Classic Classified: 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429
From: Hemmings Motor News
Date: December 1983
Price then: $10,800 ($25,700 adjusted for inflation – about the cost of a new 2015 Kia Optima today)
Approximate annual rate of return: 8.5%
Boss 429: 70, pastel blue, blk interior, all original including window sticker, spare tire, etc, numbers correct, excellent condition, $10,800, best offer.
Ford created the Boss 429 Mustang to homologate its new NASCAR-tuned version of the 429. With low production numbers and legendary performance, these cars are highly sought after today. After the nose dive these cars took in 2008, one tends to wonder if the buyer of this car had any idea the gem he had on his hands.