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 1951 GMC Pick Up 3100 short bed is probably the nicest offered in Europe today. The nut & bolt restoration of this GMC has taken over 2 years and was a real labour of love. The attention to detail is astounding. Nothing was left to chance. Everything was rebuilt. So, the straight six-cylinder engine runs beautiful and the manual gearbox shifts smoothly. Everything is new undercarriage, bre
This Belgian registered 1966 VW T1 11 Window split bus is in wonderful condition. This VW T1 was originally delivered in Germany. Our split bus was Fully restored and converted to camper some years ago. Of course, this T1 one is rust free. All technical aspects are well maintained and fully functional. The 1600 CC engine runs strong and the manual gearbox shifts perfectly. The car has very nice
This stunning 1961 Triumph TR3 is everything you expect from a proper English roadster. Great lines, lots of chrome and a beautiful sound. This example has been body off restored about 9 years ago by a Belgian English roadster specialist. This TR3 has hardly been driven since and it shows. The overall condition is superb. Our Triumph is absolutely rust free. The 2 litres 4-cylinder engine runs
This first owner 1989 Toyota Supra 3.0 Turbo is in great overall condition. The former owner kept records of all maintenance and never spared expense. Of course, this great Supra 3.0 shows absolutely no rust on undercarriage or body. The 3.0 engine runs beautifully, and the manual gearbox shifts without hesitation. A lot of technical work was done before the car was offered for sale. Distrib