Camaro Z28 duo headlines Mecum’s Louisville docket

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Only 5 percent of 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28s were painted black, and this one has a 4-speed manual gearbox | Mecum Auctions photos

Mecum Auctions anticipates a docket of 600 collector cars for its annual sale September 20-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

Featured lots include a pair of Chevrolet Camaro Z28s. One is a 1969 model with a 4-speed manual transmission and a 302cid/290 horsepower V8 engine and one of only 5 percent painted by the factory in black.

The other is a 1973 version in red with black racing stripes and restored with a 454cid V8.

1932 Ford 5-window coupe hot rod from the Emerson Russell collection

On Saturday the 21st, the docket will include nearly a dozen cars from the collection of Emerson Russell, all of them offered with no reserve. The lots include a 1932 Ford 5-window coupe street rod and a 1984 Chevrolet Corvette coupe.

Among other highlights of the sale are a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible, a 1973 DeTomaso Pantera, a 1941 Mercury Eight club convertible and a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 492.

To view the full docket, visit the Mecum website.

1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible
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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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