7/6/2018 9:48:57 PM

  Even if you’re a vintage vehicle owner who treasures originality in a collector car, it’s becoming increasing difficult to deny the appeal and growing popularity of Resto-Mods in the hobby. Skillfully blending a trip back in time with a high-tech contemporary vehicle, today’s custom creations appeal to those who want the old-school look with […]

7/2/2018 3:59:53 PM

  When starting the consignment process with Barrett-Jackson, the first question people often have is, “What’s my car worth?” There are a variety of guidebooks out there that can give a decent estimated range, but what’s better than actual sales transactions? The Barrett-Jackson website makes it easy to search by year range, make, model and […]

6/27/2018 9:21:13 PM

  If pictures are worth a thousand words, we’ve got volumes to show you from our 3rd Annual Northeast Auction! Enjoy the gallery below of many memorable moments, from Family Value Day and the Opening Night Gala to fall of the final gavel.  

6/26/2018 7:45:46 PM

  Perhaps it was a foreshadowing of the future. Back in 2008, while working for the Harlem Globetrotters, Nick Cardinale bought his first “collector car,” a 1975 Ford Bronco he bought in a private sale after scouring the internet for just the right vehicle. “I’ve always loved the Ford Bronco,” says Nick, “maybe because I’m […]

6/26/2018 7:22:20 PM

Written by Tim Heit, Barrett-Jackson Staff Photographer Photographs play a significant role in the auction process, helping us both evaluate and market your car (See “How to Sell a Car at Barrett-Jackson”). In addition, seeing exceptional photos of your vehicle will inspire confidence in potential bidders ‒ bidders who may purchase your car without ever […]

6/25/2018 8:29:44 PM

Written by Chris Griggs     When the last Viper (pictured below) rolled off the assembly line in August 2017 at the Conner Avenue assembly plant in Detroit, the fate of the facility was up in the air. However, a plan for the building to keep its heritage alive is in the works. Encompassing a […]

6/25/2018 7:58:41 PM

  There’s been speculation for weeks – which Chevrolet collector cars would shine at Barrett-Jackson’s 2018 Northeast Auction in Connecticut? The wait is over and the #ChevyTop10 results are in! At the top of the list is “The InNOVAtor” – a custom 1967 Nova created to push the limits of hot rodding and customization. Corvettes […]

6/24/2018 2:09:29 AM

  When you do the math, it appears that 1 Dodge Demon + 1 Dodge Viper = $1,000,000. The sale of a truly dynamic duo – the last-production 2018 Dodge Demon and the last-production 2017 Dodge Viper – was billed as The Ultimate Last Chance. Head to head on the auction block, both dressed in […]

6/23/2018 1:45:36 PM

Written by Barbara Toombs     Just over 85 years ago, on June 6, 1933, eager – and no doubt curious – motorists rambled up to Richard Hollingshead’s brand-new Park-In Theaters in Camden, New Jersey. Intrigued by the idea of watching a film from the comfort of their car, people were happy to pay the […]

6/23/2018 12:53:24 AM

  Engines were revving and excitement was running high as the second day of auction action got underway at Barrett-Jackson’s 3rd Annual Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on Friday. The first two “cars for a cause” of the event were in the spotlight, both with ties to a familiar face in the automotive […]

6/22/2018 1:21:01 AM

  There was a little something for everyone at the 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction today, whether buyers were looking for a vintage gas pump to add some pizzazz to their place of business or that perfect dream car to park in their garage. Car enthusiasts streamed into Mohegan Sun to enjoy the second day […]

6/21/2018 11:06:42 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Steve Magnante with Rhys Millen     Worldwide drift, autocross and Hollywood movie car stunt driver legend Rhys Millen says it best: “Drifting or power-sliding a corner requires a certain level of driver skills, and, just as importantly, a vehicle suited with the right elements to perform the stunt.” Naturally, […]

