2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition

2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition

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2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition Goes to Auction The 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition was built to commemorate the efforts of race car driver Ron Fellows. It is Another special edition sports car that is a limited edition with only 399 produced, 300 for the United States, 33 for Canada, and 66 for export clients. The price tag new was $77,500 ($79,945 if you specify navigation and OnStar, which were the only two options). The 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition Z06 costs $7,500 more than the standard-fare Z06.  For those who have always dreamed of having one, you are in luck. There is one coming up at the Mecum Orlando Auction on July 9, 2022. Let's take a look at this collector Corvette sports car.…
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1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, 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 UPDATE: 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody bid to $250,000 and The Bid Goes On… 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…
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1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Bid to $155,000

1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Bid to $155,000

1955 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that crossed the auction block at the Mecum Indy 2022 auction. This Bloomington Gold Certified, Top Flight 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette bid up to $155,000 at the Mecum Indy 2022 auction but did not sell. In our previous blog post, we listed the 275 Corvettes that were available May 13-21, 2022, with their lot numbers so you can check on the Corvette for Sale of your interest. We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that crossed the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction 2022. 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…
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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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New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022: Also the 2022 Corvette Auction Results

New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022: Also the 2022 Corvette Auction Results

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Mecum shatters World Record with $217 Million at Kissimmee 2022 auction. This beats the existing collector car auction record of $176 Million. We are looking at the Corvette Auction Results. At the end of this post is a spreadsheet with the Corvette results by model year. Below is a press release from Mecum followed by a spreadsheet with the final Corvette High Bids and Sold prices sorted by model year. Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 18, 2022 – Mecum Auctions kicked off the year in Kissimmee, Florida, by rewriting history with total sales at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 reaching $217 million, courtesy of an astounding 90% sell-through rate achieved during the world’s largest collector car auction at Osceola Heritage Park.…
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Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection Offered at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection Offered at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Corvettes at Auction
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. Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy 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…
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Corvettes Coming to Mecum Indianapolis Auction May 15-20

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Mecum Indianapolis Auction to Offer 2,000 Collector Cars, May 15-20 Big-Tank Corvettes, Jim Street’s Estate and more among Auction’s 30 Private Collections Walworth, Wis. – May 2, 2018 – Staged at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis since 2006, Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic was Mecum Auction’s first-ever collector-car auction in 1988 at the Rockford (Illinois) Airport and is today among the world’s largest such events. Now in its 31st consecutive year, the Spring Classic auction will take place May 15-20 featuring an estimated 2,000 consignments from 49 states highlighted by nearly 30 private collections—many among the highest caliber of their kind. The massive lineup includes a plethora of Corvettes, among which are a 1967 L88, a complete set of N03-optioned “Big Tank” examples from every year of production and Keith Busse’s complete set…
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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments: Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified 2003, Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2009, and Multiple-time NCRS Top Flight wins. [caption id="attachment_2994" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.[/caption] If you enjoy cars, no doubt you are aware that the Big Mecum Auction in Indianapolis is going on this week. This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments. [caption id="attachment_2995" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power…
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$21.7 Million at Mecum Houston Auction 2017

$21.7 Million at Mecum Houston Auction 2017

Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Houston 2017 Collector-Car Auction Sold $21.7 Million Large Crowds Lead to 70-Percent Sell-through Rate at Annual Event Overall sales totals at the Mecum Houston Auction 2017 held this past weekend at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas, reached $21.7 million. With 793 vehicles offered throughout the three-day auction, an impressive 70-percent sell-through rate was achieved as 554 cars hammered sold. Held during the same weekend as the Houston Auto Show, the Mecum Houston Auction 2017 was host to large crowds all three days as auto enthusiasts from across the country poured into NRG Park for a double dose of automotive and collector-car excitement. Bidding was strong, evidenced by the LaQuay Collection of 54 vehicles achieving $3.3 million in hammer sales, and seven vehicles from the Emalee Burton Collection selling…
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1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History, Corvettes at Auction
In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. Photographer: William Wolf IV During the 1960s, General Motors Styling Department produced a few experimental Corvettes. These rare cars were for important people and special occasions. They had unique Shop Order numbers. Notables such as Harley Ear, Bill Mitchel, and "Bunkie" Knudsen received such cars. This is the case for this 1962 Corvette Styling Car. Its shop Order number is 10224. When Chevrolet celebrated its "Golden" anniversary in 1962, they did a…
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