Barrett-Jackson Finishes a Robust 2015 Auction Year with Strong Results in Las Vegas, 2016 Mohegan Sun Announcement

  • Barrett-Jackson sees 98 percent sell-through rate with sales totaling
    more than $26.9 million and $750,000 raised for charity
  • Automobilia sales total $720,000 from 357 Lots, a new record for
    Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auctions
  • Mohegan Sun announced as the location of Barrett-Jackson’s first
    Northeast Auction, June 23-25, 2016

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barrett-Jackson,
The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, finished one of
its strongest years in the company’s history following the 8th Annual
Las Vegas Auction on Sept. 24-26, 2015, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and
Casino in Las Vegas. Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction enjoyed a 98
percent sell-through rate with sales totaling more than $26.9 million
and $750,000 raised for charity.

“Ending with a successful event in Las Vegas made 2015 one of the
strongest auction years in terms of overall sales and attendance for
Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig
Jackson
, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We kicked off the
year with our Scottsdale auction featuring the Ron Pratte Collection,
one of the broadest and most eclectic collections in the world. It was
also our debut broadcast on Discovery and Velocity. The momentum from
Scottsdale continued to build throughout the year and we look forward to
bringing the excitement that only our events can deliver to fans next
year as part of our 45th anniversary.”

The top five vehicles sold during the Las Vegas auction include:

  • 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 – $330,000 (Lot
    #738
    )
  • 2005 Ford GT – $291,500 (Lot
    #711
    )
  • 1966 Ford Fairlane 500 R-Code – $275,000 (Lot
    #743
    ) (World record at auction)
  • 2012 Falcon Series 1F7 VIN #001 – $198,000 (Lot
    #724
    )
  • 1962 Chevrolet Corvette 430 Custom Convertible – $192,500 (Lot
    #742
    )

“Our Las Vegas auction creates an electric atmosphere that is perfect
for the Entertainment Capital of the World,” said Steve
Davis
, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re especially proud of the
role Barrett-Jackson plays in the support of charities that benefit
wonderful organizations across the country. With all the generosity of
our bidders, we raised $750,000 in support of the Fisher House
Foundation, College for Creative Studies and the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society.”

The three charity cars that sold for charity during the Las Vegas
auction included:

  • 2013 Chevrolet Camaro COPO #005 – $115,000 (Lot
    #3000
    ) to benefit the Fisher House Foundation
  • 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 – $135,000 (Lot
    #3001)
    to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 2016 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Z06 VIN #001 – $500,000 (Lot
    #3002
    ) to benefit the College for Creative Studies

On Saturday, the Barrett-Jackson executive team along with officials
from Mohegan Sun took center stage to announce Barrett-Jackson’s first
auction in the Northeast. The new auction will take place at Mohegan Sun
in Uncasville, Connecticut, June 23-25, 2016.

“Our Mohegan Sun auction is an exciting step for growing the collector
car hobby,” said Jackson. “People have been eager for a Barrett-Jackson
auction near major metropolitan markets like New York and Boston. A
world-class facility like Mohegan Sun is perfectly situated to bring all
of the Barrett-Jackson action to the Northeast corridor.”

The 45th Anniversary Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction will be held
January 23-31, 2016, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Coverage of the
Scottsdale auction will be broadcast live on Velocity and Discovery. To
consign a vehicle, click
here
. For more information on becoming a bidder, follow the link to www.Barrett-Jackson.com/Bidder/Home.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona,
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®,
is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events.
The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach,
Florida; Uncasville, Connecticut, at Mohegan Sun; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson
featured nearly 100 hours of live television coverage in 2015, including
broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally. 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 http://www.Barrett-Jackson.com,
or call 480-421-6694. Contact Aaron Cook at ACook@TPRM.com
for high-resolution photos.

For high resolution photos please contact Aaron Cook at ACook@TPRM.com

Contacts

Corporate Communications
Barrett-Jackson
Rodney Scearce,
480-306-8253
Senior Media Relations Supervisor
RScearce@Barrett-Jackson.com
or
Automotive
Media
TimePiece PR & Marketing on behalf of Barrett-Jackson
Aaron
Cook, 214-520-3430
ACook@TPRM.com