Many Arizona auto-enthusiasts and collectors alike are especially excited for this time of year, when the automotive industry in Scottsdale is gearing up for the arrival of custom car shows and events – all leading up to the Barrett-Jackson Auto Show on January 12-19, 2014.
Since 1971, Scottsdale has been home to the Barrett-Jackson Auto Show. Now held at the expansive West World exhibition complex in Scottsdale, the event is an auto enthusiast’s and collector’s spectacle. The show, attended by 250,000 collectors and enthusiasts from around the globe, is known for featuring both exotic, luxury automobiles and historic vehicles which have been expertly restored to mint condition. In addition to the car show, there are also more than 1,000 of the world’s finest collector and special-interest automobiles up for auction. Click here for tickets and more information about attending.
There is plenty of fun to be had and cars to be seen before the Barrett-Jackson Auto Show. Russo and Steele is the place to be January 15-19, 2014 in Scottsdale Arizona. The auction will feature over 750 classic cars; European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles. You can view their schedule of events and register to bid here.
January 16-17, RM Auctions will be hosting their annual premier auction at the spectacular Biltmore Resort. Featuring Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Jaguar, and many high-quality manufacturers, his auction is a must-see for beautiful luxury car enthusiasts; you can view their amazing auction lots here.
January 17-18, adjacent to the Fashion Square Mall and charming Old Town Scottsdale, Gooding & Company will be offering their auction collection that includes stunning examples of classic cars across many marques and eras. Viewings are taking place January 15th and 16th as well – more information and a complete schedule with pricing can be found here.
Can’t wait till January? Good news – there are more events in and around Scottsdale that are taking place over the next few weeks. One event that is quickly approaching is the Goodguys Rod and Custom Southwest Nationals event. From November 15th – 17th, the Goodguys 16th Southwest Nationals event will feature a giant outdoor showcase of over 3,000 hot rods, custom cars, classics, muscle cars and trucks on display. There are also vendors onsite, the Ahwooga.com Swap Meet for hard-to-find parts and automotive memorabilia, timed races and other family fun events. You can read about that event and other events taking place in Arizona by clicking here.
Psst…we’ve also got these insiders tips for you: For those who may be flying in for these events, there will be no room available for jet parking at the Scottsdale Airport. Also, while in town be sure to check out the Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show. This local, cruise-in car show takes place every Saturday from 4pm – 8:30pm and features a variety of classic and muscle cars, hot rods, and modern exotics. While this local, free event takes place year-round, the upcoming weeks are sure to be extra special as we lead up to some of these amazing upcoming auctions! 100’s of extremely collectable cars are featured, so be sure to stop by.