2000 collector cars on offer at Mecum Indianapolis auction. Wow!
Big-Tank Corvettes, NASCAR-powered Boss Mustang and Jim Street’s estate to star at huge Indy sale on May 15-20
Looking to buy a very special Corvette? With an incredible line-up including a 1967 L88, a complete set of N03-optioned ‘Big Tank’ examples from every year of production and Keith Busse’s Indianapolis 500 Pace Car collection, Mecum’s forthcoming event at Indiana State Fairgrounds will be just the place.
In its 31st consecutive year, the Collector Car Auction will take place on May 15-20 and feature 2000 items from 30 private collections across 49 states.
Further highlights come from the Jim Street Estate Collection offered at no reserve, containing vehicles such as The Golden Sahara and Kookie’s Kar alongside more than 300 vintage wooden and motor boats. In excess of two dozen lots will be included from the collections of Reggie Jackson and Adam Vinatieri.
- Richard Teague: American automobile design’s unsung hero
- Ever wanted to buy a car owned by Carol Shelby? Now is your chance!
- Great American classics for sale!
For those seeking investment-grade American muscle cars, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback powered by the 820-S NASCAR engine, and an ultra-rare 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible, will pass under the hammer.
Surf City Garage’s Tim Miller will offer a total of 20 vehicles, which includes a selection of iconic Pontiac GTO Judges, also at no reserve.
Not only American muscle is set for the sale, however; foreign exotics are represented by a one-owner, 300-mile, 2004 Lamborghini Murcielago and a 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona. A pre-war 1933 Pierce-Arrow Model 836 Sport Coupé completes the stateside haul.
Mecum’s Road Art department will present an array of offerings throughout the five-day event on a dedicated stage. These will include ultra-rare vintage dealership neon signs, decorative and collectible gas pumps, pedal cars, coin-operated kiddie rides plus tin and porcelain signs.
Advance bidder registration is now available for $100, or $200 after May 14. This includes admission for two to each auction day. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door as well as online on or after May 15. Children under 12 go free!
Doors open at 7.30am each day, with the auction commencing at 10.00am per morning. A live stream of the sale will be presented at Mecum.com.
Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments. You can see it here.
Classic Cars for Sale
This superb Landrover is a Defender that was ex Military and is a FFR (Fitted For Radio) This year of Military defender were still fitted with the superb 2495cc Naturally Aspirated Diesel engine as specified by the Armed forces. This stunning example is still original and has been superbly maintained , A new Black canvas has been fitted and the original green one is still with it. The powerful
Iconic Autobody 386 Speedster Homage BESPOKE COACH BUILT ON THE PORSCHE 986 BOXSTER PLATFORM. SPEEDSTER 356 INSPIRED, RETRO STYLED, MODERN DRIVETRAIN MASTERPIECE. This Amazing car is available for immediate delivery Built from a 49686 mile, 2.7L ,Manual Porsche. Finished in a stunning metallic grey coachwork with Red leather and black carpets. Electric Black Hood, 17 Bespoke Fusch
Beep Beep!! Here’s a cool Roadrunner equipped with a nice 440 engine that has aluminum heads, 850 Holley, Torker intake, performance cam, ARP rocker studs, headers, and Air Grabber scoop. It is attached to a TKO 600 5 speed transmission, Science Friction Carbon Kevlar weave clutch with Billet flywheel, and a 3:91 Positraction differential. Wilwood power disc brakes, Hotchkiss leaf springs / tors
A simply stunning example of a Silver Wraith II. Finished in very rare 2-tone Willow Gold over Olive (metallic) with Moss green fine lines to the waist-rails. The interior has handsome light tan (beige) Connolly hides with Moss green piping and Wilton carpets in a green-gold hue. The same theme carries through to the boot. The roof has an interior matching light beige Everflex top.