Barrett-Jackson Auction 2018 Live broadcast begins this Saturday, January 20 beginning at 3 PM ET for a spectacular day of the most magnificent cars anywhere, and shifts into high gear for a special simulcast with sister network Discovery Channel from 6 PM- Midnight ET on Saturday.
Watch Barrett-Jackson Auction 2018 Live Online
The Barrett-Jackson Auction 2018 Scottsdale auction is poised for a historic “Super Saturday” this weekend as some of the most high-profile vehicles are scheduled to cross the auction block. Viewers at home can catch all of the heart-pounding action beginning at 1:00 p.m. MST on Velocity, and then during a special, unprecedented six-hour simulcast on Discovery Channel and Velocity from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. MST.
The world watched collector cars cross the block while anticipation continued to build as Barrett-Jackson 2018 reached its midway point today, with the Discovery Channel broadcasting five hours of all the excitement live to an international television audience.
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vehicles for their next one-of-a-kind ride.
A total of 365 vehicles crossed the block on Wednesday, from high-powered motorcycles and vintage tractors to incredible custom creations and highly original collectibles. There was even a 1931 Ford Model A Woody Wagon (Lot #535) from the collection of the late actress Mary Tyler Moore and a 2006 Pontiac Solstice (Lot #358) used in the blockbuster film “Transformers.” Taking top honors for the day was a 1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport (Lot #496), which sold for $117,700. Chevelles from 1969-70 were also popular, with three landing in the top 10 sales today, along with a 1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt re-creation (Lot #543) and a beautiful Impala Bubble Top from 1961 (Lot #521.1).
In the not-something-you-see-every-day category were a pair of fire trucks – one (Lot #400.1) a right-hand-drive Japanese model; the other (Lot #477.1) a 1977 model that’s been turned into a barbecue restaurant on wheels.As representatives from the Mayshad Foundation looked on, a 2018 Bennington 23SSBXP Pontoon Boat (Lot #3002) sold to benefit their organization.As representatives from the Mayshad Foundation looked on, a 2018 Bennington 23SSBXP Pontoon Boat (Lot #3002) sold to benefit their organization.
The second of 10 vehicles being auctioned for charity at the 2018 Scottsdale Auction crossed the block today – a beautiful 2018 Bennington 23SSBXP Pontoon Boat (Lot #3002), which sold for $100,000. The Mayshad Foundation – a program to empower young women in Africa by developing self-generating-income projects and more – received 100 percent of the sale price, as Barrett-Jackson waives all fees on charity vehicles.
Gas pumps topped off the competition at this morning’s Automobilia Auction, with four of them nabbing the best results of the day, including a tall, immaculately restored late 1940s-50s Gulf Oil Tokheim 39 model (Lot #9191), which sold for $32,200. Join us tomorrow for more excitement in the auction arena and all the activity around the 72-acre auction site – gates open at 8 a.m. and cars will be rolling until at least 9 p.m. Here’s a sampling of what went on today at the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction: