Mecum Auctions

  • 1968 Ford Mustang GT "Bullitt"

    Like a well-written movie script, the audience cheered as the McQueen movie car sold at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction.

  • Original 1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    Original Bullitt Mustang heading to auction, could command millions

    The 1968 Ford Mustang GT from the movie "Bullitt" will cross the auction block early next year, and it could be worth $4 million.

  • 2016 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta
    2016 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta for sale after failing to sell at auction

    After failing to sell at auction, the owner of this 2016 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is still keen to offload the exclusive supercar. The limited-run variant of Ferrari's most-recent halo car, which also helped the company celebrate its 70th birthday, failed to meet its reserve at the 2019 Mecum...

  • 2017 Ford GT sold at Mecum auction for $1,815,000
    Ford and Mecum settle over controversial 2017 GT sale

    After nearly a year, Ford and Mecum Auctions announced the two parties have settled litigation over the sale of a 2017 GT supercar. Details of the settlement are confidential, but the automaker said on Thursday settlement funds paid by Mecum will be donated to the Ford Motor Company Fund, the...

  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette retro rebody by AAT
    Rebodied C5 Corvette Z06 is retro in all the right places

    Back in 2001, a company by the name of Advanced Automotive Technologies (AAT) built a small number of coach-built cars based on the C5 Chevrolet Corvette platform, and one of them will soon head to auction. This is a 2001 Corvette Z06 with a completely new fiberglass body that recalls the original...

  • 1969 Chevrolet Corvette with L88 big-block V-8
    Pair of aces: Two 1969 L88 Corvettes head to auction as a matched set

    Big-block-powered Corvettes always fetch healthy sums at classic-car auctions, but rarely does an L88 cross the auction block, let alone two. Mecum will sell off a pair of C3 L88 Corvettes at its upcoming Kissimmee (Florida) auction. A 1969 Corvette coupe and a 1969 Corvette convertible, both...

  • four classic American cars that stood outside the replica 1955 McDonald’s restaurant

    The four classic American cars that stood outside the replica 1955 McDonald’s restaurant – known by the company as Store No. 1 – in Des Plaines, Illinois, have been consigned to Mecum’s auction in nearby Chicago. All 1955 models, the cars are lavishly restored, Mecum says, following their long stint parked outside the ersatz McDonald’s, which was used as a corporate museum until it was razed in 2008. The cars were preserved in storage until recently being brought back to factory condition. The cars are a Chevrolet Bel Air, an Oldsmobile Super 88, a Ford Crown...

  • Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 heads to auction
    Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 sold for $467,500 in Monterey

    A Porsche 959 is worth more than a million dollars in today's classic car market. How much is someone willing to pay for one that's been in an accident? The answer is $467,500 as a banged-up example crossed the Mecum auction block during Monterey Car Week over the weekend. The auction house...

  • 2017 Ford GT heading to Mecum auction again
    Ford GT that sold for $1.8M at auction is up for sale, again

    The controversial 2017 Ford GT that sold at Mecum's Indianapolis auction this past May is up for sale yet again. It's once again being sold by Mecum, this time at the auction house's Monterey Car Week sale. To recap this particular GT's story, the supercar sold at auction for $1.8 million in May...

  • Ferrari Bueller's Day Off "Ferrari" from Modena GT
    Ferrari replica from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” heads to auction

    No, it's not a real 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder. This one has the potential to be more fun than the real deal, because this beautiful red machine is one of three 1985 Modena GTs built for the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Modena GT did an amazing job replicating the real deal Ferrari...

  • 2017 Ford GT sold at Mecum auction for $1,815,000
    Ford missed chance to stop sale of GT sold for $1.8M at auction

    Buyers of the modern Ford GT supercar had to agree on not selling their cars for at least two years. This came after a stringent application process to even be allowed to buy the car. Nevertheless, here we are after not one, but two GTs being sold before the two-year period with Ford's blessing...

  • 2016 winning Honda IndyCar at 100th Indianapolis 500
    Honda IndyCar that won 100th Indy 500 heads to auction

    Auction house Mecum always manages to consign some incredible machines for its sale events, but the latest is a little more special than your average collector car. IndyCar fans will have all eyes on Mecum's sale during next month's 2018 Monterey Car Week. The event will see the victorious Honda...

  • 2017 Ford GT sold at Mecum auction for $1,815,000

    Ford made buyers of its modern GT supercar sign an agreement promising not to sell for at least two years in an attempt to curb the cars from being flipped for huge profits. It hasn't worked because some GT buyers have already sold their cars, with the latest example selling at Mecum's auction in Indianapolis last week for $1,815,000, including the buyer's premium and other costs. The actual final bid was $1.65 million. We'll remind you that the retail price for the GT is $450,000. You do the math. While Ford said it was aware of the sale, the automaker wasn't willing to provide further info...

