Barrett-Jackson, 2012 Focus ST-R, F430 Crash: Today's Car News

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible that sold for $600,000

2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible that sold for $600,000

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The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event has seen some nice hardware go for some incredible prices, including the new 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible, the  2013 Ford Shelby GT500 prototype, and a range of vintage, classic, and barn find cars.

The 2012 Ford Focus ST-R gets put through its paces by Tanner Foust, with a video showing the race hatch's abilties.

And, unfortunately, just because the Ferrari F430 has been superceded by the 458 Italia, it doesn't mean it's safe from the incompetence of new buyers. A test drive in Kuala Lumpur has ended in shrapnel and tears.

Catch all of this and more in the day's news links below.

Barrett-Jackson recap: cars, money, and an auction block. Bid happens.

The 2012 Ford Focus ST-R's development and Tanner Foust's take on it, on video.

A Ferrari F430 test drive ends in shrapnel.

Circuit of the Americas is offering personal seat licenses.

Want to win a Chevy during the Super Bowl?

U.S. House of Representatives opens Volt hearing this week on heels of NHTSA investigation end.

Mercedes-Benz might build a new plant in North America.

2013 Porsche Panamera spy shots show car testing in snow.

Car dealers want to buy your low-mileage car in a bad way.

NASCAR's Busch brothers are Monsters.

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