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5 Cars to See at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas!

By Allie Shriver September 06, 2016 Las Vegas

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Barrett-Jackson is known for its outrageously special car selection. Every car that comes to a Barrett-Jackson Auction is unique. The time and consideration that go into the restoration of these cars are unbelievable and it shows on the block. This year’s Las Vegas auction is no different. From classic cars to today’s beauties, there is a car for every attendee. Whether you’re bidding for a new car for your collection or just attending for the experience, we’re highlighting our five favorite automobiles heading to the block!


1. 1913 FORD MODEL T CUSTOM ROADSTER "KING T”

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Fast Facts: Exterior color – Lavender Pearl
Interior color – Cream
Cylinders – 8
Engine size – 327
Transmission – 3-Speed Automatic
Awards – 1964 AMBR trophy, Winter Nationals Auto Fair, Oakland Roadster Show
Fun Fact – Hot Wheels “Hot Heaps” Roadster


2. 1941 HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE WITH SIDECAR

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Fast Facts: Exterior Color – Blue and cream
Interior color – Black
Cylinders – 2
Engine size – 74
Transmission – 3-Speed Manual

3. 1962 AUSTIN MINI "JOLLY”

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Fast Facts: Exterior color – Blue
Interior color – Wicker
Cylinders – 4
Engine size ¬– 850 CC
Transmission – 4-Speed Manual
Fun Fact – Used as transportation to get around Barrett-Jackson auctions!

4. 1962 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER

Fast Facts: Exterior color – White
Interior color – Tan
Cylinders – 6
Engine size – 3.8
Transmission – 4-Speed Manual

5. 1975 PONTIAC GRAND SAFARI WAGON "JOHN WAYNE'S"

Fast Facts: Exterior color – Gray
Interior color – Red
Cylinders – 8
Engine size – 455
Transmission – 3-Speed Manual
Fun Fact – This car belonged to John Wayne! Wayne had Barris raise the roof of this car so he could get in and out without having to take off his cowboy hat

Be a VIP

Each of these automobiles has a fascinating story to tell. To find out more about them, you can chat with the current owners in the staging lanes. There’s an even better way to get answers! You can ask while you’re on your Auction Block Tour with Barrett-Jackson VIP Experiences. If you attend Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas with us, you’ll experience all the action in style with reserved seats, tours, and premium hospitality!


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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.