Barrett-Jackson Celebrates 4th of July Weekend with Over $49.1 Million in Las Vegas 2022 Auctions, Including World Record $1.65 Million 1970 HEMI Superbird | Your money
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 3, 2022–
Barrett-Jackson, the world’s largest collector car auction, offered the ultimate automotive lifestyle experience at this year’s Las Vegas auction, June 30-July 2, in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Fittingly, American muscle cars led the way over the 4th of July holiday weekend, including a 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird (lot #734) that sold for a world auction record of $1.65 million. A total of 663 vehicles sold without reserve for over $48.2 million, while 279 automobilia parts fetched over $869,000, bringing the auction total to over $49.1 million, a record for the Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas, with a 100% sale. -passage rate and more than 40 world record auctions achieved.
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A 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird (lot #734) sold for a world auction record of $1.65 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas. (Photo: BusinessWire)
“Our Las Vegas auction provided our guests with an incredible and unparalleled experience over Independence Day weekend,” said Craig Jackson, president and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We set the stage with our world-class opening night at Zouk Nightclub, followed by our ‘supercar therapy’ event with the Driven Project which put children battling serious illnesses in supercars on Thursday morning. We then filled the next three days with exciting auction moments, including the sale of the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V First Retail Production VIN 001, which raised $525,000 for charity. The Las Vegas auction also demonstrated the demand for top-notch HEMI cars that generated high hammer prices.
The top 10 non-charity vehicles sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction in 2022 included:
- 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird (Lot #734) – $1,650,000
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 Z06 Split-Window Coupe (Lot #733) – $566,500
- 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Topless Roadster (Lot #748) – $550,000
- 1971 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda (Lot #752) – $550,000
- 1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda (Lot #734.1) – $517,000
- 1941 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Custom (Lot #753) – $385,000
- 1970 Dodge HEMI Challenger RT/SE (Lot #730) – $379,500
- Jason “Captain America” Britton’s 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series (Lot #745) – $335,500
- 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Topless Roadster (Lot #738) – $330,000
- 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor Tribute Edition (Lot #750) – $330,000
“The depth, breadth and quality of our portfolio, particularly muscle cars, hot rods and Resto-Mods, were among the best we have ever offered in Las Vegas,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett Jackson. “American HEMI muscle led the charge appropriately this holiday weekend. Classic trucks and SUVs, especially Chevrolet C10 trucks and Ford Broncos, also continue to be popular. The collector car hobby is having a banner year and I look forward to building on the momentum of our Houston auction in October.
During this year’s Las Vegas auction, Barrett-Jackson raised $650,000 for charity through the sale of two vehicles led by the first production 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V VIN 001 (lot no. 3000), which raised $525,000 to benefit the Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design. . Barrett-Jackson VIP Dan Snyder placed the winning bid of $500,000 and fellow VIP Michelle Mauzy generously donated an additional $25,000 to the cause. The 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 (lot #3001) crossed the block Saturday with 100% of the $125,000 hammer price to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Detroit. To date, Barrett-Jackson has helped raise over $148 million for charities.
Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction sold 279 pieces of automobilia at No Reserve for $869,100.00 (includes buyer’s premium). The top three automobilia pieces sold at the Las Vegas auction include:
- 1954 Mobil Oil Neon (Lot #8299) – $34,500
- 1940s Greyhound Bus Lines Animated Neon Sign (Lot #8294) – $29,325
- Circa 1930s-40s Quality Restaurant Single Sided Neon Porcelain Restaurant Sign (Lot #8296) – $25,300
Barrett-Jackson is accepting submissions for the 2022 Houston Auction, Oct. 20-22, at the NRG Center. Those interested in participating in the auction can drop off their collector’s vehicle there. Those interested in registering to participate in the 2022 Houston Auction can do so here.
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About the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Founded in 1971 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include car auctions. authentic automobiles and the sale of private collections. Welcoming more than 500,000 attendees annually, Barrett-Jackson produces live collector car auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada and Houston, Texas, where thousands of the most sought after, unique and valuable automobiles drive across the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson offers live TV coverage of its events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as All Cars, All the Time via its produced live stream at Barrett-Jackson.com . Barrett-Jackson also carries one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valuables. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
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