Mecum’s Kissimmee 2012 Day Two Update

With over 300 Corvettes to be offered throughout this week at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, it’s no surprise that on day two of the massive six-day auction the top seller was just that. A Goodwood Green/Saddle interior 1967 Corvette 427/435 HP 4-speed Convertible (Lot H3.1) sold for $109,000. Total sales for the Wednesday auction exceeded $6 Million with an impressive 78% sell through.

Other top sellers from the day included a 2011 Bourget Python Super Stretch Chopper (Lot Read More

Barrett-Jackson Raises Nearly $5.9 million for Charity in Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson is proud to announce it has raised nearly $5.9 million for charitable causes at its 2012 Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 15-22.

More than 20 local and national charities are now benefiting tremendously due to the generosity of Barrett-Jackson and its sponsors, consignors and bidders. Top collectible cars, as well as a motorcycle and a tractor, crossed the block at “No Reserve” during the automotive lifestyle event.

After going for an incredible $700,000 when Barrett-Jackson’s own Steve Davis donated it at Read More

Barrett-Jackson Taps Gordon McCall for New Salon Offering Division

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced this weekend that it has called upon well-known automotive aficionado, Gordon McCall, to help launch and maintain its newly created “Salon Offering Collection” division.

Best known for his knowledge and vast experience in the collector car industry, McCall will bring a unique qualification of combined skills to this new venture. Gordon’s first task will be to work with both buyers and sellers to promote the Salon Offering Collection and add his 30 Read More

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 “Motion Performance” up for Auction in Scottsdale

This 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6 coupe, a tantalizing find for collectors, will be offered for auction January 18-22, 2012 at Russo and Steele’s 12th Annual Scottsdale Arizona Auction. Purchased February 13, 1970 from Curry Chevrolet, it was immediately delivered to Motion Performance for the full treatment, including engine, driveline and suspension modifications. Authenticated on February 15, 2006 by Motion Performance president Joel Rosen, the car was purchased by its present owner from the original buyer in 1999 along with Read More

Russo and Steele Scottsdale Preview

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom LS6 Roadster

Offered without reserve!

This is 1967 Corvette Custom LS6 RestoMod was built on a Paul Newman chassis by GTS customs, west coast’s premier custom shop. It received a nut and bolt restoration with the following features: Weiand intake, chrome serpentine belt, side pipes, be cool radiator, vintage air, Baer brakes and 2005 Z06 wheels. It is painted in a near flawless and beautiful marina blue. This ’67 has a custom full leather interior, Fosgate/Sony Read More

“The Quest” Charity Premiere Kicks Off Arizona Auction Week

Start Auction Week with the only west coast showing of “The Quest,” a special event to benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation!

“The Quest” documents the efforts of a son to fulfill his late father’s dream to reunite the first Corvette to win its class at Le Mans in 1960 with the world-famous driver (John Fitch & Bob Grossman) – who made it happen – 50 years after the flag dropped. Directed by Michael Brown, the film documents the Read More

1932 Ford “Fusion” Great 8 Contender

“Fusion” is a 1932 Ford Roadster that was hand formed/rolled out of aluminum and steel. A one-off creation designed and built by Hot Rods By Great in Lake Bluff, Illinois. “Fusion” is the first Uni-body constructed Street Rod ever built. This one-off roadster was built to compete for the “Ridler Award.” After making the “Great 8” the car was completely refurbished into what you see today. Click here to read more about this car and preview other upcoming offerings from Read More