1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

Prices for the 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 can be incredibly high, with a pristine examples going for deep into the six figures. A pair of 1970 models went up for sale at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale earlier this year, selling for $220,000 and $247,500, but each of those were outmatched by a 1969 Boss 429 sold at Barrett-Jackson in Orange County this weekend. The car features dark red paint with a black vinyl interior with options like power brakes, power steering and Magnum 500 chrome wheels, but more importantly it has just 28,169 miles on the odometer recently underwent a ground up restoration. All of those factors combined for a high bid of $230,000 and a final selling price of $253,000, the highest amount of any non-charity car at the auction.

Gavel Price: $230,000

Final Selling Price: $253,000

Summary:

429/375hp BOSS 429, Kar Kraft no. 1447. A ground-up restoration to very high standards and extensive documentation and magazine features. Finished in dark red with a black vinyl interior, this example has 28,169 original miles.

Details:

429/375hp overhead valve V8 engine with Holley four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension via coil springs and upper and lower wishbones, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, front disc and rear drum brakes. Kar Kraft no. 1447, a ground-up restoration to very high standards, one of less than 900 built for 1969 and extensive documentation and magazine features. Finished in dark red with a black vinyl interior, this example has 28,169 original miles. It received a ground-up restoration performed to very high standards, with an arrow-straight body and show-quality chrome and paintwork. The undercarriage is equally impressive, as is the highly detailed engine bay, which includes the correct emissions equipment and all proper tags and markings. The interior is also great in presentation and well equipped with bucket seats, a floor console, a wood-trimmed steering wheel and clean and clear gauges. The car also includes such desirable features as an AM radio, power brakes, power steering, a front spoiler and Magnum 500 chrome wheels with Goodyear raised white-letter tires. This excellent Boss Mustang is fully supported by extensive factory documentation. It is the ultimate example of the ultimate big block Mustang, the Boss 429.

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