Top results at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020 collector car auction included million-dollar prices for two 2017 Ford GTs.
Barrett-Jackson sold three cars for over a million dollar in addition to two multi-million-dollar charity lots. The top regular cars were a 2017 Ford GT that achieved $1,485,000 and another 2017 Ford GT that sold for $1,182,500. A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO sold for $1,094,500 while a 2019 McLaren Senna achieved $946,000. The two top charity lots were $3 million for the first to be built 2020 Chevrolet Stingray VIN 001and $2 million for the first production 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Inspiration Series VIN 100001.
Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020 Results Overview
Barrett-Jackson kicked off its “Road to 50” – a year-long celebration toward the company’s 50th Anniversary – with its largest and most successful auction in its 49-year history. The celebrity-filled Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 11-19, 2020, boasted its largest docket ever, with a record number of bidders vying for over 1,900 vehicles that sold for more than $129.7 million, while over 1,200 pieces of automobilia brought in more than $3.7 million and $7.625 million was raised through the sale of nine charity vehicles, bringing the total amount sold on the Barrett-Jackson auction block to more than $141 million.
“We kicked off our ‘Road to 50’ in Scottsdale with our foot planted on the accelerator,” said Craig Jackson chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Our sponsors, consignors, bidders and guests made this week’s auction epic. We hit one new auction record after another, raised $7.625 million for charity, which included the sale of two VIN 001 vehicles and rewrote automotive history with the unveil of my newly restored 1967 Shelby GT500 EXP ‘Little Red.’
Top Ten Results at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020
The top 10 non-charity vehicles that sold during the 2020 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction include:
- 2017 Ford GT (Lot #1392) – $1,485,000
- 2017 Ford GT (Lot #1417) – $1,182,500
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO (Lot #1409) – $1,094,500
- 2019 McLaren Senna (Lot #1393) – $946,000
- 1963 Aston Martin DB5 (Lot #1403) – $660,000
- 2003 Saleen S7 (Lot #1397) – $467,500
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot #1375) – $451,000
- 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot #1353.1) – $440,000
- 2005 Ford GT VIN 003 (Lot #1396) – $440,000
- 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible (Lot #1454) – $440,000
Original, matching-numbers ZL1 COPO Camaro powered by an all-aluminum 427ci V8 engine with an M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed manual transmission. Copy of the original Window Sticker and complete owner history are included. This highly documented ZL1 SOLD for $1,094,500.
Collections at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020
One of less than 130 built. Powered by a BMW S50 3.0-liter inline-6 engine factory rated at 240hp and mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. With just over 4,600 actual miles. SOLD for $385,000.
During the week, nine collections – the most ever offered by Barrett-Jackson – included over 180 well-preserved and maintained collector vehicles that all sold at No Reserve. The Paul Walker Collection was among the most anticipated and set several auction records, including a 1995 BMW M3 Lightweight (Lot #1371) that sold for $385,000 – more than doubling the previous auction record. Other celebrity-owned cars that crossed the block included Simon Cowell’s 1977 Ford Bronco and 2009 Bentley Azure (Lot #1301.2), Mariano Rivera’s 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition (Lot #1076) and John Elway’s 1992 Dodge Viper (Lot #1025).
According to Jackson, the auction experienced a surge in new buyers who are snatching up high-quality, drivable customs and Resto-Mods. “New buyers want cars that offer all the modern luxuries and technology with the classic body styles, which continues to drive the demand for Resto-Mods. As their passion, knowledge and experience with collector cars mature, their focus shifts to collecting professionally restored, matching-numbers cars, which is a trend that is keeping this hobby alive and strong.”
Top Automobilia Results at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020
This year’s Automobilia Auction also experienced tremendous success. A total of 1,206 genuine, authentic items sold for more than $3.7 million. Among the most notable pieces sold was a 1951 Mobil Oil Left-Facing Pegasus Porcelain Sign with Animated Neon Sign (Lot #9499.2) that sold for $80,500.
