In the world of legendary Ford cars that have pilled racing records after records, the Jim Click Ford Performance Collection is considered to be the absolute best one there is, thus it makes this obvious that we were psyched when we found out that will be 6 Stunning Jim Click Ford Performance Collection Cars at RM Sotheby’s on August 19-20 at Monterey, California. A passionate collection of great Ford race cars from the past, by Jim Click, Jr. is a story of 25 years of acquisition and racing that started in 1991 when Jim started vintage racing in 1991, that led to the famous Jim Click Ford Performance Collection, which is a rare handpicked collection of highly qualified, professionally maintained vintage race cars.
Of the six Jim Click Ford Performance Collection that are coming to the world’s biggest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, RM Sotheby’s consists of racing legends like the 1964 Shelby 289 ‘Competition’ Cobra – CSX 2473, 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I, 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra – CSX 2326, two Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans Am Race Cars and a 1966 Shelby GT350. The pick of the lot from this Jim Click Ford Performance Collection for auction is the 1964 Shelby 289 ‘Competition’ Cobra, CSX 2473 and is the most successful competition Cobra’s of all time and is estimated at $2,200,000 – $2,600,000.
The Second car from the Jim Click Ford Performance Collection is a rare 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I, which is among the only 31 Mk I’s road cars ever made. This car has been raced on various occasions and has returned with commendable results too, and is estimated at $3,750,000 – $4,250,000. The next car from the Jim Click Ford Performance Collection is the 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra – CSX 2326 has a fascinating history with Mr. Click as he has owned this car three different times over a course of 40 years, and this restored for race car is estimated at $1,000,000 – $1,400,000.
Out of the remaining three cars, the two Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans Am Race Cars from the Jim Click Ford Performance Collection are from model years 1969 and 1970 and boasts of a long racing heritage and are estimated at $1,000,000 – $1,300,000 each. The last car is the 1966 Shelby GT350 which is the 1970 SCCA B-production Southern Pacific Division Champion and has an estimated $350,000 – $450,000 on it.
Do let us know in comments below, which one would you chose?
All images courtesy Patrick Ernzen © 2016 courtesy RM Sotheby’s