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Second-annual Mecum Portland event topped by 1968 Yenko Camaro

(June 22, 2017) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions was in Portland this past weekend with an impressive lineup of 461 classic and collector cars. The two-day auction at the Portland Expo Center achieved $7.9 million in overall sales totals topped by a 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro that brought $395,000.

1938 Delahaye wins 'Best of Show Pre-War' at San Marino show

(June 14, 2017) SAN MARINO, Calif. — A 1938 Delahaye Model 135 Roadster by Chapron was named “Best of Show Pre-War,” and an ultra-rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Alloy Body won “Best of Show Post-War” accolades at the San Marino Motor Classic.

In its seventh year, San Marino Motor Classic exhibited 357 cars and welcomed 10,000 attendees. The show raised more than $300,000 for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, the Rotary Club of San Marino, and USC Trojan Marching Band. To date, the event has raised $1.6 million for charity.

Well-preserived prewar classics to be featured at Barrett-Jackson auction

(June 14, 2016) UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Well-preserved and concours-level prewar classics are among the crown jewels of this year’s 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction, June 21-24, at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. A reminder of America’s profound impact on the design and performance of the automobile, some of the best examples of prewar classics crossing the Northeast Auction block include a ’24 Marmon Model 34B Roadster and a ’32 Hudson Roadster.

Mecum Auctions now offers enclosed auto transport services

(June 13, 2017) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions is now offering enclosed auto transport services. With constant efforts made to improve the “Mecum Experience” and ensure it’s the best it can be, the company launched Mecum Auto Transport on April 1, taking the experience, and your car, from the auction floor to your garage door.

Mecum Auctions returns to Portland with 600 muscle cars, classics

(June 3, 2017) PORTLAND, Ore. — Mecum Auctions will return to Oregon for Mecum Portland 2017 on June 16-17 at the Portland Expo Center with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, hot rods, resto mods and more to cross the auction block.

The inaugural Mecum Portland collector-car auction held last year over Father’s Day weekend attracted vehicles from 17 states with total sales reaching more than $9.3 million.

50 years ago — Mazda launches rotary-powered Cosmo Sport

(May 30, 2017) TOKOYO — It was a pivotal moment in automobile history when, 50 years ago today, Mazda launched its rotary-powered Mazda Cosmo Sport. The sleek, stylish two-seater marked the beginning of a legacy of innovation that endures to this day — a legacy of fun-to-drive cars and motor sport success powered by unique technology.

Ferrari Museum expands with two new exhibitions

(May 30, 2017) MARANELLO, Italy — The Ferrari Museum of Maranello today opens its new exhibition spaces and two exhibitions - "Under the Skin" and "Infinite Red" - in the presence of President and CEO of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne, Vice President Piero Ferrari, director of the London Design Museum Deyan Sudjic and mayor of Maranello Massimiliano Morini.

Classic, custom Corvettes among most anticipated at Barrett-Jackson NE

(May 27, 2017) UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The auction block will be rumbling off the power of one of America’s favorite sports cars at Barrett-Jackson’s 2nd Annual Northeast Auction, June 21-24 at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The auction will feature some of the finest custom and restored Corvettes during its premier automotive lifestyle event.

Atlanta Concours invites motorcycles of provenance for fall event

(May 26, 2017) ATLANTA, Ga. — While most Concours events are a haven for collector car owners and enthusiasts, the Atlanta Concours will be appealing to an even broader audience when it creates a true classic motorcycle Concours experience, including two judging fields of pre- and post-war motorcycles,’ as well as non-traditional activities and exhibitions for attendees to enjoy during the Sept. 30- Oct. 1 second annual Concours at Chateau Elan.

Sales hit $55.6 million at Mecum's 30th Original Spring Classic

(May 25, 2017) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis as 1,665 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company’s 30th anniversary auction. With 1,208 vehicles hammering sold for an excellent 73-percent sell-through rate, the auction was deemed a smashing success and became the highest-grossing Original Spring Classic auction in the event’s 30-year history as overall sales totals reached more than $55.6 million.