The event is held each summer in central Florida and was launched in response to the overwhelming and continued success of The World’s Largest Collector Car Auction held each January in Kissimmee. In total, the 2023 Summer Special auction saw 885 lots hammer sold throughout the four-day event for a total of $30.6 million.
Well reflecting the auction’s varied lineup of offerings, the top 10 sales included a diverse array of vehicles overall, though the overriding theme was American-built muscle. The No. 1 top sale at the auction was America’s beloved Ford GT, with a 2005 model (Lot S114.1) showing 2,921 miles selling for $456,500. Ford models ultimately served as bookends of the top 10 list with the No. 10 spot claimed by a 2021 Ford Shelby Super Snake Speedster (Lot S217) that sold for $187,000.
The lone European-built vehicle to make the top sellers list was a 2019 Porsche 911 GT3(Lot S155.1) that sold for $242,000, which was followed by a 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Coupe (Lot S161) that sold for $231,000. For lovers of vintage and classic cars, a 1968 Plymouth Road Runner (Lot S79) achieved $264,000, while a 1969 Dodge Super Bee Custom (Lot F109) sold for $220,000.
The top collector car sales at the 2023 Kissimmee Summer Special auction include:
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot S114.1) at $456,500
- 1968 Plymouth Road Runner (Lot S79) at $264,000
- 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 (Lot S155.1) at $242,000
- 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Coupe (Lot S161) at $231,000
- 1969 Dodge Super Bee Custom (Lot F109) at $220,000
- 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Lot S60.1) at $198,000
- 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV (Lot S107) at $198,000
- 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible (Lot S108) at $198,000
- 1996 Chevrolet Custom Batmobile Replica (Lot S237) at $192,500
- 2021 Ford Shelby Super Snake Speedster (Lot S217) at $187,000
For access to complete auction results, sign up for a free MyMecum account at Mecum.com. Next up for Mecum is the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, auction this July 26-29, which is slated to feature 1,200 vehicles at the city’s Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.
Mecum will return in January 2024!