With $66.3 million in total sales on a 78% sell-through of 1,657 lots in Glendale in 2022, Mecum Auctions have announced that they will be returning to State Farm Stadium on March 28th – April 1st. This will be their fifth annual auction in Glendale and this years will have an estimated 2,000 vehicles and approximately 150 pieces of Road Art and memorabilia on offer.
Headlining the featured lots is an impressive 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing that boasts its rebuilt, original, numbers matching 3.0L fuel-injected inline 6 cylinder engine and is the only known example delivered in Mittelgrün over green and gray leather of the 1,400 that were produced between 1954 and 1957.
Also headlining is a 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro RS/SS that is one of a purported 64 Yenko Super Camaros and one of only 11 RS/SS Yenko Camaros made in 1968. Also adding to the desirability is the fact that it’s been in the possession of it’s current owner for the last 42 years.
Returning to Mecum Glendale is The Mile High Collection. They are coming with an impressive selection of 18 lots containing mostly modern, high optioned, low mileage Fords. All will be offered at no reserve and this includes four 2022 Ford Broncos. A 2022 Ford Bronco Black Diamond that has 728 miles and is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and a 7 speed manual transmission. There is also a 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor with a mere 80 miles, a 3.0L/418 HP twin turbo EcoBoost V-6 and a 10 speed automatic transmission, a 2022 Ford Bronco WildTrak with a 2.7L EcoBoost V-6 engine, automatic transmission, 4-wheel drive and the Mid and Sasquatch packages. Rounding out the Broncos is another 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor with 165 miles, a 3.0L EcoBoost twin turbocharged V-6 engine and automatic transmission.
The Premier Corvette Pace Car Collection will be on site and they have 18 lots crossing the block. Eight of these are Pace Car Editions as authorized by Indy 500 officials. Two others were used as race official Pace Cars, one is a 2005 Chevrolet Pace Car (Lot F78.1) that is one of eight Official Indy 500 Pace Cars from 2005 and the other is a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car (Lot S64.1) that is one of six from 2006.
There are still consignment positions available for Mecum Glendale, so if you or anyone you know are wanting to participate, submit a request-for-position form now to take advantage of the pre-auction advertising and promotion. Bidder registration is available online in advance and on-site starting at $100, and standard in person bidding includes admission for two persons to the five auction days. Online and telephone bidding are available for those unable to attend in person.
General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day and for $30 at the door and online after March 27th. Children 12 and under receive complimentary admission. Doors will open daily at 8 am with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 am and Road Art items beginning 30 minutes prior.
For more information on Mecum Glendale, to consign a vehicle or register as a bidder, check out Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.