Rare Chevrolet Carralo to be Auctioned in Dallas

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TULSA, OKLAHOMA (October 25, 2009) – A 1989 Chevrolet Carralo will be auctioned at the Dallas Leake Collector Car Show & Auction, November 20-22 in Market Hall. One of 100 licensed by GM, the Carralo was built by Knudsen Automotive. It was transformed from a Camaro into a sporty, exotic road machine. The Carralo features T-tops and is one of two manufactured in 1989.

This year’s event will feature 500 cars. Cadillacs, NCRS Corvettes, Camaros, Shelbys, Thunderbirds, Pontiacs, Mopars and other vintage, collector, muscle and specialty cars will be auctioned in two auction rings, making a fast paced event.

“Our Dallas auction has always been successful due to the strong collector car market in Texas,” said Richard Sevenoaks, President of Leake Auction Company. “Collecting cars is a hobby as well as a long term investment. We anticipate another exciting auction as we present a stellar line-up of cars.”

Unique to this year’s auction is a 2005 Mustang Saleen. The Mustang was featured in the blockbuster movies Transformers and Transformers 2 as “Barricade,” the Decepticon police car.

The auction will also feature a 1932 Ford Speedstar Vicky Zipper. With a lift-off roof, Kugel chassis, Foose Nitrous II wheels, the Ford Speedstar was awarded the Judges Choice Top Gun at the Chevy Vettefest in Chicago.

A CCCA Classic, 1929 Auburn 8-90 Cabriolet equipped with a 247 CI inline eight engine on a 125” wheelbase will be auctioned. The Auburn features monogram headlights, chrome grille shell, chrome tube bumpers and six chrome wire wheels.

The 37th Annual Leake Collector Car Show and Auction will take place in Dallas Market Hall November 20-22. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Doors open on Friday at 9am and the auction will begin at 1pm. Doors open at 9am on Saturday and Sunday and the auctions will begin at 10am.

Leake Auction Company was established in 1964 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold more than 32,000 cars. Leake Auction Company currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

Visit www.leakecarauction.com for more.

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