More than 300 Collector Cars sold in sun-splashed Southern California
WALWORTH, WI – November 22, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Collector-car and Road Art® enthusiasts placed winning bids in excess of $11 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Anaheim, California, this past weekend. Over the course of three days, bidders took home 308 cars and 221 pieces of Road Art.
While muscle cars, classics and customs were plentiful amongst the vehicles changing hands in sunny SoCal, it was 887-horses of pure European power that dominated at the top of the list. A one-of-a-kind 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach earned its place in the spotlight taking the top bid of the weekend hammering at $1,475,000. A 2006 Ford GT with only 2,500 miles on the odometer achieved the next-highest winning bid for the weekend at $245,000.
The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Anaheim 2016 auction include (all individual sales reflect hammer prices):
- 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach (Lot S90) at $1,475,000
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot S104) at $245,000
- 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Lot S129.1) at $200,000
- 1958 Chevrolet Impala Hardtop (Lot S101) at $125,000
- 1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster (Lot F153) at $115,000
- 1954 Chevrolet Corvette Resto Mod (Lot S35) at $110,000
- 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible (Lot F97.1) at $110,000
- 1959 Volkswagen Samba 23 Window Bus (Lot S91) at $106,000
- 2007 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti (Lot S104.1) at $106,000
- 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo (Lot S61) at $100,000
For access to complete auction results and other member benefits, sign up for the free InfoNet® service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next classic and collector car auction will be a 700-car offering in Kansas City, Missouri, Dec. 1-3, featuring everything from a 1976 Toyota FJ-40 Land Cruiser to a 1965 Pontiac GTO Convertible.
The auction house will kick off the New Year with the world’s largest classic and collector-car auction in Kissimmee, Florida, Jan. 6-15, featuring 3,000 vehicles headlined by some of the most significant and memorable drag cars ever to rip down the quarter-mile. Headliners for the Kissimmee auction include a selection of vehicles from the Jackie and Gary Runyon collection and a selection of vintage racers from the Lifelong Collection of Don Fezell with cars driven by names like Bill Jenkins, Phil Bonner and Ed Miller. For more details on an upcoming auction, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
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Source: Mecum Auction, Inc.