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2006 Ford GT leads Mecum’s $22 million Vegas auction results

Up next this month: Chattanooga and Chicago

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Mecum Auctions opened its very busy month of October, posting more than $22 million in sales and an 86 percent sell-through rate at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where 508 of the 590 vehicles on the docket were hammered sold.

From Las Vegas, the Mecum crew heads to Chattanooga, Tennessee, for an auction October 15-16 in conjunction with the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, and from there it heads to Chicago for a sale October 21-23.

The top sale in Las Vegas was a 2006 Ford GT that sold for $374,000 (price includes buyer’s fee). 

A pair of licensed Eleanor Tribute Edition Ford Mustangs took second and third places in the auction’s top-10 results, with a 1968 model going for $374,000 and a 1967 edition for $275,000.

American cars dominated the top-10, with the only import making that list being a 2000 Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible that brought $151,250.

1968 Chevrolet Apache custom
1959 Chevrolet Apache custom pickup sells for $198,000

Top-10 sales, Mecum at Las Vegas 2021

  1. 2006 Ford GT, $374,000
  2. 1968 Ford Mustang Eleanor tribute, $346,500
  3. 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor tribute, $275,000
  4. 1959 Chevrolet Apache custom pickup, $198,000
  5. 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible, $184,250
  6. 1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Batmobile replica, $176,000
  7. 1967 Ford Mustang fastback, $159,500
  8. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, $154,000
  9. 2000 Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible, $151,250
  10. 2005 Dodge Viper VOI9, $148,500.

(Prices include buyer’s fee.)

Mecum, 2006 Ford GT leads Mecum’s $22 million Vegas auction results, ClassicCars.com Journal
1975 Lincoln Continental as Batmobile tribute

The Mecum docket for Chattanooga includes a 1965 Lola T70 Mk I Spyder previously owned by both Carroll Shelby and Dan Gurney; a Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T; and a pair of 1968 1968 Shelby GT500KR convertibles. 

The Chicago auction docket features a two-time GTOAA Concours award-winning 1965 Pontiac GTO, an unrestored Saturn Yellow 1970 Buick GSX, and a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L89 convertible.

Larry Edsall
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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