Barrett-Jackson Achieves $34.8m in Las Vegas

Barrett-Jackson finished its 2019 auction season with its first 100-percent No Reserve collector car and automobilia auction in nearly a decade. With an amazing and diverse docket, Barrett-Jackson sold 677 vehicles for more than $33.3 million, while over 352 pieces of automobilia brought in over $855,800; both records for our Las Vegas event. In addition, $560,000 was raised through the sale of charity vehicles, bringing the total auction sales to over $34.8 million.

This year’s 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort was also a gathering place for automotive legends, as well as celebrities from the entertainment and sports industries. Among those in attendance were Roger Penske, racing legend and owner of Team Penske; Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer, band members of Aerosmith; Siegfried and Roy, Las Vegas magicians and entertainers; Cody Walker, brother of the late actor Paul Walker; TV personality Adam Ferrara and Joey Hand, Ford GT Le Mans winner.

“Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction was an incredible way to cap off our 2019 auction season,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re so appreciative of the consignors, bidders, sponsors and guests who played a role in the success of this fantastic event. Not only did we reach another important milestone with our first 100-percent No Reserve collector car and automobilia auction in nearly a decade, we hit a number of auction sales records as well. It was also a true highlight to host Roger Penske, one of the greatest automotive legends of our time. We’re excited to carry the momentum we’ve built up over the year to our 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction in January.”

The top American vehicles sold in Las Vegas include:

2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition – $1,540,000
2005 Ford GT – $324,500
2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition – $324,500
1953 Chevrolet Corvette 235/150 roadster – $275,000
1953 Chevrolet Corvette 235/150 roadster – $220,000
1964 Chevrolet Corvette custom coupe – $203,500
1957 Dodge Power Wagon custom pickup – $203,500
1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 split-window Fuelie – 187,000
2017 Dodge Viper ACR – $176,000

“The diversity of our docket has been the force behind the success of our Las Vegas Auction this year,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “Our 100-percent No Reserve docket was filled with every conceivable type and caliber of vehicle that appealed to new and experienced collectors alike. From original muscle cars to resto-mods, customs and late-model exotics, that variety sets Barrett-Jackson apart. We’re extremely proud of the unprecedented amount of money and awareness we have raised for charity. We have generated over $560,000 in Las Vegas for a number of worthy causes, increasing our funds raised to date to more than $118 million.”

The three charity vehicles sold in Las Vegas include:

2009 Ford Mustang custom coupe “AV8R” – $40,000 for Reach Out Worldwide
2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Cup Series racer – $250,000 for United Way for Southeastern Michigan
2005 Ford GT – $270,000 for JDRF

Check out the complete results here

Photos courtesy of Barrett-Jackson


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