  • 2017 Ford GT for sale at Mecum Auctions
    Flouting possible legal agreement, somehow there's a new Ford GT heading to auction

    Ford has been very particular about who can and cannot purchase a second-generation Ford GT, and how long owners must hang onto the car before it trades hands. Such scrutinizing conditions has us wondering why there's a new Ford GT heading to auction at Mecum Indianapolis this week. Ford has...

  • Bart Starr's Super Bowl I MVP 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray convertible
    Bart Starr's Super Bowl I MVP 1967 Corvette up for auction

    On January 15, 1967, Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception as the Packers rolled over the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in the first AFL-NFL World Championship game (which would later become known as Super Bowl I). For...

  • Reggie Jackson's 1966 Chevy Nova SS
    Reggie Jackson to sell 19 of his cars at Indy auction

    Reggie Jackson is known as Mr. October for a reason. The Major League Baseball Hall of Famer has 2,584 hits, 563 home runs, and five World Series titles to his name. He's also a massive lover of American cars. Jackson has plucked 19 rides out of his massive collection, and he's bringing them to...

  • 1970 Plymouth Superbird for auction at Mecum Houston
    All-original 1970 Plymouth Superbird heading to Mecum auction

    It's not every day a Plymouth Superbird crosses our screens, and it's certainly once in a blue moon that one crosses an auction block. Well, that day is coming soon because Mecum a 1970 Plymouth Superbird is part of this weekend's Mecum Houston auction. Better yet: the car is all original, too...

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
    Buy these four Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series cars in one shot

    For those who love all things Affalterbach, the holy grail is Mercedes-Benz vehicle that's been given the Black Series treatment. The engineers at AMG rarely roll out such special machines, but they make a large, loud splash when they do. Just five models have been given the Black Series goods, and...

  • 2004 Porsche Carrera GT for sale at Mecum Auction

    Porsche cars from all eras are rising in value at a brisk pace. Certain 911 Carreras from the 1970s can fetch high six- and even low seven-figure sums. Few Porsche cars from the modern era command that sort of dollar. One such car that does is the mighty Carrera GT, and an incredibly clean example is heading to the Mecum auction in Monterey. Produced between 2003 and 2007, Porsche built just 1,270 examples of its mid-engine supercar. Behind the driver and passenger sat a 5.7-liter aluminum V-10 engine with sodium-cooled exhaust valves and titanium connecting rods. Output was 603 horsepower...

  • 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE owned by J. Geils
    Late rock legend J. Geils' collection of cars and bikes to be auctioned at Pebble Beach

    J. Geils may be best known for some of his band's iconic rock hits of the 1980s, but he was also absolutely an automotive and motorcycle enthusiast with exquisite taste. Specifically, he had quite a penchant for high-end Italian cars and motorcycles. The J. Geils Band guitarist passed away in his...

  • 1996 Porsche 911 GT2
    A 1996 Porsche 911 GT2 to be auctioned in Monterey

    Porsche creates some fine sports cars today, but arguably some of its best came from yesteryear. Case in point: the Porsche 993 911 GT2. For those looking for the ultimate expression of performance from the air-cooled era, the 911 GT2 is a one-stop shop, and one is heading to the Mecum Auction...

  • One of the Ron MacWhorter Corvettes auctioned at Mecum in Dallas
    One man's massive collection of American iron heads to Dallas Mecum auction

    Ron MacWhorter is a real estate developer who was clearly pretty darn good at developing real estate. The man loves cars and was able to amass a collection of nearly 300 vehicles. Now he's ready to part with a large chunk of them and he's turned to Mecum to help him offload. What's he selling? More...

  • ex-Jackie Kennedy 1961 Lincoln Continental
    Mecum to auction '61 Lincoln Continental loaned to Jackie Kennedy by Ford

    Flash back to 1961 and imagine the most glamorous First Lady ever to take up residence in the White House: Jacqueline Kennedy. To capitalize on her elegance and popularity, executives at Ford Motor Company loaned Jackie a gleaming white 1961 Continental four-door convertible for tooling around...

  • Jim McMurrey collection, 1999 Shelby Series 1
    Impressive Shelby collection headed to auction

    Joe McMurrey is a Carroll Shelby fan. He appreciates Shelby as the American who made American race cars competitive on the world stage. In fact, he likes the old chicken farmer so much that he has assembled one of the most impressive collections of Shelby cars you'll ever see. After owning most of...

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