LOT #749 – 2019 FORD GT LIGHTWEIGHT EDITION – SOLD! $990,000
The West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center witnessed an impressive spectacle as a multitude of sought-after collector vehicles graced the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas block from June 22 to 24. Among the vast array of automotive treasures, here are the vehicles that emerged as the most coveted:
LOT #749 – 2019 FORD GT LIGHTWEIGHT EDITION – SOLD! $990,000
Pictured above is a 2019 Ford GT equipped with the Lightweight Package, Equipment Group 600A, a $70,000 option. With 3,251 actual miles from new and finished with the hood stripes with ultra-rare carbon-accent delete.
LOT #741 – 2021 FERRARI SF90 – SOLD! $594,000
Blends a twin-turbocharged V8 engine with three electric motors. Delivers a jaw-dropping total power output of 986hp, making it the most powerful production Ferrari ever made.
LOT #742 – 2016 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR LP750-4 SUPERVELOCE – SOLD! $489,500
Powered by a 6.5-liter V12 longitudinal engine producing approximately 750hp and 507 ft/lbs of torque, backed by a 7-speed e-gear transmission. Capable of 62 mph in approximately 2.8 seconds. 8-year service completed.
LOT #718 – 1968 FORD MUSTANG ELEANOR TRIBUTE EDITION – SOLD! $352,000
Official Licensed and Certified Eleanor fastback hand-built from the ground up with only test miles. Powered by a fresh fuel-injected Downdraft 428ci engine paired with a 4-speed Toploader manual transmission with a Hurst shifter.
LOT #733 – 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 70TH ANNIVERSARY CONVERTIBLE – SOLD! $282,700
With 3LZ Equipment Group, Z07 Performance Package and Carbon Aero Package. White Pearl with gray stripes over a Carbon White red-stitched interior, Torch Red seat belts, suede-wrapped carbon-fiber steering wheel.
LOT #708 – 1968 SHELBY GT500KR – SOLD! $275,000
Powered by a 428ci Cobra Jet engine paired with an automatic transmission. Finished in Highland Green with painted Le Mans stripes. Optioned with air conditioning, GT Decor and a rear sport deck seat.
LOT #758 – 2018 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN PERFORMANTE – SOLD! $275,000
Powered by a 5.2-liter V10 engine that delivers 640hp and 442 ft/lbs of torque. Loaded with options. Has 1,834 actual miles. Professionally installed PPF on the entire car to protect the factory paint.
LOT #761 – 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE – SOLD! $275,000
Fully documented build powered by a modern LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine with 650hp and 650 ft/lbs of torque paired with an 8L90E 8-speed automatic transmission with a tap shifter.
LOT #737 – 1967 FORD MUSTANG ELEANOR TRIBUTE EDITION – SOLD! $260,700
Officially licensed Tribute Edition powered by a Ford 5.0-liter Coyote engine with a VMP 2.65-liter Odin supercharger producing 639hp and 528 ft/lbs of torque. It has a TREMEC T56 6-speed manual transmission.
LOT #768 – 1968 FORD MUSTANG BULLITT CUSTOM FASTBACK – SOLD! $242,000
Powered by a new 670hp supercharged 5.0-liter Coyote Ford Performance V8 engine paired with a Ford 6R80 6-speed automatic transmission with manual sport-mode shift capable. Riding on Heidts independent front suspension with power rack & pinion steering.
Title: AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: Top Vehicle Sales at Barrett-Jackson’s 2023 Las Vegas Auction
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Published Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2023 18:37:04 +0000
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BEYOND THE STRIP: Discover the Cultural Gems of Las Vegas
Written by Barbara Toombs
Fremont Street in the heart of downtown Las Vegas.
Millions of visitors are understandably attracted to the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas’ renowned Strip each year, where world-class resorts, casinos, shows and incredible dining options are the name of the game.
What many don’t realize is that there’s another fascinating side to the Entertainment Capital of the World, headlined by two cultural districts known simply as Downtown and Chinatown.
Downtown Las Vegas (also known as DTLV) is really where this unique desert city got its start. In 1931, construction began on what is now known as the Hoover Dam, attracting thousands of workers to a site just east of the city. To capitalize on this growing workforce, savvy businessmen began building casinos and showgirl venues along Las Vegas’ only paved road at the time: Fremont Street.
