Highlights from Mecum Auctions catalog:
• Total professional restoration
• Original factory Hemi and 4-speed console car
• One of 489 1968 Hemi Chargers built
• Factory dark blue metallic with factory Pearl White interior
• Engine is not original, but it is from another 1968 Hemi Charger – 465 hp
• Engine is balanced and blueprinted with larger cam and carburetors
• Factory Dana rear end with custom chrome cover and 3.54 gears
This 1969 Mustang is a factory 63A Sportsroof car with an “R code” 428 Cobra Jet engine and Ram Air shaker hood. Factory 4-speed with GT Equipment Package. Beautiful Royal Maroon with black interior. Options include rocker panel moldings, power brakes and power steering.
A fully-documented one-of-one car with Marti Report. Fresh rotisserie restoration just completed. Professionally rebuilt, balanced and correct replacement 428 Cobra Jet engine along with 4-speed manual transmission and Trac-Lok 3.50 rear end. Beautiful paint and body Read More
This Milano Maroon coupe with a build date of April 30, 1965, was delivered new to Bryner Chevrolet in Jenkintown, PA. Although the name of the first owner is not known, it is clear that this Corvette was ordered with an eye for both performance and aesthetics.
This car was built with the rarest and most expensive engine offered in 1965 — the 375-hp, fuel-injected, high-lift cam engine, coupled with a Muncie close-ratio 4-speed manual transmission and a Positraction rear Read More
For a short time, the Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 represented the pinnacle of General Motors performance and stood alone as the only vehicle in history to take GM’s top horsepower rating over the Corvette. With a factory-advertised 450 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 500 ft-lbs of torque at 3600 rpm, it was also the highest-output Chevelle ever offered.
Known as the “Pilot Car,” this particular 1970 Chevelle 454-ci Turbo-Jet LS6 is the earliest known and documented of 4,475 RPO LS6 Read More
One of 1,741 produced, this is a Corvette 350/255 LT-1 with original, matching-numbers M21 4-speed. Also features Positraction, power steering, tilt/telescopic column, leather, factory AM/FM radio, two tops and Ontario Orange exterior with original rally wheels.
This was the last year for the mighty LT-1, and this is Read More
1991 Corvette ZR-1, Lot 183
Chassis number: 1G1YZ23J0M5801196
Power was suddenly back in fashion when the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 was launched in 1990, with 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds and a top speed near 175 mph. Its 4-cam LT5 engine was built by Mercury Marine engineers—to a Lotus design. The car cost $62,675 when Read More
This example was used as the pace car for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Endurance Race in 2001, according to the owner. The car features an aluminum 5.7-liter LS1 V8 that puts out 350 horsepower. Finished in the Read More
Editor’s note: This month, we’ve asked B. Mitchell Carlson to take a look at three C6 Corvettes that recently sold—and pick what he believes was the best deal. Here are the cars:
2007 Z06 coupe, Lot S53, sold for $42,400, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum St. Charles
Chassis number: 1G1YY26E775107370
This immaculate, matching-numbers 1962 Corvette convertible was factory equipped with all the components necessary for all-out competition: the exceptionally rare RPO 687 “Big Brake” package that included special front and rear shocks, front brake deflector/air scoops, rear brake air scoops, metallic linings, finned drums with Read More