|FIRST RETAIL UNIT 2015 FORD MUSTANG GT FASTBACK SELLS FOR $300,000 AT BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE|
|◾The first retail unit 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback sold for $300,000 with proceeds benefiting JDRF, the leading diabetes research organization
◾With this sale, Ford has increased its JDRF charity car vehicle sales to more than $3.5 million
◾The winning bidder will personalize their new car with available 2015 Mustang GT options
◾Shelby GT500-inspired, 1956 Ford F-100 pulled in $450,000 for the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan in Canada. KISS bassist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducte...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Revs Up For Sixth Annual Las Vegas Auction September 26-28, 2013|
|• Hundreds of Unique Collectibles Including Three Exceptional Cars from the Coveted William Munday Collection Set to Cross Block in Las Vegas|
LAS VEGAS (September 5, 2013) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is pleased to announce the return of its renowned Las Vegas auction, taking place at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, September 26-28, 2013.
A strong offering of classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, resto-mods and contemporary collectibles ...[Read more...]
|Corvette Stingray Convertible to Debut at Geneva|
|Auction of first retail production model to benefit Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible will make its world debut on March 5 at the Geneva Motor Show.
'It's fitting to introduce the new Stingray convertible on the global stage at Geneva because Corvette is the face of Chevrolet the world over,' said Susan Docherty, president and managing director of Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe. 'It is an icon that has long been recognized and adm...[Read more...]|
|Original 1966 Batmobile Sets World Record|
|'Kustom Kar' Legend George Barris Parts with His Most Famous Creation After 47 Years
The Original 1966 TV series Batmobile, one of the most recognized and popular pieces of entertainment history worldwide, sold for $4,620,000 and set the world record for the highest price ever fetched for a TV/Movie car, at the 42nd annual Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. The unique vehicle was offered as part of Barrett-Jackson's spectacular Salon Collection on January 19, 2013.
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|