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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.
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.
You Want Odd? We Got Your Odd Right Here
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.
Open Your Checkbooks
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.
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.
The original Batmobile from the 1960s television series has sold for an astonishing $4.2 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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.
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.
The original 1966 Batmobile is heading to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. in January.
The world’s only 1971 HEMI Plymouth Barracuda Convertible will be available at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013.