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 |  Apr 10 2014, 9:33 AM

NADA Used Car Prices

Considering a pre-owned vehicle instead of a brand-new model? Going used is generally a good idea but you may want to think twice about the decision because prices are creeping upward.

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 |  Jan 20 2014, 7:02 AM

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The first Chevrolet 2014 Camaro Z/28 sold for $650,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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 |  Jan 19 2014, 8:25 PM

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A rare race car driven by Michael Schumacher crossed the Barrett-Jackson auction block today, earning $1.7 million and a round of applause as it revved up to 18,000 rpms.

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 |  Jan 17 2014, 8:02 AM

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The first production 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 and COPO Camaro will be heading to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale to raise money for charity.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 10:02 AM

You Want Odd? We Got Your Odd Right Here


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The Barrett-Jackson auction has been selling more than just cars and trucks for awhile now. In the past, virtually everything with an engine or a motor has found its way across the auction block.

For 2014 things are much the same. Obscure items we had no idea still existed will be sold later this month as well as insane mechanical Frankenstein-style creations.  How strange are these auctions items? Here’s a hint; the Captain America Chevrolet Camaro pictured above is going up for auction in Scottsdale this year, but didn’t crack our top ten list. Click on to see what did.

 |  Jan 06 2014, 9:01 AM

Open Your Checkbooks


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When it comes to American collector car auctions, none are more famous than the Barrett-Jackson franchise. For over four decades the company has been helping collectors get their hands on highly sought after and highly priced machinery.

Although auctions now occur in Las Vegas, Reno and Palm Beach, the Grand-Daddy of all them is still the original Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ready for its 43rd iteration, some of the most exclusive and expensive automotive history will once again cross the auction block starting this coming weekend (January 12-19). Here are the top ten vehicles we’re most excited to see at the upcoming Scottsdale auction.

 |  Oct 18 2013, 11:45 AM

LOTUS-ESPRIT-BOND

Billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to think he can build a better car than Q…

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 8:04 PM

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The 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet prototype sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas last weekend raising $200,000 for charity.

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 8:02 AM

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A one-of-a-kind prototype 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will be headlining the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas.

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 |  Sep 14 2013, 8:01 AM

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At the Mecum auction in Dallas, TX, a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible L88 went for a record-setting $3.2 million.

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 |  Jul 17 2013, 11:02 AM

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Auctions America will be holding its inaugural auction on August 1-3 in Burbank, Calif. and will feature more than 400 qualify collector cars with over half of them offered with no reserve.

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 |  May 29 2013, 8:02 AM

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A custom one-off 2013 SRT Viper GTS is crossing the auction block in the near future with its proceeds benefiting the Sons of Italy Foundation.

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 |  May 08 2013, 11:32 AM

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Believe it or not, the most expensive Asian car ever sold is probably a classic Toyota.

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 |  Jan 20 2013, 4:46 PM

The original Batmobile from the 1960s television series has sold for an astonishing $4.2 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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 |  Dec 10 2012, 12:31 PM

A year riddled with controversy for electric cars is winding down, but not without at least one more flare up — Chinese firm Wanxiang Group won the bidding war for A123 Systems.

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 |  Dec 06 2012, 7:32 PM

Bankrupt battery maker A123 Systems was scheduled to go up for auction today behind closed doors at a Chicago law firm, but the list of bidders is likely to cause trouble.

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 |  Dec 04 2012, 6:15 PM

The original 1966 Batmobile is heading to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. in January.

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 6:32 PM

Ferrari’s first U.S.-delivered F12 Berlinetta sold at auction over the weekend for $1.125 million.

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 |  Nov 17 2012, 12:02 PM

The Honda dirt bike featured in the opening chase scene Skyfall, the latest Bond flick,  is heading to eBay as part of the BBC Children in Need annual fundraising auction.

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 |  Nov 09 2012, 9:45 AM

The first Ferrari F12 Berlinetta bound for the United States will be auctioned off with the proceeds being donated to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 8:58 PM

Guy Fieri’s customized 427 Corvette will head to Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Ariz. to be auctioned for charity, but first it made a stop at this year’s SEMA Show.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 7:24 PM

Chevrolet brought a one-off Camaro ZL1 to the SEMA Show this year designed in partnership with race car driver Tony Stewart. 

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 |  Oct 08 2012, 5:02 PM

The world’s only 1971 HEMI Plymouth Barracuda Convertible will be available at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013.

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 |  Sep 11 2012, 3:22 PM

The oldest surviving car sold by Ford Motor Company will be heading to RM Auctions in Hershey, Pennsylvania on October 11th, 2012.

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