Barrett-Jackson continues to build an impressive docket with the addition of 21 cars from the Steve Todhunter Collection that will cross the block during its 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 13-21, 2018, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The Scottsdale-based collection features a spectacular combination of exotic and domestic cars, including a low-mileage 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia Speciale Coupe (Lot #1476), a 2018 McLaren 720S (Lot #1480) and a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car (Lot #1489), the first Corvette pace car that was ever offered to the public for purchase.
“These pristine vehicles from the Steve Todhunter Collection are a phenomenal addition to our impressive docket at Scottsdale,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Steve has an eye for spectacular cars, and his collection presents unique opportunities of numerous highly sought-after low-mileage vehicles. Barrett-Jackson has become a premier choice for the sale of private collections, such as those from Ron Pratte, Charlie Thomas and Tammy Allen. We look forward to the buzz in the auction arena and live on Velocity when this collection crosses the block in Scottsdale.”
Among the stunning exotics in the collection is a trio of Ferraris. A 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia Speciale (Lot #1476) with just over 900 actual miles is one of 499 built and is powered by a 4.5-liter 597hp V8 engine backed by a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. A 2009 Ferrari 430 F1 Scuderia 16M Spider (Lot #1478) is also one of 499 built, featuring a 4.3-liter V8 engine with 6-speed manual transmission and just over 1,800 actual miles. Rounding out the Ferraris is a 2014 F12 Berlinetta (Lot #1482) with just over 2,700 actual miles and a 6.3-liter 731hp V12 engine backed by a 7-speed-dual clutch automatic transmission.
Rivaling the Ferrari supercars in the collection is a 2018 McLaren 720S (Lot #1480) finished in Azores over black interior with a 4.0-liter 710hp twin turbo-charged V8 engine backed by a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. A rare and meticulously kept 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R (Lot #1483) is #51 of just 99 built and is powered by a twin-turbo W12 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission. The collection will also send two 2016 Porsches across the block, a 911 Turbo S (Lot #1479) with just over 1,800 actual miles and a 3.8-liter twin-turbo 572hp engine, along with a GT3 RS (Lot #1477) featuring just over 300 miles, a 4.0-liter 500hp flat-6 engine and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
“The quality of vehicles in the Steve Todhunter Collection is fantastic,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “He looks for the best examples from some of the top automakers in the world, and his meticulous care, combined with the low miles driven, should make any collector excited to take these beautiful cars home.”
The 21-car collection also highlights top domestic automakers, including a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car (Lot #1489) that shows just 44 original miles and is the first Corvette pace car that was ever offered to the public. Another Corvette, a 2015 Z06 Convertible (Lot #1485), produces 650hp from its 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine mated to an 8-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission. A 2017 Dodge Viper GTC ACR (Lot #1481), #5 of 10 Viper GTC Time Attack models built, features an 8.4-liter V10 engine backed by a 6-speed manual transmission. Ford is also well-represented in the collection, with offerings that include a 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Convertible (Lot #1487) with a 5.4-liter 625hp V8 engine and 6-speed manual transmission.
Additional vehicles in the collection include:
- 2017 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro (Lot #1484) – Custom 6.8-liter 800hp supercharged V8 and just over 200 actual miles
- 2009 Ford Shelby Super Snake Prudhomme Edition (Lot #1486) – One of six Prudhomme Edition Super Snakes built and powered by a Kenne Bell supercharged 5.4-liter 800hp V8
- 2011 Ford Shelby GT350 (Lot #1488) – Supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine with just over 1,600 actual miles
- 1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible (Lot #1492) – One of 190 Grand Sport Convertibles produced that year and one of only 53 with the red and black interior
The entire Steve Todhunter Collection, along with the 2018 Scottsdale Auction docket is now available to view online.