KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Auctions’ annual collector car auction in Kissimmee, Florida achieved $10 million in growth over last year’s auction, Mecum Kissimmee 2018 saw 2,208 vehicles hammer sold from Jan. 5-14 for overall sales totals of $96.6 million. With 3,023 vehicles crossing the auction block, the sell-through rate reached 73 percent throughout the 10-day event, according to the company.
Topping all sales at the 2018 auction was a 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari that commanded a $3.41 million sale, followed by the 150-mile 2016 Ferrari F12tdf from the Michael Fux Collection that brought $1.32 million. With this year’s auction featuring two dozen private collections from many well-known and respected collectors, Fux’s collection of more than 30 highly desirable classic and collector vehicles served as a headlining offering. In total, Fux’s collection brought more than $6.54 million in sales. Also among the top sellers from the Fux collection was a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta that sold for $726,000.
Unique, multi-vehicle offerings were an additional highlight at this year’s auction, and two such sales landed among the top five, including Fux’s Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series Quartet that sold for more than $1 million. The other top-selling multi-vehicle offering was that of two 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s that brought $1.21 million.
The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Kissimmee 2018 auction include:
- 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari, $3,410,000
- 2016 Ferrari F12tdf, $1,320,000
- The 1969 Camaro ZL1, $1,210,000
- The Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series Quartet, $1,001,000
- 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta, $726,000
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe, $583,000
- 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS, $495,000
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06/N03, $456,500
- 2011 Porsche GT3 RS, $434,500
- 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, $346,500
Mecum’s next auction is the 27th annual Vintage and Antique Motorcycle Auction at South Point Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas featuring 1,750 motorcycles this Jan. 23-27. Los Angeles 2018 this Feb. 16-17 in Pomona, California, will be Mecum’s next collector-car auction with 600 vehicles slated to cross the block. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.