Russo and Steele is one of several auction companies that conducts a classic car auction in Arizona each January.
European sports cars, American muscle cars, hot rods and customs are the focus at Russo and Steele, launched in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2001. The organization refers to the auction as an event “for enthusiasts, by enthusiasts.”
When is the Russo and Steele Auction?
Wednesday, January 18 - Sunday, January 22, 2016. Gates open at 9 a.m.
Where is it?
In 2017 this auction has a new location! It will take place at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale. It's a baseball stadium, the Spring Training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. Here is a map showing the location of the stadium.
How much does it cost to attend the auction?
Previews and auctions are open to the public.
Single day general admission: $30 Thursday - Saturday; $20 Sunday
Tickets may be purchased online in advance or at the gate. Bring cash if buying tickets at the gate.
Bidder registration is $200 and includes one additional guest pass. You can register to be a bidder online.
How do I know what kinds of cars will be auctioned?
More than 800 cars will be auctioned. You can see a sampling of the consignments here.
Is there a vendor show or entertainment at this event?
There are some memorabilia items included in the auctions, but no nightclub or entertainment. Just classic cars. Food and beverages are available for purchase.
What else should I know?
The public is welcome to walk around and take a look at all the vehicles that will be auctioned. They are outdoors. You may take photographs.
Russo and Steele's auction takes place in the round, with the vehicles positioned in the middle of bidder seating. There are designated seating areas for spectators wishing to watch the auction.
Where should I stay?
Your first choice would be Talking Stick Resort & Casino. If that doesn't work for you, these North Scottsdale hotels and resorts will put you close to this location.
I have more questions!
Visit Russo and Steele online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.