From the glittering Opening Night Gala to the fall of the final gavel, the 2017 Scottsdale Auction was one to remember! We hope you enjoy the gallery below of memorable moments from the star-studded nine-day event.
An incredible Opening Night Gala set the glittering tone for the entire auction.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Tyler with Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time.
Yvonne Fedderson and Sara O’Meara cheer on the bidding for a 1970 Chevrolet Camaro (Lot #3001), which crossed the block to benefit the organization they founded, Childhelp.
One of the most important pieces of American automotive history, this 1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1 (Lot #1390) sold for $1,320,000 and was one of the top sellers at the 2017 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.
Brilliantly colored neon signs are always among the top sellers at Barrett-Jackson’s Automobilia Auctions.
A new feature at this year’s Scottsdale auction was the Shell Pennzoil Pioneering Performance Stage, where visitors could get in-depth looks from experts at many cars and aspects of the collector car hobby.
Dave Kindig and Kevin Schiele of Kindig-It Design in the staging lanes with their record-breaking 1965 Volkswagen Type II 21-Window Deluxe Bus (Lot #1315), which sold for $302,500.
The Exhibitor Marketplace holds many delights for young and old.
Ford Motor Company President and CEO Mark Fields came to the block with a charity car donated by Ford to benefit JDRF.
Making memories at the Opening Night Gala.
Arena Polo action provided another type of horsepower during the auction’s first weekend.
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane was on hand to welcome guests.
Relics of America’s motoring past line up on the block.
Members of The London Essentials, a five-piece acoustic band, uniquely integrated themselves throughout the guests as they performed during the Opening Night Gala.
This 1930 Duesenberg J Dual-Cowl Phaeton (Lot #1378) sold for $880,000.
Bogi from “All Girls Garage” interviews a RideTech team member in the new DIY Pavilion about their 48-hour build of a 1968 GMC C-10 Pickup that crossed the block as Lot #7005 on the final day of the auction.
Actor Frankie Muniz is a regular fixture at a Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.
Lead auctioneer Joseph Mast and his team.
Glamorous guests at the Opening Night Gala.
Sold! This 2005 Porsche Carrera GT (Lot #1396) brought in $616,000.
The Ride ‘N Drives and Thrill Rides from Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge are popular attractions at the auction.
Shelby American’s display at the 2017 Scottsdale Auction.
Actor Burt Reynolds was back for the second year in a row, this time with his personal 1978 Pontiac Firebird Custom Coupe (Lot #1401), which sold for $275,000, a world record at auction.
Guests taking a break from the action right next to the staging lanes at the Coca-Cola Garage & Patio.
Michelle Mauzy and Joe Riley sharing a laugh at the Opening Night Gala.
Don Prudomme’s 1972 Plymouth Barracuda Mattel Hot Wheels “Snake II” Funny Car (Lot #1345) sold for $220,000.
The Monster Energy BMX exhibition on Family Value Day was a big hit with visitors of all ages.
Another great Barrett-Jackson moment: Steven Tyler roared onto the stage in his 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder (Lot #3003), which brought in $800,000 for the charity he helped found, Janie’s Fund.
This year’s star-studded event included appearances by Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Justin Bieber and undefeated boxing champ Floyd Mayweather.
A very happy team from United Way with the $175,000 check they received – 100% of the hammer price on a beautiful 2017 Chevrolet Camaro COPO #001 (Lot #3002).
Craig Jackson onstage with Dr. Stacie Stephenson and Richard Stephenson of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, who were instrumental in bringing the phenomenal Montreal Rhapsody Orchestra to the Opening Night Gala.
Polishing up a hot rod before it hits the stage.
Shelby American unveiled their 50th Anniversary edition Shelby Super Snake Mustang at the 2017 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. Carroll Shelby’s grandson, Aaron Shelby (second from left), was among those on hand for the special occasion.
Lot #1365 – a 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback – sold for $445,500.
