Mecum Dallas Collector Car Auction achieves $36.8 million in overall sales

1968 Ford Mustang GT500CR

(September 16, 2021) Mecum Auctions achieved continued success in Dallas this past weekend, with the annual auction event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas featuring 1,101 cars on offer throughout four days of heated auction action. The Sept. 8-11 event saw overall sales reach $36.8 million as 946 vehicles hammered sold for a strong 86% sell-through rate.

Top sales at the Dallas auction represented the wide selection of cars on offer, with everything from muscle and supercars to sports cars and customs claiming a spot on the top 10 list. Leading the pack in the No. 1 slot, a 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ with just 3,150 miles garnered an impressive $660,000, followed by a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback that brought $357,500 as the auction’s second highest seller.

Ford made a strong showing in the top 10, with a 1968 Ford Mustang GT500CR 900C Fastback from the headlining Triple B Collection claiming the No. 3 spot at $335,500 and the 1966 RCR Ford GT40 Replica, one of just six built for use in “Ford v Ferrari,” bringing $203,500.

2019 Lamborghini Aventador

Other top sellers in Dallas included a (Lot S133) at $253,000, a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible ) at $220,000 and a 425 HP 191956 Chevrolet 210 Custom69 Chevrolet COPO Camaro with original Daytona Yellow paint at $200,750.

Private collections also did well in Dallas with the aforementioned Triple B Collection seeing all 20 of its lots sell for an aggregate total of more than $1.16 million and the Rick Williams Collection reaching $920,700 as 21 of its cars on offer hammered sold.

The complete top 10 collector car sales at the 2021 Dallas auction include:
1. 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ  at $660,000
2. 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback at $357,500
3. 1968 Ford Mustang GT500CR 900C Fastback at $335,500
4. 1956 Chevrolet 210 Custom  at $253,000
5. 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible at $220,000
6. 2002 BMW Z8 Roadster  at $211,750
7. 1966 RCR Ford GT40 Replica at $203,500
8. 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith at $203,500
9. 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro  at $200,750
10. 1999 Shelby Series 1 Roadster at $189,750