LOS ANGELES--()--The MobilityWorks Foundation today announced Trans American Muscle (TAM), as part of its “Rides 4 Heroes” program, has custom built a TAM Bandit Freedom Edition to benefit Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the Foundation. Sponsored by the MobilityWorks Foundation, the car will be auctioned at the 3rd annual Barrett-Jackson Orange County Collector Car auction on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at the Orange County Fair and Event Center at approximately 2:30 p.m. (PT) during the SPEED Network’s live broadcast of the auction from 12pm – 4pm.
“The donation of their time, expertise and services will generate critical funds to help disabled veterans with their mobility challenges and other needs.”
The custom TAM Bandit Freedom Edition 580hp sits on a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro chassis. In designing the car, the Trans American Muscle team paid tribute to our nation’s military and the DAV by including TAM’s signature eagle intertwined with the DAV logo on this modern day muscle car. The car’s exterior is airbrushed with customized artwork, including he DAV logo. The interior has custom embroidery, as well.
This same team was featured with custom motorcycle builder, Paul Jr. Designs, building a one-of-a-kind Camaro on the Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper.”
“The MobilityWorks Foundation and the DAV are grateful to Barrett-Jackson and TAM for making this auction possible,” said Mike Ryan, MobilityWorks Foundation’s development director. “The donation of their time, expertise and services will generate critical funds to help disabled veterans with their mobility challenges and other needs.”
For more information, news and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com/orangecounty/.
The MobilityWorks Foundation
The MobilityWorks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded with the vision of making the world accessible to the physically challenged. The Foundation provides financial assistance and/or adaptive mobility equipment to qualified individuals so they have the freedom that transportation provides to live their lives to the fullest. Visit www.themobilityworksfoundation.org.
Disabled American Veterans
The 1.2 million-member Disabled American Veterans, a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1932, represents this nation’s disabled veterans. It is dedicated to a single purpose: building better lives for our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. Visit www.dav.org.
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev. and Orange County, Calif. Visit www.barrett-jackson.com.
Trans American Muscle
Headquartered in Coral Springs, Fla., Trans American Muscle (TAM) is a licensed automotive design company. TAM services car enthusiasts in eight countries, specializing in custom cars for corporate clients and charity builds. It also does engine upgrades, custom paint and interiors, custom wheels, audio/visual entertainment systems, custom chassis and frame off restorations. TAM is known for world-class performance and reliability. Visit www.transamericanmuscle.com
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