50th Barrett-Jackson collector car auction starts this weekend in Scottsdale

Jan 20, 2022, 4:35 AM

PHOENIX — Barrett-Jackson’s collector car auction drives into WestWorld of Scottsdale starting this weekend, offering various rare and exotic vehicles to bid on as the event celebrates its 50th anniversary.

The event begins Saturday and runs through Jan. 30 with gates opening at 8 a.m. each day.

Among the cars that will roll across the block are the world’s first hybrid supercar, a 2014 McLaren P1, in addition to a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, a 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Final Edition Roadster and a 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider.

The first retail production of the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will also be available, with the money going to benefit Operation Homefront.

Those looking for something a bit older can find a 1965 Ford Shelby GT350, a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, a 1959 Mercedes Benz 300SL Roadster, a 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake CSX 4404 and a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird.

Bidders can also have a chance to own a car that used to belong to some famous people, such as a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SE from the movie “Smokey and the Bandit” that was previously owned by the late actor and star of the flick, Burt Reynolds.

Comedian David Spade’s 1968 Chevelle Chevelle Custom Coupe is also up for bids, along with a 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS designed and owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace and a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette 427 convertible owned by astronaut Alan Shepard.

People looking for a true classic can bid on a 1932 Ford Custom Coupe owned and restored by Brian Setzer of Stray Cats.

Advance tickets for adult daily admission are available varying from $23 to $66 through Friday depending on the day, with the prices rising to between $35 and $90 starting Saturday.

Senior, military and student tickets vary from $20 to $75 depending on the day, while a child ticket costing between $14 and $40. However, children under 12 are free on Saturday for family day.

Those who want to attend each day can also purchase an all-event pass.

The auction can be viewed from home on FYI and the History Channel, as well as Barrett-Jackson’s livestream online.

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50th Barrett-Jackson collector car auction starts this weekend in Scottsdale