Check out the 10 most expensive cars sold at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
PHOENIX — The sales from last week’s Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson car auction totaled over $116 million, with the top cars earning almost $11 million.
More than 1,700 cars were sold at the 47th annual auction, including a 2017 Ford GT which sold for charity $2.55 million, the highest-priced item at the event.
“We’re so thankful for the entire collector car community and everyone who joined together to create so many signature Barrett-Jackson moments on the block this week,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson.
In total, the auction also brought in $6.21 million from 10 cars that will go directly to charities. Jackson and his wife, Carolyn, auctioned off their personal Corvette, the one that their daughter learned to drive in. The proceeds of which went to the American Heart Association.
The additional $6.21 million brings the total charitable donations above the $100 million mark.
“I’m incredibly proud that we’ve reached such a historic milestone of raising nearly $102 million in total charity donations at our home in Scottsdale,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson.
The event also attracted a number of celebrities including Former U.S. President George W. Bush, television host Jay Leno, Olympian Michael Phelps, Phoenix Suns basketball player Alan Williams and Gov. Doug Ducey.
Check out the 10 cars that sold for the highest dollar amount at the auction below.
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