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
Highlights One of only 12 MC12 Versione Corsas built — the most powerful Maserati As new, having covered only 400 km 6.0 litre, V12, naturally aspirated, 48-valve, 755-bhp, six-speed track weapon Built to commemorate the MC12’s victory at its maiden 24-hour race, the 2005 Spa 24 Hours Uncompromising performance: 0–200 km/h in only 6.4 seconds, 326 km/h top speed and more powerful than
Highlights: Ferrari Classiche certified; entirely matching numbers and original colour combination Triple Platinum Award winner at the Cavallino Classic Serviced by Ferrari Portugal in December 2018 One of only 121 genuine Ferrari 365 GTS/4 ‘Daytona’ Spiders The Ferrari 365 GTS/4 ‘Daytona’ Spider At the 1969 Frankfurt Motor Show, the world finally got to see the latest Ferrari
Highlights Displaying less than 2,600 km Manual, left-hand drive and finished in its original colours One of only 35 V8 Zagato Volantes The Aston Martin V8 Zagato Volante Twenty years after the tremendous success of the Aston DB4 GT, the press and public began to seriously question both if and when Aston Martin would build another production two-seater. But their questions were soon ans
Highlights The period competitor to Ferrari’s 250 GTO and 250 LM and the Shelby Daytona Coupe One of the 12 original Lightweight Competition Roadsters produced Raced at the Nürburgring 1000 KM, Reims 12 Hours, Spa 500 KM, RAC Tourist Trophy and Kyalami 9 Hours and winner of the 1964 Prix de Paris Fabulously documented, with copies of period correspondence between the Jaguar factory and firs