AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: Top Pickup Trucks and SUVs that Crossed the Block in New Orleans

The 2023 Barrett-Jackson New Orleans Auction presented an extraordinary array of outstanding pickup trucks and SUVs, both contemporary and vintage. This event celebrated one of the collector car hobby’s most rapidly expanding and cherished segments. Below are the best-selling pickup trucks and SUVs at the 2023 New Orleans Auction:

LOT #782 – 1954 CHEVROLET CUSTOM PICKUP – $330,000
Picutred above and known as “Shadow,” this outstanding MetalWorks build was completed in 2023. Loaded with modern features, including a built 6.0-liter LS 630hp V8 engine, 4L80E automatic transmission and Art Morrison chassis. From the MS CLASSIC CARS Collection.

Full custom build by Creative Rods and Restoration. Big-block 396ci Chevrolet engine bored to 412ci, Holley Sniper EFI, Brodix heads, push-button 6-speed automatic transmission. Scott’s Hotrods chassis and a custom interior by Cato Custom Upholstery.

LOT #704 – 2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV EDITION 1 VIN 001 – $172,700
Finished in Moonshot Green Matte, exclusive to the Edition 1. Fully electric and powered by the EV Ultium Platform, which enables off-road capability, on-road performance and an immersive driving experience, all with zero tailpipe emissions.

LOT #651 – 2022 RAM 1500 TRX IGNITION EDITION PICKUP – $148,500
Powered by a 6.2-liter 702hp supercharged 8-cylinder engine with 650 ft/lbs of torque, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Features Bilstein Blackhawk E2 suspension and 4-wheel drive, and rides on Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain tires.

LOT #770 – 2023 FORD RAPTOR R PICKUP – $132,000
Powered by a 5.2-liter supercharged engine. Finished in Code Orange Metallic color. Has not been dealer-prepped; still has plastic on it. 102 actual miles.

LOT #700 – 2016 MERCEDES-BENZ G63 BRABUS CUSTOM SUV – $132,000
Powered by a 5.5-liter twin-turbo 8-cylinder engine paired with a 7-speed shiftable automatic transmission. Underwent a 4×4 conversion featuring certified Brabus performance and chassis enhancements in December 2021. 41,717 actual miles.

LOT #773 – 1973 FORD BRONCO SPORT CUSTOM SUV – $110,000
Recipient of an extensive frame-off restoration finished by OMF Car Craft. Powered by an electronic-fuel-injection BluePrint 302ci V8 crate engine paired to a 4-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with a Vintage Air system, custom seats and Fox shocks.

LOT #811 – 1967 CHEVROLET C10 CUSTOM PICKUP – $99,000
Powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine and 4L60E automatic overdrive transmission. Has a late-model Camaro rear axle, power steering, 4-wheel power disc brakes, tilt wheel, air conditioning, new glass and weatherstripping, and new interior with chrome trim.

Powered by a 2.7-liter V6 turbocharged engine. The vehicle is upgraded with full vehicle protection film, engine management software, exhaust system, high-flow air filter action, heat exchanger and 35-inch off-road tires.

LOT #780 – 1970 CHEVROLET C10 CUSTOM PICKUP – $88,000
Pro-Touring build powered by a GM performance LS3 crate engine with a 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger, mated to a T56 magnum 6-speed transmission with a McLeod dual-disc clutch. Equipped with RideTech control arms, coilover shocks and RideTech sway bars.

Here are the best-selling pickup trucks and SUVs at the 2023 New Orleans Auction.