The top Automobilia pieces that sold during the Scottsdale Auction include:
- 1951 Mobil Oil Left-Facing Pegasus Porcelain Sign with Animated Neon (Lot # 9499.2) – $80,500
- 1940s-50s Husky Oil Porcelain Sign (Lot #8294) – $57,500
- 1940s-50s Chevrolet Ok Used Cars Signage (Lot #9490.4) – $55,200
- 1950s Republic Oil Supply Company Porcelain with Neon Sign (Lot #9397) – $51,750
- 3/4-Scale Shelby Cobra Tribute Go-Kart (Lot #9486.6) – $46,000
- Circa 1940s GMC Trucks Neon Porcelain Sign (Lot #9498.3) – $46,000
Top Charity Lots at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020
First retail production VIN 001 of the first-ever mid-engine Corvette. Powered by a 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. 100% of the $3,000,000 hammer price to benefit Detroit Children’s Fund.
History-making charity sales happened throughout week, including the world’s first mid-engine Corvette, the 2020 Chevrolet Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3007) that sold for $3 million, and the first production 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Inspiration Series VIN 100001(Lot #3003) that hammered in at $2 million. Important vehicle unveils from the world’s top automakers, including General Motors, Ford and Lexus, gave auction guests the chance to be among the first to see the latest models rolling off the assembly lines.
“This was absolutely the most phenomenal Scottsdale Auction in Barrett-Jackson’s history,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We produced and executed the highest-grossing event ever and gave guests the chance to experience the absolute exhilaration that only comes from the Barrett-Jackson experience. But what really elevated this Scottsdale Auction to the next level was the wonderful generosity of the many consignors and bidders who opened their hearts to help us raise $7.625 million for charity. What an incredible feeling to know that the collector car community is having such a positive impact on the lives of people across the country who need our help.”
Scottsdale and Arizona Car Auctions 2020
Scottsdale & Arizona Auctions 2020
Many auction houses have sales during the annual Scottsdale week in mid-November, including amongst others:
- Barett-Jackson: 11 – 19 January 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Bonhams: 16 January 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Gooding & Company: 17 & 18 January 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- RM Sotheby’s: 16 & 17 January 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Worldwide Auctioneers: 15 January 2020 at Singh Meadows, Tempe, Arizona.
Scottsdale & Arizona Sales 2020 – Auction Results
- 2020 Gooding Scottsdale Sale (Auction Results)
- 2020 RM Sotheby’s Arizona Sale (Auction Results)
- 2020 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Sale (Charity Lots Auction Results)
- 2020 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Sale (Auction Results Announcement)
Scottsdale & Arizona Sales 2020 – Auction Previews
- 2020 Bonhams Scottsdale Sale (Auction Preview)
- 2020 Gooding Scottsdale Sale (Auction Preview)
- 2020 RM Sotheby’s Arizona Sale (Auction Preview)
Scottsdale & Arizona Press Announcements 2020
- Barrett-Jackson: Charity Lots Results ($7.625 million!)
- Barrett-Jackson: Charity Lots
- Gooding: Ferraris (including F50 and Daytona Spider)
- Gooding: Prewar 1930s Open-Top Classics
- Gooding: Ferrari 500 Superfast & 330 GTS
- Gooding: 1948 Tucker 48
- RM Sotheby’s: Prewar Cadillac V-16s
- RM Sotheby’s: Mercedes Benz 540 K and 300 SLs
- RM Sotheby’s: Top Ferraris, (including 250 GT Cabriolet Series I)
Scottsdale, Arizona, 2019 Auctions Sale Results
- Scottsdale Arizona 2019 Classic Car Sales – Auctions Results Overview
- Bonhams – 2019 Scottsdale Auction Results
- Gooding – 2019 Scottsdale Auction Results
- RM Sotheby’s – 2019 Arizona Auction Results
- Barrett-Jackson – 2019 Scottsdale Auction Results
- Barrett-Jackson – 2019 Scottsdale Auction Charity Lots Results