As of 2014, the most expensive car sold at the Barrett-Jackson car auction was a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88. The car was auctioned for a final bid of $3.85 million and was the only red-on-red 1967 model produced by GM.Continue Reading
The L88 has a 427 V8 engine with official horsepower ratings of 430 horsepower. This car was also one of just 20 Corvettes produced by GM in 1967.
The second most expensive car sold at the Barrett-Jackson car auction as of 2014 was a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe. This car was sold after a final bid of $2.85 million.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
Kit cars that replicate the second-generation Corvette built from 1963 to 1967 are among the most popular Corvette kit cars, along with replicas of the first-generation 1950s Corvette. Manufacturers such as Allpro and Superformance are popular manufacturers of Corvette kit cars from these periods.Full Answer >
As of February, 2015, the next Barrett Jackson live automotive auction is scheduled to take place April 17th to 19th, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida. The most recent auction was held January 10th to 18th, 2015, in Scottsdale, Arizona.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the most expensive car sold at an auction was a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, which sold for $34.65 million. The same model was sold in a private sale for $52 million. The most expensive car produced in 2014 is the Lamborghini Veneno, which costs $4 million.Full Answer >
The highest all-time bid for a car at a Barrett-Jackson auction was $5.5 million for a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake, as of March 2015. The no-reserve auction took place in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Jan. 21, 2007.Full Answer >