Chevy Big-Blocks Dominate Mecum Top Sales in Kansas City

By Auto News Log • April 3rd, 2012

Nearly $9 Million in Sales and Strong Sell-Through at Bartle Hall

WALWORTH, Wis. – A 2012 Mercedes-Benz S600 took top sales honors at the Mecum Spring Kansas City Auction while high horsepower Corvettes, Camaros and Restomods saw heavy bidding action subsequently dominating top ten sales at the Kansas City Convention Center in Bartle Hall.

Total gross sales for the 3-day auction achieved more than $8.9 million and saw an impressive number of spectators taking in all the action. Consignment Director, Frank Mecum commented, “The level of quality consignments continues rise at our regional spring sale in Downtown KC, and with a 30% increase over last year it’s certainly starting to show.”

Mecum offered a variety of Corvettes, muscle cars, classics, and exotics and achieved an impressive 68% sell-through rate. The Kansas City Spring 2012 Top 10 Sales (all sales reflect hammer prices) were:

2012 Mercedes-Benz S600 (T235) at $133,000
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/435 HP (S98) at $120,000
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/435 HP (S131) at $100,000
1969 Chevrolet Camaro 427 Restomod (S170) at $89,000
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/390 HP (S66) at $77,500
1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Z28 (S118) at $65,000
1947 Dodge WDX Pickup (S147) at $65,000
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Pro Touring (S85) at $60,000
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 427/400 HP (S86) at $60,000
2007 Chevrolet Kodiak Custom (S207) at $60,000

Complete auction results are available to Mecum InfoNet members which is free to join at http://www.mecum.com. Logged in members can see car-by-car sales information by visiting the results page. The next auction will be held in Houston, Texas April 13-14 at The Reliant Center followed by Mecum’s flagship event, Dana Mecum’s 25th Original Spring Classic where more than 2,000 vehicles with cross the auction block May 15-20, 2012, in Indianapolis, Ind. Both auctions will be broadcast live on Discovery’s Velocity Network. To consign or pre-register to bid for an upcoming Mecum Auction, visit http://www.mecum.com or call 262.275.5050.

Source: Mecum Auctions

 

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