|Barrett-Jackson Generates Nearly $109 Million In Sales|
|• Sets Record Attendance At The 42nd Annual Scottsdale Auction|
• Batmobile sells for $4.62 million dollars to a lifelong fan to worldwide audience; marks second-highest single-car sale at Barrett-Jackson
•1,343 cars sold
•$108,766,069 gross sales – A 17% increase over 2012
•300,000 in attendance
•Charity cars – 21 total for $5,005,000
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Jan. 22, 2013 – Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, generated nearly $1...[Read more...]
|Sold! Barrett-Jackson's 5000 Series Generates More Than $29.2 Million In Scottsdale|
|Original 1966 TV Batmobile Sells for $4.62 Million at The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ and New World Records are Set January 19, 2013
•LOT #5037 The Original Batmobile is the highest selling car at the company's annual Scottsdale Auction
•LOT #5019 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport sets a new world record for the model
•LOT #5034 1956 Chrysler Diablo Concept Convertible sets a new world record for Chrysler concept cars
Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jan. 20, 2013) – Barr...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz wins Best of Show title at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
|• A Mercedes-Benz Saoutchik S Type receives the coveted award
• Originally delivered in 1928
• Seventh Best of Show title for Mercedes-Benz
Stuttgart – A Mercedes-Benz Saoutchik S Type has won this year's Best of Show title at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, whose 'torpedo' bodywork with low windscreen was designed by French coachbuilder Jacques Saoutchik, captured the hearts of the judges, who named it the finest vehicle on display at the prestigious event.
|Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Introduces Its First Sport Customs Class|
|One-off Sport Customs designed to turn heads while tooling down Main Street USA will roll onto the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 19.
This year, for the very first time, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is hosting an entire class dedicated to Sport Customs.
'These are one-of-a-kind cars built in the US, on modified American production chassis with American engines by individuals, designers and craftsmen,' explains auto...[Read more...]|
|Last Mercer Will Compete At Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
|When the Pebble Beach Motoring Classic commences on August 7, Johnny Crowell will don his leather cap and goggles and settle in behind the wheel of his 1925 Mercer Series 6 Raceabout -- the last Mercer ever to exit the factory.
The Roebling family along with designer Finley Robertson Porter debuted the Mercer Raceabout Type 35R in 1911. The result was one of the most admired sports cars of the early era: a stripped-down, two-seat speedster designed to be driven fast. By 1925, they had perfec...[Read more...]|