Not every car sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction goes for millions.
At the recent 2016 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, there were numerous cars that crossed the auction block that sold for less than $10,000. For example, the Mazda MX-5 Miata that was turned into Lightning McQueen replica only fetched $7,150 at the auction.
Check out a list of the top 10 cheapest cars from the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction below.
10. 1994 Dodge Stealth R/T – $6,050
This 1994 Dodge Stealth R/T Twin Turbo sold for $6,050 sporting 56,000 original miles on the odometer. Enhancing the Stealth R/T’s performance was upgraded brakes and a six-speed transmission that brought 320 horsepower to the wheels. The car also got its pop-up headlights replaced with projector headlights while an additional airbag was added.
9. 1981 Porsche 928 – $5,500
Originally sold by Scottsdale Porsche and Audi on June 6, 1981, this Porsche 928 fetched $5,500 at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. It came with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, all owner’s manuals and original complete tool kit. The 4.5-liter engine is mated to a three-speed automatic transmission and is featured in factory R3 Chiffon White.
8. 1975 Lincoln Continental – $5,500
Sporting an original 62,792 miles on the odometer, this 1975 Lincoln Continental sold for $5,500. According to the docket, the third owner has had the car in Colorado since it was purchased in 1975 and is clean inside and out.
7. 2004 Cadillac Custom Topless Sedan – $5,170
A one-of-a-kind Cadillac custom convertible sedan got $5,170 at the auction. It is described as a “Rootin-Tootin” party machine with a V8 engine and automatic transmission. Those interior accents though, oh boy.
6. 1972 Ford Courier Pickup – $4,950
Offered at no reserve, this 1972 Ford Courer pickup sold for $4,950. Manufactured by Mazda and imported and sold by Ford, the Courier featured a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine with 74 hp and a four-speed manual transmission. It sports 94,000 original miles on the odometer.
5. 1962 Mercury Comet – $4,730
An original 1962 Mercury Comet with a 2.8-liter straight-six engine, it was recently restored to the original exterior blue color with a black and blue interior. It features factory-matching motor and transmission as well as unique canted tail light and front fenders.
4. 1996 Ford Mustang GT – $4,620
Not quite the most exciting thing in the world, this 1996 Ford Mustang GT sold for $4,620. Powered by a 4.6-liter V8 engine and an automatic transmission, it rides on 18-inch chrome wheels and has an aftermarket exhaust and intake. Owned by two families, it was recently serviced before the auction.
3. 1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Sedan – $3,850
Before it crossed the auction block, this 1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 sedan served as a daily driver for a high school teacher. Featuring a 3.2-liter engine and an automatic transmission, the interior looks like new and the paint shines with “a mirror finish.” One accident was reported on the vehicle’s Carfax after being involved in a rear-end collision.
2. 1949 Crosley – $3,850
Sporting its original CIBA 44ci engine with correct marks and numbers, this 1949 Crosley sold for just $3,850. Inside is the original deluxe cloth interior and optional heater, as well as all the original gauges in working condition. As a great example of a very clean survivor, the Crosley had a recent custom paint job and brand new tires.
1. 1999 Homemade Custom Roadster – $2,200
And the cheapest car from the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction is a homemade 1999 custom roadster, featuring a four-cylinder Ford engine and four-speed manual transmission. Pontiac front and rear ends give the all-aluminum body some style.