Steve Davis and Craig Jackson with Charlie Thomas, whose collection of 145 vehicles sold for a combined total of just over $7.1 million at the 2017 Scottsdale Auction.
A young driver-in-the-making checks out a Dodge Viper simulator in the Sponsor Pavilion.
Velocity’s Steve Magnante and cameraman provide insight on an auction vehicle for the live TV audience.
The evening before the collector cars start to roll across the block is always special, when the auction arena is transformed for the glamorous Opening Night Gala.
Not only were beautiful Indian Motorcycles on display, but guests could take them on guided demo rides.
International pop star Justin Bieber came to the auction block with his 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia (Lot #1372), which sold for $434,500 – a new record at auction.
Guests could learn about Arabian horses during a special exhibition the last weekend of the auction.
A pair of 1967 Pontiac Firebirds (Lots #1377 and #1377.1) restored by Gas Monkey Garage sold for $258,500.
Pristine pedal cars take their turn onstage during the Automobilia Auction.
A one-of-one Jack Roush Tribute 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback (Lot #3007) sold for $175,000 to benefit Military Assistance Mission, Inc.
Dr. Stacie Stephenson and Cassandra Ravenhill at the Opening Night Gala.
A wild 3D-printed liquid-metal Ford Torino (Lot #7001) attracted a lot of attention from incredulous guests at this year’s auction.
Baseball great Reggie Jackson hams it up behind the scenes on the auction block.
Merchandise displays throughout the auction site provided the perfect souvenirs from The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions.
Lot #1393, a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 Split-Window “Fuelie” sold for $385,000.
The Opening Night Gala provides the perfect opportunity for guests to dress up, have a good time and dance the night away.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. accompanied the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle (Lot #3006) he helped design and his #88 race car (Lot #3006.1) to the new Shell Pennzoil Pioneering Performance Stage right after they were auctioned for $400,000 to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Gas Monkey Garage’s Dennis Collins with one of the eight Mustangs he brought to the block – six of which set new world records at auction.
This 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 (Lot #1400) – part of the Reggie Jackson Collection – sold for $385,000.
Justin Bieber, two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson and West Coast Customs CEO Ryan Friedlinghaus at the 2017 Scottsdale Auction.
The Factory Five team busy doing a custom hot rod build at the DIY Pavilion.
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane (left) enjoying the antics of The London Essentials during the Opening Night Gala.
Enthusiastic kids from JDRF helped raise $157,000 (plus another $50,000 donation) for the organization through the sale of a 2017 Ford Raptor Pickup (Lot #3004).
After exploring the 74-acre auction site, visitors were eager to check out the massage chairs in the Exhibitor Marketplace.
One of the top sellers of the auction was this 1932 Rolls-Royce Roadster (Lot #1382), which sold for $341,000.
The first charity car to cross the block at this year’s Scottsdale auction was this beautifully painted 2016 GMC Sierra Custom Pickup (Lot #3000), which brought in $100,000 for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation/Building for America’s Bravest.
Racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme joined Craig Jackson, Gary Bennett and Steve Davis on the block for the auction of three of his famous funny cars.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Craig Jackson with Maddie Delaney, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champion.
A beautiful 1930 Cord L29 4-Door Brougham (Lot #3005) brought the hammer down at $300,000, 100% of which benifited Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
A stunning white 2015 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta (Lot #1374) went to its new home for $330,000 – making it one of the auction’s top 10 sellers.
Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis had several of his vehicles in this year’s auction, including this 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Fastback, which sold for $136,400.
Guests got to check out high-performance vehicles from Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge at the popular Ride ‘N Drives and Thrill Rides.
A rare 1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 (Lot #3001) came to the block to benefit Childhelp, a charity near and dear to the heart of Barrett-Jackson. The car sold for $130,000, all of which went to the very worthy cause.
Also making it into the top 10 sales of the 2017 Scottsdale Auction was this 1964 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 (Lot #1399), which sold for $330,000.