PALM BEACH, FLA. (March , 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11-13, 2014 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.
This year’s auction showcases an outstanding line-up of vehicles for charity, including:
- The 2013 Ford Mustang prominently featured in the “Need For Speed” movie to benefit the Henry Ford Health System
- The first production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with all proceeds benefitting the Karmanos Cancer Institute
- Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart’s customized scooter used while he recovered from a broken leg last year, to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation
“After our unprecedented success at Scottsdale, I am proud to be returning to Florida for our 12th annual Palm Beach auction,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We are expecting another high-energy crowd to see a docket filled with impressive vehicles that appeal to our unique and distinct collectors and fans in Florida.”
The docket of vehicles up for auction feature an exceptional line-up, including a 2006 Bentley Arnage 4 Door Sedan once owned by Miami Heat Superstar Lebron James, a 1969 Dodge Charger used in the 2005 “Dukes of Hazzard” movie, a 1969 Charger used in the 2011 “Fast Five” movie driven by its stars, Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker, and an absolutely pristine 2010 lime green Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder with less than 1,000 miles.
Adding to the excitement is a special appearance by pop sensation Rob Van Winkle, formerly known as “Vanilla Ice.” The South Florida native is a long-time Barrett-Jackson supporter and enjoyed last year’s 11th annual Palm Beach event.
“We are proud to bring the Barrett-Jackson experience to Palm Beach for the 12th year,” said Steve Davis, President of Barrett-Jackson. “The vehicles we have consigned to auction off here in Florida are sure to be crowd pleasers. Palm Beach is always an exciting celebration. We’re consigning some really rare, stunning cars, diverse enough for every level of enthusiast. I’m very much looking forward to seeing all of our Barrett-Jackson fans in Palm Beach.”
The auction will begin April 11th, but the party starts Thursday, April 10th with the Opening Night Gala featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres plus live music from Soul Survivors, returning for the 5th year. There are a limited amount of tickets to the Gala available.
For tickets and complete event information, please visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson, the world’s leading collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, specializes in providing products and services to astute classic and collector car owners and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Reno Tahoe, Nev. and Las Vegas, Nev., where hundreds of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. More information about Barrett-Jackson, For complete event information visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call (480) 421-6694. ‘Like’ us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Barrett_Jackson.
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