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Paul Walker’s 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Z/28 is up for auction

More than a decade ago, Paul Walker, star of the “Fast & Furious” movie series, died in a car accident near Los Angeles. He was a car enthusiast and worked with his friend on the restoration of several cars, including the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Z/28, which will be auctioned in August.

This Camaro RS Z/28 is a completed Walker project and is an ideal opportunity for fans of this model to restore the car as they like. The car requires a lot of work to bring it back to its original condition. The body of the car is not in bad condition and it should be noted that it left the factory in Le Mans blue, which is almost invisible on the car. There are also original Z/28 Rally rims wrapped in BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires.

The interior is not in bad condition considering its age. The upholstery on the seats does not look bad, as do the black plastic and wooden details on the central console. The odometer shows 22,639 miles.

Collectors will appreciate the fact that it is still powered by the original 302 CI V-8 engine mated to a 4-speed manual transmission that sends power to the rear wheels.

The car was purchased by Chevrolet collector Merle Duprey in 1982, later purchased by Walker and Rodas, then sold back to Duprey in 2013, before finally being purchased by Solo Speed ​​Shop.

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2022 Bentley Bacalar Roadster is up for auction

In February 2021, Bentley announced that it had produced its most powerful W12 engine ever, and the Bentley Bacalar was the first car to use this engine. It is a limited edition two-seater that was produced in only 12 copies. One of them, the 2022 Bentley Bacalar Roadster is up for auction.

Bentley Bacalar was designed by Bentley Mulliner and was inspired by the Bentley EXP 100 GT concept car. It shares some similarities with the Continental GT model, such as a door handle with a keyless entry system, a 20 mm wider rear track. This example is finished in Mulliner Extended Range Veridian and is equipped with a Carbon Fiber Pack that includes bonnet vents, side moldings, mirror caps, and power humps.

The interior is upholstered in Beluga leather and Gray tweed with Beluga and Bronze core piping. The seams on the seats are bronze, while the steering wheel is wrapped in black leather with black stitching. There’s also plenty of carbon detailing and an embroidered Bentley logo on the seat headrests.

The Bentley Bacalar is powered by a twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine with 650 hp (485 kW) and 667 lb-ft (904 Nm) of torque. Power is sent to all wheels via an 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. It is rarely driven and has only 119 miles on the odometer.

The car will be auctioned on May 17th in Indianapolis, United States.

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1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback is up for auction

In 1967, Shelby presented the first model built in the Shelby GT 500 range, based on the 1967 Mustang. It was produced until 1968 in two body types: fastback and convertible. One of them, a 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback will be offered at auction October 5-7.

This Shelby GT500 Fastback with chassis number 00706 is powered by a 7.0L V8 engine with 355 hp (265 kW) at 5,400 rpm and 420 lb-ft (569 Nm) at 3200 rpm of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 4-speed manual transmission.

The car is finished in Nightmist Blue with White LeMans stripes, properly maintained and in good condition. It is equipped with VIN-style fiberglass steel-frame hood and deck lid, rear end, hoses and clamps, shock tower braces, short-tab steering wheel, rear shocks and leaf spring snubbers, while original chrome, stainless and glass are replaced with Carlite glass. Inside, the white upholstery is refinished with attention to factory details.

The car comes with SAAC Registry Information from Dave Mathews including past owners, deluxe Marti Report, copy of window sticker and copy of dealer invoice. It should also be noted that BJ BK carburetors and fuel pump have incorrect date codes.

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