Mecum Auctions returns to Dallas Sept. 20-23 with 1,500 muscle cars

1934 Dodge Hot Rod Pickup

(August 22, 2023) WALWORTH, Wis. — Hot off the heels of a jam-packed summer schedule, Mecum Auctions is set to return to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Sept. 20-23 with an estimated 1,500 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, exotics, Hot Rods, customs and more set to cross the auction block and live TV coverage on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+.

Among the varied collection at the auction, The Allen Collection features a variety of mostly late-model high performance machines including two Ford GTs, one black 2006 example showing just 8,617 miles and wearing silver stripes, and the other a red 2005 GT with a mere 3,571 miles on its odometer and wearing white stripes. The collection also includes a 2022 Ford Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition that is one of 225 Heritage Editions built to commemorate the 1967 GT500 and is powered by a 5.2L/760 HP supercharged V-8 engine and a Tremec 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission, as well as a 222-mile 2009 Dodge Viper ACR  propelled by an 8.4L/600 HP V-10 engine and 6-speed manual transmission.

Offered at no reserve, the 10 lots comprising The Jack Murphy Collection range from a highly original, black 1964 Imperial Crown and a 1961 Chrysler 300G with a 413 CI V-8 engine and automatic pushbutton transmission, to a  1979 Ferrari 308 GTS presented in the esteemed Rosso Corsa, powered by a 2.9L V-8 engine and 5-speed gated manual transmission, and showing 37,888 on its odometer.

2006 Ford GT

The Don Johnson Collection constitutes seven vehicles and nearly 200 pieces of Road Art, with all of the Road Art offered at no reserve. Among the vehicles consigned are a custom-built 1934 Dodge Hot Rod Pickup  known as “Hot and Pink,” a 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup with striking two-tone silver and charcoal paint, and a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe  that shows just 18,459 miles on the odometer and is powered by a 327/300 HP V-8 engine and 4-speed manual transmission.

The large Road Art selection from The Don Johnson Collection features a wide variety of items ranging from soda memorabilia to clocks and oil cans, including several outstanding gas pumps, such as a restored Phillips 66 Tokheim Model 850 Clock Face Gas Pump.

2020 McLaren Speedtail

Other featured lots include a 1,237-mile 2020 McLaren Speedtail  that is No. 77 of 106 produced in Surrey, England, as well as a pair of muscle car monsters. The 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback, Shelby No. 5S443, is powered by a matching-numbers HiPo 289/306 HP V-8 engine and matching-numbers aluminum case T10 4-speed manual transmission, while the 1969 Chevrolet Berger COPO Camaro RS is one of an estimated 58 COPO Camaros built with the RS package and is equipped with the COPO 9561 L72 427/425 HP V-8 engine and COPO 9737 Sports Car Conversion Package.

Those interested in consigning a vehicle for auction at Mecum Dallas 2023 can find complete details about the consignment process and pricing at and are encouraged to submit a Request for Position form now to take advantage of pre-auction marketing opportunities.

Options for in-person, telephone and internet bidding start at $100, offering bidders the opportunity to get in on the auction action in whichever way suits them best.