Mecum Louisville Totals $13.4m

Mecum Auctions

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

Jim’s Blog: Yes I’m a car addict. No it’s not a problem

I took a week of vacation in early August, but it wasn’t to go someplace sunny to sip on umbrella drinks. Instead, the week was spent in my dad’s garage, finally wiring and firing his 1968 Camaro.

We built the engine back in 2003 or so — a de-stroked 454 with a huge cam — and making it run was the final major piece of nearly-complete Camaro project. Cranking it over meant wiring the whole car with a new Painless Read More

Pair of Duesies Come to Auction After Five-decade Ownership

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

I’ll Build it Someday

few weeks ago, while on a walk with my daughter in my neighborhood, I caught a glimpse of a rounded metal roof peeking out from behind a fence. I stood up tall to look over and saw a ’56 Chevy 2-door post.

Half-consumed by blackberry bushes, it sat with its ’70s-era white-letter radials sunk into the dirt, its headliner draping down over its seats, and its front bumper tossed on Read More

Special Production Corvettes at Dan Kruse Classics

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.

 

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