Pickup trucks have proven their worth as practical haulers through almost the entire history of the automobile. However, with performance and speed so tempting, sport trucks have emerged with the Ford F150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX being extreme modern examples. Decades before the current crop of high performance pickup truck, Dodge's Li'l Red Express succeeded to show up sports cars of its time.
Advertising themselves as holding “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions”, the Barrett-Jackson show presented a sales floor for almost any kind of vehicle ranging from pickup trucks to exotic and classic vehicles garnering more than a million dollars each. The 2022 edition of the famed Scottsdale, Arizona auction was highlighted by high-value sales of Camaros, Corvettes and other muscle cars.
The first Model-T was first assembled on this day in 1908. Since then, the Ford motor company has revolutionized the automotive world on a regular basis, leading the charge in almost every new frontier.