The hottest cars at Barrett-Jackson 2014
With six days and hundreds of cars, the annual Barrett-Jackson classic car auctions in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Jan. 12-19 have turned into a bacchanalia of bidding — with an atmosphere that's more like a Vegas prizefight than its Pebble Beach competition. This year's crop of cars leans as it always does toward Detroit muscle cars, but among the rows of Camaros and Fords lie several rare rides. Here's a look at our picks for the hottest vehicles up for sale:
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The hottest cars at Barrett-Jackson
1963 "Asteroid" Corvette: Customized by George Barris for boat racer Bob Nordskog with a shimmering copper paint job and one-off interior, the Asteroid might be most famous as the Vette on the cover of Jan & Dean's "Surf City" album.