24 April 2014

Auction Results: Barrett-Jackson’s 2014 Palm Beach sale

Barrett-Jackson closed on yet another successful event at Palm Beach, Fla. From April 11-13, 2014, $25M in automobiles changed hands, which was 16% stronger than last year and the company’s strongest performance in Florida since 2007. The average price per lot tracked higher by almost 20% over 2013, and was the best since 2007. This gain can largely be attributed to a rise in the number of cars being offered and the sale of five high-profile charity cars. The two top sellers were the first retail production 2015 Corvette Z06 and 2015 Camaro Z/28, both of which sold for charity.

Two notable Oldsmobiles also traded. One was a 1969 4-4-2 convertible replicated to the specifications of the 1969 Hurst Shifters promotional car, which sold for $200,000. The other was the 1979 Cutlass Hurst/Olds coupe that was first owned by Hurst spokeswoman Linda Vaughn and was sold in Scottsdale earlier this year for $270,000. It earned $200,000 for the Cancer Research Fund this time around.

Other vehicles of interest were a 1987 Buick Regal GNX Coupe that just missed the six-figure mark at $99,000, including buyer’s premium; a 1958 Volkswagen Samba 23-Window Microbus that sold for a massive $110,000; and a mid-range 1958 Messerschmitt KR200 that traded for $45,650.

Top 10

  1. 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe sold for $1,000,000*

  2. 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 coupe sold for $500,000*

  3. 1935 Packard Twelve – Model 1207 convertible sold for $330,000

  4. 2013 Ford Mustang coupe sold for $300,000*

  5. 2005 Ford GT coupe sold for $242,000

  6. 1946 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman convertible sold for $209,000

  7. 1969 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 Hurst Shifter Replica convertible $200,000*

  8. 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds coupe sold for $200,000*

  9. 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 spyder sold for $181,500

  10. 1968 Shelby GT500 428/360 convertible sold for $165,000

*Proceeds benefit charity

Barrett-Jackson’s next event will be held during Hot August Nights in Reno, Nev., from July 31-Aug. 1.

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