President George W. Bush’s Ford F-150 up for grabs
After offering one of the most desirable Ford Mustangs, a 1968 Shelby Green Hornet, and the world’s most expensive post war Bentley, the auctioneer Barrett-Jackson is now offering a unique opportunity to car collectors, to own a piece of America’s presidential automotive history. A 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4X4 SuperCrew owned and driven by the former 43rd President of the United States George Walker Bush will be sold by Barrett-Jackson at its Scottsdale auction on 19th January 2013, with the proceeds to benefit the Fisher House Foundation, a national program best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers.
This stunning white F-150 vehicle on sale has been used by former President George W. Bush. Ever since President Bush ordered this white Ford F-150 new from Tucson-based Jim Click Ford, shortly after he left the White House in 2009; he has continuously owned it and even used it along with Lady Laura Bush at his Prairie Chapel Rach in Crawford, Texas, to around.
This impressive truck with a 5.4-Liter V8 engine delivering 310 horsepower boasts a luxurious adobe King Ranch premium leather interior.
Notably, the ownership title is still on the name of President Bush, and will be directly transferred to the buyer. Additionally, the vehicle comes with President Bush’s signature, along with a video showing him autographing and driving the truck around his expansive Crawford ranch.
Collecting Presidential and Historical Memorabilia have always had its appeal to the collectors, from stamps to handwritten letters, art and personal items, and even weird memorabilia like Abraham Lincoln’s lock of hair. The presidential cars that has earlier went on auction includes, a 1955 Cadillac Series 75 Presidential Limousine from Eisenhower White House.