This past month, I had the opportunity to visit ADESA Phoenix for their annual Legendary Sales Week and one of my favorite car events, the 42nd annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction.

Barrett-Jackson didn’t disappoint its record 300,000 attendees this year. WestWorld was filled with crowd pleasers, including my favorite muscle car, a 1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda. Another highlight included witnessing the auction of the original Batmobile for $4.62 million. And in the true Barrett-Jackson tradition of giving back to the community, the auction raised more than $5 million for 21 different charities.

For more photos of my favorite Barrett-Jackson moments, check out the photo album on ADESA’s Facebook page. I had a great time at Barrett-Jackson’s first auction of 2013, and we’re looking forward to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach in April!

 

1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda

1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda

The Batmobile on the auction stage.

The Batmobile on the auction stage.

Henry Ford III and Aaron Shelby, grandson of the late Carroll Shelby, supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with the auction of a 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500 Cobra.

Jeff Gordon's #24 racecar auction benefitted AARP’s Drive to End Hunger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover photo courtesy of Barrett-Jackson on Facebook