Car collectors are preparing for the most exciting day of the auction at the Barrett-Jackson collection car auction in Scottsdale.
Saturdays attract large crowds, usually with some celebrities in the mix.
The one-week auction at WestWorld will have seen more than 1,800 collectible vehicles cross the auction block by the end of Sunday.
Here is our guide to what you need to know to have fun at the auction and at other auctions in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
And here are some of the cars you can expect to cross the Barrett-Jackson auction block on Saturday:
2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition VIN 001
Ford Motor Company will auction a rare VIN 001 2019 "Gulf" Heritage Edition Ford GT to benefit the United Way for southeastern Michigan.
The car features the same blue baby and orange color scheme famously used by the Ford GT-40 that knocked down Ferrari 50 years ago to make history in the races.
The car is powered by a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
The interior features blue and orange contrast stitching with a seat embossing inspired by the original Le Mans winning car.
The 48th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collection Automobile Auction will be held from January 12 to 20 at WestWorld. Chevrolet offers four Bumblebee Camaros as seen in the Transformer movies. (Photo: Tom Tingle / The Republic)
Chevrolet will offer four of the Bumblebee Camaros from the franchise of the movie "Transformers".
There is only one drawback: the cars must be sold together, and they are likely to get a high price. The sale of Camaros will benefit Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization that helps build strong, stable and secure military families.
Among the four is the original Camaro Bumblebee, which debuted in the first film of "Transformers" in 2007 and then was modified for the sequel, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen".
The others in the collection are:
- Camaro 2010 of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon".
- Camaro 2013 of "Transformers: Age of Extinction".
- Camaro 2016 from "Transformers: The Last Knight".
Each of the cars has V8 power, automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive and "Transformers" graphics.
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The cars of Larry Fitzgerald.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will auction three of his cars at Barrett-Jackson on Saturday.
The cars include:
- A 1968 Chevy Chevelle, powered by a 620 horsepower LSX 454ci engine with FAST LSX-R fuel injection intake manifold.
- A 1970 Plymouth Cuda, powered by a 440ci Six Barrel engine with MSD ignition and a March serpentine pulley system, backed by an automatic Ford overdrive transmission.
- A 1968 Dodge Charger, powered by a Hemi Gen III engine with a pair of turbos, backed by a Hughes 4L80E automatic transmission.
John Lennon 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL Roadster
John Lennon's 230SL was originally registered in the USA. UU Before being exported to the USA UU And registered in California.
Originally it was equipped with a SOHC six-cylinder engine in line of 2308 cc with a power of 170 horsepower with mechanical fuel injection and Bosch automatic transmission.
Equipped with blue on gray upholstery, the car is now available after owning a long-term museum and comes with documentation that includes a copy of the original record in the United Kingdom with Lennon's signature and a photo of the car in front of John Lennon's Kenwood house in Weybridge. UK
1992 Porsche 911 RS
This Porsche was delivered new in Japan and now meets the requirements in the United States after 25 years.
The car is powered by its 3.6-liter six-liter flat engine that produces 260 horsepower and 240 ft.-lbs. Of torque. The engine carefully incorporates the pistons and cylinders combined, the electronic management of the Bosch engine and the sequential fuel injection.
This lightweight is finished in its original Rubystone Red color with an RS black outer edge, a black synthetic leather interior with pink tricolor bucket seats and black leather upholstery.
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1953
This Corvette was the 290 ° of 300 produced by hand in the back of a customer delivery garage in Flint, Michigan.
The engine was the Blue Flame six-cylinder straight that produced 150 horsepower with Triple Carter carburetors and two-speed automatic transmission.
The car retains its original fiberglbad placed by hand.
2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta
This Ferrari has 28,000 miles and is powered by a 5.5-liter V12 engine coupled to a six-speed manual transmission.
Finished in Grigio Alloy with black leather interior and blue details, comes with shields, special order seats and electric seats for the driver and pbadenger.
It also has remote keyless entry, security system, adjustable pedals, automatic temperature control and alloy wheels.
2005 Ford GTX-1 Roadster
The GTX-1 has appeared in automotive publications with several reviews, including that of the motor journalist Jeremy Clarkson, who said it was one of the best cars he had ever driven.
The power of the 5.4-liter V8 engine is 550 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 500 ft / lbs of torque at 4,500 rpm.
Chevrolet Nova II SS custom coupe 1966
This Chevrolet Nova II SS 1966, unique in its clbad, took 12 months to build and was completed in 2017.
The Nova is painted on Mercedes Hibiscus Red with an original professionally chrome finish and a Maxtel H4 light conversion with built-in turn signals.
It is powered by a Nelson Racing 638ci aluminum block engine made to measure with 96 mm twin turbos, backed by an ATI Powerglide two-speed automatic transmission.
The interior features modified Corbeau sports seats, a 14 "Billet Specialties Fury half wrap in an Ididit steering column, Dakota Digital unique gauges and custom pedals.
2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 6X6
This truck was produced in a limited number around the world and few came to the US. UU
It combines the engine of the G63, a V8 of double turbo, with axes of portal 6×6, a pickup of the body of the Clbad G and a luxury interior.
The G63 AMG 6×6 has six-wheel drive that runs on a V8 AMG V8 AMG engine with 32 valves of 5.5 liters and 536 horsepower, equipped with the 7-speed seven-speed automatic transmission from Mercedes.
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