Mecum stages some of the most interesting and exciting car auctions on the planet. Desirable classics, muscle cars and exotic supercars draw the attention of thousands of enthusiasts and collectors.
2016 Mecum Auction in Denver
Mecum Denver 2016 will run from July 8 to July 9. The auction will once again take place at the Colorado Convention Center. More than 700 American and foreign vehicles will be offered, including 1930s classics, vintage Corvettes and modern exotics.
There are some exciting vehicles among the featured lots, including a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, a 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T and a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition. The Ford GT is one of just 343 Heritage Edition supercars produced. Its 5.4 L supercharged V-8 is capable of generating 550 hp. The light blue and orange exterior paint scheme pays homage to the GT 40 that won at Lemans in 1969.
Vehicles from two private collections will add to the number of vehicles offered – the Rick Holland collection and theShane Aulick collection. Vehicles from the Aulick collection include vintage muscle cars like a 1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6 and a 1969 Oldsmobile Hearst/Olds.
The Holland collection will feature a variety of cars and pickups spanning the decades from the 1930s to the 1970s. Vintage vehicles include a 1938 Chevrolet Master Deluxe Coupe and a 1948 De Soto Custom Club Coupe.
Recap of 2015 Mecum Auctions – Denver
The 2015 Denver auction was the inaugural Mecum event in the Mile High City. Winning bids totaled just over $12 million as 396 vehicles were sold. The top 10 vehicles all attracted six-figure bids. A 2012 Lamborghini Aventator sold for $285,000. Other interesting vehicles auctioned at last year’s event included a 1969 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air IV, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop and a 1967 Shelby GT 350 Fastback.
Watching the Auction
Enthusiasts unable to attend the Denver auction in have the option to view it on NBCSN. The event will be broadcast live on July 9 from noon to 3 p.m. NBCSN will also broadcast next-day-delay coverage on July 9 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and on July 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. It is also possible to take in the action on July 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Mecum Auction in Denver offers enthusiasts and collectors alike an excellent opportunity to check out vintage collectibles, muscle cars and exotic supercars. This auction promises to be one of the hottest car events of the year.
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