FULL-THROTTLE BIDDING: Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles at Barrett-Jackson’s Inaugural Houston Auction

 

Bringing the house down: This 1979 Porsche 928 used in the film “Risky Business” shattered records when it sold for $1.98 million.

 

Barrett-Jackson’s debut auction in Houston took the collector car world by storm! From the finest classics and Resto-Mods to icons of the silver screen, the energy in Texas was immeasurable, an experience that only The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions could deliver. Shattering all expectations and leading the pack was the Tom Cruise-driven hero car from the film “Risky Business.” The 1979 Porsche 928 sold for an astonishing $1.98 million, eclipsing all previous auction records and becoming the world record auction sale of any Porsche 928 from any year. But the sleek Porsche wasn’t alone. Ford’s premiere hypercar, the GT, caused a bidding frenzy only matched by the incredible 1966 Shelby GT350 owned and raced by the great Sir Stirling Moss. Check out the gallery of incredible top sales from the 2021 Barrett-Jackson Houston Auction below.

 

#1 – LOT #749 – 1979 PORSCHE 928 – “RISKY BUSINESS” MOVIE CAR – $1.98 MILLION – NEW RECORD SALE AT AUCTION

#2 – LOT #759 – 2019 FORD GT LIGHTWEIGHT – $1,199,000

#3 – LOT #748 – 2019 FORD GT – $1,001,000

#4 – LOT #741 – 1966 SHELBY GT350 – STIRLING MOSS RACE CAR – $495,000

#5 (TIE) – LOT #726 – 2006 FORD GT – $440,000

#5 (TIE) – LOT #728 – 2006 FORD GT – $440,000

#6 – LOT #727 – 2005 FORD GT – $412,500

#7 – LOT #733 – 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE SPLIT-WINDOW CUSTOM COUPE – $396,000

#8 – LOT #767 – 1967 FORD MUSTANG ELEANOR TRIBUTE EDITION – $357,500

#9 (TIE) – LOT #762 – 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM TOPLESS ROADSTER – $330,000

#9 (TIE) – LOT #443 – 1967 FORD MUSTANG ELEANOR TRIBUTE EDITION – $330,000

#10 – LOT #756 – 1956 FORD F-100 BIG-WINDOW CUSTOM PICKUP – $275,000

From the finest classics and Resto-Mods to icons of the silver screen, the energy in Texas was immeasurable, an experience that only The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions could deliver.