Auction Action: Role Reversal, Custom Corvettes in Scottsdale, Vette Magazine July 2012Patrick Krook Posted on 2019-07-01
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The normally arid desert city of Scottsdale, Arizona, was abloom with Corvettes--in particular, custom Corvettes--this January. Modified cars and one-off creations seem to have gotten more of the auction "green" this year in a segment of the hobby that is normally dominated by factory-stock-appearing vehicles. Barrett-Jackson instigated this lifestyle-driven auction event, held in Scottsdale every winter. Barrett is the biggest of the five auctions that take place during the third week of January, and the one known for earning otherworldly prices for Corvettes, customs, and muscle cars alike. Curiously, the factory-original cars often seem to underperform here, compared with their customized cousins.
Read more: Role Reversal, Custom Corvettes Bring the Biggest Bucks in Scottsdale in July 2012 Vette Magazine, by Patrick Krook orOnline on VetteWeb.com