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Saturday 10 December 2016
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Next Week! Mecum Dallas

Next Week!  Mecum Dallas

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will be back in action for its sixth-year running at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas this Nov. 2-5.

The estimated 1,000-car lineup will draw buyers, sellers and spectators from across the United States and will consist of a wide-ranging variety with names like Hemi Cuda, Shelby, Yenko, Porsche, Ferrari and more all on the docket. Also to cross the Mecum auction block are four stunning private collections, and the auction’s first of four days promises to be chock-full of offerings with no reserves.

Some of the leading consignments at Mecum Dallas 2016 include:

• 1996 Porsche 911 GT2 EVO existing as one of just 11 produced and sporting a mere 7,000 kilometers
• 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 4.0 with naturally aspirated 4.0/450 hp flat-six engine and one of only five produced for Brumos Racing
• 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona serial number 16109, recipient of the Ferrari Concours Platinum Award
• 1969 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 Spyder equipped with a five-speed gearbox and the 4.9/330 hp quad-cam engine
• 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro, one of just 11 built with the 427/450-horse L72 engine and four-speed transmission
• 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback SFM5018, California car until 2005
• 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe with the 427/435-horse big-block V8 engine and boasting an NCRS Top Flight award

Among the private collections to surface for sale at the Dallas auction is a select grouping from the Jim Fasnacht Collection, including the following superb muscle cars:

• 1969 Dodge Daytona sporting just 16,000 miles, and restored by Roger Gibson
• 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda equipped with four-speed and in unrestored condition with 36,000 miles
• 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 with 455/370-horse Rocket V8 engine and four-speed transmission in unrestored condition

Wednesday, Nov. 2 will see more than 130 cars from the massive collection of Ron MacWhorter cross the auction block, most offered with no reserve, including these gems:

• 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
• 1937 Ford Coupe Street Rod
• 1939 Buick Century Sport Phaeton

photo credit: mecum.com