When you think of major car auctions, you probably think of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. That's the one that came to mind for us, which is why we sent Jessi and Patrick to experience its sights and sounds this past January.

Not only did they come away with what it's like to be inside the big tents of Barrett-Jackson on the company's biggest day of the year, they also followed the experiences of several sellers, all of whom were counting on six- and seven-figure prices for their precious pieces of metal. Did they leave the Grand Canyon State with smiles on their faces? Scroll down and watch the latest episode of The List to find out.

Click here to watch The List #0041: Attend A Major Car Auction.
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      Wwhatever747
      • 2 Years Ago
      Those car collectors are dying off just like the buyers and sellers of high priced homes (They were responsible for hiking homes values) are now long dead. Now the young generations cannot afford the homes, collector's cars in the next 10 years, gloomy days ahead. Theuy owe money on college/university loans and still work at such place as burger king.
        liarliartv
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Wwhatever747
        I'd have to disagree with your observgation that the car collector is a dying breed. True, the economic slide has caused "Average People" to shy away from the Collector Market but the fact remains that auctions like Barrett-Jackson have not been known to attract the "Average" car buyers, rather they have and continue to draw those individuals with adequate cash availability to buy what they want, when they want and what they want when attending these auctions is a truly unique car for their personal collections, price be damned. In these diffucult financial times, we still see new millionaires entering the game very much keeping the breed alive.
      Peter Gurba
      • 2 Years Ago
      stop the video auto play!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
      SKINNYwithNOfood
      • 2 Years Ago
      The guy host wears the same outfit every episode.
      alan
      • 2 Years Ago
      awsome!!
      POV
      • 2 Years Ago
      If I may make a few suggestions: * 24 Hours of Le Mans (has to be a shoe-in). * Pikes Peak Hill Climb. * Test drive a Ferrari at a Ferrari dealership. * Visit Jay Leno's garage. * Goodwood Festival of Speed. * Formula One race at Monaco or Spa. * A BMW taxi ride (preferably with Sabine Scmitz) in the new M5 or a solo drive in an NSX.
      STEVE BARBER
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now that kind of event would be a dream come true, those two are very lucky. better than watching Kardashians or trayvon.
      lekpooh
      • 2 Years Ago
      i have been a car guy all my life but these auctions and all the dealers have ruined the car hobby with there money hungry $$$$$$$$$
      Matt Brandimarte
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nice Cars!!!!!
      Leonard Thomas
      • 2 Years Ago
      Yeah, I know Vanessa. In fact, most of the guys do.
      crzydavy
      • 2 Years Ago
      Does anyone really care about this series honestly? Its the most vanilla bland hipster faux feminist pseudo-intellectual corporate owned drivel.
        Jameskey
        • 2 Years Ago
        @crzydavy
        You forgot to mention that the female host looks like Dee Reynolds from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
        thedriveatfive
        • 2 Years Ago
        @crzydavy
        Agree I skip past these and and only commenting because I would prefer they didn't exist.
        regionrat
        • 2 Years Ago
        @crzydavy
        That's because he was too busy being spot-on with his descriptive critique. Five stars, crzydavy.
      tizzy d
      • 2 Years Ago
      I hate this series, it's so pointless. you should have a series more like drive with chris harris or something that actually involves people who can drive.
        Xedicon
        • 2 Years Ago
        @tizzy d
        If you like either Top Gear UK or Top Gear USA then you already like a car show that contains hosts who aren't "drivers". The hosts for this show follow a similar pattern - a goofy non driver and at least one person who has genuine driving cred (Jessi). Jessi may not be a Ring Queen but she knows what she's doing behind the wheel of a race car on and off the road - more than can be said for a lot of people out there.
      spencerlevy
      • 2 Years Ago
      this series is a a refreshing change from the usual autoblog cynicism
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