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Barrett-Jackson to Offer the 1954 Entombed Corvette at its January Auction

Sometimes when you run across an old Corvette story, it really makes you wonder about your fellow man – like, what the heck were they thinking! We’ve covered the infamous 1954 ‘Entombed’ Corvette” previously in 2013 when it was offered for sale and for those that have never heard how it got its nickname, it makes for a good tellin’ especially around Halloween.

1968 L88 Corvette Sells for $330,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

On Saturday evening at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction, this red/red 1968 L88 Corvette found a new home for the low, low price of $330,000. That’s somewhat surprising given the fact that other 1968 L88 Corvettes have sold for quite a bit more at recent sales.

So what may have caused this prized performance sports car to stumble at BJLV?

[VIDEO] First VIN Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Sells for $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson

On Saturday evening, the VIN 001 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition became the latest “first retail” Corvette to be sold at auction with the proceeds going to charity.

The actual VIN 001 limited edition Corvette Z06 C7.R took to the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction and after an introduction by Corvette’s Marketing Manager Todd Christensen, the Corvette was sold to a phone bidder for $500,000.

Corvette Auction Preview: Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2015

Another Barrett-Jackson auction is upon us as Craig, Steve and the crew of auctioneers are in Las Vegas for their 8th annual salen in Sin City at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The hammer will start falling tomorrow and the auction runs through Saturday.

Once again we turn to Marshall Fancher and the Corvette auction experts at VetteNVestments for a preview of Corvettes available this weekend:

Two-Owner 1968 L88 Corvette Headed to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

Barrett-Jackson’s fourth and final collector car auction in 2015 will be held next week in Las Vegas, Sept. 24-26th. For a town that was built on gambling and is known for inducing visitors to make risky decisions with their cash, there is a sure-bet coming to town and it carries the legendary performance moniker known as the L88 Corvette.

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Purple People Eater Corvette Racer Heading to Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction

One of the most famous Corvette race cars in history will go on the auction block at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 set for Jan. 23-31.

The Purple People Eater Corvette – which was driven by Florida-based driver Jim Jeffords, who singlehandledly ended the West Coast’s domination of Corvette racing late in the 1950s – was discovered by legendary Corvette enthusiast Chip Miller, founder of what is now Carlisle Events, and Ken Heckert, a restoration shop owner, in the mid-1970s.

1954 Corvette with Rare Bubble Top Sells for $88,000 at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

One of the more interesting Corvettes we saw down at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction was this unrestored 1954 Corvette roadster with the rare aftermarket bubble top. The Corvette was part of the Hartley Collection and it sold on Saturday afternoon for $88,000 which includes the 10% buyers commission.

Corvette Auction Preview: 2015 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

It’s that time of year again when the Barrett-Jackson auction company packs up and heads to the East Coast for three days of classics and collector cars in Palm Beach, Florida. The 13th Annual South Florida auction kicks off on Friday, April 17th and concludes on Sunday, April 19th and the Corvettes consigned to the sale are an eclectic mix of 48 classic Corvettes and restomods with some late model Corvette power sprinkled in for good measure.