Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin Among the Modern Exotic Supercars Set to Star in Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – January 5, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Barrett-Jackson is revving up the superstar power with an unbelievable lineup of the world’s most coveted modern supercars that will cross the block during the 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 13-21, 2018, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Supercars by Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin and Lamborghini will be among the most sought-after vehicles during Collector Car Auction Week, including a stunning 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder (Lot #1415), one of the most advanced high-performance hybrids on the market today.
“Barrett-Jackson has attracted some of the greatest exotics and supercars of the modern era to our Scottsdale Auction,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “The incredible star power represented by Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini, among others, is at the heart and soul of the automotive lifestyle. They deliver a perfect balance of performance and exotic design that speaks to every driver. From limited production vehicles, to the ultimate in style and performance, we’re excited to have some of the best examples of modern supercars cross our block in Scottsdale.”
Arguably the most advanced high-performance hybrid on the market, a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder (Lot #1415) is powered by a 4.6-liter V8 mid-engine hybrid and 7-speed PDK transmission. Its combination of 285hp of electric motors and 608 gasoline-generated horsepower produce a combined 994 ft/lbs of torque. One of several Lamborghinis on the docket, a 2014 Aventador LP700-4 (Lot #1374) produces 700hp from its 6.5-liter V12 engine and includes a 7-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive. The unmistakable style of Ferraris will also be on display in Scottsdale, including a 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia Speciale (Lot #1431) from the Steve Todhunter Collection with a 4.5-liter 597hp V8 engine and reprogrammed 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission for quicker shifts.
“Barrett-Jackson will be the epicenter of modern performance and luxury during Barrett-Jackson Auction Week,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “From the most desirable British and German marques to the many highly coveted Ferraris and Ford GTs, we’ll have the best examples of exotics and modern supercars crossing the block at Scottsdale.”
Among the more classic highly anticipated exotics set to cross the block is a 1966 Aston Martin DB5 (Lot #1389) featuring its original rebuilt matching-numbers 4-liter 282hp engine mated to a ZF 5-speed manual transmission. A 1952 Ferrari 212 Europa (Lot #1378) is the third of just 11 212 coupes built by Pininfarina. The masterfully hand-built beauty is a multiple award winner, including Best in Class with a perfect 100-point score at Pebble Beach Concours.
Exotics and supercars headed to Barrett-Jackson that will cross the block at No Reserve include:
- 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Custom Roadster (Lot #1375) – Powered by a 5.5-liter 8-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, it was built at the FAB Design factory in Switzerland
- 2016 Porsche GT3 RS (Lot #1432) – From the Steven Todhunter Collection, it features 4.0-liter 500hp flat-6 engine with 7-speed PDK gearbox propelling it to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot #1372) – Powered by a 5.4-liter with 6-speed manual transmission with just over 650 actual miles
- 2007 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti F1 (Lot #1313) – A one-owner car with only 4,777 actual miles.
- 1991 Lamborghini Diablo (Lot #1314) – #50 of 401 built in 1991, it is powered by a 5.7-liter V12 engine
The 2018 Scottsdale Auction docket is now available to view online. Click here to consign a vehicle or visit Barrett-Jackson.com/Bid for information on becoming a bidder. Advance tickets, all-week ticket packages and information on VIP Packages are available at Barrett-Jackson.com. Also, follow Barrett-Jackson on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for the latest news and information heading into the 2018 Scottsdale Auction.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of high-profile estates and private collections. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson features extensive live television coverage, including broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
Source: Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC