Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Teams Up
- Chrysler to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (Lot #3004), the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, to benefit the Opportunity Village of Las Vegas
• Last production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang (Lot #3003), carrying badge No. 1964, will benefit Get Your Heart Racing
• Chevrolet to auction the first new retail production Corvette Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3001) benefitting CARE House of Oakland County and the 2014 Z/28 Camaro VIN 003 (Lot #3002) to benefit the YMCA of Southern Nevada
LAS VEGAS – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, is teaming up with the country’s top automobile manufacturers to auction four vehicles to benefit local and national charities during its Las Vegas auction Sept. 25 – 27 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. The predominantly No Reserve auction will include Chrysler’s 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat (Lot #3004), Ford’s 50 Years Limited Edition Mustang (Lot #3003), and Chevrolet’s 2015 Corvette Stingray (Lot #3001) and 2014 Z/28 Camaro (Lot #3002). Live coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Las Vegas will be broadcast on the FOX family of networks and National Geographic during the channel’s 23 hours of live, high-definition TV coverage on Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 25 – 27.
“The cars slated to be auctioned in Las Vegas for charity are truly impressive,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Chrysler, Ford and Chevrolet have assembled an impressive group of cars to cross our block in support of their charities. We’re proud to give them the platform to help people get the support they need.”
The sale of one-of-one special edition 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (Lot #3004), the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, will benefit the not-for-profit Opportunity Village organization of Las Vegas. The Hellcat’s 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI® V-8 engine and 0001 vehicle identification number (VIN), has an NHRA-certified quarter-mile time of 10.8 seconds at 126 mph, 707 horsepower and 650 ft/lb of torque on tap right from the assembly line. Adding to the exclusivity, the donated muscle car will be the only Dodge Challenger to ever have a Viper-exclusive Stryker Red exterior—hand-painted at the Dodge Viper paint facility—and it will include special Hellcat badging, specific VIN documentation and one-of-a-kind memorabilia. The Hellcat will be sold on Saturday, Sept. 27, at approximately 6 p.m.
Ford Motor Company
The last production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang , carrying badge No. 1964 (Lot #3003), will be auctioned on Saturday, Sept. 27, at approximately 4 p.m., with all proceeds going to Get Your Heart Racing, a fundraising event supporting Henry Ford Health System’s Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute. Based on the all-new 2015 Mustang GT fastback with performance package, the 50 Years Limited Edition model is designed to provide customers with outstanding performance and a unique appearance that will be instantly recognizable. Each limited-edition car features a plaque on the instrument panel engraved with a serial number and the signature of Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford.
“Chrysler, Ford and Chevrolet have really outdone themselves for this year’s Las Vegas auction,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “The desire and collectability for these cars is simply unmatched. Our team is proud to be a part of the auction of these cars and waive all bidding and consignment fees so that 100 percent of the sales can go directly to the charities.”
The highly coveted, first new retail production Corvette Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3001), with an 8-speed automatic transmission, will cross the block on Friday, Sept. 26, at approximately 6 p.m., with proceeds benefitting the CARE House of Oakland County. The driver-centric interior features a unique driver-focused cockpit, flat-bottom steering wheel, rigid weight-reducing magnesium seat frame structure and premium soft-touch materials, including Napa leather, aluminum, carbon fiber and a suede microfiber-wrapped trim package. The exterior has wider flared fenders and larger vents, and a more aggressive aerodynamic package.
The 2014 Z/28 Camaro VIN 003 (Lot #3002) will cross the block on Saturday, Sept. 27, at approximately 5 p.m., to benefit the YMCA of Southern Nevada. This Camaro is powered by an LS7 hand-assembled naturally aspirated small block 7.0-Liter V8 engine with 505 hp and 481 ft/lbs of torque (SAE-Certified), Tremec TR6060 manual transmission, full aerodynamics package and large front splitter. The exterior features unique front fascia, functional hood vent, 305/30/ZR19 Pirelli PZero Trofeo R tires, 19×11″ front and 19×11.5″ rear forged aluminum wheels. The interior features a flat-bottom steering wheel and shift knob in suede, RECARO® seats with microfiber suede inserts and a rear seat modified for weight reduction.
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