Tag Archives: Barrett-Jackson

Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon fetch $1M in charity auction

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has built the very last examples of its Dodge Viper supercar and Challenger SRT Demon street-legal drag racer, but the automaker didn't resort to locking the cars away in a heritage center or museum. Instead, they've been set free to prowl the streets. FCA called on Barrett-Jackson to sell the cars in a single auction, which took...

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Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon going under the hammer

It turns out Fiat Chrysler Automobiles won't keep the last Dodge Viper ever built for its new heritage center located in the Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, where the car rolled off the line last August. The automaker on Thursday revealed that the special Viper, a red 2017 Viper GTS, will be sold to the highest bidder at a Barrett-Jackson auction...

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One of 50 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Editions heads to auction

Lexus models normally don't flood consignment lots at big-name auctions, but we'd wager more than a few interested parties will step up to bid on this 2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition. The special LFA will grace the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, which runs from April 12 to 15, and the car is just one of 50 ever built. Lexus debuted the LFA...

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Pair of Corvettes, including first 2019 ZR1, fetch $2.3M at auction

General Motors has raised $2.325 million for charity, although the automaker didn't do it all on its own. It had a little help from none other than George W. Bush, plus auction house Barrett-Jackson. The former president attended a Barrett-Jackson auction on Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona and personally dropped the hammer on the first retail 2018 Chevrolet...

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New Bullitt Ford Mustang likely to debut at Barrett-Jackson auction

We know a new Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming. Now we have a good idea as to when it will arrive. A reader of the Mustang6G forum has discovered an auction listing for a “special new Ford Mustang” that's scheduled to go under the hammer on January 19 at Barrett-Jackson's annual auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. All proceeds from the...

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Here’s your chance to safely purchase a Ford GT

Remember the song and dance one had to perform to be among the lucky few afforded the chance to buy a 2017 Ford GT? Ford was extremely picky about who it wanted driving its latest halo vehicle. Any hand raisers were required to produce a video and sell themselves before they could spend $450,000 and call the car their own. It makes a bit of sense though as...

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Ferrari Testarossa convertible from Michael Jackson Pepsi commercial for sale

Back in the 1980s, Michael Jackson was the undisputed King of Pop and Ferrari was the king of the supercar. Imagine if you combined the two? That's just the thought that Pepsi had for a commercial back in 1987. Pepsi took it another step further and commissioned a convertible Testarossa for its shoot of a commercial called "The Chopper." That car is now up...

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Mock C2 Stingray racer built from C1 Corvette heading to auction

Barrett-Jackson auctions see many Chevrolet Corvettes pass the block, but this one is a little different. While this car, called the Centurion, looks like a modified C2-generation Corvette, it's actually a C1 Corvette underneath. According to the car's information document, the C2 Corvette racer look-alike is based on a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette and is meant...

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First 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to be auctioned off for charity

In typical fashion, Chevrolet will auction of the first production 2019 Corvette ZR1 for charity. We'll give you one guess (Rick Hendrick) as to who's most likely to enter the winning bid Nonetheless, ZR1 VIN 001 will benefit a good cause. Chevrolet said Thursday that all proceeds will go to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The foundation is...

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