The $300,000 for the old Ford?

The $300,000 for the old Ford?


Australia put up for sale unique orange coupe Ford Falcon GT Hard Top 1973 release. For a rare car that for the last thirty years stood without movement in the garage could fetch $ 300,000.

Exposed instance after thirty years of captivity have survived not in the best condition. The Ford Falcon in some places covered with rust and dents, hood space has large pockets of corrosion. The salon of the legendary coupe looks even worse. The vehicle floor is rotten, the seats are covered in a thick layer of mud and the dashboard is partially off.

However, according to the seller, despite their ferocious appearance, all the details of the car are factory. In addition, the coupe equipped rare 1973 power steering, air conditioning and tinted glass. Besides, muscle is the last special version that you created after Australia banned the production of powerful cars because of fears that they are too fast for normal roads.


Under the hood unique muscle car installed a 5.8-liter V8 power of 380 horsepower and 513 lb-ft of torque. Paired with the unit works four-speed “mechanics”. To “hundreds” muscle car accelerates in 6.5 seconds. The maximum speed is 230 kilometers per hour. Judging by the odometer, the mileage of 47-year-old Ford Falcon is a little over 100,000 miles. According to the seller, the car’s engine has not worked since 1988.

Despite the terrible condition of the car, its value at auction has reached $ 300,000. The buyer wished to remain anonymous.

In mid-may in one of the garages, the U.S. found red-and-black Ford Mustang Convertible 1973 edition in excellent condition with mileage only 5600 miles. To acquire perfectly looking ponycar can be had for 49 $ 900.

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