5 Must-See Cars at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2019

By Evan Chronis January 10, 2019

Barrett-Jackson® is bringing in the new year with the 48th edition of its Scottsdale auction, and the lineup of cars and automobilia is nothing other than stacked. Last year's Scottsdale auction set several Barrett-Jackson records, so we're excited to see what is in store for Barrett-Jackson's biggest show of 2019. 

With so many cars from past and present catching eyes on the auction block, we are picking our 5 favorites to look out for during your time at The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions®.

2012 LEXUS LFA NÜRBURGRING EDITION

The Details:

  • Lot #1412
  • 10 Cylinders
  • 4.8-Liter Engine
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Fun Fact — If you're looking for a hard-to-find supercar, this Lexus is just one of 50 Nürburgring Editions. It can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.6 seconds, creating a need for a special tachometer with a digital needle to keep up with the high shift in rotations per minute. 

2001 FERRARI 550 BARCHETTA

The Details:

  • Lot #1377
  • 12 Cylinders
  • 5.5-Liter Engine
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Fun Fact — This supercar was built in honor of the 70th anniversary of Pininfarina and is one of 448 worldwide. 

1965 FORD MUSTANG - FIRST PRE-PRODUCTION HARDTOP VIN 00002

The Details:

  • Lot #1365
  • 6 Cylinders
  • 170CI Engine
  • 3-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Fun Fact — If you're searching for one of the best pieces of history at the Scottsdale auction, look no further. This vehicle is one of the three surviving Pilot Plant Mustangs and is credited to have started the 'Pony Car' revolution in America in the 60's and 70's. The Ford Company has confirmed that this is the first Mustang hardtop that they ever built. 

1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

The Details:

  • Lot #1324
  • 8 Cylinders
  • 427 Engine
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Fun Fact — This modified vehicle was created as a 1970 Malibu V8 convertible, but was completely redone by Roadster Shop technicians to revolution the car in a perfect mixture of modern and classic styling and function. 

1965 SHELBY GT350

The Details:

  • Lot #1407
  • 8 Cylinders
  • 289CI Engine
  • 4-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Fun Fact — This vehicle was found by Richard Rawlings and Dennis Collins from the Discovery Channel TV show "Fast N' Loud" in a small town in Texas and was gifted to Craig Jackson. This Shelby GT350 was the seventh to last of the 562 models built in 1965. 

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