Muscle brings big money in Friday Russo and Steele action

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More cars, more muscle, more money. Those were all on display in Friday's early action at the 6th Annual Russo and Steele Auction in Scottsdale. Here are just a few of the significant sales from the first day of this three-day event...

• 1956 Plymouth Fury 2dr HT, 2x4V #s matching, push-button Auto, 64K
...Sold for $22,500

Old Cars Price Guide Editor Ron Kowalke: "This very well-restored significant muscle car was a beautiful car and a great buy."

• 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 2dr Cpe (350-cid 300-hp, Auto, A/C, #s matching)
...Sold for $22,000

• 1966 Ford Mustang 2d Conv (289-cid, Auto, GT whls, modern sound syst) 
...Sold for 22,500

• 1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/RS 2dr Cpe, radio delete, A/C, 10k
 ...Sold for $28,000

• 1963 Pontiac Catalina 2dr Conv, #s matching, after-market whls 
Sold for $42,500
Old Cars Price Guide Editor Ron Kowalke: "This is a strong price for a very well-restored car."

• 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2dr Hardtop, 396-cid 325-hp, w/redline tires Sold for $28,500
Old Cars Price Guide Editor Ron Kowalke: "Stunning, speedy, and a smart investment!"

• 1956 Chevrolet 210 2dr Sta Wag, mod w/327-cid, 4V Auto, A/C Sold for $38,500

Old Cars Price Guide Editor Ron Kowalke: "This was an absolute beauty. Rare, pretty, and a new owner with a large grin."

• 1966 Ford Fairlane 500 2d Sed, 427-cid, C-6 Auto, radio delete, factory disc brakes
...Sold for $25,000

• 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass 2dr Hardtop, W30 Ed., A/C, #s matching, w/rear spoiler
 ...Sold for $26,250

• 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 2d Sed, upgraded 283-cid, A/C
...Sold for $20,750

• 1974 Jaguar XKE Series III 2dr Conv w/both tops BRG WW 17K 
...Sold for $24,500

• 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 2d FBk Cobra Jet, 351-cid, 4-Spd, A/C 
...Sold for $32,250

Look for more auction results in Sunday's edition!