Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
2/1/23 4:00 p.m.

Sales at the 2023 Scottsdale auctions totaled more than $263 million, according to Hagerty, pushing the January total to over $487 million–the strongest January to date.

That high number comes with a caveat: The pandemic boom is likely over, as Hagerty noticed many who bought cars …

Read the rest of the story

BoulderG New Reader
2/1/23 6:21 p.m.

Very interesting!

Any info on how many vehicles were sold?

Curious: If Barrett-Jackson had an average sale of $97K, with the top four well over $1Mil and the top ten all north $500K, I wonder what the bottom 50 cars sold for?

(Besides the obvious "still more than I can afford.")

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
2/2/23 8:57 a.m.

According to the data I'm looking at, a total of 2436 cars were sold.

And as far as your Barrett-Jackson question, I'd have to do a lot more digging, but I know that there are a lot of cars (in pretty much every auction) that are often a bit more pedestrian than the top-tier blue chips that get all the media attention.

MiniDave Reader
2/2/23 1:46 p.m.

Hey, BaT sold a Rabbit GTi for $87K!  smiley

Our Preferred Partners