What Kinds of Classic Cars Are Available From Mecum Auctions?


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As of 2015, a wide variety of classic cars are usually available through Mecum Auctions, including Shelby Cobra Roadsters, Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertibles, Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings and Chevrolet Corvettes. Other classic cars previously sold at Mecum Auctions include a 1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing.

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In 2014, Mecum Auctions sold two 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings at an auction in Monterey. One of the vehicles sold for $1,350,000, while the other sold for $1,075,000. Mecum Auctions' top sale result for 2014 was a 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype, which sold for $7 million at an auction in Houston. The number two result for 2014 was a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible, which featured the original 426 horsepower, four speed engine and was sold for $3.5 million at Mecum's auction in Seattle.

Based in Walworth, Wisconsin, Mecum Auctions is the number one auction in the world in terms of the number of classic cars offered and sold. The company is also the number one auction in the United States in terms of the number of auction venues and in total dollar volume of sales. Mecum Auctions hosts the world's largest collector car auction, which is held each year in Kissimmee, Florida.

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