VELOCITY'S BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE HITS THE GAS FOR A SUPERCHARGED SATURDAY
--Velocity's Live Coverage Kicks Off at 3 PM ET on Saturday, January 20 and Shifts Into High Gear With a Special Velocity and Discovery Channel Simulcast Starting a 6 PM ET--
(New York, N.Y.) - Velocity is broadcasting live daily this week from Scottsdale, Ariz., home of the exciting, world-famous Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction. The network's BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE broadcast begins this Saturday, January 20 beginning at 3 PM ET for a spectacular day of the most magnificent cars anywhere, and shifts into high gear for a special simulcast with sister network Discovery Channel from 6 PM- Midnight ET on Saturday.
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride. BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE cohosts Chris Jacobs, Cristy Lee, Dave Kindig, Mike Joy, Rick DeBruhl and Steve Magnante will share with fans all the action from the auction block and offer exclusive interviews from the expansive Barrett-Jackson grounds showcasing more than 1,700 cars this year!
Leading into the weekend the best of the best and the most valued cars anywhere cross the block Saturday, January 20. Velocity is offering fans exclusive looks under the hood on Saturday during BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE starting at 3 PM ET on Velocity including a special Discovery Channel simulcast from 6 PM - Midnight ET.
Top cars crossing the block on Saturday include:
Lot 1378 - 1952 Ferrari 212 Europa:
The Ferarri 212 Europa is power fed through a 5-speed manual gearbox, featuring independent front suspension with unequal-length A-arms and coil springs and includes a 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes.
Lot 1430 - 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird:
This stunning HEMI Superbird is one of 135 ever produced, and one of only 77 automatics. The transmission was upgraded with the famous 18-spline A833 HEMI 4-speed manual transmission.
Lot 1433 - 2009 Ferrari F430 16M Scuderia Spider:
Features an increased-output V8, produces 503hp and is backed by a 6-speed manual transmission. From the Steve Todhunter Collectio, this two-owner car currently displays only 1,825 miles on the odometer.
Lot 1447 - 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible:
This classic car with modern features include custom double-stitched reclining leather seats, double-stitched leather dash pad, and a state-of-the-art modern FM Wonder Bar style radio with Bluetooth capability and a 4-speaker system.
Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the only television brand that focuses on delivering automotive content to enthusiasts and viewers. Velocity programming is engaging, entertaining and informative, featuring the very best of the automotive world as told by the genre's top experts and personalities. The fully HD network is available in 71 million homes, and viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through Velocity Go - the network's TVE platform featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. Viewers can also connect with Velocity at Velocity.com, as well as on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV, on Twitter @Velocity and on Instagram @Velocity.