Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake, GMC Hummer EV provide for thousands and thousands at Barrett-Jackson auction

Barrett-Jackson held its yearly auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, about the weekend and this 12 months there were several autos with last bids above the 7-determine mark, including a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake previously owned by Carroll Shelby himself.

It was the 3rd time due to the fact 2007 that the auto, bearing chassis quantity CSX3015, was marketed by Barrett-Jackson and this time it went for $5.5 million. The selling price should not occur as a comprehensive shock as an additional Shelby-owned Cobra 427 bought in January at a Mecum auction for $5.94 million.

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Chassis no. CSX3015 begun out life in 1965 as a Cobra 427 Opposition race vehicle. Right after a quick promotional tour in Europe, it was brought back again to the United States the subsequent year at which level it was transformed into a road car or truck and reclassified as a Cobra 427 S/C (Semi-Competitors)—a approach that noticed it equipped with road-car objects like a windshield, mufflers, and bumpers.

Even so, chassis no. CSX3015 also been given Shelby’s Tremendous Snake designation, because of in element to the addition of twin Paxton superchargers that increase output of the car’s 7.-liter V-8 to all around 800 hp. Just one particular other Cobra Tremendous Snake was crafted by Shelby American, but the motor vehicle and its operator, Tony Maxey, perished a long time back when it was pushed off a cliff into the Pacific Ocean.

2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 at Barrett-Jackson auction

2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 at Barrett-Jackson auction

There were being also newer cars and trucks at the Barrett-Jackson that arrived at 7-determine territory. 1 was the 2022 GMC Hummer EV bearing the VIN ending in 001, which sold for $2.5 million. The car, or more precisely the rights to the vehicle due to the fact Hummer EV production only starts this slide, was donated by Standard Motors and all proceeds from its sale will go to advantage the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Basis.

The 2021 Ford Bronco with the VIN ending in 001, a two-doorway variant, was also put up for a charity sale by Ford. It marketed for $1.075 million, with all proceeds going to the Countrywide Forest Foundation and Outward Bound.

2021 Ford Bronco at Barrett-Jackson auction

2021 Ford Bronco at Barrett-Jackson auction

The Blue Oval also donated the legal rights to the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 with the VIN ending in 001. The car or truck sold for $500,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction, with all proceeds likely to JDRF (previously the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).

Other highlights included a matching-figures 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 for $2.475 million, a 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Version that marketed for $1.21 million and a 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 that brought in $962,500.