Upcoming Gems from Barrett Jackson Scottsdale 2019

Click Here to Begin Slideshow For those of you lucky enough to travel to Scottsdale in one month’s time, this list isn’t for you; you’ll get to witness these beauties in person. For the rest of us only able to view from our computer desk, here’s a list of ten intriguing cars from the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction taking place January 12-20 at Westworld of Scottsdale, 16601 North Pima Road. The selection, as you’d imagine, is stunning. For more information on the event, you can visit their site here. 1965 Ford Mustang Custom Coupe One of the more menacing machines we spotted on the 2019 docket, this custom 1965 Mustang hides a bit of modern tech under its vintage hide with a 302ci electronically fuel-injected engine mated to a C9 three-speed automatic transmission. It has undergone a complete nut-and-bolt restoration and is equipped with Vintage Air for long-distance cruises in comfort. Finished in gunmetal blue, this intimidating ‘Stang should blend in when needed, and draw attention among those who know what a special machine it is.

Upcoming Gems from Barrett Jackson Scottsdale 2019

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For those of you lucky enough to travel to Scottsdale in one month’s time, this list isn’t for you; you’ll get to witness these beauties in person. For the rest of us only able to view from our computer desk, here’s a list of ten intriguing cars from the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction taking place January 12-20 at Westworld of Scottsdale, 16601 North Pima Road. The selection, as you’d imagine, is stunning.

For more information on the event, you can visit their site here.

1965 Ford Mustang Custom Coupe

One of the more menacing machines we spotted on the 2019 docket, this custom 1965 Mustang hides a bit of modern tech under its vintage hide with a 302ci electronically fuel-injected engine mated to a C9 three-speed automatic transmission. It has undergone a complete nut-and-bolt restoration and is equipped with Vintage Air for long-distance cruises in comfort.

Finished in gunmetal blue, this intimidating ‘Stang should blend in when needed, and draw attention among those who know what a special machine it is.

1967 Mercury Cougar Dan Gurney Special

If you’re curious what modifications this special edition included, The Dan Gurney Special Package consisted of a sticker on the passenger rear window, chrome engine dress-up kit and turbine wheel covers. Though it doesn’t seem particularly wild for a package named after a Formula 1 driver, the standard car was quite sporty to begin with.

Features on this car include a 289ci V8 engine upgraded with a 4-barrel carburetor, chrome valve covers, 3-speed manual transmission with floor shift, power steering, aftermarket AM/FM/Cassette radio, Jamaican Yellow paint, black bucket seat interior, recently installed new headliner, Cooper raised white-letter radials on steel wheels and stock factory hubcaps (in trunk). Classic lines, added exclusivity, and great quality should make this Cougar an easy sell.

1940 Ford Deluxe

This gorgeous green and tan Ford Deluxe is the perfect machine for a collector with a soft spot for soft shapes. This beauty has been restored to original, with its new interior recently completed. It’s powered by its original Flathead V8 engine backed by a 3-speed manual transmission, and is equipped with new whitewall tires and shocks.

1983 Datsun 280ZX Turbo

A piece of classic Japanese motoring, this matching-numbers two-owner Datsun 208ZX was repainted its original color in early 1994. It's powered by its matching-numbers 2.7-liter 6-cylinder turbo engine coupled with a rebuilt 5-speed manual transmission, complete with new bearings, seals, clutch disc, clutch master/cylinder assembly and clutch slave. It’s equipped with factory-original wheels, gray cloth upholstery, AM/FM cassette stereo radio, air conditioning, power windows, power brakes and power steering. Those who love louvers shouldn’t pass up on this Japanese classic.

1988 Pontiac Fiero GT

This all-original, never restored 1988 Fiero GT has a red exterior and tan interior and is powered by a V6 engine with 5-speed manual transmission. This mid-engined classic is going for pocket change by a collector’s standard, so grab it while you can.

1999 Chevrolet Camaro SS Custom Recreation

A classic shape complemented by a slew of interesting upgrades, this 1999 Camaro SS custom re-creation is a steal considering the power it provides. This car received a complete drivetrain rebuild and is powered by an upgraded 5.3-liter L33 engine mated to a 4L60E automatic transmission with an SS3600 yank stall converter. The engine modifications include a TSP 224 cam, Corvette intake, TSP long-tube headers, Beehive springs, hardened pushrods, Melling oil pump, K&N cold air intake and custom HP tuners. The engine has a TNT 150 Shot of Nitrous wet kit with a 10-pound bottle and purge system. The SLP Loudmouth exhaust has a TSP off-road Y-pipe with CME tips poking through the rear valence. What’s not to like?

1985 Cadillac Seville

This fully-loaded, white-on-white, two-owner car represents the final year of the Slantback Seville and is powered by a fuel-injected 4.1-liter 8-cylinder engine backed by automatic transmission. Classic lines, a rare shape and plenty of creature comfort will make the owner of this beauty a happy person.

1969 GMC C10 Pickup Custom

For that perfect mix of uniqueness and understatement, this 1969 GMC C10 short-bed pickup is the ticket. Powered by an upgraded 350ci 8-cylinder engine and automatic transmission, it’s perfect for long-distance hauls. That power is complemented by four-wheel disc brakes with new brake lines.

It’s also equipped with a power steering column, a custom steering wheel and a refurbished instrument cluster with original tachometer. It’s been lowered three inches and features new drop spindles, shocks, bearings and bushings. It features custom two-tone black and white paint, all-new smoked glass and a relocated gas tank in the rear.

1949 Studebaker Pickup

Few trucks will turn heads like this beauty. This correct, restored 1949 Studebaker pickup is powered by a 225ci 6-cylinder engine mated to a 3-speed manual transmission. The engine has been rebuilt and runs well. Most all of the interior has been redone using NOS parts. The paint has recently been wet-sanded and polished to an amazing luster. This pickup has just been mechanically serviced and cosmetically detailed. What a gorgeous truck!

1980 Pontiac Trans-Am Turbo T-Top

This is no ordinary screaming chicken. This 64th Annual Indianapolis 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am pace car has 15,891 original miles and - most interestingly - is powered by a 4.9-liter turbocharged engine backed by a 3-speed automatic transmission. The motor was overhauled three years ago.

More than just speedy, it has creature comforts too - all of the available options for this particular model year, actually. It is equipped with a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, air conditioning, AM/FM radio with cassette deck, power antenna, rear defroster, power trunk lid, power windows and power door locks. For a piece of motorsports history, this is a great buy.

Whichever way you go, there’s certainly an appealing car or two for you at this year’s Scottsdale auction. Consult Barrett-Jackson’s site here for more information on this exciting event.

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Tommy Parry has been racing and writing about racing cars for the past seven years. As an automotive enthusiast from a young age, Tommy worked jobs revolving around cars throughout high school and tried his hand on the race track on his twentieth birthday. After winning his first outdoor kart race, he began working as an apprentice mechanic to amateur racers in the Bay Area to sharpen his mechanical understanding. He has worked as a trackday instructor and automotive writer since 2012 and continues to race karts, formula cars, sedans and rally cars in the San Francisco region.

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