Corvette Takes 7 of the Top 10 Sales Spots at Mecum Kansas City Auction

By December 6, 2016February 18th, 2021No Comments

More than 350 Cars, 120 pieces of Road Art sold in Missouri

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Winning bids totaled more than $8 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Kansas City last weekend for its biannual collector-car auction at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. Over the course of the three-day auction, bidders took home 357 vehicles and 124 pieces of Road Art®.

Proving that they are still “America’s Favorite Sports Cars,” Corvettes dominated the top-sellers list at the auction, with seven 1960s Corvettes landing among the top-10 sales, led by a 1967 Corvette coupe (Lot S142) that brought $130,000. Other top-sellers included a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback (Lot S150) with a 428 CI Super Cobra Jet engine and a 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo (Lot S96.1). As for Road Art, nearly 95 percent of pieces up for auction were sold over the weekend, netting more than $70,000.

The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Kansas City 2016 auction include (all individual sales reflect hammer prices):

  1. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot S142) at $130,000
  2. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S127.1) at $92,500
  3. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot F133.1) at $85,000
  4. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot S102) at $80,000
  5. 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo (Lot S96.1) at $78,000
  6. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot F94.1) at $75,000
  7. 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S88.1) at $75,000
  8. 1976 Pontiac Trans Am SE (Lot S132.1) at $70,000
  9. 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback (Lot S150) at $67,000
  10. 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot F159) at $65,000


The auction house will welcome 2017 with the world’s largest classic and collector-car auction in Kissimmee, Florida, Jan. 6-15, featuring 3,000 vehicles headlined by some of the most significant and memorable drag cars ever to rip down the quarter-mile. Main attractions for the Kissimmee auction include a selection of vehicles from the Jackie and Gary Runyon collection and a selection of vintage racers from the Lifelong Collection of Don Fezell, both assemblages featuring history-making cars driven by names like Bill Jenkins, Dave Strickler, Butch Leal, Warren Barnett and others. The auction will also feature two cars from the collection of drag-racing legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits; the Lance Reventlow 1962 Shelby Cobra Roadster; and a multitude of other significant cars and collections. For more details on an upcoming auction, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit or call (262) 275-5050.