Each charity vehicle goes through the world-renowned auction block, with 100 percent of the knockdown price going directly to the designated nonprofit. Barrett-Jackson, which has raised more than $149 million for charity to date, has made a habit of auctioning VIN 001 vehicles to support charitable causes. The 2023 Scottsdale auction will feature two of these highly collectible vehicles, including the 2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Edition 1 VIN 001 First Retail Production (Item 3002) and the 2024 Ford Mustang GT Fastback VIN 001 (Item 3004).
“Barrett-Jackson has helped raise more awareness and funds for charities across the county than any other collector car auction company” Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built as a company known for supporting our military veterans, first responders, youth and organizations in need of life-saving medical care. Together with our generous donors and bidders, we are improving the lives of countless Americans across the country.”
First retail production of 2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Edition 1 VIN 001 (Item 3002) will be auctioned on Saturday, January 28 by Tread Lightly!, a national initiative that promotes a recreational ethic to protect and improve access to and opportunities for recreational activities to enhance individuals’ sense of good stewardship. The all-electric HUMMER EV SUV features a three-motor e4WD drive system with a GM-estimated 830 horsepower and 11,500 ft/lbs of torque, 4-wheel steering with CrabWalk diagonal drive, and an adaptive air suspension option. .
The 2024 Ford Mustang GT Fastback VIN 001 (Item 3004) will also be auctioned off on Saturday, with 100 percent of its knock-down price going to the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). T1D).. The all-new Mustang GT’s fourth-generation Coyote V8 offers up to 486 horsepower, a fighter-jet-inspired cockpit, and bold new styling. The winning bidder can choose any standard Ford Mustang GT fastback option, including color, transmission and interior packages.
General Colin L. Powell’s 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (Item 3003) will also be presented on Saturday and will be sold to benefit America’s Promise Alliance. It is an organization that creates pioneering collective impact, bringing organizations and communities together around the most important issues facing the next generation. General Powell’s son, Michael Powell, will be on the auction block to support the sale of this cherished vehicle. Owned and driven daily by the late General Powell, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and US Secretary of State, the Corvette is powered by a 6.2L V8 engine mated to an automatic transmission. Finished in Gunmetal Gray with black interior and leather seats, it has only 15,600 miles.
“Most of the biggest auction moments of the past five decades have been charity vehicle sales on our world-renowned auction block,” he said. Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We shared in the celebrations and the tears as our collection car family rallied around those in need. We will never fully comprehend the amount of countless lives saved and the amount of awareness and opportunity Barrett-Jackson has provided through our auctions, but we are honored to continue to have the opportunity to impact the lives of those in need. this is the most.”
A 2023 Ford F150 Lightning 4×4 Super Crew Pickup (Item 3001) goes on sale Friday, January 27, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Fighter County Foundation to support the men, women and families of Luke Air Force Base, Arizona by improving Air Force morale, well-being, culture, traditions and sustainability. base. Recently named the 2023 North American Truck of the Year, the electric pickup is equipped with the Platinum Lightning Series package, has a 145-inch wheelbase, and runs on a 300-mile, dual-motor-enhanced range battery with a single-speed transmission. The exterior of this vehicle is an iconic silver metallic, while the interior is trimmed in black leather and inspired by the F-35 Lightning fighter jet.
The 2021 Shelby Super Snake Count Kustoms Edition (Lot 3000) will cross the block on Friday to benefit Camp Freedom, a nonprofit organization that serves veterans, first responders, their families and Gold Star families by providing peer-to-peer interaction and camaraderie with an outdoor adventure to bring life-saving healing to these true American heroes. The vehicle, customized by Count’s Kustoms, is powered by a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine with a supercharger and a special tune that produces more than 800 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
Those interested in registering to bid on these five charity vehicles as well as the entire 2023 Scottsdale auction can do so. here.
Advance ticket prices and VIP packages are also available here. Barrett-Jackson also provides discounted tickets for children, students, seniors, military and first responders.