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Top 25 Classic Cars Sold at Arizona Auction

Top 25 Classic Cars Sold at Arizona Auction

Don’t you just love seeing classic cars cruise up and down the roads? Have you ever wondered how much those classics cost? Well last week, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company opened its doors to sell dozens of the most amazing classic cars available to the highest bidder.

Barrett-Jackson put a total of 50 cars up on the auction block. Some included famous cars, including the Mercedes Benz 300SL once owned by Clark Gable, the incredibly rare, gorgeous and uber expensive 1929 Isotta Fraschini. Here’s a list of the top 25 vehicles sold at the auction. Most of these cars were obviously transported to Arizona to be sold.

Priced from low to high the top sellers included:

  1. 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II sold for $110,000. This vehicle was once owned by the Earl of Moray, a descendant of King James V of Scotland.
  2. 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

  3. 1969 Shelby GT500 with a blue exterior and black interior sold for 192,000. This gem was once displayed at the Shelby American Museum.
  4. 1969 Shelby GT500

  5. 1913 Fiat Tipo 55 sold for 198,000. Despite, or perhaps because of, it’s absurd windshield. The ‘gentleman’s racer’ can still top 70 mph.
  6. 1913 Fiat Tipo 55

  7. A pair of 1937 Rolls-Royce speedsters sold for $214,500.
  8. 1937 Rolls-Royce speedsters

  9. 1952 J2X race car sold for $220,000. This classic was built by the now extinct Allard Motor Car Company.
  10. 1952 J2X race car

  11. 1947 Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupe sold for $220,000. The beauty of this original just can’t be beat!
  12. 1947 Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupe

  13. 1956 Buick Super 56-C Convertible has fewer than 5,600 miles on the odometer and sold for a whopping $220,000.
  14. 1956 Buick Super 56-C Convertible

  15. 1930 Packard Custom Eight sold for $225,500. This classic was once owned by Robert Gottlieb, the collector who coined the term “classic car” in Motor Trend Magazine in the 1950s.
  16. 1930 Packard Custom Eight

  17. Ford Mustang Boss 429 sold for $247,000. Sporting the original paint and drivetrain.
  18. Ford Mustang Boss 429

  19. 1934 Silver Arrow from Pierce-Arrow was sold for $258,500.
  20. 1934 Silver Arrow

  21. 1939 hand-crafted, all-steel La Salle C-Hawk from Cadillac, for $269,500.
  22. 1939 La Salle C-Hawk

  23. The last L-88 Corvette built by Chevrolet, in 1969, this green beauty sold for $280,500.
  24. 1969 L-88 Corvette

  25. Silver Cloud I Mulliner Drophead Coupe sold for $368,500. Only 12 total of this vehicle were made by Rolls Royce, making this a collector’s item to be cherished.
  26. Silver Cloud I Mulliner Drophead Coupe

  27. A customized take on the 1962 Corvette won the GM Design Award for Best Hot Rod at SEMA in 2009. It was auctioned for $396,000 in Scottsdale.
  28. 1962 Corvette

  29. 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB, with just 9,769 miles on the odometer sold for $495,000.
  30. 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB

  31. 1927 Type 38 is one of the best Bugattis ever built. This blue model topped out at a whopping $715,000.
  32. 1927 Type 38

  33. 1954 fully restored Packard Panther convertible was bought for $825,000. This particular model is the first Packard Panther ever built.
  34. 1954 Packard Panther

  35. 1914 Mercedes Open Front Town Car sold for $962,000. These models were originally built in Germany and sold in California.
  36. 1914 Mercedes Open Front Town Car

  37. 1949 French-built Delahaye Type 175 sold for $1.21 million. This model incorporated luxury and decadence with its interior fixtures plated in 14-karat gold.
  38. 1949 French-built Delahaye Type 175

  39. 1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS, the most expensive car ever produced in Italy, sold for $1.32 million.
  40. 1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS

  41. 1956 Diablo Concept Convertible sold for $1.38 million. This car is huge, measuring nearly 21 feet long.
  42. 1956 Diablo Concept Convertible

  43. A gold 1934 Duesenberg with a three-speed manual transmission topped the bidding at $1.43 million. This car is truly a rarity with only one dozen ever built.
  44. 1934 Duesenberg

  45. Clark Gable bought this 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe for $7,295. It sold for $2.04 million at the Arizona auto auction.
  46. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

  47. 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport, with black paint and a red leather interior sold for $2.04 million.
  48. 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport

  49. The most expensive car sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1955 Lincoln Future concept was converted into the original Batmobile for $15,000. On Saturday, it sold for a whopping $4.6 million.
  50. 1955 Lincoln Future Concept - Batmobile

Buyers come prepared to ship their rare and expensive beauties home. Auction participants come from all over the country to try to get their hands on these classics. No penny is spared to keep these classic cars in pristine condition and free from damage during the shipping process. For an online quote and answers to all your car moving questions call us today!

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