Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, returns to the South Florida Fairgrounds for its 16th annual Palm Beach Auction. Held from April 12-15, the event will broadcast live nationwide on Velocity and internationally on Discovery Velocity Canada, Discovery Turbo UK, and on Motor Trend on Demand worldwide. Overall, networks will feature 26 hours of live HD coverage, allowing millions of viewers from around the world to admire the amazing cars and bright lights of the auction floor. In addition, Barret-Jackson is producing a five-minute promo for The Palm Beaches TV, showcasing why The Palm Beaches are the perfect destination for enthusiasts seeking rare and exotic automobiles.
Philanthropist and entreprener John Staluppi will auction cars from his prized Cars of Dreams collection. Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson, is honored to add Staluppi’s collection to the auction, noting, “John Staluppi and his wife, Jeanette, are an important part of the Barrett-Jackson family.” Staluppi’s collection includes a ’69 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible, a ‘68 Shelby GT500 convertible, and a multiple award-winning ’60 Chevrolet Corvette 283/290 Fuelie convertible. Some of the other top cars in this year’s docket include a Volcano Red McLaren MP4 and a ’71 Buick GS 455 Stage One convertible. Jackson stated, “Open air motoring has long been a favorite in sunny Florida, making our Palm Beach Auction the perfect place to find the ideal convertible.” Tickets are available at the gate or online at Barrett-Jackson.com.