Cars
Jan 12

Cars: Barrett-Jackson Salon Collection – 1955 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport GSL

This 1955 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport L will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

This 1955 T26 Grand Sport will be auctioned off at . (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

How rare is rare? How special is special? Well, during a decade ending in 1957, the tiny Talbot factory in the Paris suburb of Suresnes handcrafted a total of 750 T26 chassis.

But out of even that small number, they assembled just 19 chassis for the ultimate version, the Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport GSL. Only 11 survive today. Compared to the 39 Ferrari GTOs derived from a long line of Ferrari 250 GTs, for example, a Talbot-Lago Grand Sport GSL is exceptionally rare and very, very special. It’s also wildly underpriced in today’s collector car market.

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Jan 11

Cars: Barrett-Jackson Salon Collection – 1929 Duesenberg SJ LeBaron Dual Cowl Phaeton

A look at the 1929 929 Duesenberg SJ LeBaron “Sweep Panel” Dual Cowl Phaeton that will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

A look at the 1929 Duesenberg SJ LeBaron “Sweep Panel” Dual Cowl Phaeton that will be auctioned off at . (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

When famed industrialist E.L. Cord purchased the foundering Duesenberg automobile company in 1926, he made a simple demand of talented engineering brothers Fred and August Duesenberg: design and build the finest automobile in the world. Cord, who already owned premium auto manufacturers Cord and Auburn, set his sights on Duesenberg becoming the standard of luxury, style and performance.

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Jan 10

Cars: Celebrity Cars At The Barrett-Jackson Auction

 

Heavy metal legend Alice Cooper has lived in the Phoenix area for years, and at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale in 2010, he sold this limited edition Dodge Challenger for $66,000. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

Heavy metal legend Alice Cooper has lived in the Phoenix area for years, and at in 2010, he sold this limited edition Dodge Challenger for $66,000. (Photo: )

Check out from celebrities, such as, Clark Gable, Elvis, Jerry Seinfeld, John Dillinger, JFK, Nicolas Cage and more…


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Click here for the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on-air schedule. Watch the action live on the family of networks beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. ET on . In total, there will be 36 hours and six consecutive days of live, high-definition auction coverage across five channels.

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Jan 10

Cars: Barrett-Jackson Salon Collection — 1954 Plymouth Belmont

Everyone’s familiar with the concept designed by Chrysler and built by Ghia of Italy in the early 1950s. But not everyone knows that several Chrysler concepts were built much closer to home. One of them is the 1954 Plymouth Belmont, a fiberglass-bodied, V8-powered, two-seat roadster included in the Salon Collection at this 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson collector car auction.

The Plymouth Belmont was produced in Detroit, not Italy, and not only is it part of automotive history, but the Belmont was also something of a movie star, with roles in three Hollywood films.

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Jan 10

Cars: FOX Sports ‘Cleatus’ Monster Truck — Photo Gallery

(Photo: FOX Sports)

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Fresh off the football field, Cleatus powers his way into the Monster Jam lineup, flying the colors of , America’s new sports network and new home to Monster Jam television programming. On football Sundays, the NFL on FOX’s signature animated robot struts across the television screen, performing moves that leave even the most experienced athletes in awe. During Monster Jam season, however, Cleatus will bring his moves to the dirt, barreling into stadiums and arenas with that all-too-familiar gusto sports fans have come to love and cheer.

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