Another Great year for the Scottsdale Arizona Barrett Jackson auction with a large number of Vehicles going for over a million dollars. The Top 5 for all 6 days was a 1948 TUCKER TORPEDO for $2,915,000.00, 1947 BENTLEY MARK VI COACHWORKS BY FRANAY for $2,750,000.00, 1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING for $2,200,000.00, 1933 PIERCE-ARROW SILVER ARROW for $2,200,000.00 and a 1954 DE SOTO ADVENTURER II for $1,430,000.00.

There were also 4 other cars that sold for over $1 million, a 1928 DAIMLER P.1.50 VEE FRONT ROYAL LIMOUSINE for $1,155,000.00, a 1930 ISOTTA FRASCHINI TIPO CABRIOLET for $1,100,000.00, 1930 DUESENBERG J for $1,045,000.00 and a 1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500 CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP for $1,000,000.00.

The Scottsdale auction started off on Tuesday and the top 5 results were dominated by Ford and Chevy. The highest selling car on Tuesday was a 1956 FORD F-100 CUSTOM PICKUP for $58,300.00, followed by a 1957 CHEVROLET CAMEO PICKUP for $57,200.00, a 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO COUPE YENKO RE-CREATION for $56,650.00, a 1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE for $55,000.00 and finally a 1965 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE for $55,000.00. No word yet on what the Jordin Sparks “Playboy Pink” classic mustang convertible went for.


Wednesday included a number of activities including the “Celebrity Chef Throwdown”, “Battle of the Batter”, “Thermador Cooking Expo”, Vip and Media preview party, and Celebrity Martini Mix off. Once again it was Chevy and Ford leading the list with a Studebaker coming in at number 5. The Top Sale of the day was a 1948 CHEVROLET COE for $97,900.00 as awesome as it might be I’m not sure that one if going to fit into the average collectors garage!. Finishing off the Top 5 sales was a 1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS CONVERTIBLE for $88,000.00, a 1964 FORD FAIRLANE THUNDERBOLT RE-CREATION for $82,500.00, a 1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN for $79,200.00 and a 1932 STUDEBAKER DICTATOR CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE selling for $79,000.00 to round out the top 5 list.

The Thursday entertainment list for the Barrett Jackson show included the Dress for success trends show, the CRAVE stylists and Fashion show, another VIP and Media preview party, and the international “Fiesta of Four Flags” fashion and food party. Dodge and Bentley made a showing in the top 5 for Thursday with a 2010 DODGE CHARGER NASCAR NATIONWIDE RACE CAR topping the list at $250,000.00 followed by a 1968 FORD MUSTANG CUSTOM FASTBACK for $242,000.00, a 2004 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT for $128,700.00 a 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE for $113,300.00 and ending the top 5 list for Thursday was a 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE for $110,000.00.

Friday went to the dogs with the Pet Pawshion Show, it also gave the media another VIP and Media preview party, and the much acclaimed Barrett-Jackson Culinary & Wine Fest. A Plymouth and a Shelby made it to the top 5 for Friday but the top slot went to Chevy again with a 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE for $357,500.00 followed by a 1964 FORD THUNDERBOLT 2 DOOR for $242,000.00, a 1968 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA SUPER STOCK for $242,000.00, a 1968 SHELBY GT500 CONVERTIBLE for $220,000.00 and finally a 1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 FASTBACK for $209,000.00 to wrap up the Friday top 5 list.

The stars were shinning on Saturday both on an off the auction floor with the “Jazz, Jewelry & Bedazzled Brunch” Another VIP preview party that includes a “Beach Bunnies Fashion Show” and the “Icing: The Million Dollar Diamond & Dessert Show”. This was the day of the top sellers all 5 of the highest selling cars were sold on Saturday once again the list was a 1948 TUCKER TORPEDO for $2,915,000.00, 1947 BENTLEY MARK VI COACHWORKS BY FRANAY for $2,750,000.00, 1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING for $2,200,000.00, 1933 PIERCE-ARROW SILVER ARROW for $2,200,000.00 and a 1954 DE SOTO ADVENTURER II for $1,430,000.00.

If you were needing a break for the auction by Sunday you were treated to the “Champagne Brunch & Celebrity Karaoke Contest:”. The 2012 Scottsdale Barrett Jackson auction finished with it’s final top 5 list going to a 2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS MILITARY TRIBUTE for $175,000.00, 1932 FORD HI-BOY CUSTOM ROADSTER for $150,000.00, a 1971 DODGE CHALLENGER CONVERTIBLE for $126,500.00, a 1966 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS 442 2 DOOR HARDTOP for $121,000.00 and a 1998 BENTLEY AZURE CONVERTIBLE for $88,000.00

2012 Barrett Jackson Palm Beach Florida
If you missed the Scottsdale Arizona auction you can start making plans for the Palm Beach Florida auction being held on April 5-7 of 2012. Barrett Jackson is already taking consignments for the show and tickets should start going on sale soon. There are also Barret Jackson auctions held in Las Vegas and Orange County later this year.