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Show Coverage: The 2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

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Welcome to our coverage of the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction at Westworld of Scottsdale. The event, which has now concluded, ran January 15, 2012 through January 22, and featured numerous classic cars crossing the block. Our coverage included show updates, photos, and live results.

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January 22, 2012: Pink 1973 Ford Mustang Convertible Sold for Charity

1973 Ford Mustang Convertible (Lot#3050)
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
A Playboy Pink 1973 Ford Mustang Convertible (Lot#3050) sold today for $37,000, with all proceeds benefiting The Mad Girls Inc., an organization helping individuals identify and implement projects to benefit a cause or humanitarian effort of interest.

January 22, 2012: 1968 Ford Mustang GT500 Re-Creation Sold for $64,900

1968 Ford Mustang GT500 Re-Creation
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
On Sunday, a classic Shelby GT500 Mustang Convertible re-creation model sold for $64,900 at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. The car has seen a complete rotisserie restoration by Mustangs to Fear.

January 22, 2012: NASCAR Mustang Sold for $28,600

Prototype 2013 Sprint Cup Series Mustang
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
Today a custom prototype 2013 Sprint Cup Series Mustang, which has never been raced, was sold at the Barrett-Jackson Auction for $28,600. The car sports a Roush Racing engine with dyno time only.

January 21, 2012: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Durability Car Sold For $300,000

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Durability Car
Photo © Jonathan P. Lamas
On Saturday Night the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Durability Car sold for $300,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. The car is equipped with a full roll cage, six-point harness seatbelts, and new Recaro racing seats that were donated by Recaro North America, identical to those used in development.

January 20, 2012: Galpin-Built Mustang Brings $160,000 at Auction For Charity

The 2012 SPX Ford Mustang
Photo © Jonathan P. Lamas
On Friday night the 2012 wide-body Mustang Galpin Auto Sports built for SPX Corporation sold for $160,000, with all of the proceeds benefitting the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “The Scottsdale auction Barrett-Jackson hosts each year is a premiere venue for specialty hot rods and collector cars to be sold,” said Galpin Auto Sports President Beau Boeckmann. “We are excited to be given the opportunity to bring one of our labors of love to this high profile auction block with the promise of raising money for cancer research. We’re proud to have been part of this project and hope the new owner enjoys this great vehicle and thank them for contributing to such a worthwhile cause.”

January 20, 2012: Friday Update From Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
Photo © Jonathan P. Lamas
Today a 2007 Shelby GT-H Convertible Mustang (Lot# 960.5) just sold for $51,700. As I'm writing this, an impressive looking Boss 302 Mustang (Lot# 961) just sold for $209,000. No doubt, quite a few Mustangs have generated top dollar here at this year's show. Tomorrow I'm scheduled to discuss the 2012 Galpin/SPX Charity Wide Body Mustang with the Galpin team. The car will be sold at 8 p.m. tonight, with all proceeds benefiting charity. Stay tuned.

January 19, 2012: 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback Sold for $44,000

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
Today a custom 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback sold for $44,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. The car, Lot #657.1, had been owned by the same owner for 28 years. It sported a Guardsman Blue paint job with Wimbledon White stripes.

January 18, 2012: Ford to Auction 2013 Shelby GT500 24-Hour Durability Prototype

Carroll Shelby and the 2013 GT500 Prototype
Photo Courtesy of Ford Motor Company
This week Ford will auction off their 2013 Shelby GT500 24-Hour Durability Prototype at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale. This one-of-one 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 durability car will be auctioned Saturday, Jan. 21, with proceeds benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

January 17, 2012: Big Pop’s Garage Museum Cars to be Auctioned

The "Bad Ass" 1967 Shelby Mustang
Photo Courtesy of Mark Bertrand for About.Com
This past weekend the annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction kicked off in Scottsdale, Ariz. Of all the cars crossing the block, it's worth mentioning one from North Carolina entrepreneur Jimmy Richardson's collection. He's auctioning off some of the cars from his Big Pop's Garage museum, all at no reserve and sold to the highest bidder.

January 16, 2012: Galpin/SPX Charity Wide Body Mustang to be Auctioned

The Galpin SPX Charity Wide Body Mustang
Photo Courtesy of Galpin Auto Sports
What do you get when you take a late-model Mustang GT and infuse a bit of 1969 Boss 429 Mustang into the mix? The Galpin SPX Charity Wide Body Mustang is a good example. This looker of a car first debuted at the 2011 SEMA Show in Las Vegas this past November. This week it will cross the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale show.

January 15, 2012: Barrett-Jackson's Steve Davis Talks Ford Mustangs

Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
Today we revisit an interview with Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. Davis took time out of his busy schedule to talk Mustangs with us for a bit. As Steve explains, the Mustang is a staple at Barrett-Jackson auctions.

Preview: The 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Alice Cooper Mustang
Photo Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
The arrival of January means the annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction is just around the corner. The event, which runs January 15th through the 22nd, will feature numerous classic cars crossing the block at Westworld of Scottsdale. Best of all, we'll be there to provide coverage of the show.
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