Last weekend popular car auction Mecum returned to Houston, Texas and came out with an overall sales record of $34.5 million. This auction saw 1,047 vehicles cross the block with an 86% sell through rate and contributed to Mecum’s total sales for 2022, another record, of nearly $300 million.
The individual sales were topped by an officially licensed Eleanor Tribute Edition 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback (Lot S140), that sold for $253,000. Two other Hollywood vehicles featured in the number two and three spots, both hailing from the no reserve Triple J Collection, which sold 170 vehicles for an aggregate total of $7.37 million. The 1967 Pontiac Monkeemobile Replica (Lot S64) sold for $242,000 and a 1959 Cadillac Ghostbusters Ecto 1 Replica (Lot F6.1) sold for $220,000.
The rest of the Top 10 looked like this;
4.) 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S95) – $203,500
5.) 1991 Ferrari Testarossa with 3,480 miles, from Dr. Sonny Rush (Lot F162.1) – $203,500
6.) 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo, from Dr. Sonny Rush (Lot F161.1) – $189,750
7.) 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Lot S76) – $187,000
8.) 2017 Ford F250 Super Duty Pickup, from The Texas Metal Collection (Lot S136.1) – $187,000
9.) 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air (Lot S192) – $178,750
10.) 2005 Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, from the Triple J Collection (Lot S29) – $162,250
To see complete auction results, you can sign up for a free MyMecum account on Mecum.com. Dana Mecum’s 35th Original Spring Classic Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis is the next auction on the schedule. Set for May 13th – 21st, the flagship auction is set to feature 3,000 collector vehicles and will be headlined by the race cars of Ray Evernham along with a host of other high profile collector vehicles.
To consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all future Mecum auctions, you can visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.