No Reservations | What It’s Like to Sell a Car at Barrett-Jackson

By Steve Magnante

 

Faithful Redline readers will recognize my name as a regular contributor to this esteemed site devoted to all things wonderful and Dodge. But to newcomers, my name is Steve Magnante and I’m also a regular on-stage vehicle commentator at the world-famous Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions on Fox Sports 1 (formerly Speed).

 

Barrett-Jackson produces four auctions annually, but the Scottsdale, Arizona, show is by far the greatest, and the recent January event was no disappointment, with $113 million generated by the sale of nearly 1,400 collector vehicles of virtually every description. The top-selling Chrysler family product was the 1954…

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No Reservations | What It’s Like to Sell a Car at Barrett-Jackson

The Dodge Deora

dodge deora

 

This year marks the 61st anniversary of the Detroit Autorama, and when it comes to indoor custom car shows, this is the granddaddy of them all. Over the past six decades, iconic street rods and customs have left an indelible mark on the minds of car enthusiasts as they gazed at the candy apple metallic paint jobs, chrome wheels and fat tires.

 

Of all the cars that have been on display at the Detroit Autorama, the one that probably stands out the most among Dodge enthusiasts is the Deora….

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The Dodge Deora

Cruisin’ Woodward: My First Time

 

By: Steve Magnante

 

Though I currently live in rural Massachusetts, I spent sixteen years in Los Angeles. Eight of my years there involved serving as Technical Editor for Hot Rod magazine where I had a 31 mile daily commute from my home in El Monte to the Petersen Publishing complex at 6420 Wilshire Blvd., on the border of Beverly Hills. Well, you’ve probably heard all about L.A. traffic and I’m here to tell you it’s all true. My daily commute to the office – one way –…

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Cruisin’ Woodward: My First Time