|Barrett-Jackson Cruises North, Launches New Auction At Hot August Nights In Reno, Nev. Aug. 8-10, 2013|
| SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (January 20, 2013) – Today, during the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, a groundbreaking partnership was announced that brings The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ to the base of the Sierra Nevadas to join the world's premiere classic car and nostalgia festival. The inaugural Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson will take place in Reno Tahoe, Aug. 8-10, 2013. This event marks a historic partnership between two of the most recognized names in the classic and collector car industry.
The new partnership between Barrett-Jackson and Hot August Nights will offer fans and customers of both the classic car event and collector car auctions a weeklong opportunity to celebrate and revel in some of the most recognizable and historic automobiles in the world. Not only will buyers be able to bid on and purchase from Barrett-Jackson's famous selection of collector cars, but now they can take them right from the auction block to the streets of Reno Tahoe to participate in one of Hot August Nights' famous cruises or show-n-shines.
'The only missing piece in Hot August Nights' successful puzzle was a Barrett-Jackson Auction,' said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. 'Our collectors in Canada, Seattle, San Francisco and the Silicon Valley have been asking — for decades — for an auction in their region. The partnership with Hot August Nights provides the perfect atmosphere of automotive passion to make that happen.'
Hot August Nights Reno Tahoe came as an opportunity for Barrett-Jackson and signifies the next evolution in its series of collector car auctions around the U.S. The auction quickly outgrew the Orange County Fairgrounds, expanding beyond both the site and the tent that the company had to bring in. In a move that will further improve its organization, Barrett-Jackson selected Hot August Nights to serve its buyers in California, the Pacific Northwest and the Southwest, as well as the audience that already attends the Reno Tahoe event.
|50 YEARS LIMITED EDITION 2015 FORD MUSTANG RAISES $170,000 AT BARRETT-JACKSON LAS VEGAS FOR GET YOUR HEART RACING◾Final production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang, No. 1,964, commands $170,000 at Barrett-Jackson|
◾Proceeds from sale benefit Get Your Heart Racing program to support Henry Ford Health System's Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute
◾Together, Ford Motor Company and Barrett-Jackson have raised more than $6 million for charity
The final production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang, carrying badge No. 1,964, fetched $170,000 at the Barrett-Jackson....
|ONE-OF-A-KIND 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT VIN0001 RAISES $1.65 MILLION FOR CHARITY◾Special one-of-one 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat sells for $825,000 at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Las Vegas to Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports and several Chrysler Group dealerships|
◾Engelstad Family Foundation matches auction price, bringing total raised for charity to $1.65 million
◾100 percent of sale price from auction of the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever benefits Las Vegas charity Opportunity Village
◾Iconic one-of-one Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat features ....
|COLORADO AND CANYON START SHIPPING TO DEALERS• New midsize trucks making their way to dealerships nationwide|
WENTZVILLE, Mo. – The two newest entries in the midsize truck segment are one step closer to being on the road, with the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon shipping to dealers today.
Consumers have created more than 100,000 configurations of the trucks since the Colorado Build Your Own and Canyon Build Your Own websites went live on Sept. 3.
'The Colorado was designed to meet the demands of the modern midsized ....
|McLAREN 650S SPRINT TO MAKE COMPETITIVE DEBUT FOLLOWING CONFIRMATION OF GLOBAL RACE ELIGIBILITYThe new 650S Sprint by McLaren GT is set for its global competitive premiere this weekend at the penultimate round of the GT Cup race at Donington Park, UK. The 650S Sprint is developed and optimised for the track, and eligibility has now been confirmed to race in the NARRA US GT series, the SCCA GT Championship and the UAE GT series. McLaren GT factory driver Rob Bell will be joined by German-based journalist Dale Lomas, for the weekend's triple-header.|
The covers were pulled off the McLaren....
|NISSAN CELEBRATES WITH MORE THAN 60,000 U.S. LEAF OWNERS DURING 'NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK'NASHVILLE, Tennessee – More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have 'kicked gas' and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.|
National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, wh....
|McLAREN P1™ GTR TO DEBUT ALONGSIDE UNIQUE 650S AT CHANTILLY ARTS & ELEGANCE AS DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES◾McLaren to exhibit at inaugural Chantilly Arts & Elegance event in France|
◾McLaren P1™ GTR design concept to make European debut as development continues
◾Development shots of the McLaren P1™ GTR show race track-inspired camouflage
◾Unique MSO-commissioned 650S Coupé to be showcased
The McLaren P1™ GTR design concept will make its European premiere at this weekend's Chantilly Arts & Elegance concours (6-7 September), following a global unveil last month at the Pebble Beach automotive wee....
|50 YEARS LIMITED EDITION 2015 FORD MUSTANG NO. 1,964 TO BE AUCTIONED FOR GET YOUR HEART RACING FUNDRAISER◾Last production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang, carrying badge No. 1,964, will be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson, with all proceeds going to Get Your Heart Racing, a fundraising event supporting Henry Ford Health System's Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute|
◾Winning bidder will receive a VIP package to the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where a preproduction unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Mustang will serve as official pace car
|2015 COLORADO AND CANYON OFFER SEGMENT-LEADING FUEL ECONOMY• EPA estimated 26 mpg highway for V-6 2wd models|
DETROIT – The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will offer segment-leading fuel economy for V-6 midsize pickups, based on EPA fuel economy estimates released today.
For V-6 pickups with automatic transmissions, which make up the majority of midsize truck sales, Colorado and Canyon offer highway fuel economy 3 to 5 mpg better than competitors.
'Colorado offers some of the best EPA fuel economy estimates of any pickup in....