So the Phoenix, Arizona region had a hard freeze for five days earlier in January, 2013.Â This weekend they had a constant day of rain- unusual for around here.
So this truck was parked outside an apartment complex and I am sure the owner was glad to get a spot so close.Â I’m sure he won’t be happy when he returns to this!
The 7 refers to this Corvette model being the 7th generation (or styling change) for the Corvette. Since 1953 the Corvette car has gone through seven changes with this version becoming available in 2014. The C6 model lasted from 2005 to now. This version is now road ready and sports a stingray emblem behind the front wheels. Many folks have mixed feelings about the rear end and the lights, but I like the look! Especially when the lights are on.
You probably heard that George Barris sold his Batmobile at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.Â But make sure you follow the full money story.
The seller also had to pay a 10% commission ($420,000).Â Plus since the Batmobile is staying in the state, he pays a 8.95% sales tax ($413,490).
So George Barris also pays a commission to Craig Jackson.Â Since the car was sold on a reserve basis it generally requires a payment of 10% as well ($420,000).Â And sellers also pay a fee based on time and day the car is scheduled to be auctioned.
Add it all up and lots of money shifted around with just one car!
A seller at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson bid a final price (after commissions) of $12,870 for this 1931 Ford Model A.Â It was first seen on Discovery Channelâ€™s Fast and Loud show featuring the Gas Monkey Garage.Â On the television episode Richard sold it for $21,000.Â Soâ€¦ somebody took a loss!