6/20/2018 8:49:41 PM

  Doors opened to the 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction today for a special Family Value Day/Preview Day, where fans of all ages came to get a sneak peek at the vehicles getting ready to cross the auction block the rest of the week, check out the many interactive sponsor and exhibitor displays, and take […]

6/18/2018 9:27:16 PM

  As Barrett-Jackson gets ready to open the doors for its 3rd Annual Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, June 20-23, here is some useful information to help you navigate the world-famous automotive lifestyle event. The entire event runs for four days, from Wednesday, June 20, through Saturday, June 23. Wednesday, June 20, is […]

6/15/2018 10:21:46 PM

Steve Davis’ dark glasses protect his eyes from a light sensitivity condition – but that doesn’t hinder his vision of the collector car market.   Let’s cherish these incredible times, the way the collector car world is evolving; a time when we can walk onto a car lot, open the door of a car with […]

6/15/2018 8:26:35 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Roger C. Johnson     The Austin-Healey 3000 was, and still is, one of the coolest early sports cars ever produced for the general public. It offered body lines and proportions that still resonate to all with an eye for these early roadsters. Park one next to a modern-day Miata […]

6/14/2018 10:25:05 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Steve Magnante     With the attention on the Barrett-Jackson block often focused on all the cool collector cars and trucks, it is possible to overlook one of the most popular sub-groups at every event: vintage, limited edition and custom motorcycles. The 3rd Annual Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun will […]

6/14/2018 8:35:55 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Roger C. Johnson     Just by mentioning the words “split-window coupe,” every car enthusiast on earth knows the year, make, model and body style you’re referring to. Talk about a reputation that proceeds – and all because of a one-year-only design element. The 1963 Corvette Stingray coupe couldn’t possibly […]

6/12/2018 11:56:42 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Roger C. Johnson     Thanks to an avalanche of electronic-based engineering achievement, these new-model cars have become just as fantastic as their original designers must have known they could be. Both can trace their roots back to the previous century. Yet each has evolved into a modern and sophisticated […]

6/8/2018 11:06:28 PM

Written by Chris Griggs     Building a great Resto-Mod is about combining classic style with new technology, wrapped together with a little flair, which this 1969 Camaro (Lot #655) embodies perfectly. Powered by a modified LS1, this former Super Chevy magazine cover car offers the best of modern performance with old-school style. Equipped with […]

6/8/2018 10:44:18 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Tom Jensen     Land Rover owners are passionate about their rides and it’s easy to understand why: Since the first 50-horsepower Land Rover rolled off the assembly line at Solihull, Great Britain, in 1948, these have been some of the strongest, toughest and most durable vehicles on the planet. […]

6/8/2018 9:44:52 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Tom Jensen     Vintage Mopars are always among the most sought-after muscle cars at any collector car gathering, and that certainly will be the case at the 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction, June 20-23 at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. By themselves, vintage 1960s and ’70s Dodges and Plymouths […]

6/7/2018 8:23:47 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Tom Jensen     The year 1986 was a big one for U.S. pop culture. “Top Gun,” “Crocodile Dundee” and “Platoon” drew huge crowds in movie theaters, while Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Billy Joel and Lionel Richie wowed concertgoers. CDs were starting to replace vinyl record albums, the Human Genome […]

6/6/2018 6:20:51 PM

Written by independent automotive journalist Steve Statham     Produced by Shelby and Ford from 1967-70, the GT500 quickly elbowed its way into the top tier of American muscle cars. Revived in 2007 for the new generation of Shelby Mustangs, the supercharged Ford Shelby GT500 managed to surpass even the original’s performance. What made a […]

6/5/2018 9:37:13 PM

  I think it’s fair to say that 2018 is already turning out to be something pretty special for Barrett-Jackson! After a spectacular Scottsdale Auction – where we not only kicked off our first-ever yearlong charity initiative, Driven Hearts, but hosted former U.S. President George W. Bush – we headed to Palm Beach with more […]