2018 Barrett-Jackson Vegas Nets Record $32.9M Sales


2018 Barrett-Jackson Vegas is in the history books in a big way.  The 11th annual event resulted in a record 32.9 million in sales.  The auction also ended the company’s first year-long Driven Hearts charity campaign.

32.9 Million In Sales

Barrett-Jackson says a total of 733 vehicles, nearly all at No Reserve, sold at a 100 percent sell-through rate to set a $32.9 million record. 

Nearly 400 pieces of automobilia brought in over $760,000, and $1,094,500 was raised through the sale of charity vehicles, bringing the total auction sales to more than $34.7 million.

997 Acura Integra Type R

A1997 Acura Integra Type R sold for a world-record $63,800. Credit: Barrett-Jackson

Burt Reynolds Tribute

Barrett-Jackson also honored the memory of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds with the sale of the last four cars owned by the actor, including a Smokey and the Bandit Trans-Am Re-creation.

“We want to thank the collector car and Las Vegas communities for capping off a great 2018 auction year in Las Vegas,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “The excitement was especially tangible during exhilarating and record-breaking sales like the ’97 Acura Integra Type R that has rocked the collector car community. We had four great collections, celebrity guest appearances and fans provided a wonderful tribute to our friend Burt Reynolds.”

Top 10 vehicles Sold:

  1. ’18 Porsche 918 Spyder – $1,760,000
  2. ’18 McLaren 720S – $352,000
  3. ’99 Shelby Series 1 Convertible – $205,700
  4.  67 Shelby GT500 Fastback – $198,000
  5.  ‘18 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Coupe – $198,000
  6.  Burt Reynolds’ 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “Bandit” Re-creation – $192,500
  7.  ’71 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Coupe – $192,500
  8. ’2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith – $192,500
  9.  ’56 Ford F-100 Big-Window Custom Pickup – $181,500
  10. ‘65 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe – $176,000
50th Anniversary Ford Shelby GT350

A 50th Anniversary Ford Shelby GT350 netted $215,000 benefiting the American Heart Association. Credit: Barrett-Jackson,

In total, six vehicles sold to benefit charities, highlighted by a 50th Anniversary Ford Shelby GT350 that sold in support of Barrett-Jackson’s Driven Hearts campaign. The campaign raised $215,000 for the American Heart Association.

Charity Vehicles Proceeds:

  • ’56 Ford Thunderbird Convertible – $295,000, American Heart Association and Regional West Foundation
  • ’18 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe – $250,000, Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
  • ’15 Ford Shelby GT350 50th Anniversary Edition – $215,000, American Heart Association
  • ’18 Can-Am Spyder F3-T 3-Wheel Motorcycle– $186,000, Project Road Warrior Foundation
  • ’18 Ford F-150 XLT Pickup – $116,500, Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • ’95 Celebrity 310 Sport Cruiser Boat – $32,000, American Heart Association

Top Five Automobilia Pieces:

  • One-of-a-kind custom Gilmore Gas Station Island – $63,250
  • Rare Sinclair Oil Eric Model #603 “Cadet” gas pump – $23,000
  • 1950s Coca-Cola Vendo 81 Restored 10-Cent Coin-Operated Soda Machine – $20,700
  • Near Flawless NOS 1959 Sinclair Oil double-sided porcelain service station sign – $19,780
  • Scarce 1928 Keesee Brand Visible Gas Pump – $18,400

Barrett-Jackson kicks off the 2019 auction year with the 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 12-20, 2019, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Photo Credit: Barrett-Jackson


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