Mecum Portland 2018 Collector-Car Auction Reaches $8.6 Million in Overall Sales

Third Annual Auction Sees 296 Vehicles Change Hands,
June 22-23

WALWORTH, WI – June 26, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions returned to the Portland Expo Center this past weekend for its third annual collector-car auction in the City of Roses. Overall sales totals for the two-day auction reached $8.6 million as 296 vehicles successfully hammered sold.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring LS9/676 HP 5-Speed (Lot S102) Mecum Portland
1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring LS9/676 HP 5-Speed (Lot S102

Large crowds of buyers, sellers and spectators filled the Expo Center both Friday and Saturday making for a high-energy event and strong individual sales. Collector-car sales in Portland were topped by a Mark IV Red 2005 Ford GT (Lot S90) with just 2,741 miles that brought $214,500, followed by a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring (Lot S102) that sold for $176,000. Other top sellers included a 2013 Bentley Continental GTC (Lot S78.1) that brought $159,500 and a 5-speed diesel-engine 1984 Land Rover Defender 110 (Lot S133) that sold for $121,000.

2013 Bentley Continental GTC 6.0L-567 HP 8900 Miles (Lot S78.1) Mecum Portland
2013 Bentley Continental GTC 6.0L/567 HP 8900 Miles (Lot S78.1)

The complete top 10 collector-car sales at the Mecum Portland 2018 auction include:

  1. 2005 Ford GT (Lot S90) at $214,500
  2. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring (Lot S102) at $176,000
  3. 2013 Bentley Continental GTC (Lot S78.1) at $159,500
  4. 1984 Land Rover Defender 110 (Lot S133) at $121,000
  5. 1950 Chevrolet COE Flatbed (Lot S104) at $104,500
  6. 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S115) at $93,500
  7. 1972 DeTomaso Pantera (Lot S129) at $88,000
  8. 1965 Cobra Replica (Lot S24) at $83,600
  9. 1970 Plymouth Cuda (Lot S80) at $82,500
  10. 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Resto Mod (Lot S55.1) at $82,500
1984 Land Rover Defender 110 5-Speed (Lot S133) Mecum Portland
1984 Land Rover Defender 110 5-Speed (Lot S133)

For access to complete auction results, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next auction will be the offering of a sprawling 14-acre mountaintop estate on July 19 in Fallbrook, California. The auction house’s next collector-car offering will be held this Aug. 2-4 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and will feature a 1,000-vehicle lineup, followed by The Daytime Auction this Aug. 23-25 in Monterey, California, featuring 600 classic, collector and exotic cars. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.

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.

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