Mecum Las Vegas 2021 total sales exceed $22 million

1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Batmobile

(October 15, 2021) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions kicked off its October Takeover on a strong note this past weekend in Las Vegas, with the annual auction event finding continued success and total overall sales that reached $22.3 million. With 590 vehicles crossing the block Oct. 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the auction saw high-quality offerings lead to active bidding both on-site and online, resulting in 508 vehicles hammering sold for a strong 86% sell-through rate.

While a 2006 Ford GT  claimed the auction’s highest bid at $374,000, top sales in Las Vegas were led by customs crafted from known and loved classics, with two of the auction’s top sellers being licensed Eleanor Tribute Editions. The first of the two was a 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback that brought $346,500, and the other was a 1967 Fastback  that achieved $275,000.

2006 Ford GT

Other customs to claim top dollars included a 1959 Chevrolet Apache Custom Pickup  that sold for $198,000, a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback that was featured at the 2019 SEMA show and garnered $159,500, and even a 1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Batmobile Replica that claimed a $176,000 top bid.

Meanwhile, muscle-car era classics and more modern machines filled out the top 10 sales list, with a Royal Bobcat-modified 1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible  claiming a $184,250 sale, a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible seeing bids rise to $154,000, a 2000 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible  serving as the sole non-American car selling for $151,250 and a 2006 Dodge Viper VOI9  garnering $148,500. 

1959 Chevrolet Apache Custom pickup

The Pacific Northwest Collection at No Reserve also found success, with the entire assemblage selling for a combined total of $531,300.

The complete top 10 collector car sales at the 2021 Las Vegas auction include:
2006 Ford GT at $374,000
1968 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback at $346,500
1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback  at $275,000
1959 Chevrolet Apache Custom Pickup  at $198,000
1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible  at $184,250
1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Batmobile Replica at $176,000
1967 Ford Mustang Fastback at $159,500
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible  at $154,000
2000 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible at $151,250
2005 Dodge Viper VOI9 at $148,500