The classic car world celebrates the new year with the Scottsdale auctions. It sets the trend, and shows what classic car buyers and sellers can expect throughout the year. This year is expected to be huge. With six auction houses in attendance, over 3,500 classic cars will be offered to buyers around the world. We dive into the highlights.
1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE "PURPLE PEOPLE EATER" - Barrett Jackson
Offered by the Chip Miller Collection. this Corvette has a documented racing pedigree which includes winning the 1959 SCCA National Championship.
1953 DELAHAYE 235 SAOUTCHIK - Barrett Jackson
One of the last Delahayes crafted by Jacques Saoutchik before both Delahaye and Saoutchik closed shut down in 1954.
1965 Ferrari 330 GT “Shark Nose” Coupe - Russo and Steele
Originally owned by the founder of the New Orleans Saints, John W. Mecom Jr had the front of this 330GT 2+2 modified into his own idea of a shark nose.
1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra - RM Sotheby's
One of 23 Competition 427 Cobras, this one has had over 1,000 hours on various US tracks.