Cars
Sep 28

Live: Barrett-Jackson Saturday Notebook

1931 Lincoln Model K

1931 Lincoln Model K (Photo: Courtesy of )

LAND OF LINCOLN — In something of a late surprise, the top non-charity sale of the ends up being not a muscle car, a rare Corvette or a European sports car, but a 1931 Lincoln Model K (Lot 759), exactly the kind of car Russ Jackson and Tom Barrett used to specialize in when they started Barrett-Jackson more than four decades ago. This behemoth is elegant and luxurious, a fantastic example of Depression Era opulence, at a time when such were a tough sell. It brings $352,000, including the 10 percent buyer’s premium.

 

2005 Ford GT

2005 GT (Photo: Tom Jensen)

RED HOT — An ultra-rare car, and arguably the high-water mark in a production Ford is the 2005 Ford GT (Lot 748), modeled after the Le Mans-winning Ford GTs of the mid-1960s. Even though this one brings a total of $275,000, our FOXSports television team is convinced this is still a very good buy. And with only 58 original miles, it is in absolutely perfect conditions. This is the top selling non-charity car of the entire auction.

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Sep 28

Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Highlights Day 3 Of Barrett-Jackson Auction

This 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will be auctioned off tonight at 8p ET, with all proceeds going to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

This 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet will be auctioned off Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET, with all proceeds going to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society. (Photo: )

When it debuted nearly 50 years ago, the Ford Mustang was responsible for coining a new phrase, “pony ,” which described a class of youth-oriented that were both sporty and affordable.

But when it came to fast Mustangs, the animal of choice was not a horse, but a snake.

And in Saturday’s third and final day of the Barrett-Jackson Collector-Car Event, which will be televised live from 3 – 11 p.m. on the National Geographic channel, two prized snakes will be among the stars of the show.

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Sep 27

Live: Barrett-Jackson Friday Notebook

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger driven by Brad Keselowski $500,000

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger driven by Brad Keselowski $500,000 (Photo: Tom Jensen)

As was the case Thursday, charity continued to dominate the Friday action at the Collector-Car .

The big seller was a 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger driven by Brad Keselowski last year as he drove to his first Cup championship. Donated by team owner Roger Penske, the car sold for $500,000 with all proceeds going to benefit the NASCAR Foundation, which involves itself in a variety of charitable efforts for children in need.

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Sep 27

FOX Broadcast To Air Barrett-Jackson “Live” For First Time

Craig Jackson

Craig Jackson (Photo: FOX Sports)

FOX TO AIR COLLECTOR CAR LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BROADCAST TELEVISION

 “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” will be Available to the Largest Television Audience in Auction History on Saturday, Jan. 18

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 27, 2013) –Barrett-Jackson, “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” announced today during its popular Auction that coverage of the company’s flagship Scottsdale Auction will air live for the first time on the FOX broadcast network in January. This coverage is in addition to existing coverage on other platforms within the FOX family of networks. The increased exposure will give Barrett-Jackson the largest audience in collector car auction history, further establishing the Scottsdale Auction as a world-renowned lifestyle experience.

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Sep 27

Exciting Friday With Barrett-Jackson Auction Las Vegas

Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger

Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The early buzz from the sixth-annual Collector-Car is that it’s off to a sensational start.

Thursday night at Barrett-Jackson, two raised a total of $1.2 million for charity and today the action will only heat up, as the quality of the gets better heading into Saturday’s grand finale. and will have a total of eight hours of live coverage Friday from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

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