1964 Corvette tops Carlisle’s Florida fall sale

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1964 Corvette tops Carlisle’s Florida fall sale | ClassicCars.com Journal
The scene at the auction | Carlisle Events photos

Pennsylvania-based Carlisle Events ended its 2017 season with the Fall Florida AutoFest, which included an auction where bidders paid nearly $300,000 to buy vehicles.

Staged at the Sun ’n Fun campus in Lakeland, more than 400 vehicles crossed the auction block. The top sale was $79,180 for a 1964 Chevrolet Corvette (prices include buyer’s fees).

A 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T convertible sold for $72,225.

1964 Corvette tops Carlisle’s Florida fall sale | ClassicCars.com Journal
The scene at the AutoFest

Carlisle’s next event also is at Lakeland, the Winter AutoFest scheduled for February 23-25, 2018.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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