Mecum hits $20 million at Houston auction

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Ferrari F12 draws the highest price paid at Mecum's Houston auction | Mecum Auctions photos

Mecum Auctions reports that it posted $20 million in sales with a 75 percent sell-through at its recent visit to Houston, where 767 vehicles went to new owners.

The auction featured 52 cars from the collection of Mario Sueiras and 49 cars from Pappi’s Garage. Between them, those collections generated more than $3.29 million in sales, Mecum said.

Topping all sales at the auction was a 2014 Ferrari F12 that sold for $203,500 (prices include buyer’s fee).

Icon Bronco brings big bucks for vintage SUV

Second place went to a 1968 Icon Ford Bronco at $192,500.

Top-10 sales, Mecum Houston 2019

  1. 2014 Ferrari F12, $203,500
  2. 1968 Icon Ford Bronco, $192,500
  3. 1967 Shelby GT350, $187,000
  4. 2019 Bentley Bentayga, $187,000
  5. 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, $159,500
  6. 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6, $148,500
  7. 1959 Chevrolet El Camino, $143,000
  8. 1967 Pontiac Firebird resto-mod, $132,000
  9. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette coupe, $121,000
  10. 1969 Ford Mustang fastback, $102,300

(Prices include buyer’s fee.)

Mecum’s next auction is the Dana Mecum’s 32nd Original Spring Classic, scheduled for May 14-19 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, where more than 2,000 vehicles are on the docket.

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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 books. In addition to being Editorial Director at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times, writes a weekly automotive feature for The Detroit News and is an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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