Mecum Portland auction reaches $8.6 million in overall sales


1969 Chevy Camaro RS/SS

(June 27, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions returned to the Portland Expo Center this past weekend for its third annual collector-car auction in the City of Roses. Overall sales totals for the two-day auction reached $8.6 million as 296 vehicles successfully hammered sold.

Large crowds of buyers, sellers and spectators filled the Expo Center both Friday and Saturday making for a high-energy event and strong individual sales.

Collector-car sales in Portland were topped by a Mark IV Red 2005 Ford GT with just 2,741 miles that brought $214,500, followed by a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring that sold for $176,000. Other top sellers included a 2013 Bentley Continental GTC that brought $159,500 and a 5-speed diesel-engine 1984 Land Rover Defender 110 that sold for $121,000.

The complete top 10 collector-car sales at the Mecum Portland 2018 auction include:

    2005 Ford GT at $214,500
    1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Pro Touring at $176,000
    2013 Bentley Continental GTC at $159,500
    1984 Land Rover Defender 110 at $121,000
    1950 Chevrolet COE Flatbed at $104,500
    1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible at $93,500
    1972 DeTomaso Pantera at $88,000
    1965 Cobra Replica at $83,600
    1970 Plymouth Cuda at $82,500
    1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Resto Mod at $82,500