Barrett-Jackson’s yearly collector vehicle auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, acquired underway this previous weekend and one particular of the highlights is this customized 1956 Ford F100, which crosses the block on Saturday without having reserve.
What tends to make the sinister-hunting pickup truck so specific is what lurks beneath the hood. The proprietor put in the five.two-liter V-eight from the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, which means there is a stout 526 horsepower on tap.
The engine, which very likely sounds meaner than stock thanks to a Kooks exhaust method, is mated to the very same six-velocity guide transmission located in the GT350. Quite a few other components from the muscle vehicle, along with a customized boxed chassis and track-tuned suspension method, assists to get the energy to the ground.
Past the mechanical bits, the truck is a factor of attractiveness thanks to its satin black paint finish, widened fenders (3 inches wider at the rear), LED lights front and rear, and shaved flip signals integrated underneath the bed. The interior has also been modernized with a customized dash housing Dakota Digital gauges, a new sound method, and a display for a rearview camera.
The truck is listed as good deal variety 1276 at the Barrett-Jackson auction, which runs by way of January 19. Other highlights contain the sale of the rights to the 1st 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and 18 autos from the assortment of Paul Walker.