Arizona Auction Week is Near

We are just over a week away from the frenzy that is Arizona Auction Week. Now is the time to scour auction house dockets and find the automotive gem you have been hoping for. There will be eight separate auction companies holding sales in the desert in 2020. To give you a head start on your search, take a look at the catalogs below:

MAG Auctions — Peoria, AZ (January 10-12)

Barrett-Jackson — Scottsdale 2020 (January 11-19)

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Worldwide Auctioneers to Sell Rare ‘Cuda Convertible in Arizona

Worldwide Auctioneers is set to feature a highly-coveted Mopar convertible during their January 15 Scottsdale Auction at Singh Meadows in Tempe, AZ. The 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda 440 6-Pack convertible is numbers matching, OE Gold Certified and one-of-five produced for 1971. To make it even more desirable this ‘Cuda’s original 440 6-Pack engine is backed by a 4-speed manual transmission.

While all Mopar convertibles are stars in the automotive world, this example is owned by a star of the sports Read More

’69 COPO Camaro ZL1 Heads to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

Arizona Auction Week is creeping closer and the premium consignments continue to pour in for Barrett-Jackson’s massive Scottsdale auction running from January 11 to 19. The latest addition is a raucous and rare 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO coupe , that will be sold without reserve.

This Hugger Orange example is number 59 of the 69 ZL1 COPO Camaros Read More

Bill Mitchell’s COPO Corvette at Russo and Steele

Next month Russo and Steele will celebrate it’s 20th Anniversary with the 2020 Scottsdale auction. The event runs from January 15 to 19 at Russo and Steele’s original location just south of the North 101 Freeway and Scottsdale Road. In addition to the anniversary celebration, the event includes a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to buy a very special Corvette, Bill Mitchell’s special order 1967 COPO Corvette convertible.

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Mecum Achieves $9m Sales Total in Kansas City

Mecum’s recent Kansas City auction, held Dec. 5-7 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri, saw sales reach an overall total of $9 million at the three-day event as a total of 410 vehicles hammered sold for a strong 70% sell-through rate.

Both modern beauties and stunning classics made a showing in the top-selling spots at the Kansas City auction, and while the top two sellers wore the Ford Blue Oval, it was the Bowtie brand that dominated with Read More

Ford F-100s Invade MAG Auctions

When Arizona Auction Week revs to live next month, MAG Auctions is one of the first venues of the week to have collector cars rolling cross the block. Running from January 10 to 12 at the Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, AZ, the docket is quickly filling-up with collectible autos. A number of them are pristine examples of Fords legendary F-100.

The rarest of these Ford pickups is the 1954 Ford F-100 with a Marmon-Herrington All-Wheel-Drive conversion. This unusual Read More

Carlisle Winter AutoFest and Auto Auction

Florida in February, that sounds like a dream come true, right? For snowbirds and car lovers alike, this dream is reality as Carlisle Events presents Winter AutoFest Lakeland, February 21-23, 2020. The three-day affair takes place at the spacious and state-of-the-art SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus in Lakeland and offers a little something for everyone who attends.

When the gates open at 8 a.m. on February 21, visitors will step into an automotive lover’s paradise. Vendors, as part of the Read More

Shelby F-150 Super Snake Sport Enters Limited Production

Shelby American will put its Shelby F-150 Super Snake Sport concept into limited production, making it the fastest street legal limited edition truck available through Ford dealer showrooms. Only 250 of the 2020 model year trucks will be available in the USA, with a limited number available through select Shelby mod shops and distributors worldwide. Read More

Age of Aquarius Exhibit at the AACA Museum

The summer of ’69 was a tumultuous time in America. It was a time of reflection and a time of cultural change with a focus on peace, love, and happiness. It was also a time when powerful engine muscle cars were popular with colorful paint and fanciful interiors. Age of Aquarius: Cars of the Counterculture & Beyond explores this time by showcasing more than twenty vehicles from this era. The exhibit is on view from November 23, 2019 – April Read More

Ford Thunderbolt at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

If you are thinking about skipping the Arizona auctions rolling into Scottsdale this January, you might want to rethink your decision. The week now includes the rare opportunity to buy a real-deal 1964 Ford Thunderbolt, one of only 100 built. Barrett-Jackson has just consigned the FoMoCo legend to their January 11-19 Scottsdale auction and is selling it without reserve.

This Ford Thunderbolt was delivered new to Max Larson Ford in Coldwater, MI on December 26, 1963. Like all of Read More