Corvette Auction Results Mecum Indy 2018

Corvette Auction Results Mecum Indy 2018

Corvettes at Auction
We have broken down the Corvette Auction Results from the Mecum 2018 Indianapolis Auction by the Corvette Generations, i.e., C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6 and C7 and at end is the result from the complete collections sold as a lot.  We also have the Corvette results from the ones that sold for over $90,000 and the ones that bid over $90,000 but did not sell.  The event took place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th Street and ran from May 15th through the 20th, 2018.  You can read our complete coverage in the Vette Vues Magazine August 2018 issue. [caption id="attachment_7361" align="aligncenter" width="918"] The highest price Corvette COLLECTION sold at the Mecum Indy 2018 collector car auction was the Richard Cohen Big-Tank Corvette Collection. Although this did not…
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Five N03 Big Tank Corvettes from The Richard Cohen Collection Goes to Mecum Auction

Five N03 Big Tank Corvettes from The Richard Cohen Collection Goes to Mecum Auction

Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_7236" align="aligncenter" width="760"] Five N03 Big Tank Corvettes from The Richard Cohen Collection at Mecum Indy Auction[/caption] The Mecum Indianpolis auction is over.  At the end of this article we will post the results as well as the Mecum Actuion YouTube video. For the first time, the Richard Cohen Big Tank Collection will be going to the Mecum Auction in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lot numbers S154, S154.1, S155, S156 and S156.1 will be going across the auction block Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (1967 Corvette NO3, 1963 Corvette ZO6 NO3,1964 Corvette NO3, 1965 Corvette NO3, 1966 Corvette NO3) The Mecum website says that this is the only complete collection of its kind in the world, comprising one N03-optioned Corvette from every year of production, spanning 1963 through 1967. So what is…
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Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_7262" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy[/caption] At the time of this post, America’s Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette has paced the Indianapolis 500 more than any other model in history with a total of 14 races under its belt. Later this month the 2019 Corvette ZR1 will pace the 2018 Indianapolis 500 making the record 15. The Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection we are looking at today will be offered at the Mecum Indy Auction in Indy March 19, 2018, and two tickets to the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 Race on May 27, 2018, will also be included with each car the will be sold. The collection will first be offered together as one complete set, however, if…
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Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_6412" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bart Starr's Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to the 2018 Mecum Auction in Indy (Source: Mecum Auction)[/caption] Bart Starr's 1967 MVP Corvette will be going up for auction at the Mecum Spring Classic 2018 - May 15 – May 20 held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. We learn from the Mecum's website that "In January 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl under the leadership of quarterback Bart Starr. One of the NFL’s all-time greatest players, Starr led the Packers to a 35-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player." Bart Starr was awarded this 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible for his efforts. This…
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2019 Corvette ZR1 and 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition Sold to Benefit Military Veterans

2019 Corvette ZR1 and 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition Sold to Benefit Military Veterans

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 2019 Corvette ZR1 was bought by Rick Hendrick, chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group The 2019 Corvette ZR1 was bought by Rick Hendrick, chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group and owner of 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, for $925,000. The auction proceeds will benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the work it does to support wounded veterans through the Building for America’s Bravest program. [caption id="attachment_7190" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] The 2019 Corvette ZR1 was bought by Rick Hendrick, chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group and owner of 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, for $925,000. The auction proceeds will benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the work it does to support wounded veterans through the Building for America’s Bravest program.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7191" align="aligncenter" width="1280"]…
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Corvettes @ Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2018

Corvettes @ Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2018

Corvettes at Auction
At this point in time, there are 279 Corvettes that will be offered during the Mecum Auction that is currently going on in Kissimmee Florida (Orlando Area). Today (Sunday, January 7, 2018) there are eight Corvettes.  One of the interesting ones is a 1963 ZO6 Corvette.  It is one of 199 produced.  It had a body-off restoration in 2015 and has been with its current owner for 48 years with records dating back to 1970.  It’s first five years it spent as a racer. There are four 1953 Corvettes available.  Serial numbers 64, 147 and #91 which was formerly owned by Sam Folz, who is 1 of the 7 founding fathers of the NCRS.  The fourth one is actually a resto-mod built on a Billy Dawson Corvette Correction chassis and…
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First 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Goes to Auction

First 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Goes to Auction

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
UPDATE: You can read the results for this Corvette and a 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition that were sold to Benefit Militar Veterans here. On Jan. 20, 2018, GM and Chevrolet first production 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  will head for auction at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona to benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the work they do to support wounded veterans through the Building For America’s Bravest program. The Corvette ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever built. FIRST CORVETTE ZR1 WILL BE AUCTIONED AT BARRETT-JACKSON TO BENEFIT STEPHEN SILLER TUNNEL TO TOWERS FOUNDATION [caption id="attachment_5999" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 Corvette ZR1.[/caption] 2017-11-30 DETROIT — GM and Chevrolet will offer the fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever built…
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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvettes at Auction
This 1953 Corvette is the 30th of 300 produced and goes to auction in January 2018.  In this article we look at several 1953 cars that were in the Motorama that year. MOTORAMA MEMORIES: From the DeAtley Collection come four shining General Motors dream vehicles Article Courtesy of Barret-Jackson and written by independent automotive journalist Tom Jensen Fine examples from the very first GM Motorama in 1953: a Buick Skylark (Lot #1353), Cadillac Eldorado (Lot #1353.1), Oldsmobile Fiesta (Lot #1353.2) and Chevrolet Corvette (Lot #1353.3) – all selling at No Reserve at the 2018 Scottsdale Auction. The American auto industry after World War II reflected both the unflappable optimism of our nation’s population and the enormous capabilities of the manufacturing sector. There was no dream too big, too audacious or…
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Four Corvettes in Top Ten Sales at Kansas City Auction

Four Corvettes in Top Ten Sales at Kansas City Auction

Corvettes at Auction
Four Corvettes in the Top Ten Sales at the Mecum Kansas City Auction.  Mecum’s Kansas City December 2017 Auction Reaches $8.2 Million Sold WALWORTH, Wis. – Dec. 5, 2017 – Mecum Auctions’ collector-car auction in Kansas City, Missouri, held Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, was a success as 391 vehicles hammered sold for an overall total of $8.2 million in sales. The biannual auction is one of Mecum’s most consistent events and a personal favorite for many Mecum employees and customers alike. Sales at the December auction were topped by a 2005 Ford GT (Lot S91) with just 3,600 miles that gaveled for $265,000. Other top sellers included an attractive 1968 Ford Mustang Resto Mod (Lot S108) and a 36,000-mile 1986 Ferrari Testarossa (Lot S86). The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Kansas City 2017 auction include…
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Mecum Kissimmee Florida Auction January 5-14

Mecum Kissimmee Florida Auction January 5-14

Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Auctions will return to Kissimmee, Florida Jan. 5-14, 2018 for the largest collector-car auction. Over 3,000 classic and collector cars and Corvettes.  Make sure you stop by the Vette Vues Magazine booth in the Vendor tent and say Hi!  We will also be giving away Free Sample issues for those of you who are not familiar with Vette Vues.  Vette Vues has been in continuous publication since 1972. World’s Largest Collector-Car Auction Returns to Kissimmee, Florida, with Massive Lineup [caption id="attachment_4976" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Main Attraction 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe at the Mecum Kissimmee 2018 this Jan 5-14[/caption] WALWORTH, Wis. – Nov. 21, 2017 – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will return to Kissimmee, Florida, for the world’s largest annual collector-car auction offering more than 3,000 classic and…
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