PAIR OF 2014 “LINDA VAUGHN LV‐1” CAMAROS DESIGNED BY DOC WATSON
UNVEILED AT BARRETT-JACKSON DISPLAY AT 2013 SEMA SHOW
First Two Production LV‐1 Vehicles Set to Cross the Block at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale to Benefit Dreamakers Charity, January 2014
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (November 8, 2013) – A pair of custom, 2014 “Linda Vaughn LV-1” Chevrolet Camaros designed by legendary vehicle developer Jack “Doc” Watson, the creator of the first Hurst/Olds in 1968, were unveiled Wednesday, live from the Barrett-Jackson display at the 2013 SEMA Show.
The very collectible limited edition LV-1 marks the first time the high performance industry has ever named a vehicle program after a woman. It was created to celebrate Watson’s 50 years of friendship with Linda Vaughn, the “First Lady of Motorsports,” her career and dedication to the performance industry and fans everywhere, as well as a salute to Chevrolet Performance.
During the unveiling, the Barrett-Jackson team also announced that the first two production LV-1s will cross the auction block at the company’s 43rd annual Scottsdale auction in January to benefit Dreamakers, a non‐profit organization dedicated to providing fundraising for worthwhile charitable organizations through marketing and product development of automotive and technology related programs. This year proceeds will be directed to IKAN, The International Kids Alliance Network, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to exciting teaching tools for kids and stomping out illiteracy.
“Each year SEMA brings together the best of the best in the automotive industry and we were honored to unveil this incredible car with such a legendary duo as Doc Watson and Linda Vaughn,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO, Barrett-Jackson. “We continue to raise the bar in our charitable efforts and can’t wait to see what the Camaros will bring as they cross the block in Scottsdale for a wonderful cause.”
The Dreamakers team also revealed plans for an extensive tour at some of the most prestigious shows in the country, including national and local cruises and races. There will also be special presentations with exclusive television programs and webcasts during which Vaughn and Watson will tell stories, share insights and reveal secrets, while discussing the behind the scenes development, history and legends of the automotive enthusiast world.
Sure to be just as legendary as the original Hurst vehicles, the LV-1 Camaros will be produced in a limited run of 500 vehicles presented in Doc’s iconic Hurst/Oldsmobile color combinations. Only 50 white and gold convertibles, 50 black and gold convertibles, 200 white and gold coupes and 200 black and gold coupes will be offered. Much like Linda Vaughn turned Miss Hurst Golden Shifter into the First Lady of Motorsports, the LV‐1 redefines the character and collectability of very special vehicles. These 2014 Camaros are fully certified and validated, and will carry complete warranty and service policies.
“As a car that was designed by the one-and-only man who brought us the iconic Hurst/Olds, Doc’s LV-1 Camaro is sure to add to the excitement of our Scottsdale event,” said Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis. “It’s these type of unique vehicles that allow us to donate so much to such great organizations across the country, and whoever walks away with these Camaros is going to be a part of history.”
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson, the world’s leading collector car auction and automotive lifestyle event, 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 world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. With an unprecedented expert staff, including Craig Jackson, Steve Davis and Gary Bennett who have over 130 years of combined experience in the automotive field, Barrett-Jackson offers the most diverse and desirable inventory accompanied with trustworthy and transparent customer service. More information about Barrett-Jackson, including details on expanded television coverage on the FOX family of networks which includes the National Geographic channel, can be found at www.barrett-jackson.com, or by calling (480) 421-6694. ‘Like’ us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Barrett_Jackson.
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About The Dreamakers
Jason Watson, the executive director of the Dreamakers Charities Activities while commenting on the excitement of the SEMA show and the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in January 2014 said, “Dreamakers is an entity that was formed to turn technology into funding to help worthwhile organizations in their pursuit of finding answers to cure autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, psoriasis and pancreatic cancer, plus continue with a decades–long effort to help stomp out illiteracy. By working with Barrett-Jackson, we are able to take the history and skills of the many talented individuals who make up our advisory board and create new technology and history in the form of new collectible vehicles that are auctioned through the incredible capability of the Barrett-Jackson team.” Whitney Dowsett, the human services director of Dreamakers continued, “The Barrett-Jackson results enable Dreamakers to continue in its efforts to eradicate deadly disease and illiteracy. This year our focus is the IKAN 501(c)(3) organization. The International Kids Alliance Network has a long–standing record of achievement in enhancing learning and eradicating illiteracy in America.” Edna Stephens, the President of IKAN, stated, “We are grateful to Barrett-Jackson and Dreamakers Charities for the amazing donation. We believe the new LV-1 Linda Vaughn Commemorative Chevrolet Camaro will create an exciting new collector vehicle plus provide needed funding through the sales of the LV-1 Camaros that will allow us to keep on giving through our IKAN charity efforts.”
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