Get Revved Up for Mecum’s Collector Car Auction
By on 09/14/2017
World’s largest car auction – muscle cars, classics, hot rods and more.
Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 21-23. A line-up of 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, resto mods and motorcycles will be on the auction block.
Last year Mecum sold 440 vehicles during the three-day event, for a total of $13.4 million in sales. The top five sellers were:
- $280,000 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible
- $255,000 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback
- $250,000 2005 Ford GT
- $200,000 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Resto Mod
- $145,000 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster
Featured vehicles this year include: 1966 Pontiac GTO; 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS; 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback; 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe; and 1961 Chevrolet Impala SS. The event will take place in the Kentucky Exposition Center East Hall, North Wing and South Wing A, B, and C. Gates open daily at 8 a.m. and sales begin:
- Thursday, Sept. 21 12 p.m.
- Friday, Sept. 22 10 a.m.
- Saturday, Sept. 23 10 a.m.
The Mecum Auction Company has specialized in the sale of collector cars for 30 years, offering more than 20,000 vehicles per year and averaging more than one auction per month. It is ranked number one in the world for number of collector cars offered at auction and number one in the U.S. in total dollar volume of sales.
The auction is open to sellers, buyers and spectators. Advance ticket price is $20 per person; $30 per person at the door or online beginning the first day of the auction. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is $8 per car and $20 per bus. Visit www.Mecum.com to purchase tickets, or for information about registering to bid, consigning a vehicle or viewing a list of consigned vehicles.
Mecum Auctions are broadcast by NBC Sports Network.