Brighton, Michigan.
According to ahtanum the engine on the Mustang Boss 429 gave out 380 horsepower. Externally, the car can be distinguished from other “Mustang” of the era by labels indicating the series on the front fenders.
Due to the small volume of production Mustang Boss 429 was a real treasure on eBay and at Barrett-Jackson. For example, in 2008, one of the copies was sold for $ 375,000 in 2013 for the black muscle car paid $ 417,000, and in 2016, the restored car sold at auction for $ 500,000.
The initial cost of the Ford Mustang Boss 429 1969 listed on eBay, is 166 $ 300.