Arizona’s Collector-Car Week 2017

The first classic car auctions of the year kick off in Scottsdale and Phoenix mid-January.

Car enthusiasts from all over the world fly to Arizona Jan. 14 through Jan. 22 for a week of automobile auctions. Find brief information here on each of six Valley events. For more detailed information, visit the websites listed at the end of each event.

 

1956 Maserati 150S. PHOTO: ARIZONA CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

1956 Maserati 150S. PHOTO: ARIZONA CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE

In its fourth year, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance is the event that kicks off Arizona’s collector-car week. It features rare and valuable automobiles to compete in classes from vintage and classic to sports, racing and exotic. The cars are displayed on the lawns of the Arizona Biltmore and attract top judges from around the country who award winners as well as the Best of Show. All net proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona.

ARIZONA CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE
Jan. 14 – 16, 2017 | Arizona Biltmore

Sat., Jan. 14
The Arizona Concours d’Elegance presents three panel discussions for passionate automotive enthusiasts:
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Phoenix Automotive Press Association Auction Week Review
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Legends: Pioneer Women in Racing
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Driven: The passion driving race team owners

Sun., Jan. 15
The Arizona Concours d’Elegance presents 90 exceptional automobiles of all ages competing for best of show.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Mon., Jan. 16
The Arizona Tour d’Elegance takes Concours entrants on a day’s drive visiting scenic vistas and private collections.
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Arizona Tour d’Elegance
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Public viewing of the Arizona Tour d’Elegance cars in Old Town Scottsdale

For more information/tickets, visit arizonaconcours.com.

 

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1953 Chevrolet Corvette 235/150, with Bloomington Gold Certification received in 2010. PHOTO: BARRETT-JACKSON

The most famous of the car auctions, Barrett-Jackson is a fixture in the Valley’s collector-car week, bringing in cars from around the world. In recent years, the auction has been branded as more than a car show and auction. It has been called a “lifestyle event” that includes shopping, concerts and more. This year, join the United States Polo Association, Barrett-Jackson and The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships for the first Arena Polo Party at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

46th ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION
Jan. 14 – 22, 2017 | WestWorld Of Scottsdale

Displays open at 8 a.m. daily.

Sat., Jan. 14
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Automobilia Auction
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Arena Polo / U.S. Military Arena Polo Team vs. United Kingdom Military Polo Team
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Arena Polo / The Townsend Cup – USA vs. England

Sun., Jan. 15
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Arena Polo / Sherman Cup Consolation match
11:30 a.m.  – 1:30 p.m. Arena Polo / The U.S. Sherman Cup Final
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Arena Polo / SUPA vs II College All-Star Match
7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Invitation-Only Opening Night Gala

Mon., Jan. 16
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Automobilia Auction
2 p.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

Tues., Jan. 17
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Automobilia Auction
2 p.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

Wed., Jan. 18
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

Thurs., Jan. 19
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

Fri., Jan. 20
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

Sat., Jan. 21
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. to close, Collector Car Auction and Sale of the Salon Collection

Sun., Jan. 22
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Automobilia Auction
10 a.m. to close, Collector Car Auction

For more information, visit barrett-jackson.com.

 

1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition. Ex Bob Jane, 1963 Australian Gt Championship Winning. PHOTO: BONHAMS

1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition. Ex Bob Jane, 1963 Australian Gt Championship Winning. PHOTO: BONHAMS

The sixth annual Bonhams Scottsdale Auction, set on the grounds of the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, curated a fine collection of collector motorcars. The consignments represent a broad range of collecting interests, from the earliest days of motoring, to sports and racing machines, to modern supercars.

BONHAMS SCOTTSDALE
Jan. 17 – 19, 2017 | Westin Kierland Resort & Spa 

Tues., Jan. 17
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Preview

Wed., Jan. 18
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Preview

Thurs., Jan. 19
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Preview
11 a.m. to close, Car Auction

For more information, visit bonhams.com.

 

2003 Ferrari Enzo, purchased new and offered by designer Tommy Hilfiger. PHOTO: RM AUCTIONS

2003 Ferrari Enzo, purchased new and offered by designer Tommy Hilfiger. PHOTO: RM SOTHEBY’S

Since 2000, RM Sotheby’s Arizona has been held at the Arizona Biltmore. Last year’s sale was highlighted by the 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster that sold for $9.9 million.

RM SOTHEBY’S ARIZONA
Jan. 18 – 20, 2017 | The Arizona Biltmore

Wed., Jan. 18
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Preview

Thurs., Jan. 19
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Auction

Fri., Jan. 20
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Auction

For more information, visit rmsothebys.com.

 

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1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, formerly the property of collector Sherman M. Wolf. PHOTO: GOODING & COMPANY

Over the past nine years, Gooding & Company has hosted its auction adjacent to the Fashion Square Mall in Old Town Scottsdale. This auction has brought a refined approach to this lively and well-established event, offering vehicles across marques and eras.

GOODING & COMPANY SCOTTSDALE AUCTIONS
Jan. 18 – 21, 2017 | Scottsdale Fashion Square

Wed., Jan. 18
9 a.m. –  6 p.m. Preview

Thurs., Jan. 19
9 a.m. –  6 p.m. Preview

Fri., Jan. 20
9 a.m. –  6 p.m. Preview
11 a.m. to close, Auction

Sat., Jan. 21
9 a.m. –  5 p.m. Preview
11 a.m. to close, Auction

For more information, visit goodingco.com.

 

1954 Mercedes 300 S Cabriolet A Convertible. PHOTO: RUSSO AND STEELE 

1954 Mercedes 300 S Cabriolet A Convertible. PHOTO: RUSSO AND STEELE

The Russo and Steele Auction showcases more than 700 classic cars, including European Sports, American Muscle, Hot Rods and Customs. The auction event features a Losberger main auction structure holding all the event elements, including the main auction block, vehicle staging, vendors, sponsors and other amenities.

RUSSO AND STEELE SCOTTSDALE
Jan. 18 – 22, 2017 | Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Wed., Jan. 18
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview

Thurs., Jan. 19
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
12 p.m. Auction

Fri., Jan. 20
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
12 p.m. Auction

Sat., Jan. 21
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
12 p.m. Auction

Sun., Jan. 22
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Preview
12 a.m. Auction

For more information, visit russoandsteele.com.

 

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