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    Autoblog Podcast #214: Ferrari FF, GM personnel shuffle, Barrett-Jackson 2011

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    Episode #214 of the Autoblog Podcast is here and Chris, Dan and Zach talk about the Ferrari FF, personnel changes at General Motors and give our thoughts about what we saw at Barrett-Jackson in 2011. Your feedback and questions ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: Highlights and Lowlights

    2010 Barrett-Jackson Orange County Auction – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first Barrett-Jackson Orange County auction is about wrapped up Costa Mesa, California today, and while the numbers might have been a bit lower than hoped-for this time around, there were still good ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: Batvette by Greenwood

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    Ever see an IMSA race from the late '70s or early '80s? If so, you probably saw one of the Greenwood widebody C3 Corvettes thundering through the field. Those massively-flared fenders barely contained the fury of the ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: Louis Vuitton-trimmed 1962 Cadillac fetches $40K

    1962 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Check eBay Motors or Craigslist for a '62 Cadillac convertible and you're likely to find a slew of them for less than ten grand. A particularly nice example might fetch twice that. So why did this particular Series ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: Color-shifting Lamborghini LM002

    1990 Lamborghini LM002 American – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Not only is this one of just 48 Lamborghini LM002 Americans produced, but it's the only "Rambo Lambo" we've ever seen finished in color-shifting DuPont ChromaLusion paint. That may be a good thing, depending on your ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner "Hammer" has fame, nets fortune

    1970 Plymouth Road Runner "Hammer" – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This big-block '70 Plymouth Roadrunner was at SEMA last year, but many readers may better remember it from its appearance as a feature car in Hot Rod magazine, a spot on the television show RIDES, and its ...

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    Barrett-Jackson OC '10: Project American Heroes Chevelle brings $250,000 for charity

    Project American Heroes Chevelle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The top seller in Barrett-Jackson's first Orange County auction on Saturday was a very special Chevy Chevelle. Built by Route 66 Motorsports and chronicled by Super Chevy Magazine, it's known as the Project American ...

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    Barrett-Jackson rallies support for first Orange County auction

    2010 Barrett-Jackson Orange County Auction Rally – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The folks behind the Barrett-Jackson auctions have been called many things, but "stupid" isn't one of them. They know that trying to start up a new auction in a new locale requires a lot more than ...

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    Special Edition Z06 Corvette to be auctioned at Barret-Jackson, proceeds earmarked for Haiti relief

    2008 Corvette Z06 Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The horrible tragedy in Haiti has hit the world like a sledge hammer, and relief efforts and charitable donations have been flooding into the grief-stricken island. Car companies have been quick to donate money in ...

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    First Petty's Garage Challenger heading to Barrett-Jackson

    2009 Petty's Garage Dodge Challenger - Click above for high-res image gallery
    And with this official decree, let it be known that one custom 2009 Dodge Challenger, painted in a very familiar and regal blue shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder in Arizona in the year of our lord, 2010. ...

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    REPORT: NHTSA attempting to stop GM Heritage Collection selloff at Barrett-Jackson

    Word 'round the auctionhouse campfire is that the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration is attempting to put the kybosh on a planned sale of many General Motors Heritage Collection vehicles this weekend. NHTSA is apparently calling for the halt because it fears that many of the ...

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    Event Alert: April Calendar of Automotive Events

    This year's New York Auto Show promises a few surprises
    April might be best known for its rain and resultant flora, but we hope sunshine prevails. After all, April marks the beginning of the IndyCar season with an undercard of ALMS in St. Petersburg, as well as a follow-up race for each series in ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: The Pace Cars

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    There was a plethora of pace cars this year at Barrett-Jackson, mostly coming from General Motor's Heritage Collection. Some of them we would love to have in the garage, like the 2007 Corvette Indy pace car pictured above or a ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: The Supercars

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    Although muscle cars are usually in the spotlight at Barrett-Jackson, there were quite a few interesting supercars that caught our attention as well. First up was a Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo done up in stunning Beryllium custom ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: Bargain Buys Under $10k

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    If you only watch the Saturday night highlights on SPEED, you might think only those with deep pockets can afford to buy cars at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. Not true! There are dozens of cars that can be purchased in the ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: Gone in 60 Seconds Eleanor Movie Car

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Eleanor movie car at Barrett-Jackson
    What's the price of fame? When the subject turns towards famous movie cars, a vehicle's presence on the silver screen invariably adds some intrinsic value to the vehicle's worth, and there are few movie cars in recent ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: Jeff Gordon's 2006 NASCAR Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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    While the main focus of Barrett-Jackson is the cars, quite a few charities benefited from the sale of many of the cars. Several people donated money to charities even when they didn't buy a car, proving that many of the bidders have ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: Ford FR500CJ Cobra Jet Prototype

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the FR500CJ Cobra Jet Prototype at Barrett-Jackson
    While the 2010 Shelby GT500 disappointingly failed to cross the block, Mustang fans were still treated to a pretty good show when a 2009 FR500CJ Cobra Jet roared up on stage. Behind the wheel was none other ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: First Retail Production Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor at Barrett-Jackson
    Ford's F-150 SVT Raptor isn't much like a normal truck. One look at the machine, with its copious amounts of front and rear suspension travel, super-wide stance, unique front fascia and bright orange paint ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: Yenko and COPO Chevrolet collection

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the COPO Chevrolet collection at the 2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction
    Way back in the day, things took place a bit differently. Exhibit A: Chevrolet's Central Office Production Order system, which allowed dealerships a back door around GM's ...


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