It’s rare to find a mostly one-owner 1976 50th Anniversary Trans Am for sale — especially one with its matching-numbers WX-code 455 HO engine, a/c, and a 4-speed. But if you’re the top bidder at Mecum’s Kansas City sale this weekend, you could own one. Lot S132.1 is also one of 319 Y82 non T-top cars built that year., and it’s fitted with power windows, an 8-track tape player, and its original interior. Read More
Arizona in January is just around the corner, and Barrett-Jackson has already announced a handful of rare Corvettes to cross its block.
First up is a real rarity: the 1960 CERV 1 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle. Built between 1959 and 1960, this was Zora Arkus-Duntov’s mid-engine single-seat prototype racer, used for a number of projects including SBC fuel injection development. Duntov drove this car Read More
Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will be back in action for its sixth-year running at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas this Nov. 2-5. The estimated 1,000-car lineup will draw buyers, sellers and spectators from across the United States and will consist of a wide-ranging variety with names like Hemi Cuda, Shelby, Yenko and more all on the docket. Also to cross the Mecum auction block are four stunning private collections, and the auction’s Read More
Mecum Auctions’ first-ever Louisville classic and collector car auction brought $13.4 million in total sales throughout the three-day event, with 440 vehicles hammering sold Sept. 8-10. Top sellers at the auction were a great reflection of what the Mecum brand is best known for with the 10 highest sale prices achieved almost exclusively by American Muscle and Corvettes.
Each morning, the tone of the auction was set with the help of the Kentucky Derby’s official bugler Steve Buttleman playing the Read More
RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is thrilled to announce a pair of hugely important Duesenbergs, offered from more than 50 years of single-family ownership, as star attractions for its annual Hershey, Pennsylvania auction, October 6-7. The 2016 event represents RM’s 10th anniversary sale alongside the Antique Automobile Club of America’s renowned Eastern Division Fall Meet, again promising a fantastic showcase of automotive history Read More
Dan Kruse Classics will be conducting their 42nd Annual Hill Country Classic Car Auction in Austin on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at the Palmer Events Center, in downtown Austin. Including in the offering, which is open to the public, is a collection of ten Corvettes from a private collector, all being offered without minimum or reserve to the highest bidder.
Preliminary results show that total sales at the big five Monterey Car Week Auctions — RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co., Russo and Steele, Bonhams and Mecum — are an estimated $345 million — well short of the $397 million total in 2015.
The highest sale totals during Monterey Car Week were in 2014, Read More
Before Chevrolet mass-produced the 1966 Chevelle SS 396, they built a small run of 1965 Malibus featuring the then-new monster motor, heavy-duty suspension and brakes, and an extra-beefy convertible frame. Just 201of these early muscle cars, known by RPO code Z16, were built.
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction®, will auction the renowned Tammy Allen Collection during its 9th Annual Las Vegas Auction from Oct. 13-15, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. More than 80 vehicles from the collection of prominent collector and automotive enthusiast Tammy Allen will cross the auction block at No Read More
With 300 vehicles hammered sold on the auction block in just two days, Mecum’s inaugural Portland auction at the Portland Expo Center was a pronounced success. Held this past weekend, June 17 and June 18, the auction attracted vehicles from 17 states across the country and attendees from even more with total sales reaching more than $9.3 million.
The Read More