Check out "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson’s Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published June 23, 2024

Check out "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson’s Car Collection
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Reggie Jackson's net worth is estimated to be around $20 million as of 2023. The documentary 'Reggie,' about Reggie Jackson, is set to be released on Prime Video. Jackson has been a car lover ever since he was a kid, and he bought his first car, a 1951 Chevrolet, with money that he got from his brother. Ever since then, he has gone on to add over 100 cars to his collection.

His choices include a variety of automobiles produced in the 1930s, through the 1970s, and even into the 1980s. He has collected vintage Fords, Porsches, Hot Rods, Corvettes, Mustangs, Shelbys, and Mopars, to name a few. Jackson even dabbles in the exotic with brands like Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz, despite having a slight preference for the American muscle-car culture.

Jackson once lost around 35 out of 98 cars, worth millions of dollars in 1988 after a fire broke out in his garage. Jackson ended up spending around a million dollars to buy 30 cars to try and complete his collection again. He even decided to put 19 of his antiques up for auction. That being said, Jackson still has quite a few cars remaining in his collection, and according to him, he’ll probably hold on to them for some more time. So without further ado, here are some of the most expensive Reggie Jackson cars.


10. 1961 Chevrolet Corvette

Reggie Jackson’s White Chevrolet Corvette

The first car on Reggie Jackson's car list is the 1961 Chevrolet Corvette. The 1961 Corvette owned by Reggie Jackson was the top-of-the-line version that came with a fuel-injected engine along with the Big Brake package that contained stiff shocks, rear cooling air scoops, finned drums, wide steel wheels, and a quick steering adapter.

1961 Chevrolet CorvetteSpecs
Price$130,000-$150,000
Powertrain4.6-liter V8
Horsepower315 HP
Torque295 lb-ft
Transmission3-speed manual
0-60 MPH6.4 seconds
Top Speed141 MPH

Chevrolet only allowed people to get the Corvette with the solid-lifter engine if they got the Positraction rear axle with it. This was a very rare Corvette combination, with only 233 examples ever produced. The estimated value of this car is somewhere between $130,000 and $150,000.


9. 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 

Reggie Jackson's Grey 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

The next car on this list is one of three Camaros owned by Reggie Jackson, a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28. The Camaro was introduced in 1966 to compete with the Ford Mustang. The car was very popular among car enthusiasts, and Chevrolet wasted no time in introducing high-performance versions of the Camaro.

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28Specs
Price$150,000 - $200,000
Powertrain4.9-liter V8
Horsepower290 HP
Torque290 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH6.8 seconds
Top Speed134 MPH

The rarest of them was the Camaro Z28, and the one that was part of Jackson’s collection was one of 602 produced in 1967. Because of the rarity of this car, it is very desirable to enthusiasts, and the estimated value of this car is somewhere between $150,000 and $200,000.


8. 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 

Reggie Jackson’s 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 

The second and final Corvette on this list is the 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. The 1965 Corvette Coupe that was part of Reggie Jackson’s collection was one of 771 to be produced with the Rochester fuel-injected V-8. The car was kept in pristine condition, and because of that, it earned the NCRS 5-Star Bowtie Award. The estimated value of the 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe is somewhere between $185,000 and $225,000.

1965 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeSpecs
Price$185,000 - $225,000
Powertrain5.3-liter V8
Horsepower375 HP
Torque350 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH5.7 seconds
Top Speed145 MPH

The 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe is powered by a naturally aspirated 5.3-liter V8 engine that puts out 375 HP and 350 lb-ft of torque. It helps the car go from 0-60 MPH in 5.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 145 MPH.


7. 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro RS/SS

Reggie Jackson’s 1968 Yenko Camaro RS/SS

The next car in Reggie Jackson's car collection is the 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro RS/SS. The Yenko Camaro is essentially a heavily modified Camaro that Don Yenko built to overcome GM's engine limits on the Camaros and rival the best in the era's muscle car scene.

1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro RS/SSSpecs
Price$285,000
Powertrain7.0-liter V8
Horsepower425 HP
Torque460 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH5.4 seconds
Top Speed149 MPH

Only 64 Yenko Camaros were produced, and Jackson's is one of just 11 with the SS/RS design, making it even more rare. A thorough restoration was also done on Jackson’s Camaro. The car was sold at auction for $285,000.


6. 1969 Chevy Yenko Chevelle

Reggie Jackson’s White 1969 Yenko Chevelle

The next car on this list is yet another car that comes with the Yenko treatment, the 1969 Chevy Yenko Chevelle. Only 323 of the approximately 86,000 SS Chevelle models Chevrolet produced in 1969 were labeled COPO vehicles.

