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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1970 Chevrolet Nova ‘Yenko Deuce’

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1970 Chevrolet Nova “Yenko Duce” | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 22nd in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction, this  Yenko Deuce Nova comes fully documented as car “HYS141″ on the Yenko delivery sheets and is one of 175 produced. Other documentation includes listing in the Yenko Deuce Registry and NCRS Data Shipping Report (showing Yenko as the selling dealer). Continue reading

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: John Lennon’s 1956 Austin Princess

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John Lennon’s 1956 Austin Princess | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 21st in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1956 Austin Type A135 was formerly owned by rock ‘n’ roll legend John Lennon and was featured in the 1972 documentary film Imagine.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1964 Cheetah

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1964 Cheetah | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 20th in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson, this 1964 Cheetah, No. 006, was built for competition at Bill Thomas Race Cars in Anaheim, California.

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Your complete Arizona Car Week show and auction schedule

Roof-top view of the Arizona Concours d'Elegance at the Biltmore resort | Larry Edsall photos
Roof-top view of the Arizona Concours d’Elegance at the Biltmore resort | Larry Edsall photos

Here is our list of the public events taking place during the upcoming Arizona Car Week (note that you’ll need to buy an admission ticket for most; see the included links for details):

Saturday, January 14

Arizona Concours d’Elegance seminars, Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; NextGen Autofest, 6440 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, Family Value preview day, 8 a.m. to close; automobilia auction, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; arena polo, noon and 2 p.m.

Sunday, January 15

Arizona Concours d’Elegance, Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, 9 a.m.

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, preview day, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., automobilia auction, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; arena polo, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Worldwide Auctioneers, 6400 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Monday, January 16

Arizona Concours Tour d’Elegance, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. with public viewing of the cars from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Old Town Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; “Behind the Hobby” symposium, 10 a.m.; collector car auction, 2 p.m. until close

ClassicCars.com Future Classics Car Show, Scottsdale Quarter (East garage next to Herman Miller), 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Worldwide Auctioneers, 6400 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 17

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; “Behind the Hobby” symposium, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.; collector car auction, 2 p.m. until close

Bonhams, The Westin Kierland resort, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

ClassicCars.com auction tour at Barrett-Jackson, 10 a.m.

Worldwide Auctioneers, 6400 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Barrett-Jackson auction
Barrett-Jackson auction

Wednesday, January 18

AZ Jet Center, JetLinx Scottsdale (7916 E. Beck Lane), 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; “Behind the Hobby” symposium, 9 a.m.; collector car auction, 10 a.m. until close

Bonhams, The Westin Kierland resort, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

ClassicCars.com auction tour at Bonhams, 11 a.m.

Gooding & Company, Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

RM Sotheby’s, Arizona Biltmore resort, Phoenix, auction preview, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Russo and Steele, Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, auction preview 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Worldwide Auctioneers, 6400 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 19

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; “Behind the Hobby” symposium, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Meguiar’s Car Care Tips, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; collector car auction, 10 a.m. until close

Bonhams, The Westin Kierland resort, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., auction starts at 11 a.m.

ClassicCars.com auction tour at RM Sotheby’s, 10:30 a.m.

Gooding & Company, Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sports Car Market Insider’s seminar, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

RM Sotheby’s, Arizona Biltmore resort, Phoenix, auction preview, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; auction begins at 5 p.m.

Russo and Steele, Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, auction preview 9 a.m. – noon; auction begins at noon

Silver Auctions, Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, auction preview 8 a.m., automobilia auction, noon – 1 p.m.; auction 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, January 20

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; “Behind the Hobby” symposium, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.; Meguiar’s Car Care Tips, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; collector car auction, 10 a.m. until close

Gooding & Company, Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., auction begins at 11 a.m.

RM Sotheby’s, Arizona Biltmore resort, Phoenix, auction preview, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; auction begins at 5 p.m.

Russo and Steele, Salt River Fields, Scottsdale,Revving Up Your Investments with Collector Cars seminar, 10 a.m.; auction preview; 9 a.m. – noon; auction begins at noon

Silver Auctions, Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, auction preview 8 a.m., automobilia auction, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; auction 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, January 21

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Meguiar’s Car Care Tips, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; collector car auction, 10 a.m. until close

Gooding & Company, Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, Scottsdale, auction preview, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., auction begins at 11 a.m.

Russo and Steele, Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, auction preview 9 a.m. – noon; auction begins at noon

Silver Auctions, Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, auction preview 8 a.m., automobilia auction, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; auction 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, January 22

Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld of Scottsdale, automobilia auction, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; Ford and Chevrolet ride ’n drives and Dodge thrill rides, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; collector car auction, 10 a.m. until close

Russo and Steele, Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, auction preview 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.; auction begins at 11 a.m.

Silver Auctions, Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, auction preview 8 a.m., auction 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

After 9 decades, family gives Renault racer to Simeone museum

1907 Renault was one of the cars ordered byWilliam K. Vanderbilt | Simone museum photo
1907 Renault was one of the cars ordered byWilliam K. Vanderbilt | Simone museum photo

The Simeone Museum has received what it is calling a “landmark gift,” an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster given to the museum by its owner for the past nine decades.

“The story of this wonderful gift requires a bit of explanation, which we proudly reiterate,” the museum said in its news release. Continue reading

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette ‘heavy-duty brake fuelie’

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette ‘heavy-duty brake fuelie’ | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 19th in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1962 Chevrolet Corvette convertible “Fuelie” has two tops and is powered by a 327 engine rated with 360 horsepower and mated to a 4-speed manual transmission.

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Poll results: Classics from the LeMay-America’s Car Museum are being driven through winter weather. Do you ever expose your classic to winter weather?

The Question of the Week for the week of December 26th, 2016 asked you: Classics from the LeMay-America’s Car Museum are being driven through winter weather. Do you ever expose your classic to winter weather? Continue reading

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle

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1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 18th in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson  Scottsdale auction is one of the most important pieces of American automotive history, the Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1934 Packard Eight rumble seat coupe

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1934 Packard Eight rumble seat coupe | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 17th in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1934 Packard 2/4-passenger coupe underwent restoration in 2005 and was shown at the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance, where it won a Lion Award and a blue ribbon.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017: 1968 Shelby GT500 KR convertible

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1968 Shelby GT500 KR convertible | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the 16th in a 30-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold January 14-22 during Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Scottsdale auction.

Offered at the 46th annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1968 Shelby GT500 KT convertible has a documented history and is listed in the Shelby American Automobile Club.

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