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Barrett-Jackson’s Annual Palm Beach Auction Returns to South Florida, April 18-20, Following Record-Breaking Scottsdale Event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ March 21, 2024 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is returning to South Florida, April 18-20, 2024, for its annual Palm Beach Auction. The most anticipated automotive event in the Southeast, this year’s Palm Beach Auction follows the company’s historic Scottsdale Auction, which set a record-breaking $207.6 million in sales with more than 190 world-record auction sales. Among the incredibly diverse docket featuring hundreds of collectible vehicles crossing the auction block at this year’s event in South Florida is a 2022 Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition with just 10 actual miles.

2022 Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition

“Coming off a historic Scottsdale Auction, we are riding the wave of enthusiasm and demand in the hobby as we look ahead to our Palm Beach Auction next month,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Palm Beach has been a second home to Barrett-Jackson for more than 20 years dating back to our inaugural event there in 2003. Our auctions have evolved over the years into the true automotive lifestyle celebrations you see today, and we look forward to once again hosting enthusiasts of all ages in South Florida this April.”

From the final year of Ford GT production and one of only 30 built as a tribute to Alan Mann Racing’s 1966 Ford GT lightweight experimental prototype, the 2022 Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition will be offered with No Reserve. This American supercar is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The exterior features a unique Alan Mann Red livery and exposed carbon-fiber components, including the wheels, front splitter, side sills, mirrors, engine louvers and rear diffuser. The interior includes Alcantara-wrapped seats with gold and red accent stitching, an instrument panel wrapped in Ebony leather and Alcantara, and Ebony Alcantara pillars, headliner and steering wheel.

Also crossing the block with No Reserve in Palm Beach is a one-of-one Tailor Made 2022 Ferrari SF90 Spider modeled after the 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC chassis #0672, the winningest car in Ferrari racing history. Producing 986 horsepower, this hybrid supercar is powered by its twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 engine e4WD PHEV, which achieves a top speed of 211 mph and is backed by an 8-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission. This one-of-one car is finished in Argento Nürburgring 101/C with three Bianco White livery circles across the hood and doors featuring number 11 in honor of the 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC chassis #0672.

2022 Ferrari SF90 Spider

“Barrett-Jackson proved once again in Scottsdale that the automotive community is still roaring on all cylinders,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We’ve created a culture that is both feeding the demand among collectors worldwide and making this hobby thrive by bringing in the next generation of enthusiasts. The excitement we create can only be truly felt in person, and we hope to see everyone in Palm Beach this April.”

The red-hot Resto-Mod market will also be well represented in Palm Beach and a featured example that will cross the block with No Reserve is a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette custom convertible completed in October 2022 by Jeff Hayes Customs. Riding on an Art Morrison chassis and Schott wheels wrapped in custom red line tires, this Corvette finished in Bright Red is powered by an LS3 540hp V8 engine mated to a 4L70E automatic transmission. The interior is finished in Saddle Brazilian leather and features a Vintage Air system, AM/FM Bluetooth stereo, power steering, power windows and a power hood.

Click here to view a Select Preview of the Palm Beach Auction docket. Updated daily, the Select Preview features many of the early consignments set to cross the auction block April 18-20.

In addition to the hundreds of collector vehicles crossing the auction block with No Reserve and on display throughout the event at the South Florida Fairgrounds, the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction will also feature dozens of interactive sponsor and exhibitor displays, diverse food and beverage offerings and Thrill Rides and Hot Laps with leading automotive manufacturers, including Dodge and Ford.

Automotive enthusiasts interested in registering to bid at the 2024 Palm Beach Auction may do so here. Those looking to consign their own collector car may do so here.

Advance tickets to the 2024 Palm Beach Auction are available here. On Location,

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By: Barrett-Jackson
Title: Barrett-Jackson’s Annual Palm Beach Auction Returns to South Florida, April 18-20, Following Record-Breaking Scottsdale Event
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TAKE A ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE: Collector Car Summer Drives


TAKE A ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE: Collector Car Summer Drives

Rev up your engine and get ready for the ultimate road trip! These quintessential routes each have their own unique charm ‒ offering rich history, breathtaking vistas or heart-pounding excitement with thrilling twists and turns. Buckle up for what is certain to be an epic journey.


