Mecum’s 2022 Tulsa Collector Car Auction reaches $17 million in sales

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R

(June 20, 2022) Mecum Auctions held its second annual auction in Tulsa, Okla., with sales at its June 9-11 return to SageNet Center at Expo Square reaching $17 million in total. The sophomore event drew large, enthusiastic crowds over the course of the three auction days as a total of 643 vehicles crossed the auction block and a 77% sell-through rate was achieved.

Top individual sales at Mecum Tulsa 2022 were led by a variety of selections, ranging from classics and muscle cars to modern performance vehicles, with each of the top 10 lots selling in the six-figure range. Laying claim to spot No. 1 was a 1965 Shelby Cobra CSX4000 Series Roadster , CSX4343, which sold for $409,750, followed by a 1965 Mercury Comet A/FX Lightweight  from The Tommy Cronk Collection that was one of just eight built by Bill Stroppe and that sold for an impressive $313,500.

1965 Shelby Cobra CSX400 Series

Landing the No. 3 slot among top sales was a 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  that sold for $189,750. Driving home the diverse options available in Tulsa, a 1985 Toyota FJ-45 Land Cruiser Custom took the auction’s fourth high-seller slot at a sale price of $173,250. Other top sellers included a 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and a 1969 Plymouth Hemi Road Runner Coupe, each of which demanded a final sale price of $165,000, as well as a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T  that brought $152,900.

The complete top 10 collector car sales at the Mecum Tulsa 2022 auction include:

    1    1965 Shelby Cobra CSX4000 Series Roadster at $409,750
    2    1965 Mercury Comet A/FX Lightweight at $313,500
    3    2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R at $189,750
    4    1985 Toyota FJ-45 Land Cruiser Custom at $173,250
    5    2010 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder at $165,000
    6    1969 Plymouth Hemi Road Runner Coupe at $165,000
    7    1970 Dodge Charger R/T  at $152,900
    8    1962 Chevrolet Biscayne Custom  at $132,000
    9    1964 Plymouth Savoy Lightweight  at $129,250
  10    1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Custom at $126,500