Modern Supercars make strong showing at
the Fairplex at Pomona
WALWORTH, WI – February 20, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum’s Los Angeles 2018 collector-car auction held this past weekend in California at Fairplex at Pomona achieved $9 million in overall sales totals, with the top 10 highest sellers heavily populated by modern supercars and a handful of classic beauties.
A 2006 Ford GT (Lot S89.1) in white with blue racing stripes topped all sales at $327,250, followed by a menacing matte-black 2016 Lamborghini Huracan (Lot F123) boasting a Vorsteiner Novara Kit that brought $236,500. One of just 36 built with the dual-quad 354 Hemi engine, a rare and largely unheard of 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon (Lot S92.1) came in as the auction’s third-highest seller at $214,500. Other top sellers included two Ferrari California Spyders, a 1959 Porsche 356, an Aston Martin Vanquish and a 1968 Shelby GT350 Fastback, to name a few.
As for Road Art offerings, the actual neon sign that hung over the Harley-Davidson visitor/employee entrance at the Milwaukee factory was offered for sale, and strong bids brought the final sale price to a healthy $88,500.
The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Los Angeles 2018 auction include:
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot S89.1) at $327,250
- 2016 Lamborghini Huracan (Lot F123) at $236,500
- 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon (Lot S92.1) at $214,500
- 1959 Porsche 356 (Lot S215) at $200,200
- 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish (Lot S64.1) at $140,250
- 1959 Volkswagen 23-Window Samba Bus (Lot S187) at $137,500
- 2010 Ferrari California Spyder (Lot S180.1) at $115,500
- 2012 Ferrari California Spyder (Lot S150.1) at $112,750
- 1968 Shelby GT350 Fastback (Lot S130) at $99,000
- 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo SE (Lot S211) at $99,000
For access to complete auction results, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next auction will be this March 16-17 in Kansas City, Missouri, with a 700-vehicle offering, followed by the April 5-7 auction in Houston, Texas, featuring 1,000 classic and collector cars currently headlined by a private collection of 60 vehicles to be offered at no reserve. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit 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 30 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, Wisconsin. 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.
Source: Mecum Auction, Inc.