Keith’s Blog: To Gatorland and Back, 700 HP Later

For $35k plus commission, the car was ours. Aside from the long list of drag-strip customizations, the car retained much of its original character, including factory paint and interior. It had an incredible presence in the room, and I knew that the car would be unforgettable. (You can read Mecum’s description of the car here.)

In ten days or so, it will be rumbling off the Reliable transporter and into our garage, where I know the ACC crew will be lined up for test-drives.

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Keith Martin

Keith Martin has been involved with the collector car hobby for more than 30 years. As a writer, publisher, television commentator and enthusiast, he is constantly on the go, meeting collectors and getting involved in their activities throughout the world. He is the founder and publisher of the monthly Sports Car Market and bi-monthly American Car Collector magazines, has written for the New York Times, Automobile, AutoWeek, Road & Track and other publications, is an emcee for numerous concours, and has his own show, “What’s My Car Worth,” shown on Velocity.

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