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Barrett-Jackson Wrapup: American Steel and the Week’s Most Expensive Cars

2013’s first Barrett-Jackson automobile auction concluded yesterday, and all final sales numbers are in. Because the majority of cars sold at Barrett-Jackson are very well-known classic American muscle cars, we decided not to include them in the previews throughout the auction. They do appear here, however, and are sorted by model, with the top most expensive individuals included. [The list is thorough and should be comprehensive, but there is a possibility one or two slipped through the cracks. Please do not hesitate to comment on this post, and we will make corrections promptly]. We also have a list of the most expensive cars sold at this year’s auction in Scottsdale, AZ. All photos are from the Barrett-Jackson website.

[*all prices include buyer’s fees]

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars

Batmobile

#5307 – Original Batmobile. Sold for $4,620,000. [Video via Autoblog]

#5001 – 1955 Mercedes 300SL [Once owned by Clarke Gable]. Sold for $2,035,000. [Video via Autoblog]

#5019 – 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26Grand Sport. Sold for $2,035,000

#5004 – 1934 Dusenberg J Murphy LWB Custom Beverly Sedan. Sold for $1,430,000

#5034 – 1956 Chrysler Diablo Concept Car. Sold for $1,375,000

#5025 – 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda Convertible. Sold for $1,320,000

#5016 – 1949 Delahaye Type 175 Saoutchik Coupe De Ville. Sold for $1,210,000

#3016 – 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. Sold for $1,100,000. [Charity Auction] [Video via Autoblog]

#5041 – 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L-88 Owens/Corning Race Car. Sold for $1,100,000

#5029 – 1914 Mercedes Open Front Town Car. Sold for $962,500

An incredible number of beautiful muscle cars was on sale yesterday, and indeed, throughout the week. Here are some of the most popular models, and the examples that fetched the highest price once they crossed the auction block.

Chevrolet Camaro

Camaro COPO Convertible

#3014 – 2012 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Convertible. Sold for $400,000. [Charity Auction]

#5047 – 1969 Chverolet Camaro Dick Harrell 427. Sold for $253,000

#1050 – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Custom. Sold for $154,000

#1072 – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Custom. Sold for $150,700

#1031 – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO. Sold for $115,500

Chevrolet Chevelle

Chevelle

#1100 – 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible. Sold for $220,000

#1087 – 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible. Sold for $198,000

#1010 – 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS5 Convertible. Sold for $154,000

#1006.1 – 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Hardtop. Sold for $132,000

#1275 and 1292 – 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Hardtop. Sold for $110,000.

Chevrolet Corvette

2014 Corvette Barrett JAckson

#3016 – 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. Sold for $1,100,000 [Charity Auction] [Video via Autoblog]

#5041 – 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L-88 Owens/Corning Race Car. Sold for $1,100,000

#5042 – 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L-88. Sold for $280,500

#3010 – 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible [Owned by GM CEO Dan Akerson]. Sold for $270,000. [Charity Auction]

#1398 – 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible. Sold for $187,000

Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger B-J

#983.1 – 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440. Sold for $94,600

Dodge Charger

Dodge Charger B-J

#1272.1 – 1970 Dodge Charger Custom. Sold for $95,700. [Used in the films Fast & Furious and Fast Five]

#1092 – 1970 Dodge Charger R/T Hemi. Sold for $82,500

Ford Mustang

Mustang Custom B-J

#5051 – 1965 Ford Mustang Custom. Sold for $286,000.

#5048 – 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback. Sold for $275,000

#5036 – 1966 Shelby GT350 . Sold for $247,500

$5026 – 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback. Sold for $247,500

#5023 – 1965 Shelby GT350. Sold for $242,000

Mercury Cougar

Cougar Eliminator

#1271 – 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator Hardtop. Sold for $154,000

Plymouth Barracuda

Hemi Cuda Convertible

#5025 – 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda Convertible. Sold for $1,320,000

#1325 – 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda Hardtop. Sold for $275,000

#1061 – 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Hardtop. Sold for $154,000

#1034 – 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Hardtop. Sold for $137,500

#1256 – 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Custom Hardtop. Sold for $121,000

Plymouth GTX

GTX B-J

#1039 – 1970 Plymouth GTX. Sold for $82,500.

Plymouth Roadrunner

Superbird B-J

#1282 – 1970 Plymouth Superbird. Sold for $126,500

#1069 – 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner 440. Sold for $110,000

#488 – 1971 Plymouth Roadrunner Custom. Sold  for $82,500

Pontiac GTO

GTO B-J

#1306.1 – 1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible. Sold for $126,500

#1294 – 1967 Pontiac GTO Hardtop. Sold for $106,700

#1058 – 1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible. Sold for $106,700

#1013 – 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge. Sold for $104,500

#962 – 1964 Pontiac GTO Convertible. Sold for $82,500

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About Cameron Rogers

Cameron Rogers is the founder and lead writer at Downshift Autos, the only automotive blog on the Internet*. Born in the back of an AMC Gremlin, Cameron vowed to never let this extraordinarily embarrassing detail define him, so help him God. He drives a GTI but absolutely will not shut up about it if somebody asks. He will not hesitate to let people know that no, they shouldn't get a Porsche 911 when a Morgan 3 Wheeler is so obviously the superior choice. He is obsessed with the seats of a Carrera GT and the steering wheel of a Fisker Karma. He once sat in the driver's seat of a Tesla Model S, his greatest accomplishment to date. He is just now realizing that writing an autobiography, however miniscule, in the third person is odd and unnerving. *As of this writing, Cameron has been informed that there are, in fact, many websites and blogs centered around cars and car culture. He regrets his grievous error.

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