|Ringo Starr's 1968 Ford Mustang Up For Auction
Update: The Ringo Starr 1968 Ford Mustang sold at auction on July 30th for $43,665!
A Ford Mustang previously owned by Ringo Starr, the legendary drummer of the Beatles, is going up for auction this weekend. The candy apple red 1968 Mustang will sell through an online auction at LiveAucitoneers.com on Saturday, July 30th. While the car is expected to fetch just $15,000 it is likely a priceless collectible to some Beatles fan who is also a Mustang enthusiast. More info from the auction is available below.
Ringo Starr's 1968 Ford Mustang 289 in pristine condition with 62,000 original miles. The car has its original repainted engine, a new body repainted in the original color, restored interior with new vinyl seats in black and camel, new carpet and new tires. The engine and transmission were re-done and new chrome was added. The car has it's original steering wheel and automatic shifter, the very ones that Ringo drove with. Ringo also put in a custom Alpine stereo which still remains. The current owner bought the car in 1991 directly from Ringo who signed the pink slip in front of him. He was invited up to Ringo's apartment where his wife, Barbara Bach, greeted him at the door. Ringo had owned the car for six years and told the current owner that he had fun with it and that he had just bought another new Mustang 5.0 convertible. Ringo had also owned another 1956 Chevy Bel Air and didn't need two vintage cars. Includes the original pink slip signed by Ringo as Richard Starsky. Since purchasing the car it has only moved by flatbed truck.
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