Early in the event, you’ll see lot #7.1 which is a 1972 Volkswagen Beetle Custom Coupe. It is a really cool mix of rat elegance. It features a 1600cc engine with a 4-speed manual. The roof rack with a surfboard is a nice touch and the black accents are awesome! You can read more about it here on Barrett-Jackson.com.
Lot #33 is a 1973 Volkswagen Thing. It apparently survived a house fire and was rebuilt but maintains the scorched exterior. It features a custom-built 1835cc engine with a Freeway Flier transmission. Overall, a very unique and cool looking rat rod. Check out more here on Barrett-Jackson.com.
This rat started as a 1948 Diamond T truck! It is lot #151.1 and features an unconventional power plant. The engine is a straight-eight backed by a twin-stick 3-speed manual transmission! Read more here on Barrett-Jackson.com.
We recently featured this awesome 1929 Ford Model A here on Rat Rods. It was built on the television show Monster Garage by the host Jesse James and a group from the Texas School for the Deaf. It is a real-steel Henry Ford body mounted on a new chassis. Being sold as lot #369, it is sure to draw a crowd at the auction. You can read more details here on Barrett-Jackson.com.
Lot #418 is a 1928 Chevrolet Custom Coupe. It is powered by a Cummins turbo-diesel engine with a 5-speed manual transmission! It only has 100 test miles since completion and is ready for a new home. Check it out here on Barrett-Jackson.com.
Lot #418.1 is a crazy creation! The main cab is a 1931 DeSoto that has been mated to a 1960 Plymouth Fury station wagon! The engine is a blown Chevrolet 350 and looks like a performance beast! You have to see more of this wild ride here on Barrett-Jackson.com.