Fourth annual Future Classic Car Show to be held Jan. 19

(December 25, 2018) PHOENIX — The Future Classic Car Show will celebrate its fourth anniversary on Jan. 19, hosting 65 significant vehicles viewed as future collectibles during Arizona auction week. The free event will take place at Scottsdale Quarter.

The Future Classic Car Show will feature everything from late-model American muscle cars to German performance sedans and Japanese sports cars. The family friendly show is more accessible and inclusive than other events during the week welcoming all types of enthusiasts and casual observers.

Participants will compete for seven trophies, voted on by writer Andy Reid, the event’s head judge, along with several other guests. The categories to be judged include: Best of Show, Best of 1975 – 1985, Best of 1986 – 1995, Best of 1996 – 2005, Best of 2006 – 2019, Student’s Choice Award and Fan Favorite Award. For the Fan Favorite Award, spectators will have the opportunity to cast a ballot, crowning one vehicle as the winner.

Event sponsor Universal Technical Institute will present the Student’s Choice Award which will be decided by a group of the school’s students and staff.

“Each year the crowds get bigger and the cars better,” said Roger Flacione, CEO of, the event’s title sponsor. “This year we are expecting some of the most unique, most exotic and most valuable future collectibles to attend, showcasing the future of the hobby in a family friendly environment, free of charge.”

Along with the 65 cars being judged, hundreds more will be on site as display vehicles, lining several levels of the host parking structure. The event will open to spectators at 1 p.m. and awards will be presented at 4:30 p.m. before the projected finish time of 5 p.m. Cars in attendance include Italian supercars, JDM tuner cars, American muscle cars and European sports cars.

The ensuing week, known by many as Arizona auction week, will play host to several major auctions selling thousands of blue-chip cars. The events draws some of the best cars and biggest collectors in the world for the week, all starting with Future Classic Car Show.