The countdown is on for the Barrett-Jackson's 2022 Las Vegas auction. The docket is sold out -- with approximately 650 vehicles expected to cross the block. They include a vehicles from a number of special collections and at least two charity vehicles. The auction kicks off Thursday and runs through Saturday, July 2nd.
VIN 001 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V. Credit: Barrett-Jackson.
Two charity vehicles slated to cross the block are the first retail production 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V and a 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 (Lot #3001). VIN 001 Escalade-V will cross the block Friday, July 1st at 4:30 p.m. PT. All proceeds will benefit the Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design (Pensole), Michigan’s new and only Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
The recently unveiled 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V is powered by a hand-built 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing 682-horsepower and 653 pound-feet of torque. Cadillac expects the Escalade-V to be capable of 0-60 sprints in under 4.4 seconds. Cadillac exclusive V-Mode adjusts suspension settings, steering, brake pedal feel, engine sound, engine performance and more. Technology features include a curved OLED cluster with 38 inches of total diagonal display and twice the pixel density of a 4k TV. The winning bidder of the VIN 001 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V will select their preferred Cadillac dealer, and their order will be delivered by that dealer.
2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392. Credit: Barrett-Jackson.
A 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 (Lot #3001) will be auctioned off to help support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Detroit. It will cross the block on Saturday, July 2. It's powered by a 6.4-liter V8 SRT HEMI MDS mated to an 8-speed 8HP75 automatic transmission. It features an American Expedition Vehicles JL370 conversion, AEV boron-stamped steel bumpers and a 2.5-inch dual sport lift. It is equipped with a Sky One-Touch power top, integrated off-road camera, Warn winch, trailer tow package, Trail Rail management system and 37-inch BFGoodrich mud tires. The exterior is black with clear coat and the interior has leather-trimmed bucket seats and Mopar all-weather floor mats. Additional highlights include the 2TX and 27X customer preferred packages.
1969 Chevelle SS 396 coupe. Credit: Barrett-Jackson.
The High Octane collection features more than 20 cars. Highlighted by classic American muscle cars, it features many American marques including Chevrolet, Ford, Mercury, Plymouth and Pontiac. The collection includes a 1969 Chevelle SS 396 coupe (Lot #661) and a 1968 Chevelle SS custom coupe (Lot #668.1)
1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird. Credit: Barrett-Jackson.
Features an ultra-rare 1971 Plymouth HEMI ’Cuda (Lot #752), one of just 59 4-speeds ever built. This car is powered by the original 426/425hp HEMI V8 engine backed by a 4-speed manual transmission and a 4:10 Dana Super Track Pak. It also features the original Fender Tag as well as the Build Sheet. Accompanying this HEMI ’Cuda in its matching Rally Red paint is a matching-numbers 1971 ’Cuda convertible (Lot #752.1) powered by its original, matching-numbers 383ci V8 big block engine.
1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster – No Reserve. Credit: Barrett-Jackson.
The Collection features vehicles from Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Buick, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Plymouth, Pontiac and Studebaker. Lot #685 is a matching-numbers 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL roadster that underwent a professional restoration. The original 1897cc engine was rebuilt and retains the correct dual Solex carburetors mated to its original 4-speed transmission. The restored interior features black leather seats, a white steering wheel, a factory radio and a clock.
Check out the entire docket online.