1969 Chevy Yenko ChevelleSpecs
Price$300,000
Powertrain7.0-liter V8
Horsepower425 HP
Torque460 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed automatic
0-60 MPH5.1 seconds
Top Speed140 mph

And fewer than 100 of them were sent to Don Yenko's auto dealership to be modified into Yenko S/C variants. Reggie Jackson's Yenko Chevelle is one of approximately 37 cars that were constructed with a Turbo 400 automatic transmission, power steering, and a vinyl top.


5. 2005 Ford GT 

Next up is the 2005 Ford GT. The Ford GT was based on the historically significant Ford GT40, a car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans four consecutive years, which included a 1-2-3 finish in 1966 with Kenneth Miles and the whole Ford Vs Ferrari thing.

2005 Ford GTSpecs
Price$370,000
Powertrain5.4-liter V8
Horsepower550 HP
Torque500 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed manual
0-60 MPH3.5 seconds
Top Speed205 MPH

The man bought the car from his local Ford dealer in Monterey Cypress Ford, and he specifically ordered in metallic dark blue paint without the legendary stripes. Reggie Jackson later sold his Ford GT with only 95 miles on the odometer for $166,500 in 2011 according to Bonhams.


4. 1965 Shelby GT350

Reggie Jackson’s White 1965 Shelby GT350

Only 562 of the 1965 Shelby GT350s were ever made, and many of those vehicles have been lost to time or accidents, further reducing the quantity of available examples. As a result, the 1965 Shelby GT350 is one of the most sought-after collector automobiles on the market. The GT 350 versions from 1965 and 1966 were the smallest and lightest.

2005 Ford GTSpecs
Price$370,000
Powertrain4.7-liter V8
Horsepower306 HP
Torque329 lb-ft
Transmission4-Speed Manual
0-60 MPH5.5 seconds
Top Speed138 MPH

Both cars have the Cobra insignia, a similar color scheme, and Shelby's renowned "Cobra" valve covers, which were an optional addition on many GT350s and part of a marketing tie-in. Reggie sold his 1965 GT350 for $247,500 in 2011 at an auction, but the estimated value of the car in 2022 will be around $370,000.


3. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1

Reggie Jackson’s1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1

The third and final Camaro on this list is the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1. The 1969 Camaro ZL-1 was regarded as one of the most famous, rare, desirable, and fast cars of the late 1960s. The car was light and extremely powerful with the aluminum-block ZL-1 engine, with the best one being the 1969 "9560" Camaro.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1Specs
Price$675,000-$725,000
Powertrain7.0-liter V8
Horsepower500 HP
Torque450 lb-ft
Transmission4-Speed Manual
0-60 MPH5.3 seconds
Top Speed125 MPH

GM created the ZL-1 motor for the Can-Am Challenge Series, a competition in which multiple manufacturers invested a significant amount of time and resources. In fact, the dominant McLaren team won multiple races thanks to the Chevy ZL-1 engine with a large block of aluminum. Another reason why this specific car is so rare is because it's one of only five or six 956 ZL-1 Camaros from 1969 to have survived with the original engine intact.


2. 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder

Reggie Jackson Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder

The next car on this list is one of two Ferraris that are part of Reggie Jackson’s collection: the 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder. The 1973 Daytona Spyder is an impressive muscle car in its own right. This particular Daytona Spyder was owned by none other than renowned motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel. The estimated value of the 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder is around $800,000.

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona SpyderSpecs
Price$800,000
Powertrain4.4-liter V12
Horsepower353 HP
Torque319 lb-ft
Transmission5-Speed Manual
0-60 MPH5.4 seconds
Top Speed173 MPH

The 1973 Daytona Spyder is an exceptional example of Maranello's convertible front-engined grand tourer. This particular car had 29,431 miles on the odo at the time of cataloging on RM Sothby's accompanied by books, tools, and documents with Massini report, prior registration, and service invoices. It fetched a little more than $2.2 million at the auction.


1. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 convertible

Reggie Jackson’s Ferrari 275 GTB/4 convertible

The final car on this list is the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 convertible. It is one of the most elegant drop-tops ever built, but the one owned by Reggie Jackson has a figurative asterisk next to it. Between 1966 and 1968, Ferrari produced 330 GTB/4 Berlinettas in total. These stylish two-door hardtops were purchased by celebrities like Miles Davis and Steve McQueen. But the 275 GTB/4 N.A.R.T. Spyders were the rarest versions of the car.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 convertibleSpecs
Price$3,000,000
Powertrain3.2-liter V12
Horsepower300 HP
Torque232 lb-ft
Transmission5-Speed Manual
0-60 MPH5.5 seconds
Top Speed165 MPH

The 275 GTB/4 owned by Jackson is not one of those ten cars that were produced by Scaglietti. Instead, it was originally a 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta that was sent to the Chinetti dealership, and after that, the dealership turned the car into a convertible. The value of an original 275 GTB/4 N.A.R.T. Spyder is above $20 million. According to Ferrari specialists, the price of this car is estimated to be around $3,000,000.


