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 |  Jan 21 2014, 4:01 PM

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The 2014 classic-car auction season opened with a bang at Scottsdale, Arizona last week with the Barrett-Jackson event tallying up a total of $249 million in auctions.

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 |  Jan 18 2014, 9:23 AM

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Shelby will be heading to the 2014 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona with a very special limited edition Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary sports car.

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 |  Jan 20 2013, 8:04 PM

A custom Shelby GT500 modified by a group called “Friends of Carroll” has sold for $200,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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 |  Dec 19 2011, 5:00 PM

November 22, 1963 was a very dark day in America’s history. John F. Kennedy, who was America’s 35th President, was shot and killed while his convoy made way through the heart of Dallas, TX.

On this fateful day, the ambulance that took his body to Air Force One, is now being auctioned off at the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, in Scottsdale, AZ.

While the incident took place in 1963, the vehicle used was titled as a 1964 Cadillac Hearse. This hearse has the chassis number 64Z000050 and was built by the Miller-Meteor Company. The hearse, which was owned by the O’Neal Funeral Home, was called to the task to carry the President’s body.

This vehicle is given the lot number 1293, and it will get auctioned between Jan. 15 – 22 at West World of Scottsdale. Last year, a Pontiac ambulance which transported President Kennedy’s body from Air Force One to Bethesda Naval Hospital was sold at Barrett-Jackson for $120,000, despite many believing it to be a fake.

 |  Jan 24 2011, 9:44 AM


When Ford unveiled the 2012 Mustang Boss 302, the decision was made to limit the choice of colors. As a result, perhaps the most iconic hue was left out – Grabber Blue.

Since then Ford has recanted – sort of. You see, just one official Grabber-Blue Boss 302 has been (and only ever will be) built. This special pony car was shipped to the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction over the weekend where it fetched an incredible $450,000.

And to add a heart-warming twist to this already amazing story, all proceeds from the sale of the 444-hp machine are being donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research foundation, with both Ford and B-J now having donated a combined total of nearly $3 million.