KITT Shelby Mustang GT500KR Pair Sells For $300,000

Just when you thought you'd seen the last of KITT, it's back — at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach. We wonder if this means there won't be a full television series based on the movie after all. Yes, these were the actual cars used in the made-for-NBC movie. That means that these actually aren't even GT500KR… » 3/29/08 5:24pm 3/29/08 5:24pm

Barrett-Jackson: First 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Off the Line Sells at…

Dodge decided to "hit it" on big money day here at the big BJ auction by dropping the very first 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 on to the auction block to watch as it sold for $400,000 with the proceeds going to charity. But strangely enough, despite now running the new Challenger without cover on the highways and byways… » 1/20/08 12:01am 1/20/08 12:01am

Barrett-Jackson: First 2009 Corvette ZR1 Sells at Auction for $1,000,000

The first 2009 Corvette ZR1 just sold here on big money day at the big BJ auction for $1,000,000 with a little help from GM's best bud, Jay Leno to Dave Ressler. Although the money's all going to the United Way, we're wondering what this'll mean for the mark-up on the sticker price we'll see for this already $99,000… » 1/19/08 10:19pm 1/19/08 10:19pm

Barrett-Jackson: Robosaurus, Sells For $575,000, Promises Not To Eat…

Robosaurus just sold in all of it's car-crunching amazingness, for a sale price of just $575,000 here at the Barrett-Jackson classic car auction and told the world he'd promise "not to eat any of your car collection." We remember seeing monster trucks at the Pontiac Silverdome in the 80's — but like most kids, the… » 1/19/08 9:12pm 1/19/08 9:12pm

Barrett-Jackson: First 2008 Shelby GT500KR Goes For $550,000

The one-off glass-roofed 2008 Shelby GT500KR that's the first off the we showed you this past week, just went for a final sale price of $550,000 after bidding started at a mere $100,000. This despite a custom Fender Stratocaster with a pretty matte black case and all the money going to Edsel Ford's juvenile diabetes… » 1/19/08 8:13pm 1/19/08 8:13pm

Barrett-Jackson: Caroll Shelby's 1969 Shelby GT500 Convertible

It's Caroll Shelby's personal '69 GT500 convertible and it just went up for sale here at the big BJ. That's right — a '69 at a BJ. It's been parked in the Mustang main man's garage since 1969. One owner — and one buyer today's getting it. Bidding started in the $100,000 range and quickly skyrocketed up into the half a… » 1/19/08 7:15pm 1/19/08 7:15pm

Barrett-Jackson: Panoz Esperante Flying Car Takes Off for Only $45,000

Jalopnik still loves flying cars — it may still be part of our masthead, we can't remember — but here's a perfect example. It's the $100,000 Panoz Esperante converted by Jesse James of Monster Garage into an airborne vehicle whose first flight matched the success of the Wright Brothers. Seriously — they took it to… » 1/19/08 5:15pm 1/19/08 5:15pm

Barrett-Jackson: People Spend a Lot at the BJ

So far today the big B-J auction's brought in a total of $9,010,000. Not too shabby if you ask us. Not for enthusiasts looking to buy on the cheap, but certainly for the Barrett-Jackson people and the folks looking to sell. With about half of the lots already sold, we've got the top five money-makers so far below the… » 1/19/08 5:08pm 1/19/08 5:08pm

Barrett-Jackson: Live Coverage of Hot BJ Action in Scottsdale!

Yup, it's true — we'll have some live coverage of the Big BJ auction out in Scottsdale throughout the rest of the afternoon and into the morning. So if you're looking for the best in hot BJ action, look to Jalopnik as your place to turn. Or, you know, 7 Mile Rd and Woodward. But we digress — we'll be covering the… » 1/19/08 2:17pm 1/19/08 2:17pm

Barrett-Jackson: Ford, Shelby to Auction One-Off Glass-Roof Shelby…

Looks like Ford's puckering up to take on every inch of the big BJ auction this weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona. Highlighting their car-love for the weekend will be their auction of a one-of-a-kind 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR with one of them new-fangled Mustang glass roods everyone's been talking about. We would like to… » 1/17/08 4:53pm 1/17/08 4:53pm