BusinessWire – Sun Jan 19, 12:15AM CST
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, raised $7.625 million from nine vehicles during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 11-19, 2020, bringing the total raised on the Barrett-Jackson auction block for charity to more than $126 million to date. Global carmakers sold the rights to a pair of first production vehicles during the week, including the world’s first mid-engine Corvette, the 2020 Chevrolet Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3007) that sold for $3 million and was introduced by Barrett-Jackson’s special guest Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors. On Friday, the first production 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Inspiration Series VIN 100001(Lot #3003) sold for $2 million.
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“Charity vehicles are the soul of our auctions,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Supporting the community was the purpose of the first event