Going, Going, Gone! $11.5 Million Auction

Car collectors from eight countries spent more than $11.5 million Saturday on 131 cars at the Sam Pack Five Star Collection sale in Farmers Branch, Texas. Topping the list was the 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra that sold for $1.2 million. Second on the list was a 1963 Shelby Cobra that gaveled for $880,000.

sam-pack-e1416341742946Sam Pack, who owns several Ford dealerships in North Texas, and is the Premier Show Sponsor of the Car Pro Show on News/Talk 820 WBAP, auctioned off the cars so he could better manage the rest of his extensive collection. The auction was managed by RM Auctions.

“The results reflect not only a great group of motor cars but an appreciation for the passion of a true gentleman and collector,” said Ian Kelleher, managing director of RM Auctions. “Mr. Pack’s unwavering commitment to quality was industry known and wonderfully represented by the offerings this weekend.”

Here’s a look at the top 10 cars and their selling prices:
• 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra: $1.29 million
• 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra: $880,000
• 2006 Ford GT: $418,000
• 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Roadster: $341,000
• 1969 Shelby Mustang GT500 Convertible: $280,500
• 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe Custom: $253,000
• 1957 Ford Thunderbird “F-Code”: $247,500
• 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy Continuation: $225,500
• 1932 Packard Eight Coupe Roadster: $209,000
• 2005 Fort Sport Trac Adrenalin Concept: $173,250

Proceeds from the sale of a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 went to Holy Angels, a residential and training campus for individuals with developmental disabilities. Admission from the event also went to support Holy Angels.

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