Mecum Austin 2015 – Auction Results

1965 Sunbeam Tiger Roadster sold for $142,500
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Roadster sold for $142,500

The Mecum Austin 2015 auction was held December 11-12 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, resulting in $10,876,142 in sales and nearly a 70 percent sell-through rate. Consignments came from 23 states including those as far as Montana, Minnesota and Maryland, with a total of 454 vehicles sold during Mecum’s 2nd annual Austin auction.

The top result at the two-day Mecum Austin 2015 sale went to a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot S100). One of 343 produced and showing 573 miles, the Ford sold for $440,000. Other top sales included another modern-day supercar with an 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Silver Arrow (Lot S144) demanding $245,000. Classics made the list of top sales as well with a 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Roadster (Lot S101) gaveling at $142,500 and two Corvettes, a 1963 Split Window (Lot S112.1) and a 1959 Resto Mod (Lot S136), each hammering for $130,000.

Mecum Austin 2015 – Top Ten Auction Results (sales reflect hammer prices)

1. 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot S100) – $440,000
2. 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Silver Arrow (Lot S144) – $245,000
3. 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Roadster (Lot S101) – $142,500
4. 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Resto Mod (Lot S136) – $130,000
5. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot S112.1) – $130,000
6. 1954 Ford F100 Pickup (Lot S192) – $120,000
7. 1994 Porsche 911 RS Coupe (Lot S147) – $115,000
8. 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster (Lot S22) – $105,000
9. 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S178) – $102,500
10. 1955 Chevrolet 210 Resto Mod (Lot S46) – $100,000

For complete results, visit Mecum.com.

Mecum’s next auction will be an offering of 700 vintage and antique motorcycles in Las Vegas, January 7-9, 2016 followed by the world’s largest classic and collector car auction in Kissimmee, Fla., January 15-24 featuring 3,000 vehicles and more than 1,000 items of Road Art. For more details on an upcoming auction, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

[Source: Mecum Auctions]