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
The Boss! Check out this California Blue Plated Mustang Boss 302 with original window sticker and Marti Report. Purchased new in Huntington Beach Ca and finished in Medium Lime Metallic with Ivy green interior and optioned with the close ratio 4 speed manual transmission, 3.91 Trac-Lok differential, Correct solid lifter D1Z Boss 302 V8 replacement block, power steering, power disc brakes, Shaker H
One of the most significant Shelby GT500’s brought to the market in years! A largely original, unrestored museum-quality example Recently released from Carroll Shelby’s personal collection Rare & desirable 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback One of only 87 built in this stunning color combination Displaying only 64,486 miles! Numbers matching 428ci “Cobra Jet” V8 engine Maintai
This 1993 full face-lift Jaguar XJS 4 litre coupe is in excellent shape, with under 25,000 miles on the clock, it looks fantastic in ice blue with the perfect saville grey interior to match. KWE are selling on behalf of a customer who had major work done on the car with us. Our customer recently had this car put through our workshop to undergo some routine maintenance to ensure it’s ready to
This Land Rover is a series 1 86" crew cab top with canvas tilt in excellent running condition. The engine is 2286 Petrol. This classic Land Rover Series 1 still has the original body, chassis, gearbox, axels, grill, instruments and seats. It is in very good running condition and has just been serviced. It has its mot, road tax and insurance. It was originally an ex police car in the Paphos distr