RECORDS SET AT 2018 PALM BEACH AUCTION

Herbie the Love Bug motored across the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Palm Beach, selling for $128,700 - making it the highest-priced 1963 Beetle ever to sell at auction and beating the previous record it set at the 2015 Palm Beach Auction.

Herbie the Love Bug (Lot #703) motored across the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Palm Beach, selling for $128,700 – making it the highest-priced 1963 Beetle ever to sell at auction and beating the previous record it set at the 2015 Palm Beach Auction.

 

Barrett-Jackson’s 16th Annual Palm Beach Auction was the most successful ever, with record attendance, the largest number of registered bidders for the event and record auction sales results of $39.4 million. Nearly 700 collector cars were sold, including those from three impressive collections, highlighted by 145 vehicles from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection, which all sold at No Reserve.

According to data from Hi-Bid.com, a total of 13 new world record sales at public auction were set during the event, including seven from the Cars of Dreams Collection. Check out the gallery below to see which sales are now in the record books!

1959 DeSoto Adventurer Convertible

LOT #718.1 – 1959 DeSoto Adventurer Convertible from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection – $330,000

1954 Cadillac Eldorado

LOT #715.1 – 1954 Cadillac Eldorado from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection – $184,800

1970 Plymouth Superbird

LOT #708 – 1970 Plymouth Superbird from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection – #286,000 (the highest-priced 440ci-powers Superbird ever to sell at auction.

1959 Plymouth Fury Convertible

LOT #707 – 1959 Plymouth Fury Convertible from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection – $148,500

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL R-Code Convertible

LOT #703.1 – 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL R-Code Convertible from the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection – $170,500 (the highest-priced Ford Galaxie Convertible ever to sell at auction).

1952 Chevrolet 3600 Custom Pickup

LOT #632 – 1952 Chevrolet 3600 Custom Pickup – $121,000 (the highest-priced 1952 Chevrolet pickup of any kind ever sold at auction.

1972 GMC Sierra Grande Pickup

LOT #435 – 1972 GMC Sierra Grande Pickup – $77,000

1971 Chevrolet Cheyenne Super Pickup

LOT #431 – 1971 Chevrolet Cheyenne Super Pickup – $75,900

1965 Ford Mustang Convertible

LOT #419.1 – 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible – $104,500 (the highest-priced 1965 K-code Mustang ever to sell at auction).

1947 Dodge Power Wagon

LOT #400.1 – 1947 Dodge Power Wagon – $132,000

1966 Ford Good Humor Ice Cream Truck

LOT #392.1 – 1966 Ford Good Humor Ice Cream Truck – $117,700

1984 Jeep CJ8 Custom Scrambler

LOT #165 – 1984 Jeep CJ8 Custom Scrambler – $51,700 (the highest-priced 1984 Jeep of any kind ever to sell at auction).

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