World’s Largest Collector-Car Auction Company to Finish 2016 with 700-Car Auction in Missouri
WALWORTH, WI – November 16, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, returns to the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Dec. 1-3, with an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.
Among featured lots consigned for the Mecum Kansas City auction are a 1965 Pontiac GTO Convertible (Lot S94), restored to its original color and options package and featuring a 389/360 HP Tri-Power and four-speed transmission, and a 1962 Ford F100 Pickup (Lot S103) that after a nut-and-bolt restoration is set to be featured on the 2017 season of “My Classic Car” with Dennis Gage.
Other consignments exemplifying the variety of selection for car enthusiasts include an award-winning 1940 Cadillac 60 Special (Lot F76) with a 135 HP eight-cylinder engine and three-speed manual transmission, and a 1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle Convertible (Lot F81) that has undergone a comprehensive restoration with Tornado Red paint.
The auction is open to sellers, buyers and spectators. Bidder registration is $100 in advance and $200 at the auction and includes admission for the bidder and a guest for all three auction days. General admission tickets are available at the gate for $30 per person, per day, or $60 for a three-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Doors open each day at 8 a.m., with the auction officially kicking off with Road Art™ at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, and at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. Cars begin crossing the auction block at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. NBC Sports Network will provide coverage throughout the auction and a live stream of the entire auction will be available online at Mecum.com.
Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Kansas City 2016 can visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. To view the list of consigned vehicles or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Mecum Auction’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles.
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 29 years, now offering more than 20,000 lots 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.
Kansas City Convention Center
- 301 West 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105
- December 1-3, 2016
- Admission: $30 per person, per day, or $60 for three days; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
- Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
- Auction: Vehicles start at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, with Road Art™ beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, and at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3.
- Kansas City Premiere Airings (NBCSN): Thursday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Live) and 6-8 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 2, from 3:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Live); and Sunday, Dec. 4, from 5-9 p.m. and 9-10 p.m.
(All times Central)
Source: Mecum Auction, Inc.