If you like pictures of amazing collector cars you’ve come to the right place. Here we bring you some of the top sellers at Barrett-Jackson’s recent 2nd Annual Northeast Auction.
Sales totaled about $23.5 million – which 630 vehicles selling over the four-day event. About 72,000 people took part in the action and Barrett-Jackson notes an increase of younger bidders. The auction also passed the $94-million mark for total funds raised for charity with the sale of a “life-size” Hot Wheels 2014 Transit Connect.
The top sellers at the auction included:
2017 Ferrari 488 Spider (Lot #657) – $434,500
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot #709) – $407,000
1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible (Lot #699) – $269,500
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 (Lot #706) – $231,000
1966 Shelby GT350-H Fastback (Lot #665.1) – $220,000
1959 Dodge Custom Royal Super D-500 Convertible (Lot #691) – $220,000
“We’re extremely grateful to our sponsors, consignors and bidders for helping make this year’s Northeast Auction another banner event,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Several thrilling trends emerged, including a surge in participation by younger guests. On Friday we experienced the sheer excitement when a pair of young teenagers sold a Bandit Trans Am. We also saw the demand for trucks grow, along with top-tier custom vehicles that had been professionally restored or modified.”
The auction also claimed four new world auction sales records, including a ’53 Willys Wagon (Lot #319), a ’47 Indian Chief Motorcycle with Sidecar (Lot #352), a ’93 Land Rover Defender 110 (Lot #659) and a ’04 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Custom Pickup (Lot #714). In addition, the top-selling ’17 Ferrari 488 Spider (Lot #657) was the first ever to be sold at auction.
“Our Northeast Auction has evolved into an exciting automotive lifestyle event that’s unrivaled in the region,” said Steve Davis, Barrett-Jackson president. “We’re also the barometer for the collector car market and are the first to identify changes in the market. We intentionally design our dockets to capitalize on these emerging trends and create the best possible experience for our bidders.”
For more details on all the auction action check out Barrett-Jackson’s full press release here.