Yesterday we told you about the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 hitting the auction stage at Barrett-Jackson in Las Vegas, NV. Today, we are reporting on its outcome. This very special 2012 Camaro, which will be the 69th ZL1 made, to commemorate the 1969 ZL1, sold for $250,000. That is probably over four-times as much as… Continue Reading...
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The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is one of the most highly anticipated models of 2012. This 580-hp, supercharged V8 monster will certainly be one of the fastest sportscars on the market. Many enthusiasts are waiting to get their hands on this model, but if you want the very first one, get ready today. At the… Continue Reading...
Galpin Auto Sports, also known as GAS, has been building some of the industry’s wildest Ford Mustangs since it opened shop. The tuner’s newest project is a collaboration with specialty manufacturer SPX, and will be a 1969 Mustang Boss 429-inspired ‘Stang featuring 700-hp, Candy Apple Red Pearl paint, a custom one-off metal widebody and Forgiato… Continue Reading...
The Barrett-Jackson auctions are famous for selling rare exotic cars for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Usually the cars that command the highest prices are limited production Ferrari’s, Lamborghini’s and Aston Martin’s. At the Orange County auction, a 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger sold for $215,600, and a 1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III James Young sedan… Continue Reading...
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)… Continue Reading...
Chevrolet has announced that the Camaro SS Convertible will be the official 2011 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car. White with orange stripes, the car is styled after the ’69 Camaro pace car with 50 special edition models slated to be built. The first of the 50 will be auctioned off through the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event this… Continue Reading...
Hardcore ‘Vette enthusiasts, will probably recognize the car as the same one driven by Ron Fellows at the ‘Legends of Le Mans’ event at Laguna Seca last year. Continue Reading...
It’s the very 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Naval Ambulance that carried President John Fitzgerald Kennedy from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, to Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland, following his assassination in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Continue Reading...
And prices seem to reflect a growing demand for Mercurys on the auction circuit. Not too long ago, a 1969 Cougar (an XR7, not an Eliminator), went under the gavel for almost $100,000. Continue Reading...
SEMA has teamed up with WD-40 to produce a one-of-a-kind 2011 Ford Mustang GT that will be auctioned off at an upcoming Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Show and Auction two months after its debut at this year’s SEMA Show. The proceeds of the sale will go to Childhelp and The Victory Junction Gang Camp. “The WD-40/SEMA… Continue Reading...
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“First, he said he didn’t bid, then he said he was ‘trying to help,’” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of B-J. “The bottom line is, he said he wouldn’t buy it and we booted him.” Continue Reading...
What was interesting, is that apart from the first and second highest priced cars that sold – a 2008 Bugatti Veyron ($770,000) and 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren ($412,500); the other three were General Motors products. Continue Reading...
Not only is it not even for sale, Chevy hasn’t even officially unveiled the Camaro Convertible yet – but that isn’t stopping them from auctioning off one of the first models at the Las Vegas Barrett-Jackson even today. That doesn’t mean the Camaro Convertible will be revealed today, however, as Chevy says the vehicle being… Continue Reading...
The top selling cars struggled to fetch much more than a quarter million dollars – the best performer being a 1970 Chevelle SS 454 convertible (similar to the car pictured above). Continue Reading...
One of the neat features about B-J’s app for the iPhone and iPod, is that it presents users with real time updates, with a regularly updated list of vehicle lot numbers, so they can see which vehicle will cross the block next. Continue Reading...
Prior to its Orange County, California, scheduled to take place June 27-29 at the OC Fair and Event Center, Barrett-Jackson is organizing an inaugural Orange County Road Rally, which will take place on June 19th. Continue Reading...
At the recent Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, the very first Corvette Z06 Carbon limited edition model hit the block, fetching $297,000 – roughly triple the sticker price. Along with tacking possession of a very limited edition (just 500 units) Corvette, the unnamed owner will also be given a tour of GM’s Performance Build Center in… Continue Reading...
Legendary Mustang tuner ROUSH has build a special Barrett-Jackson Edition ‘Stang that will be auctioned off in April at the 8th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Florida, which runs from April 1-3. The car is technically being billed as a concept car, which will be followed by 25 production models based on… Continue Reading...
The very first street car to come from legendary racer Richard Petty’s own shop sold for a solid $130,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdate, AZ over the weekend. Built by Petty’s Garage, the Challenger SRT8 is a prototype for a future production model is features the 0001 serial number. Along with the custom body… Continue Reading...
The lubricant experts at WD-40 and the SEMA Cares foundation have teamed up to build a wild Custom Camaro for the 2009 SEMA Show. After the show the one-off vehicle will be shipped to the Barrett-Jackson auction with proceeds going to benefit Childhelp and the Victory Junction Gang Camp. Painted blue and yellow, the car… Continue Reading...
Looking for a real piece of American automotive history? Sure, you could saunter down to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Fla. this weekend and bid on a classic Corvette that speaks to all that General Motors once was, or… you could bid on a vehicle that was made just last year and is one… Continue Reading...
General Motors is heading back to the block. No, not the chopping block (not yet)… the auction block. In an effort to trim costs and create a little petty cash, the struggling automaker will send 100 vehicles to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Fla., which starts this Thursday and runs through the weekend. In… Continue Reading...
The upcoming Palm-Beach Barrett-Jackson auction will once again feature a a few quality collectibles from the Ford Motor Company, including a 2010 Ford Shelby GT500, as well as the 2003 Mustang GT Coupe and Convertible Concept cars. The proceeds from the sales of all three cars at the annual Palm-Beach auction will be donated to… Continue Reading...
As manufacturers tend to do these days, General Motors put the rights to buy the first 2010 Camaro on the block at the 2009 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ. The lucky wealthy owner paid $350,000 for the privilege of owning what will no doubt be a serious collector’s item. The owner will, however, have to… Continue Reading...