Collector Car Sale Friday at 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction

2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction Friday night

It brought the crowd to their feet Friday night at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction when Chevrolet sold the first 2015 Corvette Z06 for a mind-boggling $800,000 (buyer’s commission included.)


Huge Friday Sale at 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction …

It was a great Collector Car Sale Friday at 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction with a list of cars that seemed endless. Among the top cars sold were: the first 2015 Corvette Z06 to be sold retail (brought $800,000 in the Friday sale); a 1939 Cadillac La Salle C-Hawk Custom, Lot # 3005, sold for $410,000 in a charity sale to benefit PGA Tour Charities; Jeff Gordon’s 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo Busch Series race car, Lot # 3007 sold for $500,000 to raise money for Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation. Here in Scottsdale on Friday evening there were a good number of 1969 Camaro Z/28s in the sale, most of them to be sold in prime time. And collectible Corvettes set the tone of the sale.

1939 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk

A tribute to early GM Harley Earl prototypes, this 1939 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk will be sold in a charity sale this evening. You’ll see it if you are watching Velocity Channel on your cable network about 7PM Eastern Time. The LaSalle C-Hawk is a retractable hardtop with 556hp, Corvette suspension, digital gauges, steel body and billet wheels. SOLD for $410,000.


1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR race car driven by Jeff Gordon.

This 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Busch Series NASCAR stock car was the last car Ray Evernham and Jeff Gordon ever worked on together. All proceeds will be donated to the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation. This will be one of the top sales today. Sale is scheduled for 9 PM Friday evening. SOLD for $500,000.


2015 Corvette Z06

According to the schedule, this 2015 Corvette Z06 will be sold on Friday about 8 PM Eastern Time. You can watch it on Velocity. This will be the first Z06 to be sold retail in 2015. SOLD for $800,000.


1968 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

This was kind of a surprise when a 1968 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible SOLD for $209,000 (including buyer’s commission) in the early evening here in Scottsdale.


1959 Dodge Custom Royal Super D Convertible

We think this 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Super D Convertible may be the sleeper in the Friday session of the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction here in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is so rare, many collectors have never seen one. SOLD Friday night for $150,000.


1963 Corvette Split Window

Not just a plain jane Split Window, here is a 1963 Corvette Coupe with the 360 Fuelie engine. The winning bid was $154,000.


1956 Chevy Custom Nomad

Maybe the finest custom Chevy Nomad at the auction this year, this 1956 Custom Nomad Resto Mod went for $275,000. It has a late model LS6 405 hp motor.


1950 Mercury Lead Sled sold at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction

Sweet modern 1950 Mercury Lead Sled comes with sleek lowered body and Air Ride. Recently finished, chopped, lowered, frenched and tubbed. SOLD for $97,000.


1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Convertible

For our readers this is the kind of “blue collar” muscle car that they want to watch. This is a very rare 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Convertible, one of ony 168 produced. It will probably be one of the top ten sales of the evening. They say it will be running through the Barrett-Jackson Auction here at about 10 PM this evening. SOLD for $100,000.


1967 Corvette L71 427/435 Coupe

Probably the most desirable color combination, black with a red stinger, on a very desirable 1967 Corvette L71 427/435 hp, crossed the auction block Friday evening. three 2 barrel carburetors, Muncie 4-speed manual transmission. Previously part of the collection of Reggie Jackson. Former NCRS Top Flight Award winner. SOLD for $147,000.


1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE

Again, the color combination on this 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE was the big draw that made it worth $93,500 (commission included) to one eager bidder. This is a real V Code 440 Six Pack car which was a dealer demo car.


1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible sold at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction

A 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible crossed the Barrett-Jackson Auction block this evening in prime time with a packed house. Bidding was a little light on this one. It was well bought at $72,000.


1969 Camaro Z/28 RS sold at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction

Camaro Z/28s were well appreciated by the Friday buyers here at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction. This highly desirable 1969 Camaro Z/28 RS with a Cross Ram manifold was SOLD for $135,000.


1968 Shelby GT500KR

The 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Fastback looked great on the Barrett-Jackson Auction stage. The bidding was pretty fierce for a while with the winning bid at $130,000 +buyer’s commission.


1972 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Convertible

A 1972 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Convertible like this one should bring six figures for sure. Let’s watch to see what this one will do late Friday night. Oh, man. It sold for $65,000. Well bought. This was a numbers matching car. Must not be an Oldsmobile crowd.


The reason we are here in Scottsdale this week is to take the temperature of the current collector car market. We believe that the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale has the power to set the stage for an upward trend in collector car prices. Whatever happens here in Scottsdale this week may set the tone for an upward trend in collector car sales for the rest of the year.

The 44th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction is one of America’s great events. The history, the spectacle, the fervor for classic American steel is intoxicating as the staccato of the auctioneers voice pounds out a cadence that delights the crowd. Every three to five minutes history is made. What we will be watching for are quantifiable numbers which will tell us if collector car prices will go up this year. If average prices on collector cars increase here at the Barrett-Jackson it will most likely happen all across America by this spring.

The Saturday edition of the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Auction will be the best show in the country. Click here to review the auction action as Cars On Line covers the world’s largest collector car auction.

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