1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody is a stunning car that's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show. 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody Vanguard Green with Tan interior. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction This 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody from B Rods in Knoxville, Tennessee is one of the most impressive cars from the SEMA 2019 Show. It's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show starting May 13 through 21, 2022, and is Lot 242. Beginning with a '67 Corvette, B Rods transformed it into a modern-day '67 C2 Corvette Stingray with a widebody. Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette? One-off 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody, 3 inches wider than stock. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction It’s no secret that the C2 Corvette has always been one of…
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1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
1965 Pilot Line Corvette Valued at $900,000 to 1.2 Million! What makes this special 1965 Pilot Line Corvette so unique? It has the perfect blend of performance, history, and pedigree. This 1965 Corvette Sting Ray “Pilot Line” Convertible, Serial No. 003, is the first non-competition Corvette ever to receive a Mark IV big-block engine and the first with 427 power. It is the first 1965 Corvette Convertible and was a GM Styling Exercise Corvette. Mecum estimates this 1965 Corvette will fetch $900,000 - 1.2 million when it crosses the auction block on May 21, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read on to learn all about this historic Corvette. 1965 Pilot Line Corvette No 3 GM File Photo 1965 C2 Corvette The 1965 C2 Corvette model was in its third year of…
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1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Goes to Mecum Indy Auction

1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Goes to Mecum Indy Auction

1955 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that will be crossing the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction. In our previous blog post, we listed the 275 Corvettes that will be available May 13-21, 2022, with their lot numbers so you can check on the Corvette for Sale of your interest. We will be adding featured cars leading up to the auction, so check back and see what's new. We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that will be crossing the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction. The car we are looking at is Lot F142, one of 120 Harvest Gold 1955 Corvettes built. This Corvette is the first year of the V-8 in Corvette, a catch-your-eye color combination, and numerous prestigious awards in…
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275 Corvettes at Auction in Indy

275 Corvettes at Auction in Indy

Corvettes at Auction
Lots of Corvettes at Auction. Mecum Indy 2023 is coming! Lots of Corvettes at Auction! Over 275 Corvettes will be going across the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction on May 13-21, 2022 Lots of Corvettes at Auction! Over 275 Corvettes will be going across the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction on May 13-21, 2022, and every one of them is sure to impress any fan of classic cars. Corvettes have become some of the most highly sought-after collector cars in the world, with prices that just keep skyrocketing higher and higher over time. Many people dream of owning a Corvette in their lifetime and now is a chance to look at a huge selection from high-end collectors to low-cost entry-level cars. The Mecum auction will be…
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$1 Million for the First Production 2023 Corvette Z06 Convertible

$1 Million for the First Production 2023 Corvette Z06 Convertible

2023 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The first retail production 2023 Corvette Z06 convertible raised $1 million for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction. Another C8 2023 Auctioned for Charity Bringin $1M The first production 2023 Corvette Z06 convertible sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction for $1 million dollars! The auction was held on April 9, 2022, at Palm Beach Auction in West Palm Beach, Florida, to benefit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). LOT #3005 — 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 – FIRST RETAIL PRODUCTION CONVERTIBLE — SOLD! $1,000,000 TO BENEFIT THE THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND The Highest Bidder: Rick Hendrick The winning bidder, Rick Hendrick, with his grandson, Barrett-Jackson chairman and CEO Craig Jackson, Thurgood…
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This is an Auction of Vintage Corvettes: Mecum Houston 2022 Results

This is an Auction of Vintage Corvettes: Mecum Houston 2022 Results

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The Mecum Collector Car Auction was held on March 31-April 2 at the NRG Center, One NRG Park Houston, TX. This auction featured 71 Corvettes that range from 1954 to two 2022s. We have the results at the end of our article. Corvettes at the Mecum Collector Car Auction in Houston, Texas The 11th annual Mecum Classic Car Houston auction took place on March 31-April 2, 2022 at the NRG Center, Houston, Texas. They set yet another record total coming in at $34.5 million. The 2022 auction, saw 1,047 vehicles cross the auction block with an 86% sell-through rate achieved. With plenty of muscle cars, Corvettes, '50s classics, customs, pickups - there was something for everyone. We of course will look at the Corvettes. At the end of this article,…
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2023 Corvette ZO6 Up For Auction: You Gotta See This

2023 Corvette ZO6 Up For Auction: You Gotta See This

2023 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Barrett-Jackson to Auction First Retail Production 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible for Charity, April 9 at 2022 Palm Beach Auction. First retail production built 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 3LZ Convertible goes to auction SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ March 31, 2022 – Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will auction one of the most highly anticipated Corvettes during the company’s return to South Florida for the 2022 Palm Beach Auction, April 7-9. The first retail production 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible will cross the world-famous auction block on Saturday, April 9, at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET live on The HISTORY Channel to benefit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). “Supporting non-profit organizations that provide higher education…
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2006 Corvette Auction Results: Remembering Mecum’s Inaugural Kissimmee Fairgrounds Auction

2006 Corvette Auction Results: Remembering Mecum’s Inaugural Kissimmee Fairgrounds Auction

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
2006 Mecum Kissimmee Auction Today we are looking back to the year 2006 and the Corvette Auction Results at the Mecum Kissimmee auction. This was the first year that the Mecum Auctions moved to the Osceloa Fairgrounds. Prior to this it was held in conjunction with the NCRS Winter Regional meet at Old Town in Orlando. We are looking at the fairgrounds debut and the Corvette auction results at the new location. Photos from Vette Vues Magazine May 2006 of the Mecum Kissimmee Auction in 2006 We just finished the 2022 Kissimmee Mecum Auction and thought it would be fun to look back to when it moved to the Osceola Fairgrounds and see how the prices compare. This first event Mecum held at the Osceola Fairgrounds was on January 27-28th,…
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2022 Mecum Auction Schedule Printable | PDF

2022 Mecum Auction Schedule Printable | PDF

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
If you are wanting to go to the Mecum Auction near you, we have a printable pdf file of the 2022 Mecum Auction Schedule. The Mecum Auctions are a great place to buy and sell a Corvette. And they can also be fun to just go and enjoy the cars. We have made a handy little PDF file that you can save or print so you won't miss the next Mecum Auction when it comes near you. You can also Right Click on this link and save or print it: https://vette-vues.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Mecum-Auctions-2022-Schedule.pdf 2022 Mecum Auction Schedule Printable | PDF
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1st 2023 C8 Corvette Z06 Sells For a Whopping $3.6 Million at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

1st 2023 C8 Corvette Z06 Sells For a Whopping $3.6 Million at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

2023 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 2022 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale just concluded and the highest selling Corvette was the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 VIN 001 (also the first retail production 70th Anniversary Edition). When the hammer was struck, the winning bid was an astonishing $3.6 million. The first retail 2023 Corvette Z06 was purchased for by Rick Hendrick, the founder and CEO of Hendrick Companies. Below is Chevrolet's Press Release followed by Barrett-Jackson's Press Release FIRST 2023 CORVETTE Z06 ON DISPLAY AT THE BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE, AZ IN 2022. FIRST 2023 CORVETTE Z06 RAISES $3.6 MILLION FOR OPERATION HOMEFRONT 2022-01-29 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Operation Homefront will receive $3.6 million from today’s sale of the first retail 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. This is a record sale for a charity vehicle…
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