A pair of his and hers 1966 Ford Mustang Convertibles customized by the legendary George Barris at the request of Ford Motor Company for the singing duo Sonny and Cher will be auctioned by RM Auctions
at their Fort Lauderdale, Florida auction February 6-8. These two Mustang convertibles were customized to reflect the flamboyant onstage personas of the iconic 60's entertainers, Sunny and Cher. The Mustangs were used mostly for publicity purposes along with appearing in Sonny and Cher's only feature-length movie, Good Times
Sonny’s car was finished in Murano Gold Pearl, adorned by dark brown side panel and with an orange and gold fade-away treatment over the wheel wells and grille openings. In contrast, Cher’s Mustang featured a hot pink pearl finish, blended with candy red, deep red side panels and a matching fade-away treatment. Inside, Sonny’s Mustang was upholstered with Bobcat fur and antique buffed leather trimmed with rustic suede, while Cher’s car featured white Ermine fur and black antique Scottish leather upholstery, trimmed in hot pink suede. Both cars were fitted with opulent three-inch long Mouton fur carpeting, Sonny’s in gold and Cher’s in hot pink.