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The Top 10 Corvette Sales of Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale Auction

by Steve Burns on January 28, 2013

The Top 10 Corvette Sales of 2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

All of the pomp and circumstance that is the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction spectacle wrapped up last week and prices were high as expected. After the break is our summary of the top 10 Corvettes sales from the event which includes a pair of new members in the million dollar club.

The star Corvettes of the show were the 1968 Owens/Corning L88 racer and 2014 Corvette VIN 001. We expected these cars to be the top Corvette sellers, but we didn’t expect them to end up in the same garage. Both cars as well as the Guy Fieri C6 and Dan Akerson’s C1 are now owned by NASCAR’s Rick Hendrick.

The top 10 Corvettes consist of a variety of different cars. You’ve got the aforementioned L88 racer and C7 VIN 1, but there’s also 4 tricked out customs, 2 celebrity cars, and 2 restored big blocks – one a mighty 1969 L88 coupe and the other a delicious triple black 1965 396 convertible.

To land on this top 10 list you needed to plunk down at least $187,000 or to purchase all of them it would have cost you a whopping $4.28 million.

Here are the top 10 Corvettes from Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale event including the final sales price with the 10% buyer’s commission. Click on the car description from more information on each lot.

Rank Image Car Description Sales Price
1 2014 Corvette Stingray VIN 001 $1,100,000*
2 1968 Owens/Corning L88 Racer $1,100,000
3 1962 C1RS Roadster $396,000
4 1969 L88 Coupe $280,500
5 2013 Guy Fieri Convertible $270,000*
6 1959 Dan Akerson Convertible $270,000*
7 1963 Blue Custom Coupe $264,000
8 1963 Red Custom Coupe $220,000
9 1965 396 Convertible $192,500
10 1960 Custom Convertible $187,000
    Total: $4,280,000

We’ll be wrapping up the rest of the January auctions later this week so stay tuned.


Source:
Barrett-Jackson

Related:
First Retail VIN 2014 Corvette Stingray Sells for $1.05 Million At Barrett-Jackson
The Corvette Enthusiast’s Preview to Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale Auction
Barrett-Jackson to Auction a C7 Corvette on January 19th In Scottsdale

 

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