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The Most Expensive Cars Sold at a Barrett-Jackson Auction

By Evan Chronis November 09, 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction

Barrett-Jackson® Auctions are all about the price tags. In its over-forty year history, prices have soared and we've seen some of the most coveted automobiles of all-time drive across the auction block. But as we head towards Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2019 in January, we thought it would be a good time to look back at the highest selling cars in the history of Barrett-Jackson. 

Here is the list of the five biggest price tags ever from a Barrett-Jackson Auction. 

Additional blog: Top selling cars at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018

5. 1954 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SPECIAL MOTORAMA CONCEPT CAR

Sold for: $3,080,000 

  • Lot #1304
  • Sold at Scottsdale 35th Anniversary in 2006
  • No Cylinders or Transmission (Concept Car)

PontiacPontiac Bonneville

4. 1954 OLDSMOBILE F-88 GM CONCEPT CAR

Sold for: $3,300,000

  • Lot #992 
  • Sold at Scottsdale 2005
  • No Cylinders or Transmission (Concept Car)

Oldsmobile1954 Oldsmobile F-88

3. 1950 GENERAL MOTORS FUTURLINER PARADE OF PROGRESS TOUR BUS

Sold for: $4,400,000

  • Lot #1307
  • Sold at Scottsdale 35th Anniversary in 2006
  • 6 Cylinders
  • 4-Speed Transmission

General Motors FuturlinerBus

2. Batmobile

  • Lot #5037
  • Sold at Scottsdale 2013
  • 8 Cylinder
  • 390 Engine
  • 3-Speed Automatic Transmission

Batmobile

1. 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 "Super Snake"

  • Lot #5037
  • V8 Cylinder
  • Sold at Scottsdale 2007
  • 427 Engine
  • 3-Speed Automatic Transmission

Super SnakeShelby Cobra

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If you've noticed the trend, all five of these cars were sold at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction! While Barrett-Jackson holds four different auctions throughout the year, Scottsdale is the main event annually and always sees the highest price tags. This coming year should be no different. If you want see the auction prices soar this year, join us at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2019 with an Official Ticket Package from Barrett-Jackson VIP Experiences.

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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. 

 

 

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.