Top of the World Highway – Alaska
If you find yourself in Alaska with your collector car, steer towards the charming town of Jack Wade, close to the Canadian border. There, you’ll find the start of an impressive drive on the Top of the World Highway along Alaska 5. Don’t forget your passport, as this road leads you east into Canada, where Alaska 5 transforms into the rugged Yukon 9. It winds through Canada’s breathtaking Yukon Territory and culminates at a ferry terminal in West Dawson, on the scenic banks of the Yukon River. Many say it’s one of the most stunning drives on the planet.

Hana Highway, Maui – Hawaii
One of Hawaii’s most iconic drives awaits you on the island of Maui. Often referred to as the Road to Hana, the winding Hana Highway gracefully hugs Maui’s northeast coast, where lush green cliffs are adorned with cascading waterfalls that tumble down to beaches with golden, black and red sands. During the 52-mile journey you’ll traverse narrow one-lane bridges and pass by fruit stands offering fresh local produce.


Cascade Loop Scenic Byway – Washington
Spanning 400 miles through some of Washington state’s most breathtaking landscapes, the Cascade Loop promises stunning views and fantastic stops. Along this scenic route, you’ll encounter North Cascades National Park, Whidbey Island, the picturesque Stevens Pass, the serene Lake Chelan and the quaint towns of Winthrop and Methow Valley. This drive is packed with incredible vistas, hiking trails and cozy spots to stay, making it perfect for an unforgettable getaway.

Pikes Peak Highway – Colorado
For racing enthusiasts, the $15 toll to access Pikes Peak Highway is a small price to pay to experience one of the most iconic hill-climb racetracks in the world. This thrilling 19-mile road has been the stage for the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as The Race to the Clouds, for over a century. Experience the majestic Rockies in a way that few ever will as you scale to the breathtaking 14,000-foot summit of Pikes Peak. It’s an adventure you won’t want to miss!

While you’re in the area, we highly recommend taking the scenic route to the Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel, located just 50 miles from Denver on Interstate 70. Starting from Pikes Peak, head north on Route 67, and enjoy several picturesque highways before merging onto I-70. Here, you’ll encounter the world’s highest road tunnel, peaking at an impressive 11,158 feet in elevation. Opened to westbound traffic in 1973 and to eastbound traffic in 1979, this engineering marvel spans over 1.5 miles.

Pacific Coast Highway – California
The Pacific Coast Highway, or PCH, is one of the world’s most famous roads. If you’re planning to explore this legendary route, be sure to set aside plenty of time to travel the nearly 700 miles of California State Route 1, as it’s called in northern California. For uninterrupted views and easy pull-off stops to soak in the breathtaking landscapes and ocean vistas, we suggest experiencing this journey from north to south.

Mulholland Drive – California
Mulholland Drive begins in the Hollywood Hills and stretches 21 miles west to Woodland Hills. From “Ford v Ferrari” to “Fast and Furious,” this ultra-famous Southern California road has been featured in countless films and has hosted celebrities like Madonna, John Lennon, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and many more.  The 2001 film “Mulholland Drive” was inspired by this very route. As a top Hollywood tourist destination, Mulholland Drive is often bustling with tour buses, tourists and locals, representing the essence of Hollywood’s allure and excitement.


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The Twisted Sisters – Texas
Northwest of San Antonio and nestled in the captivating Texas Hill Country are three enchanting roads locally dubbed “The Twisted Sisters”. Comprising Texas Farm to Market (FM) roads 335, 336 and 337, this trio offers a journey of winding curves and scenic vistas. Pass through towns such as Medina, Vanderpool, Prade Rach, Hackberry and Camp Wood before finishing the nearly 100-mile loop in Leakey, Texas.

Photo courtesy of Google Maps, © 2024 Google.

The Devil’s Highway – Arizona
About 200 miles east of Phoenix near the town of Clifton lies Route 191, now known as the

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Title: TAKE A ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE: Collector Car Summer Drives
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5 Sensational Cycles from Bonhams’ Summer Sale

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1955 Vincent Black Knight

Every classic motorcycle tells a tale, whether it’s a hair-brained origin story or volumes from a lifetime of loving use. The best stories and biggest price tags don’t always go hand-in-hand, and we’ve combed the catalog of Bonhams’ upcoming Summer Motorcycle Sale to find the bikes with the most to say.