Today, DTLV is comprised of three distinct districts. Many visitors to the city are already familiar with one of them: the Fremont Street Casino District, which contains museums, restaurants and bars, as well as the original Las Vegas casinos, including El Cortez, Golden Nugget and Golden Gate. Here you’ll also find the renowned Fremont Street Experience, which debuted in 1995. This pedestrian-only thoroughfare is covered by a canopy of more than two million LED lights and a state-of-the-art sound system that comes to life every night for a spectacular sound and light show called “Viva Vision.”
The Arts District
A popular attraction in this district is The Mob Museum (the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement), which showcases intriguing tales and the age-old dichotomy of good guys versus bad guys. Explore at your own pace, go on a guided tour or uncover museum surprises as part of a group scavenger hunt. Want a literal “taste” of old-school Las Vegas? Plan to dine at Top of Binion’s Steakhouse, perched on the 24th floor of Binion’s Gambling Hall. The restaurant dates back to 1965 when it was known as Top of the Mint, the signature dining spot at The Mint hotel tower. The interior design (and menu – think steak, prime rib, lobster and even Baked Alaska) is a throwback to an earlier era when the mob ran much of Las Vegas, but the real draw is the spectacular view through dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows.
Built in 2002, the Fremont East Entertainment District (FEED) is a six-block area that stretches from Las Vegas Boulevard East to 8th Street and from Ogden Street South to Carson. FEED is pedestrian-friendly, offering diverse street life and many eateries, cafes, bars and lounges, as well as ample shopping opportunities and lively entertainment. A must-see attraction in this district is the Downtown Container Park – a dining, shopping and live music venue made of 45 colorful repurposed shipping containers, all fronted by a two-story, fire-breathing praying mantis who made its original debut at Burning Man. Nearby is the popular Bin 702 – one of many great dining choices in the area – featuring a great selection of beer and wine, as well as a tantalizing choice of charcuterie and cheese, sandwiches and small plates for sharing.
18b sign in The Arts District.
In recent years, The Arts District – or the 18b as it’s also known (a reference to it occupying 18 blocks of Downtown Las Vegas, loosely outlined by Commerce Street, Colorado Ave, Fourth Street and Hoover Avenue) – has been growing in popularity. Its monthly “First Friday” block party and art walk features food trucks and live music, serving as a backdrop for artists showing their works off at a variety of open-air and indoor galleries. These include The Arts Factory, home to over 30 artists and art galleries, and ArtSquare, a hip establishment that houses design stores, designer’s studios, wellness spots, and food and drink outlets. Behind The Arts Factory sits one of many great dining choices in The Arts District: Taverna Costera, serving up delicious Coastal Mediterranean fusion that draws inspiration from coastal Spanish, French, Italian and Greek cuisines and beyond.
Just a couple of miles east of the Strip, along Spring Mountain Road (roughly between Rainbow Boulevard and Interstate 15), lies the city’s amazing Chinatown, which has grown in leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Here you’ll find the largest collection of Asian businesses in Southern Nevada, including a multitude of authentic Asian restaurants, gift shops, a hair stylist, a reflexologist, home decor, an Asian supermarket and the only Chinese bookstore in Nevada.
At Chinatown’s heart is the enormous and ornate Chinatown Plaza, featuring a colorful, dragon-adorned, Tang Dynasty-inspired gate and gleaming
Title: BEYOND THE STRIP: Discover the Cultural Gems of Las Vegas
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Published Date: Fri, 19 May 2023 18:07:14 +0000
2024 SCOTTSDALE AUCTION: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe – No Reserve
This red 1967 Corvette custom coupe received a complete custom restoration at Springfield Motorsports in Peachland BC, Canada. The build consists of a completely new jig-mounted tube chassis with C4 corvette front upper and lower control arms riding on coilover shocks and power rack & pinion steering. The rear differential is a custom narrowed 9-inch Ford with aluminum Dale Gerry center section with Wilwood disc brakes on all 4 corners. Filling out the wheel wells are custom offset Fikse wheels.
K&S machine in Kelowna, British Columbia took the 454ci engine and machined it to 496ci it is equipped with Comp Thumper camshaft and 800cfm carburetor and it creates a true hot rod sound through the ceramic-coated exhaust. Lee Baxter upholstery created the one-off hand-stitched red leather interior with a rear storage area. It features Vintage Air, Digital gauges, power windows and a leather-wrapped vintage-style steering wheel.
Title: 2024 SCOTTSDALE AUCTION: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe – No Reserve
Sourced From: www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/2024-scottsdale-auction-1967-chevrolet-corvette-custom-coupe-no-reserve/
Published Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2023 15:52:01 +0000
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