Event will Feature 600 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More
WALWORTH, WI – November 17, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions will host its second Austin, Texas, collector car auction at the Austin Convention Center this Dec. 11-12 with an estimated 600 vehicles expected to cross the auction block. The consignment list of cars includes a wide selection of American muscle cars, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.
1970 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T (Lot S38)
Photo Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
The auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators with general admission tickets available at the gate for $25 per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Bidder registration is $100 and includes admission for two for both auction days. Doors open each day at 8 a.m. with the auction beginning at 10 a.m. Portions of the Mecum Austin Auction will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network with a live stream of the entire auction presented at Mecum.com.
1968 Shelby GT500KR Fastback (Lot S39)
Photo Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
Among the auction’s main attractions is the Dawn and Tony Lehoski collection of more than 30 cars. The group hails from just two-and-a-half hours southwest of Austin and includes a wide variety of high-quality and desirable vehicles. Among some of the top muscle cars in the Lehoski lineup are a four-speed 1970 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T (Lot S38), a 1968 Shelby GT500KR Fastback (Lot S39) and an unrestored 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda (Lot S38.1). There are also several vintage Corvettes and fine ‘50s-era Chevrolets included in the private collection. A 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot S100) with just 573 miles will serve as another main attraction at the Austin auction with recent sales of Heritage Edition GTs climbing upwards of a half-million dollars. Other notable consignments include a 1946 Chrysler Town & Country convertible (Lot S95) with just one owner through 2014 and a 1986 Buick Grand National (Lot S86), which was used in the opening scene of “Fast and Furious 4” driven by actor Vin Diesel and was subsequently displayed at Universal Studios for two years.
2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot S100)
Photo by John Hollansworth Jr., Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
For more information on these and other vehicles to be offered at the Austin auction, visit Mecum.com. Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles. To consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
About Mecum Auctions
Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 28 years, now offering more than 15,000 vehicles per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis. For further information, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
- Mecum Austin Auction
- Dec. 11-12, 2015
- Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78701
- Admission: $25 per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
- Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
- Auction: Vehicles start at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday with Road Art 30 minutes prior TV Schedule (NBCSN): Friday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Live) and Saturday, Dec. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Live)
(All times Central)