Reggie Jackson cars that you can buy right now

In May of 2018, Reggie decided to sell 18 of his classic rides through Mecum Auctions under the name of “The Reggie Jackson Collection” holding some of the greatest American vintage muscle cars. At the time of writing this, out of 18 cars, 10 have found their respective homes and 8 cars are still looking to be acquired such as.

  • 1966 Chevrolet El Camino (LOT S146.1): With 3,750 miles on the odometer, this is as new as it can get for a 68-year-old machinery. The car is cosmetically unrestored and comes with the original black interior and Firestone Redline tires.
  • 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro RS/SS (LOT S146): 1 of 11 RS/SS Camaro Yenko built for 1968, the car has been part of Reggie’s collection for more than 30 years. With 425 raw horses under the hood, it is indeed one hell of a ride to own.
  • 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Chevelle (LOT S145): With approximately 37 examples ever built with the Tubo 400 automatic transmission, power steering, rear audio antenna, and vinyl top. This particular car was ordered with COPO 9562 which replaced the L78 396 CI engine with a more powerful L72 427/425 HP V-8 and COPO 9737 that brought changes such as a 140 mph speedometer, 13/16-inch front anti-sway bars and 15-inch wheels and tires.
  • 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (LOT S143): Unrestored with only 9,660 original miles on the odometer, this particular car has the Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certification. It is one of the 711 fuel-injected Corvettes produced in 1965 and has the original engine and drivetrain.
  • 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (LOT S138.1): Another legend this time in original 976 Nassau Blue attire and black standard interior. This immaculate piece of American auto history has only 36,315 miles on the original odometer and has been awarded with NCRS 5-Star Bowtie Award.
  • 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (LOT S147): Available with original window sticker, Protect-O-Plate, and invoice this car went through a comprehensive restoration to get the oomph back. Finished in Marina Blue exterior with white stripes, it is equipped with the original ducted hood, heavy-duty radiator, special suspension, quick-ratio steering, and power brakes with front discs.
  • 1957 Chevrolet 150 (LOT S136): This one is a rather humble offering from Reggie’s car collection and received a full restoration job from Rotisserie in 2005. What’s special about the 150 lies under the hood, it is a 283 CI V8 fed by a twin 4-barrel carburetors intake shared with the Corvette.
  • 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 (LOT S142): The last immaculate piece in the collection has remained unrestored and offered with the original built sheet, a rare LS6 CRV 454/450 HP V-8 engine, and M22 4-speed manual transmission. The car also carries 80% original Tuxedo Black paint with White SS stripes.

Each of the cars here is as authentic as it can get and will take to the charm of the 60s and 70s. The prices are expected to be high since all of them are in near-perfect condition mixed with the fact that they are from the collection of a baseball legend.


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FAQs

Does Reggie Jackson own a car dealership?

Yes, Reggie Jackson opened a new Honda dealership named Rayleigh with Hendrick Automotive Group. The name of the dealership is Reggie Jackson Airport Honda.

Who is Reggie Jackson's wife?

Reggie Jackson married his longtime friend Jennie Campos in 1968, but the two later divorced in 1973. He has a daughter with her named Kimberly. However, as per his recent interviews, he is with a woman right now and might soon get married to her.

How much did the Yankees pay Reggie Jackson?

The Yankees had signed outfielder Reggie Jackson to a five-year contract worth $3.5 million in 1976.  Well, that can be considered an insane amount of money for the time.

How many cars did Reggie Jackson own?

An estimation says, Mr October's car collection consisted of around 100 cars. In 1988, he had around 97 vehicles out of which 25 were destroyed in fire unfortunately. No, he is limited by his low number of cars.

Who is the only man who has 7000 cars?

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei is the biggest car collector on the entire planet. From rare Ferraris to vintage Rolls Royces, he has all of them. He has around 7000 luxury cars of total worth $5 billion.

How much money is Reggie Jackson?

Throughout his career of 21 seasons, Reggie generated a combined earning of approximately $9.1 million in baseball salary. If we adjust the inflation rate, it would have become around $32 million in today's value. Reggie Jackson's net worth is $20 million.

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