Car auctions are designed to be a help for both buyers and sellers, because they gather cars for all tastes and sell them all in just one or two days. The more special car auctions offer you the possibility to purchase famous cars such as classic cars or cars that have been main characters in more than one movie over the time. That’s another reason why many car enthusiasts choose to be part of such events.
We all love watching movies and sometimes we would like to be more like those characters we enjoy watching. Therefore, famous car auctions are a solution if you want to have something in common with your favorite character: his car. It’s true that this is a solution for those with generous budgets, but sometimes just seeing these cars with your own eyes it’s enough. You will be able to discover at these famous car auctions all sorts of movie cars from the Jeep used in Jurassic Park to the DeLorean model from “Back to the Future”. Just a glimpse at one of these cars has the power to project you back in your childhood or to revive an old memory. That’s one of the reasons why people choose to spend unlimited budgets for such a car.
To meet the demand on the market, a lot of famous car auctions are organized each year, all around the world by reputable auction houses which do their best to help you purchase one of these incredible cars that has impressed you on TV or on the big screen. One of these famous car auctions took place in January 2011 in Scottsdale. It was organized by the Barrett-Jackson Auction House and managed to attract a lot of people who wanted to own one of these popular vehicles used in successful movies. One of the cars auctioned during this event was the 1955 Ford F-100 used in “Street Customs”. The 2009 Special Construction Custom Chopper used by Sylvester Stallone in his latest movie “The Expendables” was also auctioned.
Another auctioned car that became famous during the Walt Disney movie-“Flubber” is a 1963 Ford Thunderbird. The car received a rotisserie restoration and has a 4L60 transmission, Wilwood six-piston brakes and 20-inch Dayton wheels. The 1954 Chevrolet 210 custom used in the TV show “Monster Garage” was also auctioned during this 2011 famous car auction. This car auction also displayed a 1971 Plymouth “Cuda” known as the Frankencuda which was used in the fifth series of the “Fast and Furious” movie. This car is equipped with a 636 Hemi engine, Ultra Dominator carburetors and four-wheel Wilwood brakes.
In May 2011 took place another famous car auction which for some car collectors was a dream come true. This auction had no reserve prices established for the cars. The list of cars auctioned during this famous car auction included the Gotham City Police car used in the new version of the Batman movies and droved by Heath Ledger along with the Mystery Machine which became famous in the Scooby Doo film and the incredible Jalopy from the Beverley Hillbillies movie. These 2011 famous car auction also auctioned some cars used in the “Fast and Furious” series with Vin Diesel as starring actor. The event also displayed and auctioned vehicles used in the “Indiana Jones” films and the amazing General Lee car used in the “Dukes of Hazzard” movie.
All in all, these famous car auctions are great places where one can find incredible classic and modern cars that have become special cars because of the movies where they were used as characters.