Barrett-Jackson was red-hot in the desert with $207.6 million in sales at Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson was red-hot in the desert with $207.6 million in sales at Scottsdale

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe crossing the auction block.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Barrett-Jackson kicked off the 2024 auction calendar with their flagship Scottsdale Auction, January 20-28 at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona. In dynamic fashion, the event featured its largest auction docket in company history with 2,016 collectible vehicles, all selling with no reserve, for $200.9 million in auction sales. Additionally, Barrett-Jackson sold 1,180 pieces of authentic automobilia for $6.7 million, bringing total auction sales to $207.6 million, the most for a single auction in Barrett-Jackson history, with a 100 percent sell-through rate. Top auction sales included a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing for $3.41 million and a 2018 Bugatti Chiron for $2.97 million.

“It was a tremendous event this week in Scottsdale with our largest docket in history, a record number of bidders, and an impromptu live performance by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We continue to set the bar within the hobby with record-breaking sales like the 1956 300SL Gullwing, and our top sales reflect both the quality and diversity of our docket with a superb mix of classic sports cars, supercars, pre-war classics and Resto-Mods.”

The top 10 auction vehicles that sold during the 2024 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction included:

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe – $3,410,0002018 Bugatti Chiron – $2,970,0001937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster – $2,420,0002005 Porsche Carrera GT $1,870,0002015 Porsche 918 Spyder – $1,787,5002012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring – $1,650,0002019 Ford GT – $1,375,0002017 Ferrari F12 TDF – $1,347,5001967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible built by Jeff Hayes – $1,100,0001997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster, previously owned by Donald J. Trump – $1,100,000

Several of the most powerful moments during the 2024 Scottsdale Auction included the sales of four charity vehicles that together raised $1 million. 

The charity vehicles that sold during the Barrett- Jackson 2024 Scottsdale Auction include:

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 3LZ – $270,000 to benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation for Amyloidosis Research, including $50,000 donated by philanthropist and longtime member of the Barrett-Jackson family, Michelle Mauzy.1968 Shelby GT350 Convertible Re-Creation – $100,000 to benefit the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation by providing scholarships to students enrolled in the Carroll Shelby Automotive Program.2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Custom Pickup – $325,000 to benefit Building Homes for Heroes, including $50,000 donated by Mauzy and an additional $25,000 from Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis.2024 Ford Mustang Darkhorse VIN 001$375,000 to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, including $50,000 donated by Mauzy and $25,000 from The Elayne Snyder Acts 20:35 Foundation.

With 1,180 authentic pieces of automobilia auctioning for $6.7 million, the top three automobilia sales included:

1960s Cougar Oil of Alabama double-sided porcelain service station sign – $155,2501960s MoPar neon porcelain channel letter sign – $115,000Circa 1940s-50s Mobil Oil neon porcelain rotating Pegasus sign  – $105,800

Barrett-Jackson returns to Palm Beach April 18-20, 2024, for its second collector car auction of the year. Advance ticket pricing and Barrett-Jackson Experiences for the 2024 Palm Beach Auction are available here. Consignments for the 2024 Palm Beach Auction are being accepted here and those interested in registering to bid may do so here.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
-Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is a leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. Welcoming hundreds of thousands of attendees per year, Barrett-Jackson produces several live collector car auctions where thousands of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson features live television coverage of their events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as all the cars, all the time via their produced livestream on Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit, or call 480-421-6694.

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