Basketball legend Michael Jordan's convertible stars in Leake's cars auction


2015-06-26 12:07:44


Basketball legend Michael Jordan's convertible stars in Leake's cars auction

Jordan's Aston Martin is amongst a huge number of classic and collectible cars on offer, later this month

Later this month the 38th annual Leake Collector Car Show and Auction in Dallas will see some notable vehicles go under the hammer, including one with a particularly famous owner.

Star of the show will be a 2001 Aston Martin previously owned by Michael Jordan. The Rannoch red convertible features a premium sound system, heated front windshield and a custom red top that matches the body colour. Documentation is available to confirm the previous ownership.

Also amongst the attractions will be a 2005 Ford Mustang that was featured as Barricade in the first Transformers movie, and the Karmann Ghia from Drew Barrymore's movie Whip It.

Another notable lot will be a 2009 Chrysler 300C Golden Globe Sedan - during the 2009 Golden Globe awards, this car sat on the red carpet to be signed by hundreds of celebrities, including: Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Mariah Carey, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Keith Urban and many more.

This Chrysler was mobbed by celebrity signatures whilst parked on the Golden Globe red carpet

"For 38 years, this auction has been an integral experience for car lovers and consistently delivered some of the best automobile collections out there," said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. "This year is no different. We have an excellent selection and an unbelievable assortment of high-performance vehicles."

The Leake Collector Car Show and Auction will take place in Dallas Market Hall, November 19-21. The event will feature 500 vehicles including Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Shelbys, Mopars, Thunderbirds and other collector, muscle, specialty and vintagecars. More than 10,000 car buyers, sellers and enthusiasts are expected to attend the milestone event.

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