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Barrett-Jackson’s 45th annual Collector Car Auction Winds to a Close

Saturday at Barrett-Jackson's 45th annual Collector Automobile Auction

Scottsdale, ARIZ. (January 31, 2014) – Sunday at Westworld of Scottsdale, Barrett-Jackson’s 45 annual collector car auction wound down after a week long frenzy of offering thousands of cars to new owners as each and every one of them rolled across the block in the main auction room.

Building its momentum throughout the week, only those with the means would be bidding on the Salon collection of cars that ran across the block Saturday evening.

Barrett-Jackson Kicks Off Scottsdale's 2016 Collector Car Auction Week

Barrett-Jackson Kicks Off Scottsdale’s 2016 Collector Car Auction Week

The Smokey and the Bandit 1977 Pontiac Trans Am and Burt Reynolds stole the show on Saturday with huge crowds following it into the staging tents and then onto the block.  The John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Museum in Florida had the winning bid and the Bandit Trans Am sold for $550,000.  It will be relocated to the Florida museum.

Barrett-Jackson Kicks Off Scottsdale's 2016 Collector Car Auction Week

The above 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach set a new auction record after it sold for $1,760,000 Saturday.

The footprint of barrett-Jackson’s collector car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona is bigger than ever.  Thousands upon thousands of people from across the US and abroad were in attendance.

We’ll post the final auction figures when they are released.

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