The Best of Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2013

Barrett-Jackson only runs four of its world-famous collector car auctions each year. The final auction is one of its newer ones. This weekend is Barrett-Jackson’s 6th annual Las Vegas auction which appropriately takes place on The Strip at the Mandalay Bay Resort.

Every year, millions of people drop billions of dollars in casinos looking to win the big jackpot. At Barrett-Jackson, car buyers will spend millions of dollars hoping to hit the jackpot by buying the car of their dreams or a collector car that will increase in value. So here are five of my favourite cars from this week’s auction that will be a cool ride for the lucky buyer that hits the auction block jackpot.

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Formula 1: Bernie Could Become A Manufacturer

The new head of General Motors Europe recently revealed one of the groups that are considering a bid for Saab. It turns out that Formula One Supremo Bernie Ecclestone is part of a bidding group that includes Luxembourg-based venture capital group Genii Capital (also the majority owner of Renault F1). Of course, while Bernie is making big waves off track, he’s still making news in Formula One. Continue reading

Requiem For Pontiac

General Motors announced today that they will phase out Pontiac from their product offering.  By the end of 2010, one of the iconic makes of the American automobile industry will be no more.  To pay homage to Pontiac, let’s look back at some of the great, or at least, memorable, cars of Pontiac’s past. Continue reading