Valley of the Sun “Gears Up” for Car Auctions

Barrett Jackson by Bill Meehan

Barrett Jackson by Bill Meehan

January is car month in Arizona.  Across the Valley of the Sun, classic and exotic car auctions set the tone for the busiest month on the calendar.

Barrett Jackson:  The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction to Scottsdale. This means some of the most sought after cars in the world will be in our back yard for you to see. There are not only the cars to draw you but also all the fun and socializing as you rub shoulders with celebrities that fly in to enjoy the event.  The cars this year are spectacular and  available to view and bid on. They have a family day on Sunday January 12th. Not only are the tickets affordable for the whole family, but you can enjoy seeing all the cars that will be up for auction later in the week.   They have everything from day passes, family day passes and week passes available.  To choose your days and times of viewing, purchase tickets and for more information please logon to: http://www.barrett-jackson.com/

Sonoran Lifestyle President Dori Wittrig at the Silver Car Auction,

Sonoran Lifestyle President Dori Wittrig at the Silver Car Auction in her Cord replica

Silver Car Aution:  January 17-18, 2014, Silver has skillfully established a solid reputation for auctioning affordable collector cars in this January-in-Arizona extravaganza. Silver’s auction continues to grow each year because it is filling a much-needed auction alternative. Thousands of buyers and sellers want an auction where they can buy and sell in an arena that they are personally comfortable in. Silver provides that alternative for the greater Phoenix area since 1992. Silver’s Fort McDowell auction offers real buyers and sellers, real cars and real deals. Held at Fort McDowell Casino, for more information go to Silver Auction.  Gates open both days at 8:00 am, admission is $20.

Russo and Steele:   Held in Scottsdale near the 101 and Scottsdale Road, European sports cars, American muscle cars, hot rods and customs are the focus at Russo and Steele. The organization refers to the auction as an event “for enthusiasts by enthusiasts.”  In 2014, they are continuing with their signature “Auction in the Round” format, and will offer 5 days of Auction excitement and over 700+ classic cars.  January 15-19, check out more at Russo and Steele.

RM Auctions:  Beginning as a car restoration company in 1976, RM Auctions has grown into a well-respected investment-grade collector car auction company, offering the finest motor cars to a discerning clientele. Collectors and admirers of vintage automobiles flock to Arizona each winter, and RM Auctions is high on the list of must-attend classic car auctions. In October 2011 RM Auctions sold the world’s oldest running motor car, a historic 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout, for an impressive $4.62 million. That was a record!  January 15-17 at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel.  For more information:  RM  Auctions

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