With Friday the 13th upon us and Halloween just around the corner, we couldn’t help but conjure up some wickedly wonderful rides that have starred at Barrett-Jackson auctions past. From cars with creepy on-screen roles or destined to take occupants to their final resting place to monstrous motorized creations and vehicles with decidedly devilish model names, this chilling lineup of collectibles has been curated to send shivers down your spine!
This 40-foot tall, 31-ton mechanical dinosaur has thrilled crowds throughout the world since its birth in 1990 after two years of construction.
1959 CADILLAC “GHOSTBUSTERS ECTOMOBILE” RE-CREATION
This fan-made replica of the Ghostbusters Ectomobile was built from a 1959 Cadillac Superior hearse. Driveable and meant for the street, this car features 11,250 miles (mileage not indicated on the title), and is powered by a 390ci 8-cylinder V8 engine mated to an automatic transmission, both of which were rebuilt in 2012.
1965 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CUSTOM SEDAN “BLACK BEAUTY”
Named “Black Beauty,” this car was used in the 2011 movie “The Green Hornet.” It features twin hood-mounted machine guns, rocket launchers hidden behind the front and rear bumpers, and a flame-thrower in the grille.
1960 KAISER CARABELA HEARSE FUNERAL CAR
A unique piece of automotive history, this funeral car is powered by a rebuilt 226ci straight-6 engine paired with a manual transmission with column shift. It features wraparound back glass, a rear fold-down gate and an 89-inch sliding casket holder with rollers.
2015 ROLLS-ROYCE GHOST
This gorgeous Arctic White on black leather 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost has less than 6,300 actual miles and is powered by a 6.6-liter V12 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
1958 PLYMOUTH FURY “CHRISTINE”
Fully restored, this one-of-a-kind car starred in the horror film “Christine,” the Columbia Pictures film directed by John Carpenter, based on the book by Stephen King.
1995 MUNSTERS DRAGULA RE-CREATION
This is a fantastic re-creation of the famous “The Munsters” TV show Dragula coffin-car. Powered by a Chevrolet V8 engine with an automatic transmission, it comes all tricked-out with the details that make this car a fan favorite.
2018 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM
This 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom features a 10-way power driver’s seat with power recline, height adjustment, cushion extension, fore/aft movement and cushion tilt.
1956 CADILLAC CUSTOM HEARSE
This custom 1956 Cadillac Hearse has been painted a beautiful Jet Black over a full custom red interior. The rear has been transformed to a limo – including a wraparound sofa, flat-screen TV, stereo and neon.
1966 DODGE TRADESMAN A-100 BARRIS CUSTOM SUPERVAN
Originally designed by George Barris as “The Love Machine” and reincarnated by Barris for the movie “SuperVan.” Subsequently used for many movies and TV shows, including “Back to the Future II,” “Sea Quest” and the 1970 film “Solar Crisis.”
2011 CHEVROLET CUSTOM HOT ROD HEARSE
New from front to back, this Hot Rod Hearse has a Chevrolet 350ci engine and a Turbo 400 transmission. No expense was spared in the making of this car, which runs and drives great and draws a large crowd everywhere it goes.
2018 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT DEMON
Powered by an 840hp supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Demon V8, the limited-production Challenger SRT Demon is the world’s most powerful factory-production V8 – bar none. With NHRA-certified 9.65 seconds at 140 mph, it is the fastest quarter-mile production car in the world.
1992 LAMBORGHINI DIABLO
Formerly owned by Danny Koker of Counts Kustoms, this Diablo is one of 873 built from 1990 to 1998. It is powered by a 5.7-liter dual overhead cam, 4-valve per cylinder V12 engine backed by a 5-speed gated manual transmission.
1969 CHEVROLET G10 “MYSTERY MACHINE” RE-CREATION
This re-creation of the “Mystery Machine” from the “Scooby Doo” cartoons comes complete with a “ghost finder” instrumental panel and multi-colored strobe lights.
With Friday the 13th upon us and Halloween just around the corner, we couldn’t help but conjure up some wickedly wonderful rides that have starred at Barrett-Jackson auctions past.