Some Stunning Vehicles Found Their New Owners at Mecum Daytime Auction
Some of the finest and most luxurious vehicles ever offered at the Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey, sales measured at $44,335,001 and 387 vehicles changes were achieved in three days of auction acting, Aug. 13-15. Headlined by the jaw-dropping 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S and a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible, the top sales at the auction included seven vehicles that were sold for at least $1 million or higher.
Furthermore, the top 10 sales of the Daytime Auction serve as representation of the variety and the quality of the vehicles. And as we speak for cars, the weekend witnessed both foreign and domestic and vintage and modern models. And the Lambo Miura exceeded its pre-auction high estimate by more than a half-million dollars, just to achieve a bid of $2.3 million. Furthermore, the Hemi Cuda, which also served as a demonstration for its designer John Herlitz, proved itself as a high-quality classic muscle car with a price of $2.25 million.
And the Turbo Carrera Porsche originally ordered by Steve McQueen was expected to break the one-million-dollar barrier and has done it. The vehicle reached almost twice that amount via bidding: $1.95 million.
And there was that sweet low-mileage Corvette collection that did well with 21 of 26 hammering sold by and unrestored 2,299-original-mile 1954 convertible, which reached a total of $275,000. The whole group managed to make a total of $2,563,500 in sales.
And here is the list with the to 10 sales at the Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey:
- 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S (Lot S66) $2,300,000
- 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible (Lot F69) $2,250,000
- 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera (Lot S71) $1,950,000
- 2005 Maserati MC12 (Lot S109) $1,575,000
- 1989 Ferrari F40 (Lot S77) $1,150,000
- 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster (Lot S80) $1,000,000
- 2005 Porsche Carrera GT (Lot S45) $1,000,000
- 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster (Lot S129) $950,000
- 1967 Toyota 2000GT (Lot S59) $925,000
- 2005 Porsche Carrera GT (Lot S127) $775,000
Source: Mecum Auctions