As sure as the rising of the sun, major classic-car auctions feature tons of cars selling for ungodly sums of cash. It’s a cycle we’re growing a bit tired of, being as poor as we are, but those huge piles of money occasionally are diverted from the pockets of plumbing-fixture magnates and into the coffers of worthy charities. The lots benefitting charity are often brand-new cars donated by the manufacturers or automotive organizations, and such was the case with these five hot rides, which rolled off the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale stage after selling for way above MSRP and without any commission going to the auction house.

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