More than 500 of the nearly 800 vehicles that make up 30-plus collections consigned to the world’s largest collector car auction will be offered at no reserve when Mecum Kissimmee 2022 returns to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, for the 11-day auction event, Jan. 6-16. In total, an estimated 3,500 vehicles will cross the auction block throughout the duration, and more than 1,000 items of Road Art and memorabilia will be presented on “Road Art Monday,” Jan. 10.
Among headlining collections is The Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection, with 33 of the 34 vehicles within to be offered at no reserve. The collection features the “Vault Find” 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot S113) that was with its original owner until 2017 and has just 8,533 miles, several Tommy Ivo drag cars and a companion 40-foot glass-sided trailer, a 2016 Pagani Huayra (Lot S115) that is one of just 100 produced and shows just 725 miles, and a 2017 Ferrari 488 Spyder (Lot S116) with 611 miles.
Supercar collector Michael Fux has consigned six highly specialized, low-mileage gems to the Mecum Kissimmee auction, including No. 100 of 106 2020 McLaren Speedtails (Lot S146), this one showing just 194 miles, as well as a 2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale (Lot S147) with just 57 miles. His other consignments include two more Ferraris, a 2021 Ferrari 812 GTS (Lot S146.1) with 138 miles on the odometer and a 2021 Ferrari F8 Spider (Lot S148) with only 66 miles, as well as a pair of Mercedes-Benzes: a 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R (Lot S149) with 324 miles and a 2020 Mercedes-Benz GT R (Lot S149.1) with an even more modest 58 miles.
Discerning collector and lifelong Corvette lover John Justo is offering The John Justo Collection, which includes 10 vehicles in total, seven of which are rare, vintage Corvettes and six of which will be offered without reserve. The headlining vehicles from the group include the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 “Gulf One” (Lot F157), celebrated as the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 era; it’s also one of only 14 regular-production Corvette serial numbers assigned specifically for competition and was the first car prepared with advanced race technology developed specifically for the Z06 and later adapted for use on the prototype Grand Sports. Another of Justo’s headliners is the 1960 Chevrolet Corvette “Race Rat” Tanker (Lot F158) that is one of 10 produced and finished first in class at the 1960 12 Hours of Sebring.
The Don Salmon Collection of 62 American muscle cars, classics and two late-model gems will be offered entirely at no reserve. Pristine selections of Corvettes, Thunderbirds, Impalas, Chevelles, Mustangs and more will cross the auction block in succession on Saturday, Jan. 15. The Nashville Original Low Mileage Collection will present a selection of 15 mostly unrestored pickups, SUVs and cars including an unrestored 1968 Ford F100 Custom Cab Pickup (Lot T174) with just 9,150 miles that was owned by one family until 2008 and an unrestored 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS (Lot T184) with 15,542 miles.
Other headlining collections to be offered include the 33-car Gary Thomas Collection consisting entirely of high-quality, collector-grade Ford and Shelby vehicles, The Jerry Brewis Estate Collection of 45 no-reserve collector cars, The Shelton Collection encompassing eight top-shelf Mopars and more, The Al Berman Collection of 15 no-reserve offerings, Jeff Mauk’s Chevelle and Camaro Collection and the collection of Paul Mazze Sr.
“The continued strength of the collector car market has captured the attention of many long-time collectors who are bringing to market a remarkable assortment of investment-grade and specialty vehicles,” Vice President of Consignments Frank Mecum stated. “These collections are sure to create competition among bidders and also provide an excellent presentation for spectators at Mecum Kissimmee 2022.”
Complementing the vast display of vehicles and Road Art selections at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 will be the Mecum Midway of food, exhibitors and various live entertainment acts, the Dodge Thrill Ride, and, of course, the ceaseless high-energy Mecum auction action. Mecum Kissimmee 2022 will also mark the beginning of a multiyear partnership between Mecum Auctions and MotorTrend Group with Mecum’s debut on MotorTrend+ and MotorTrend TV.
Those interested in consigning a vehicle for auction at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 can find complete details about the consignment process and pricing at Mecum.com. Bidder registration is available online in advance and on-site at the auction for $200, and it includes admission for two persons to all 11 auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after Jan. 5; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Presiding health and safety protocols will remain in place for all those in attendance. For those unable to attend in person, enhanced remote bidding options are also available, including both online and telephone bidding.
For more information on Mecum Kissimmee 2022 and all other Mecum auctions, visit Mecum.com. Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments and includes detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles to be offered. For schedule information, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum events, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.
Mecum Kissimmee 2022
Osceola Heritage Park
1875 Silver Spur Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Jan. 6-16, 2022
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online after Jan. 5—per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
VehiclesThursday, Jan. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 and Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. Road Art Monday, Jan. 10 at 9 a.m.
Road Art will also be offered prior to vehicles Jan. 6-9 and Jan. 11-16
TV Schedule on MotorTrend: Wednesday, Jan. 12 from noon to 6 p.m. (live) and from 6 p.m. to midnight (re-air); Thursday, Jan. 13 from midnight to 6 a.m. (re-air), noon to 6 p.m. (live) and from 6 p.m. to midnight (re-air); Friday, Jan. 14 from midnight to 6 a.m. (re-air), noon to 6 p.m. (live) and from 6 p.m. to midnight (re-air); Saturday, Jan. 15 from midnight to 6 a.m. (re-air), noon to 6 p.m. (live), 2 to 4 p.m. (live on Discovery) and from 6 p.m. to midnight (re-air); and on Sunday, Jan. 16 from midnight to 6 a.m. (re-air)
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