Bugatti Veyron is top seller at Barrett-Jackson auction in Las VegasMon, 04 Oct 2010
Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. CEO Craig Jackson has the distinction of being the highest bidder at his firm's recent sale in Las Vegas--paying $770,000, including the buyer's premium, for a 2008 Bugatti Veyron when the original winning bidder refused to pay.
Overall, the three-day auction, held Sept. 23-25, recorded sales of nearly $23 million, Barrett-Jackson said on Monday.
After the Bugatti Veyron, the highest bid at the auction was $412,500 for a 2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR roadster.
The rest of the top 10 sellers were:
-- 2010 limited-edition UFC Chevrolet Camaro, $350,000
-- 2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible, $205,000
-- 1957 Cadillac Eldorado convertible, $165,000
-- 1981 Chevrolet Corvette coupe and a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette coupe (last one built in St. Louis and first one built in Bowling Green, Ky.), $150,000
-- 1958 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, $137,500
-- 1963 Chevrolet Impala custom two-door sport coupe, $137,500
-- 1957 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, $134,200
By Dale Jewett