Neil Pearts uncommon basic vehicles bought for $ 3.Eight million at Pebbles Seashore public sale

Neil Peart was best known as the drummer and lead lyricist for the rush rock band. But apart from being a musician, Neil was also known for his collection of vintage cars, known as “Silver Surfers”. Seven of them classic cars recently sold for more than $ 3.9 million at Gooding & Company’s 17th Annual Pebble Beach Auctions. Here’s a closer look.

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

This 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is the first car in the Silver Surfers collection. Well cared for over the years, this classic is wrapped in a silver exterior with a black leather interior. Powered by a 4.2 liter CC DOHC inline 6 cylinder engine mated to a 5 speed ZF manual transmission, this DB5 sold for $ 675,000.

1965 Maserati Mistral 3500 Spider

1965 Maserati Mistral Spider

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This is a very rare model as it is one of only 12 of Maserati’s 3.5 liter Mistral 3500 Spiders. It has been restored and well cared for since it was acquired by Neil and it has been extensively refurbished by Ken Lovejoy. It sold for $ 522,000.

1973 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupe

1973 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupe

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This classic is one of only 425 Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupés built and offers supercar performance and satisfactory comfort. Since this car was one of Neil’s favorite cars, it was thoroughly serviced and waited for roadworthiness. It sold for $ 274,400.

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe with split window

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe with split window

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This second generation Corvette has a rear window design that was only split in 1963. Part of Neil’s Silver Surfer collection since 2011, this Corvette is a show-quality classic that underwent a frame-off restoration in 2005. It was sold for $ 368,000.

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1970 Lamborghini Miura P400 S.

1970 Lamborghini Miura P400 S.

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This is a late produced Lamborghini Miura P400 S with ventilated disc brakes and air conditioning. This Miura P400 S is extremely rare as it is one of only 338 examples built and has retained its original engine and body sheet metal stampings. It has been reconditioned and kept under Neil’s ownership. It sold for $ 1,325,000.

1964 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8-liter coupé with a fixed head

1964 Jaguar E-Type Series I

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This classic has been owned by Neil since 2013 and has kept its original engine (3,781 CC DOHC in-line 6-cylinder mill) according to JDHT certification. This 1964 Jaguar E-Type Series I has selected upgrades for a comfortable ride and is well maintained by both current and previous owners. It sold for $ 318,500

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

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Known as the last car in the “Silver Surfers” collection, this 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra has been well maintained and has been restored to a concours level (photo documentation). This all-rack and pinion 289 CID Cobra is a good choice, although it has retained its original twin four-barrel inlet. It sold for $ 1,160,000.

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1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro yellow quarter front

Rare 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro reaches Mecum’s auction block in September

In the care of the same family for 45 years, this COPO Camaro is almost like new with only 3,645 miles on the clock.

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Julybien Atadero writes from the island of Cebu on various automotive topics, including new sports cars, classic muscles, pickup trucks and SUVs. I like peace and quiet, but I love to play with my child. When I have nothing else to do, I watch documentaries and animations.

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