Carroll’s Cobra Goes for Nearly $6 Million Auction action may have been a little cooler in Scottsdale last month, that was not the case in Kissimmee, Fla., where Mecum Auctions held its annual 10-day spectacle from Jan. 7-16. The $122.8 million total was the highest single-auction result in Mecum’s 34-year history. That take was spread […]
Most collector-car auction houses already offered absentee bidding options and live streaming auctions as part of regular operations, the safety and travel restrictions posed by COVID-19 spurred the industry to apply creative solutions. Learn more about Mecum, Gooding & Company, Bonhams and more are operating their summer auctions.
Over the coming months, auction houses are hosting both online and live auctions. This includes Mecum, RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Company, and Bonhams. The schedule is outlined here, with events in July and August.
At the Mecum auction in Kissimmee, FL this month, one of the two Highland Green 1968 Mustang GT fastbacks featured in the Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt” sold for a breathtaking $3.75M (including buyer’s premium).
Mecum’s first auction of the decade is happening now through January 12th. Get a preview of the auction with some of the most highly anticipate cars going up for auction, including classic and exotic, in a rainbow of colors.
LaFerrari was Ferrari’s first hybrid, and sold for $1.4 million in 2013. Today, these beautiful cars sells for $3 million at auctions. And it’s not “Ferrari LaFerrari,” just LaFerrari.
At Mecum’s Indianapolis Auction, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda convertible, one of just 14 built, sold for $1.98m. This was not a surprise, nor a record. But it was a showstopper, as Hemi ’Cuda convertibles have been for years. If you aren’t familiar with the car, $2m-$3.5m prices may seem bizarre for an original $5,500 price tag.
The 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 looms large among classic muscle cars, not as the most powerful or quickest, but as one of the most audacious. Mecum’s Monterey auction is offering two Boss 429s, one a 1970 rotisserie restoration and the other a modified 1969.