Following its record-breaking 2019 Scottsdale Auction, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, announced today that it has sold out its docket for the 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 11-13, 2019 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Setting a new record as the company’s largest 3-day Palm Beach Auction to date, Barrett-Jackson has consigned over 600 vehicles, which cross the block ? nearly all at No Reserve.
“We’ve hit another exciting milestone in Barrett-Jackson history,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “This year’s Palm Beach Auction will hit new highs with a record-setting 600-plus collector vehicles on the docket. The high caliber of vehicles we consigned in Scottsdale is continuing in to Palm Beach, thanks to our consignors and our hard-working, dedicated team of specialists. It’s also a testament of the growing demand and vibrancy of this incredible hobby.”
Barrett-Jackson will sell 16 vehicles, all at No Reserve, from the renowned William “Chip” Watkins Collection. Over the last decade, Barrett-Jackson has become a magnet for prominent collectors seeking to buy and sell vehicles. The Chip Watkins Collection features 16 vehicles, representing seven decades of automotive performance, including a including a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Roadster (Lot #748) featuring an LS2 engine, Corvette C4 polished suspension with coilovers, power disc brakes and a Dana 44 rear end.
All-new three-row crossover challenges segment with high levels of standard tech, safety and driver assistance features and refinement. Cadillac’s first-ever XT6 will offer one of the segment’s strongest rosters of standard features and safety and driver assistance technologies, when it goes on sale this spring with a starting price of $53,690 (including destination charge), for the Premium Luxury FWD model.
The 2020 Hyundai Sonata will make its North American debut at the New York International Automobile Show next month. The eighth-generation Sonata showcases a sporty four-door-coupe look that embodies Hyundai’s Sensuous Sportiness design concept. Featuring a short overhang, sloping roofline and low deck lid to create a balanced feel, the all-new Sonata has a much sportier look than its predecessor.
Hyundai also announced the development of a ‘Digital Key’, which allows users to unlock and start their Hyundai vehicle via their smartphone. Replacing a traditional physical key, the new Digital Key can be downloaded via an app and used by up to four authorized people. As well as making it much easier for a Hyundai vehicle to be included in a car-sharing program, in the future, the Digital Key will be further enhanced to allow for features such as an alarm to be triggered when the vehicle exceeds a defined speed or travels outside a designated area.
Volvo Cars has taken a significant step towards its electrification goals with the release of upgraded and newly-developed electrified powertrain options, to be made available across its entire model range going forward.
The company has upgraded its existing T8 and T6 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrains, while at the same time confirming that plug-in options will now be available on every model it produces.
Fiat 500L Urbana Edition offers new standard features for the 2019 model year
Available on Trekking models, 500L Urbana Edition offers a unique blackout appearance with standard 17-inch gloss black aluminum wheels plus Miron-black accents on door handles, body-side moldings, fog lamps, side mirrors and fascias
Interior features include black leather seats with copper stitching plus a unique dashboard with an ingrained copper 500 logo
Available in five exterior paint colors: Black, Bronzo Metallizato (bronze), Bianco (white), Grigio Scuro (gray) and Verde Bosco (green); four of which are available with an optional contrasting black roof
With a starting U.S. MSRP of $21,910, Fiat 500L is available in three models – Pop, Trekking, Lounge
Urbana Edition is available for $595 MSRP on the well-equipped Trekking model, which has a starting MSRP of $23,325
2019 Fiat 500L Urbana Edition arrives in FIAT studios this spring