IronPlanet and Auctions America
Showcase Automotive History, Design and Celebrity Vehicles
at Annual Fort Lauderdale Auction
With Star-Studded Appeal, More than 475 Premier Collector Cars
Available for Preview Online at IronPlanet, including President Trump's former 2007 Ferrari
PLEASANTON, CA and AUBURN, IN - March 8, 2017 - IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, and Auctions America, which specializes in the sale of quality collector cars, today announced the joint marketing of Auctions America's annual Fort Lauderdale event. To be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center on Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2, 2017, this annual auction will showcase automotive power and beauty for enthusiasts of all stripes. This year's event includes collector cars previously owned by major personalities, led by a 2007 Ferrari F430 F1 Coupe that was purchased new by President Donald Trump in 2007 and Don Yenko's personal 1970 Chevrolet Yenko Nova LT-1 Deuce Coupe.
"IronPlanet has had great success with classic cars, accelerating online bidding with our base of over 1.7 million registered users," said Matt Ackley, IronPlanet Chief Marketing Officer. "Classic cars are perfectly suited both to our online model and our advanced digital marketing techniques. We have evolved over the years from construction equipment to a variety of asset classes, and as with trucks, oil and gas equipment and government equipment, our events with Auctions America and other classic car partners have just gotten better and better."
IronPlanet is offering bidders the opportunity to preview the Fort Lauderdale sale inventory, place pre-bids prior to the auction and bid in real-time on www.ironplanet.com during the auction days. Further, the event marks IronPlanet's first with Auctions America to utilize IronPlanet® LiveStreamSM, the next generation in online bidding for live, on-site auctions. For more information, visit www.ironplanet.com or contact an Auctions America Car Specialist at + 1 (800) 980-7635.
Known as South Florida's premier collector car auction, Auctions America's Fort Lauderdale event doubles as one of the region's leading classic car shows, featuring a wide array of automotive history and design. The 2017 sale will see approximately 475 quality collector vehicles cross the auction stage, ranging from American classics to European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with IronPlanet to bring our 2017 Fort Lauderdale collector car offering to their wide base of enthusiasts," said Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America. "Always a fantastic kick off to our auction season, IronPlanet bidders can expect a great mix of collector cars from the Fort Lauderdale sale, an event known for its incredible quality and diversity of product for the last 15 years."
Sale dates: Friday, March 31, 2017
Auction begins 10: 00 AM ET
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Auction begins 10: 00 AM ET
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Auction begins 11: 00 AM ET
Preview dates: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Doors open 4: 00 PM ET
Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2, 2017
Doors open 9: 00 AM ET daily
Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Admission: Bidder registration is $100 and includes an official auction catalogue, and admission for two (2) to the preview and auction. Spectator admission to the event is $20 for a single day pass and $50 for an event pass which covers the duration of the event. Children 12 and under receive free entry.
Online: Online preview, registration and bidding is free at www.ironplanet.com
More Info: http://www.ironplanet.com