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2016 Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction: Cars Auctioned for Charity

By Victoria Barnett June 16, 2016 Northeast

The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction is on the horizon! Who’s ready to head to Mohegan Sun?

One thing we love about Barrett-Jackson is how several cars are always auctioned off for charity. This will hold true at the Northeast Auction as well. Take a look below at the six “cars for a cause” on the docket for the auction.

2016 Shelby GT-H prototype

To benefit the Carroll Shelby Foundation

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Fun Facts

  • First of only 170 total 2016 model-year Shelby GT-H coupes to be built to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first Ford, Hertz and Shelby American car.
  • Comes with performance-ready 5.0-liter V8 engine matted to a smooth 6-speed automatic.
  • Features a ferocious special exhaust, badges and interior trim only available on the Shelby GT-H.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Convertible

To benefit Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation

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Fun Facts

  • Donated by the Carolina Panthers all-pro tight end Greg Olsen.
  • Features a professionally-built engine, transmission and undercarriage.
  • Powered by a Dart V8 427ci small-block engine using Dart aluminum heads and aftermarket components with a Tremec 5-speed manual transmission.
  • 100% of the hammer price will benefit the charity.

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom Motorcycle

To benefit The Wounded Warriors Project

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Fun Facts

  • Features a flat and gloss paint combination.
  • Includes a flat DEWALT digital camouflage graphic, gloss black stripe, DEWALT Yellow pinstriping and Wounded Warrior Project logo.

1956 Ford “Medal of Honor” Thunderbird Convertible

To benefit Wounded Warriors Family Support

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Fun Facts

  • Had a full frame-off restoration and features an airbrushed mural of valor by world-renowned artist Mickey Harris.
  • Has been signed by 22 Medal of Honor Recipients.

1966 Ford F-100 Custom Pickup

To benefit the Special Olympics

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Fun Facts

  • Custom painted and fully restored by Swag Custom Rides and Special Olympic athletes.
  • Built in a Boss 302 theme and signed by Ford Racing Team member Joey Logano.
  • Powered by a supercharge Ford Performance Crate Coyote 302 with 750 horsepower and a high-performance crate automatic transmission.
  • Exterior includes fully-fabricated front nose with bezels, valance and grille.
  • Rear features a one-piece embossed Mustang tailgate.

2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Custom

To benefit Camp Southern Ground

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Fun Facts

  • Donated by country music star Zac Brown.
  • Custom-designed by his wife Shelly and handcrafted by Zac Brown Customs.
  • Has multipurpose eco-friendly Italian leather roll bar pads, customer door panel handbags and console clutches, hand-fabricated one-of-a-kind bumpers, custom-designed light packages, original airbrushed interior art components, and Swarovski crystals.

Attend the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction

Be a part of this incredible experience as these six automobiles are auctioned off for charity at the Northeast Auction. This inaugural event at Mohegan Sun is definitely one you don’t want to miss. Be there as a VIP and enjoy floor seats, gourmet food, open bar, auctions tours, photo opps, and more!  

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About the Bloggers

 Victoria Barnett

QE-2016_Headshot-Victoria-Barnett.pngVictoria Barnett is originally from High Point, NC. She received her B.A. in Communication Studies and minors in Business and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys watching baseball, baking and hanging out with her golden retriever, Kaaya. She loves to travel to Florida and is a die-hard Miami Hurricanes fan. 

Allie Shriver

409-Blogger-Allie-Shriver-e536dee79691b3447e6d05ac1df44749Allie Shriver is a North Carolina native. A proud graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she received a B.A. in Communication Studies. In her spare time, Allie enjoys hanging out at the beach, watching football, and exploring new cities. As a die-hard football fan, you can catch Allie at local sports bar cheering on the New York Giants and frantically checking her Fantasy Football scores.