The online sale starts June 14th at 12:00 BST and runs through the 24th, and while there are scores of titillating bikes, projects and parts, these are the five lots we’ll be watching.

1980 BMW R65 Desert Racer
1980 BMW R65

Much of BMW’s illustrious desert racing history was built on the back of the GS, but that’s not to say it all started there, and racers had long been modifying boxers for off-road use before the dual-purpose GS debuted. A product of several skunkworks specialists, this 1980 BMW R65 has been heavily modified and campaigned in notable desert rallies throughout the 1980s.

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Title: 5 Sensational Cycles from Bonhams’ Summer Sale
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THE POWER OF A NAME: Exploring Unique and Memorable Custom Vehicles on the Auction Block

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THE POWER OF A NAME: Exploring Unique and Memorable Custom Vehicles on the Auction Block

In his play “Romeo and Juliet,” William Shakespeare famously wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In the realm of custom vehicles, however, a name can mean everything.

A custom build’s moniker often tells a story or reveals something about the car’s history, characteristics or the journey its owner or builder has experienced. Names can embody specific themes, qualities or aspirations. For instance, a high-performance car might be given a powerful, aggressive name, while a classic or luxury vehicle might be bestowed with a name that conveys elegance and style.

Naming a car gifts it a unique identity, particularly for custom vehicles tailored to reflect the builder’s personal taste and style. A car with a unique name is more easily recognized and remembered, especially at car shows, events or among fellow car enthusiasts. It helps the car stand out and be easily identifiable.

Assigning a nickname to a custom car animates it with personality and significance, transforming it from a mere object into something meaningful and personal. Check out some of the most unique car names to cross the Barrett-Jackson auction block over the last few years.

Built by Kindig-It Design and set on an Art Morrison GT Sport chassis. Power comes from a Ryan Falconer-built 600ci V12 conservatively rated at 1,000hp and topped with twin Magnuson superchargers.

Complete ground-up build into a custom Resto-Mod by Havasu Speed. Has a Ford 5.0-liter Coyote engine mated to a Performance Automatic 4R70W 4-speed transmission. Complete independent front and rear suspension with air ride. Ron Mangus custom interior.

Recipient of full frame-off restoration. Powered by a Gen 3 crate 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine mated to an automatic transmission with a dual-range Atlas transfer case. Has a 2-inch body lift and 3.5-inch suspension lift.

Recipient of a full frame-off restoration. Powered by a Gen 3 crate 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine mated to 10-speed automatic transmission with a dual-range Atlas transfer case. With a 2-inch body lift and 3.5-inch suspension lift.

Custom-built by Ringbrothers and unveiled at SEMA. Powered by a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine mated to a TREMEC 5-speed manual transmission. Has a custom interior and exterior, as well as a Pro-Touring suspension.

Professionally built for SEMA 2018 by Premier Street Rod. Winner of Chevrolet Design Award “Truck of the Year” at SEMA. Twin-turbo LS 427ci Redline Performance-built engine making over 1,200rwhp mated to a Bowler TREMEC T56 6-speed manual transmission.

Multiple award-winner built in 2003 by Rad Rides by Troy; has been referred to as one of the most iconic street machines ever built. Powered by a streetable twin-turbo 406ci engine putting out over 1,000hp, mated to a 4L80E automatic transmission.

Powered by a ZL1 6.2-liter LT4 V8 engine producing 670hp with 650 ft/lbs of torque. Has a TR6060 6-speed manual transmission with GM Performance easy pedal clutch, Sikky close-ratio shifter and Wilwood big brakes.

Customized and powered by a 750hp tuned Hellcat V8 engine. State-of-the-art electronics paired with the active suspension system featuring full-time 6-wheel drive.

Resto-Mod with a 6-year, all-new custom rebuild. Powered by a 427ci Roush IR engine mated to TREMEC TKO 600 5-speed manual transmission. Finished in PPG Blurple paint over a Nappa leather-trimmed interior.

Powered by a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine topped with a Whipple supercharger and mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Custom-fabricated body, frame

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Title: THE POWER OF A NAME: Exploring Unique and Memorable Custom Vehicles on the Auction Block
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