8 Great Cars at Russo and Steele Newport Beach By: Russo and Steele Scottsdale, Arizona (May 24, 2017) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts. ™ At Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions, it's far more than a tagline. It's a lifestyle. We are gearing up to deliver that passion to Southern California for our fifth annual Newport Beach auction at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort June 2nd through June 4th. In addition to our thrilling, high-octane 'auction in the round' experience and excellent variety of collector automobiles covering the spectrum from timeless classics to modern 'supercars,' a select group of especially intriguing automobiles have peaked our attention. May we present just eight of many exceptional offerings at the 2017 Newport Beach Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction.
#9175 1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 – OFFERED AT NO RESERVE
An extraordinarily rare opportunity to purchase a gold standard, blue chip, genuine Enzo-era Ferrari at no reserve, this 1 of just 453 LHD Series 1 cars was manufactured in 1962 & registered in 1964. Reportedly Enzo Ferrari's personal car, prior to 1963 it became the poster child for the model. Restored to a high standard with a bare metal bodywork restoration from 2007 to 2009, steering brakes and suspension were refurbished in 2009 and engine and gearbox were overhauled 2015. Additionally, brakes, ignition & carbs were refreshed in 2017. Featuring a 300bhp V12 with 288 lb ft of torque, it reputedly sprints from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds.
#9202 1973 Porsche 911S Targa
This very rare and fabulous example has been restored to a Concourse level of quality and authenticity. Some highlights for this vehicle include; extremely desirable black leatherette sports seats w/ headrests and Pepita inserts, Fuchs wheels professionally refurbished and a body colored steel front spoiler. For the restoration, the car was professionally painted at our in-house painting facility with a bare metal, empty body repaint. When seen in person, the Gemini blue is spectacular. Besides the transmission, the car is completely matching numbers with engine and desirable sports seats. As for the rest of the car, the engine, suspension, transmission and all mechanicals etc. were completely restored using all period correct parts.
#9124 1931 Cadillac 370A Two Door Sport Coupe
One of only four known examples to exist, this 1931 Cadillac V12 rumble seat coupe sits on a 140-inch wheelbase and the 368 ci V12 engine produces 145 horsepower. It is in excellent condition with show-quality panel gaps and paint finish. It has received several Classic Car Club of America first place awards. It is fitted with dual side mounts and stainless steel wire wheels. This is an example of one of America's finest motorcars, offered in stunning show-quality condition.
#9068 1991 Ferrari Testarossa – OFFERED AT NO RESERVE
This exquisite 1991 Ferrari Testarossa is offered exclusively at NO RESERVE in classic Rosso Corsa Red over beige continues in highly iconic fashion, to epitomize not only the Ferrari name, but its reputation for producing the world's most sought after V12 sportscars. Fastidious maintenance over the years has left this Testarossa in pristine condition. A Ferrari enthusiast's must have, this it comes complete with its highly collectable and desirable original tool kit and owner's manual.
#9075 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback 'K' Code – One of OneTrending News
Subaru On The Podium At Red Bull Global Rallycross Atlantic CityThis 289/271-hp K-Code, 4-speed Mustang was special-ordered from the factory in Sapphire Blue, and clearly benefits from a top-quality restoration over 2-plus years by Custom Rod Garage in Huntington Beach. Highlights include outstanding paint, smooth and perfectly gapped and correctly stamped factory sheetmetal, correct Red Oxide and overspray underneath, excellent chrome, trim and badges, and top-notch date-coded glass. Features include factory GT equipment, 3.50 conventional 9-inch rear end, Hurst shifter, styled steel wheels, Rally Pac gauges, and an AM radio/Stereosonic tape system.
#9218 2001 RUF RGT Coupe
This ultra-rare Porsche based 2001 RUF RGT is one of only 17 produced and is believed to be one of only three in the USA. Presented in its original color of Mandarina Perlado, the interior is in its original, exquisite full leather. Equipped with CD player, dry oil sump, separate oil tank, aluminum foot pedals, GT3 bucket alien head seats with paint matched shells and factory integrated roll cage, this vehicle comes with its original MSO. Powered by a Mezger 3.6L horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine producing 385 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque through a 6-Speed manual transmission, this RUF RGT is additionally an all-wheel drive model, increasing its rarity and collectability.
#9040 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396/375 Coupe – Offered at NO RESERVE
From the last first-gen model year, this exceptionally rare L78 1969 Camaro SS features the correct, numbers matching 396/375 engine, Muncie 4-speed and 3.73 12-bolt Positraction rear end. Finished in correct Cortez Silver with a standard Black interior and professionally painted accent stripes, this well restored example comes with lots of receipts and specifications confirming the work performed. The paint is excellent and the interior is new. The equipment level includes power steering and power brakes with front discs.
#9204 1960 Ford Starliner Chip Foose Custom
This 1960 Ford Starliner comes from the mind of legendary hotrod designer and 'Overhaulin' television personality Chip Foose. Featuring a rebuilt, fuel injected 1969 Shelby GT 350 351 Windsor engine and automatic overdrive transmission, it shimmers brilliantly in BASF Mercedes-Benz Silver paint over a Katzkin Leather two tone interior with finished trunk. In signature Foose fashion, tailor fit chrome bumpers with filled bolts are bright and tight and done by Artistic Silver Plating and Sherm's Custom Plating. Foose Heritage 19 and 20 inch wheels and Magnaflow exhaust increase its eye popping presence.
Experience the excitement of Russo and Steele for yourself NOW ONLINE! Bidder registration is just $200 and includes admission for all 3 days of 'Auction in the Round' action for the bidder and one lucky guest or access to our all new online bidding platform and app. Stay tuned for further updates on our 5th annual Newport Beach auction and event schedule and join us for the ultimate California collector car beach party!
For Enthusiasts by Enthusiasts. ™ At Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions, it's far more than a tagline - it's our lifestyle! To obtain further supporting documentation, high-resolution images, or more information about the Russo and Steele and our upcoming Newport Beach, California auction, please contact Darin Roberge at email@example.com.
RC F GT3s Record Top-10S At Road America – The 3GT Racing Lexus RC F GT3s both earned top-10 results in the GTD class at Sundays IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Wisconsins Road America. The No. 14 Lexus recorded an eighth-place......