The curtain came down Sunday, January 19th, on the most successful Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction in history. The FOX televised, eight-day event, sometimes called the “world’s greatest reality show,” was hosted in Barrett-Jackson’s brand new bricks and mortar facility with much improved space and amenities, a building that was completed in only eleven months time and completed only days before the auction start on Sunday, January 12th. Barrett-Jackson’s former main auction tent, the largest tent in the world, was connected to the new permanent auction building and created an impressive almost mile long facility from one end to the other.
Z06. One letter and two numbers that symbolize a higher level of Corvette performance.
Fifty-one years after the first Z06 Corvette was born, the option package lives on with the 2015 Corvette. Over the years there’s been an RPO Z06 in 4 of the 7 Corvette generations. Click past the jump to take a look at the significance of the Z06 moniker – past and present.
Earlier this year, the first 2014 Corvette Stingray was auctioned off at the annual Barrett-Jackson auction.
Now comes word that three very special Corvettes from the very distant past – plus a rare collectible – will be on the block at Barrett-Jackson on Jan. 18, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The four Corvettes all come from the collection of Carlisle Events co-owner Lance Miller.
This yellow C4 Corvette crashed Sunday evening into the middle of a home at Richmond Street and Ridgedale Avenue on the north side of Odessa, Texas.
The Corvette clan lost an original last month when Larry Utley of Twin Falls, Idaho passed away at age 71.
Larry had organized the Snake River Corvette Club, so after he died on Nov. 1, it was no surprise that Corvettes took up a whole block outside of his memorial service.
Calling our friends in the Great White North to be on the lookout for this blue C5 Corvette Z06 racer that was stolen from the driveway of the owner’s parents house in Waterloo, Ontario. The Corvette was parked on a trailer and attached to a truck and the thieves took all three last Friday night/Saturday morning.
Some folks might have left the police work to the professionals.
But not the owner of an Albuquerque car wash, who risked life and limb in his souped-up 2003 Corvette last Saturday to chase a bad guy who had shot police officer Matthew Hannum in the leg and then stole his cop car with the emergency lights flashing.
The National Corvette Museum has received its largest donation ever – a collection of 10 Corvettes in the Don Messner Collection.
Messner, who passed away in May from melanoma, wanted to inspire others to make similar donations in the future.
The driver of this C5 Corvette Convertible is very lucky after surviving a crash off of Muholland Highway near Malibu, CA.
The Corvette went over the side of the road, and the driver was able to walk black up to the main highway afterwards.
Someone took off in the middle of the night over the weekend with a low-mileage 2001 Corvette Z06 that was being offered by a Minnesota used car dealer.
The silver Corvette, with just 30,248 miles, was up for sale for $20,995 at S&S Motors, 133 Zieske Road in Courtland, Minn., when video surveillance cameras show the car being driven out of the lot through a ditch at 3:07 a.m. Sunday. The thief or thieves then drove west on Highway 14.