SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Running January 27-31 in Scottsdale, Arizona's legendary car week, Russo and Steele is once again, for its 16th consecutive year, presenting an another incredible selection of ultra-premium collector automobiles in the sunny high desert. Over the events five action-packed days, Russo and Steele will feature car week's greatest selection of European Sports, American Muscle, Hotrods and Custom automobiles. Certainly one of the most anticipated and surely most talked about groups of offerings anywhere during any of the week's events will be The Lindsten Collection of highly desirable classic MOPAR Muscle Machines, which will cross the block exclusively ALL AT NO RESERVE.
Ted Lindsten is one of the world's foremost Muscle Car enthusiasts and Classic MOPAR collectors. A native of Sweden, he has traveled the globe for decades searching for the world's most sought after and exclusive automobiles. Mr. Lindsten brings his not to be missed, world class collection of classic MOPARS to Russo and Steele's 2016 Scottsdale auction event extravaganza!
"We are simply elated to be offering the Lindsten Collection at Russo and Steele in Scottsdale, Arizona this January, "remarks Russo and Steele Consignment Director John Bemiss. "Classic MOPARs have certainly been one of the strongest segments of not only the once again exploding Muscle Car market, but of the entire collector automobile market as a whole. These are blue chip offerings that have been collected by one of the world's most astute MOPAR collectors and they represent the tip top of the pyramid of collectability. Factor in that these are all no reserve offerings and the sky is the limit. The Lindsten Collection should provide a series of the most memorable moments anywhere in Arizona 2016."
With this unbridled excitement, Russo and Steele is proud to present, ALL AT NO RESERVE the exceptional automobiles of The Ted Lindsten Collection:
1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda – NO RESERVE
Listed in the Chrysler Registry and 1 of just 44 examples built for the Canadian export market, this four-speed 1970 Hemi 'Cuda features a correct but non- matching numbers powertrain comprising a 1969 426 cu. in. Hemi engine and 1969 A-833 4-speed. Rotisserie-restored in 2005, it is documented by the original factory Broadcast Sheet. Visually inspected with the all-important fender tag decoded by Chrysler expert Galen Govier in 2005, it is well-equipped and offered with just 17,300 actual miles.
1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger RT/SE – NO RESERVE
Retaining the numbers matching engine and transmission and 1 of 63 Hemi RT/SE Challengers built for 1970, this example is rarer still as 1 of 39 Torqueflite automatic cars. Finished in FC7 Plum Crazy paint complemented by a vinyl roof, the Challenger benefits from a rotisserie restoration performed 2002/2003 by Aloha Automotive in Wisconsin. Mileage stands at just under 44,900 at the time of writing. Decoded and visually inspected by Galen Govier, this very well-optioned Challenger is accompanied by a build sheet.
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona ¬– NO RESERVE
Finished in Code R4 Bright Red paint, this rare 1969 Charger Daytona is the product of a professional rotisserie restoration by Julius in Chatsworth, California. Retaining the original matching 440 'Magnum' engine block, highlights include a Torqueflite automatic, black bucket-seat interior, wood grain console, a radio/8-Track player, and power steering. Riding on steel wheels with "dog dish" hubcaps, this outstanding Daytona was the featured Restoration Profile subject in the June 2009 edition of Hemmings Muscle Machines.
1970 Plymouth 'Cuda 440/6 – NO RESERVE
Retaining the matching numbers engine and transmission, this 4-speed, 440-6 car is 1 of only 902 produced for 1970. Rotisserie-restored in 2006 and visually inspected and decoded by Chrysler expert Galen Govier in 2003, it is highly equipped with FC7 In-Violet paint, "Hockey" stripes, black bucket-seat interior with Rallye instruments, Super Track Pack, Power Brakes, "Shaker" hood, hood pins, manual steering, and painted racing mirrors. An added "Go Wing" and highly detailed undercarriage set it further apart.
1970 Dodge Challenger RT/SE 440/6 – NO RESERVE
Continuing to benefit from a rotisserie restoration completed during 2001-2002, this exceptionally rare, highly equipped, and well-documented R/T, SE "Six-Pack" Dodge Challenger marks one of the most collectible and iconic Mopars produced. Retaining the matching Torqueflite automatic transmission and correct, non-matching Code F440 engine, it features outstanding colors, the factory Broadcast Sheet, and decoding of its many outstanding factory options by Galen Govier. Among them are the A 36 Performance Axle Package, A 62 Rallye Instruments, power disc brakes, power steering, and much more.
Join Russo and Steele for their 16th annual automotive extravaganza in Scottsdale, Arizona and kick-off the 2016 collector-car calendar in fine style! Running January 27-31, 2016, the Scottsdale auction will showcase over 750 of only the most exclusive, most select and most diverse grouping of automobiles available anywhere in the world and continue their tradition of redefining collector-car auctions with their renowned "For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts" TM philosophy. The five day event will take place between Scottsdale Road and Hayden Road—just south of the North Loop 101 Freeway. Join in on all of the action as Russo and Steele puts the pedal to the metal in the epicenter of the world's foremost collector car event: Scottsdale this January!
Experience the refreshing Russo and Steele difference for yourself as we present 2016's flagship automotive event in the sunny high desert of Scottsdale, Arizona! For additional and updated information regarding their Scottsdale '16 auction calendar and the exciting selection of featured collector automobiles being assembled daily, visit their company website at www.russoandsteele.com. For further supporting documentation, high-resolution images, or more advance information about the Russo and Steele Scottsdale 2016 auction event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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