Barrett-Jackson to Usher in Arizona’s Event Season with High-Octane Scottsdale Auction, January 20-28
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ December 6, 2023 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is gearing up for the ultimate automotive lifestyle event to usher in Arizona’s 2024 event season with its annual Scottsdale Auction held January 20-28, 2024, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Featuring nearly a week and a half of excitement and attractions for the whole family, Barrett-Jackson’s automotive lifestyle event of the year is the can’t-miss event for enthusiasts across the globe.
“The heartbeat of our Scottsdale Auction is, and always will be, the incredible collection of vehicles that cross our auction block throughout the week,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Our upcoming Scottsdale event is seeing extraordinary demand across the board with an unprecedented quality of consignments, and we’re anticipating a docket filled with exceptional collectibles every single day of the auction. In addition to the cars, Barrett-Jackson has grown into an annual destination where enthusiasts, industry titans and celebrities from around the world gather to celebrate this high-octane lifestyle.”
Headlined by Grammy Award-winning rock band Foreigner, Barrett-Jackson will kick off the excitement of its Scottsdale Auction with the “Rock the Block” concert presented by Arizona Lottery for the first time in its history on Friday, January 19. Following the concert, Barrett-Jackson’s opening weekend begins Saturday, January 20, with QuikTrip Family Day when children ages 12 and under receive free admission with a ticketed adult. QuikTrip Family Day activities include STEM Fest presented by Honeywell, which features interactive STEM exhibits for children of all ages and will kick off Barrett-Jackson’s Gearing Towards the Future initiative, created in conjunction with the SciTech Institute. QuikTrip Family Day will also feature the introduction of all 50 contestants for the Barrett-Jackson Cup presented by Castrol – Barrett-Jackson’s coveted custom car and truck competition.
On Sunday, January 21, the Future Collector Car Show (FCCS) at WestWorld of Scottsdale presented by Meguiar’s will take place at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction on the Polo Field for the second consecutive year. This family-friendly concours-style event highlights vehicles that exemplify the future of the collector car hobby, celebrating both the cherished cars of today and the future collectibles of tomorrow.
Collectible vehicles and authentic automobilia will begin crossing the block on Monday, January 22, and continue through Sunday, January 28. Approximately 1,900 vehicles will go over the auction block including a matching-numbers 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Split-Window Coupe (Lot #1363) that is one of only 199 produced, and a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 convertible (Lot #1370) with its original, matching-numbers 454/450hp V8 engine, Muncie 4-speed manual transmission and 12-bolt posi-traction rear end.
The docket also features remarkable craftsmanship through its offerings from the booming Resto-Mod segment of the hobby like a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette custom convertible (Lot #1367) built by Jeff Hayes Customs and a custom Hogan Built 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer (Lot #1352) powered by a Don Hardy supercharged 6.2-liter LS3 engine rated at over 900hp. A Bianco Fuji 2017 Ferrari F12 TDF (preview) powered by its naturally aspirated 6.3-liter V12 also highlights some of the auction’s contemporary European offerings. The entire select preview docket is available online here.
“The excitement and the pent-up demand building for our Scottsdale Auction is historic,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “Our docket is building quickly with some of the very best examples of collectible vehicles we’ve offered at any one auction. Barrett-Jackson isn’t just an auction, we’re a movement in the automotive world that is feeding the demand for a hobby shared by enthusiasts around the globe.”
Beyond the thrilling action where hundreds of world auction records are achieved every year, attendees can explore the expansive Exhibitor Marketplace presented by Swisstrax, enjoy a Thrill Ride or off-road experience offered by top automotive manufacturers, indulge in live music performances and savor diverse culinary offerings spanning the entirety of the event.
Automotive enthusiasts interested in registering to bid may do so here and those looking to consign their own collector car may do so here. Registered tier 1 bidders and consignors will also receive invitations to Barrett-Jackson’s exclusive Opening Night Gala on Sunday, January 21.
Advance tickets to the 2024 Scottsdale Auction are available here. On Location, Barrett-Jackson’s official hospitality partner, is offering several immersive Barrett-Jackson Experiences packages for guests to join the action on the auction block, enjoy premium hospitality and connect with like-minded enthusiasts like never before. To learn more about On Location’s offerings, click here.
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. Welcoming over 500,000 attendees per year, Barrett-Jackson produces live collector car auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and New Orleans, Louisiana, where thousands of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson features live television coverage of their events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as all the cars, all the time via their produced livestream on Barrett-Jackson.com. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.