Monthly Archives: February 2016

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Turns Up The Heat In Chicago

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2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE #1

Chevrolet showed off the new track-ready 2017 Camaro 1LE at last week’s Chicago Auto Show. Available in both V6 and V8 models, the package features more aggressive suspension, Brembo brakes, and Goodyear Eagle F1 tires along with a satin black hood and 1LE-centric wheels. Read the rest of this entry

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Rare 1971 GTO Judge Convertible Hammers in Scottsdale

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1971 Pontiac GTO Judge Convertible Barrett Jackson

This rare 1971 Pontiac GTO Judge convertible is one of only 17 built for the 1971 model year. Check out that beautiful Castillian Bronze paint job! This beauty was treated to an extensive frame-off restoration in 2009 by the Atlanta Rod Shop. And it still looks showroom fresh! This Judge is powered by the notorious 455 HO Ram Air engine mated to an automatic transmission. According to Barrett-Jackson, this Judge was restored to factory fresh condition and features such period correct items as T-3 headlamps and Firestone white letter tires. The Judge also received the 2010 Pontiac-Oakland Gold Club points judging of 375 out of 400 points. The winning bidder took this beauty home for $192,500, including buyer’s commission. Not only that, he won bragging rights for having one of the most exclusive GTOs on the planet.

Photo credit: Barrett-Jackson

Unique Trio of Corvettes at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

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1955 1956 1957 Corvette Barrett Jackson

This past Saturday, three serial number 001 Corvettes were up for grabs at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction. This exceptional trio was sold as a package with famed Corvette aficionado and NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick taking these treasures home. His winning bid of $1,815,000 sealed the deal for this exceptional threesome. Read the rest of this entry