Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction 2021 Posts Record $48 Million in Sales
A 2015 McLaren P1 (Lot #748) sold for $1,567,500, a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Lot #742), $1,045,000, and a 2019 Ford GT (Lot #749), $1,023,000, taking the top three sold slots at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction, June, 17–19.
More than 700 vehicles brought $46-plus million during the three-day event at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 284 pieces of automobilia another $884,000-plus, and $775,000 was raised from the sale of four charity vehicles. And, Barrett-Jackson became the first collector car company in history to sell four NFTs (unique digital assets) during a live in-person auction, which generated $67,000, bringing total sales to $48-plus million. More than 65 world auction-sales records were established, according to Barrett-Jackson.
“We arrived in Las Vegas riding on the tremendous momentum of our record-setting Scottsdale Auction in March,” says Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Scottsdale-based Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions. “We’ve accelerated that success with a 100-percent No Reserve docket and making history as the first public event in the fabulous new West Hall of the Convention Center. It’s absolutely clear that the collector car market is stronger than ever, and Barrett-Jackson is fueling that enthusiasm.”
The remaining top 10 vehicles were a 1965 AC Cobra 289 Roadster CSX 2439 (Lot #462), $907,500; 1994 Toyota Supra “Fast and Furious” Movie Car (Lot #744), $550,000; 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window Custom (Lot #763), $396,000; 1970 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Coupe “The Grinch” (Lot #770), $385,000; 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster (Lot #741), $385,000; Frank Sinatra’s 1970 Maserati Ghibli (Lot #740), $330,000; and Henry Ford II’s 1966 Ford Mustang GT K-Code Convertible (Lot #766), $330,000.
The four charity vehicles: a 2021 Ford Bronco 4-Door Badlands Raiders Edition (Lot #3002), $275,000, benefitting Grant a Gift Autism Foundation and Raiders Foundation; 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Hertz/Hendrick Motorsports Edition (Lot #3003), $250,000, for the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation; 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD (Lot #3000), $180,000, Ronald McDonald House of Detroit; and a 1956 Chevrolet 150 (Lot #3001), $70,000, Honor Flight Network. Including this quartet of cars, Barrett-Jackson has raised $133 million for charity to date.
During the three-day Las Vegas Auction, the 284 authentic automobilia made this the company’s most successful non-Scottsdale automobilia auction ever. Top pieces were an animated 1940s Greyhound Bus neon sign (Lot #8298), $46,000, and a 1930s Packard Automobiles neon sign (Lot #8295), $36,800.
“The diversity and quality of our dockets is unrivaled and created unprecedented excitement from all guests. Professionally built Resto-Mods, along with high-quality customs, like a 1960 Chevrolet Biscayne (Lot #700.1) continued to fetch six-figure prices,” says Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson.
Barrett-Jackson is taking consignments for its first Houston Auction, September 16–18, at the NRG Center. To purchase tickets to the event or for other information, see Barrett-Jackson.com.