Auction Leader

Truck Takes Top Spot

Larry Jewett - January 16, 2014 08:36 AM


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 Second day action has completed at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The top price paid for an auction item increased to $200,000 with two additional vehicles selling for more than $100,000, bringing the total that have eclipsed the century mark to five.
 A 2012 Ford F-350 sold for $200,000 to sit atop the leaderboard, according to the daily auction report provided by Hagerty. Designed by legendary Hot Rod designer and TV star Chip Foose, the WD-40 Specialist/SEMA Cares Foose Ford F-350 represented the new WD-40 Specialist line of products, which are designed to help skilled trade professionals get their specific jobs done right. With custom body kit parts like new front and rear wheel flares and a front chin spoiler, this massive work truck has Foose's signature style all over it. Leading automotive aftermarket manufactures that pitched in to give this custom Foose inspired 2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty power, style and exceptional performance.
All proceeds from the sale benefitted three SEMA Cares charities - Childhelp, an organization that provides services to abused and neglected children; Victory Junction, an organization that provides life-changing camping experiences to special needs and chronically ill children and the SEMA Cares scholarship program.
 Other cars sold on Wednesday that brought more than $100,000 were a 1979 Olds Cutlass Hurst Coupe ($104,500) and a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T ($101, 200).
The two-day total for Barrett-Jackson shows 406 vehicles sold for $11.6 million, all offered at no reserve. The average sale price is $28,593.