2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday

Top sale here at 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction "Prime Time" Saturday

One of the top sales here for 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday was the 1969 Corvette L88 Rebel 57, a 427 big block race car of legendary fame. It won the 1972 Daytona and Sebring road courses in GT1, something that was not repeated for decades. It sold for $2.6 million here in the Barrett-Jackson Auction hall ($2.85 million when you include the buyer’s commission.) (Photo by Bob Boberg of eClassicAutos.com)

2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday …

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — It surely was 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday and then some. All the build up and all the excitement leading up to the big Saturday sale here at the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction was justified as world class buyers tore the roof off this place on Saturday, the day they refer to as “Prime Time” here.

Some of the most desirable Corvette muscle cars of all time were sold here today. The top sale was a 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe, one of only 20 such cars ever produced, and considered to be the only red on red L88 1967 Corvette L88 Coupecoupe, a one of one in collector car jargon. This is a real deal 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe, one of the most sought after Corvettes of all time. It is said to be documented and have the L88 427 HD, M22 4-speed, J56 heavy duty brakes, J50 power brakes, F41 suspension, K66 transistor ignition, G81 4.56 posi-traction and shoulder harness. This is the only 1967 L88 to have attained an NCRS 98.2 Regional Top Flight 2001. When it sold for $3.5 million here during 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction “Prime Time” it set the record as the most money ever paid for an L88 Corvette.

To see other top Corvette collector cars sold here at the 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday click this link.

Here are the top sales for 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Prime Time Saturday:

1967 Corvette L88 Coupe #5035 $3,500,000
1969 Corvette L88 Rebel 57 #5022 $2,600,000
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing #5044 $1,900,000
1998 Ferrari F300 Formula 1 Shumacher #5080 $1,700,000
1963 Shelby Cooper Monaco King Cobra #5063 $1,500,000
1929 Duesenberg SJ Lebaron Dual Cowl #5048 $1,300,000
Simon Cowell’s 2008 Bugatti Veyron #1319.2 $1,250,000

Be sure to check our full coverage of the 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction coverage in full and see all the stories we posted this weekend. Also click here to view more of the top cars that crossed the auction block here today.

 

 

 

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