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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

Where Dodge Was Born

Where Dodge Was Born

 

At the corner of Beaubien and Lafayette Streets in Detroit’s downtown entertainment district, there’s a handsome old brick structure known as the BoydellBuilding. It’s a bustling, happy place with several popular restaurants on the ground floor.

 

The Boydell Building was a busy place back in 1901, too, but for an entirely different reason. Back then, this was the center of Detroit’s industrial district, and the ground floor of this very same building was occupied by Dodge Brothers, Inc., one of the fastest-growing businesses in the city.

 

In around September…

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Where Dodge Was Born

Road Trip with Steve Visits Woodward Dream Cruise | Motor City – Royal Oak, MI

Thousands of vehicles took to Woodward this weekend for the Dream Cruise, and Steve Magnante was there to get some interviews with Dodge owners from all walks of life.

 

From modified Challengers to classic Chargers, check out what Steve found during the last stop on the Dart Road Trip in these videos.

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Road Trip with Steve Visits Woodward Dream Cruise | Motor City – Royal Oak, MI