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Lincoln Model K (Photo: of Barrett-Jackson )

LAND OF LINCOLN — In of a late auction surprise, the top sale of the auction ends up not a muscle car, a rare or a European sports car, but a Lincoln Model K (Lot exactly the kind of car Russ and Tom Barrett used to specialize in they started Barrett-Jackson than four decades This behemoth is elegant and a fantastic example of Depression Era at a time when such were a tough sell. It $352,000, including the 10 percent premium.

RED HOT — An ultra-rare car, and the high-water mark in a production is the 2005 Ford GT (Lot modeled after the Le Mans-winning GTs of the mid-1960s. Even though one brings a total of $275,000, our television team is convinced is still a very good And with only 58 original it is in absolutely perfect conditions. is the top selling non-charity car of the entire

SILVER STREAK — Talk over the top, this 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 745) has an original MSRP of and only 252 miles on the odometer. a top speed of 208 miles per hour, Autobahn-stormer is a technological tour de with all the latest high-performance The reserve is lifted and it sells for briefly tops in the auction.

TIME — In a surprise and highly move, famed entertainers and activists Siegfried Roy show up to a check for $10,000 from for their Sarmoti Foundation. President Mike Helton and Motorsports owner Rick each kicked in $10,000, as did a of Barrett-Jackson customers.

ALL THE MONEY — And the hits just coming with this Shelby GT500 Eleanor Super Snake (Lot painted in Wimbledon White blue convertible top, and interior. Powered by a big block engine with fuel and supercharger, it goes for $242,000.

CRUSH — Back in the late if your local dealer had with someone at General you could custom build car through what was known as a Office Production Order, or for short. This silver Chevrolet Camaro (Lot has a 427-cubic-inch V-8, an engine not available in this model. It for $225,500.

SOLID GOLD — the top goes down the price up, which was absolutely the case for stunning 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air (Lot 736), which for massive money at $225,500. And it even red. No, this one was Gold and lovingly assembled by Restorations, regarded as the best of the Chevrolet artists. A lot of car and a lot of money.

REAL DEAL — The first car to hammer at $200,000 is an original Shelby GT350H (Lot sells for a total of $220,000 10 percent buyer’s premium. cars, of course, began as Hertz rental cars, boggles the mind these This exceptional example was to a full, frame-off restoration and to an exceptionally high standard.

Chevelle SS 454 (Photo: Tom Jensen)

BAYOU — It takes a lot of car to bring money and this 1970 SS 454 (Lot 726) had it all. matching numbers 454/450-horsepower LS6 Check. Convertible top? Four-speed transmission? Check. Fathom Blue over colors? Check. Although the sales price of $178,200 like a lot of money, this was a great long-term investment for all the listed.

1961 Chevrolet (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

Mercedes-Benz 150H W30

Just of the halfway point of the auction, a Corvette (Lot 699) for $143,000, tying for top sale of the Great colors on this one — paints with silver and a red-interior. But the big selling point was a 270-horsepower fuel-injected small-block engine. This one was described as correct” but not matching numbers.

The Chevrolet Suburban used in the four seasons of  “The by the late, great James sells for $110,000, roughly 10 what a normal Suburban is Clearly, the Tony Soprano brought a lot of value to the equation. is a cool ride, though not an one.


Red W-30 Oldsmobile 442 Coupe Barrett-Jackson)

In the last few years, 442 coupes and convertibles have fire, and this Rally Red 442 coupe (Lot 676) to No. 2 seller for the day at $132,500. Restored by Weissman of Dallas, this is a optioned car with a matching W30, W25 cold- air induction factory air conditioning, AM/FM radio, Tic-Toc-Tach, tinted and a bunch of other goodies. of documentation also contributed to the selling price.


The family of Great Bend, are long-time supporters of the Barrett-Jackson buying and selling lots of here. Family patriarch Don and family have made acquisitions,  including buying the former Keselowski Sprint Cup car Friday for $500,000, all of which went to the Foundation.

But Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events the family broke new ground. As one of cars was rolling across the block, Brenden Damon, son, stopped the sale, ran to girlfriend Mallory Matzek, out a ring and proposed on the spot. She “Yes,” the answer he wanted to

Mercedes-Benz 150H W30
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