Barrett-Jackson

  • Auction of the final 2017 Dodge Viper and 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon on June 23, 2018

    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 place on Saturday in Uncasville, Connecticut. The final bid came in at $1 million, all of which, together with a 10 percent buyer's fee, has been donated to the United Way and American Heart Association charities. That's a combined 1,485...

  • Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon auction
    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...

  • 2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition for auction
    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...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    Pair of Corvettes, including first 2019 ZR1, fetches $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...

  • Ford Mustang Bullitt logo
    Ford likely to show Bullitt Mustang in Detroit, sell first build slot 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. Automotive News (subscription required) has learned from its sources the car will debut on January 15 at the opening of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It was previously...

  • 2017 Ford GT - Image via Barrett-Jackson
    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...

  • 1986 Ferrari Testarossa convertible built for Michael Jackson commercial

    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 for sale on Motor GT. The task of chopping the top off the Italian supercar fell to California customizer Richard Straman. Starting with an all-black Ferrari, the roof was removed and a convertible top was fitted in place. Additionally, the...

  • 1958 Centurion C1 Corvette-based C2 race car
    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...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    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...

  • 1992 Peterbilt 379 used to depict Optimus Prime’s vehicle mode in Transformers movies
    Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Transform Big Bucks At Auction

    The Autobots rolled out... and into Scottsdale, Arizona so they could cross the auction block at the recent Barrett-Jackson event. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee were assigned no reserve and ordered to drive across the block in vehicle form, and the pair attracted a fair amount of dollars. Optimus...

  • 2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Courtney Force concept, 2015 SEMA show
    First 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

    Chevrolet will build just 69 examples of its 2016 COPO Camaro, and if you’re serious about your drag racing you can get the first one off the line as it’s been confirmed for an auction taking place on Friday. The auction is the Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale, Arizona, and proceeds...

  • 2000 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson owned by Jay Leno
    Jay Leno Owns The First F-150 Harley-Davidson, And He's Donating It To Charity

    What many truck fans may not know is that Jay Leno is owner of the first Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-150 Harley-Davidson to ever be built. And not only is it the first of its kind but it also has a few special touches that make it a one-off. For example, this one came with a supercharger attached...

  • 1992 Peterbilt 379 used to depict Optimus Prime’s vehicle mode in Transformers movies

    Here’s your chance to become the ultimate hero of pretty much every kid on the planet, and we’d wager a few bigger kids as well. You can actually own Optimus Prime! To be more accurate, you can own the truck that was used for Prime’s vehicle mode during filming of the first three Transformers movies. CHECK OUT: Transformers Bumblebee Camaro Headed For Auction The truck, a modified 1992 Peterbilt 379, is being auctioned off alongside a classic Camaro that starred as the vehicle mode of Bumblebee in the most recent Transformers movie. The vehicles will go up for auction on...

  • Transformers Bumblebee Camaro
    Transformers Bumblebee Camaro Headed For Auction

    There aren't a lot of good things to say about the "Transformers" movie franchise. In fact, anything beyond the first movie was basically unnecessary, and the fourth installment, Transformers: Age of Extinction, may be the worst of them all. Well, at least it featured some cool cars. One of those...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition with VIN #001 at Barrett-Jackson auction
    2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition With VIN #001 Sells For $500k At Charity Auction

    Following the recent Barrett-Jackson auction held in Las Vegas, Nevada, one lucky bidder now owns the very first 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition destined for a customer, the car with VIN #001. The winning bid came in at an impressive $500,000. CHECK OUT: Lamborghini Huracán GT3 To...

  • 2016 Cadillac CT6, 2015 New York Auto Show
    First 2016 Cadillac CT6 And 2015 Chevy COPO Camaro Head To Auction

    Two General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] vehicles with serious potential for future gains in value will go under the hammer this weekend at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Florida. But collectability is just one of the factors set to drive up bids; another is the fact that full proceeds from...

  • Herbie movie car auction
    Original Herbie Heads To Auction With Barrett-Jackson

    One of the original Herbie star cars is heading to auction, so if you're a fan of precocious movie Beetles now is the time to act. The car is set to cross the auction block at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson event in Palm Beach, Florida. It's a 1963 Volkswagen wearing a particularly familiar livery...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R with VIN #001 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
    First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Fetches $1 Million In Record Barrett-Jackson Auction

    Barrett-Jackson’s collector car auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona over the weekend saw a number of exciting cars go under the hammer and some major records fall. One of the more exciting cars to be sold was the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R with VIN #001, whose final bid came in at a cool...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

    Everyone we know is pretty darn eager to get their mitts on the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. From its aggressive body lines to its flat-plane crank 5.2-liter V-8 engine, the GT350 is going to be one of the (thankfully, many) ultra sporty machines available at your local dealership. Want to be the guy or gal that has the first one though? You're going to need to have a lot of money on hand, because it's heading to the auction block. MUST SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Crashes In Colorado As seems to be the norm these days, we're going to see this first example of a high-profile car...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001
    Watch Dodge Build The 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat With VIN0001: Video

    If you were hoping to get your hands on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with VIN0001, you’re too late as the car has already been sold. It went up for auction last month at a Barrett-Jackson event in Las Vegas and was eventually sold for a staggering $825,000, with all the proceeds...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001
    First Production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Sells For $825,000

    If you were hoping to get your hands on the very first 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, you’re out of luck as the car has just been sold. It was put up for auction by Dodge, which plans to donate all proceeds from the sale to the charity organization Opportunity Village, which helps those...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
    Final 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition Headed For Auction

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] plans to build just 1,964 examples of its 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition anniversary model, and we have details on how you could own the very last one. It’s safe to assume the cars are all sold out, but the last one, carrying badge #1,964, will be auctioned...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001
    2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001 To Be Auctioned For Charity At Barrett-Jackson Vegas

    A one-off take on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat for the very first example will cross the auction block for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas event in September. ALSO SEE: 2016 Acura NSX Burns To The Ground During 'Ring Testing The car, bearing the identification plate...

  • 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    First 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

    General Motors is offering up the first retail 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to the highest bidder, but this isn’t just a blatant money grab. Instead, the automaker will generously donate the proceeds from the sale to the Karmanos Cancer Institute. MUST WATCH: LaFerrari Duels With Ferrari Enzo...

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