1967 Mustang Eleanor Slideshow

1967 Mustang Eleanor Slideshow

This is one of the original 11 cars built for use in Touchstone Pictures’ 2000 film “Gone in 60 Seconds.  Eleanor’s design was refined and crafted by Chip Foose, who implemented what he thought Carroll Shelby would want to see as a modern day GT500.  It’s...
Mecum Kissimmee 2020 Movie Star Cars and a Whole Lot More

Mecum Kissimmee 2020 Movie Star Cars and a Whole Lot More

Mecum Kissimmee 2020 Movie Star Cars and a Whole Lot More Mecum kicked off the classic car event season with their 11-day extravaganza in Kissimmee, FL. You can always count on there being an abundance of muscle cars and other highly desirable collectibles up for...
Bullitt Mustang Sale Sets New Record at Mecum Kissimmee

Bullitt Mustang Sale Sets New Record at Mecum Kissimmee

The whole auto world was talking about the pending sale of the “Bullitt” Mustang in the weeks leading up to the auction.  On display, like a prized gem, this super star of the Mecum event always drew a crowd around the glass house it was sitting in.  When the door of...
Thompson’s Challenger 2 Main Attraction at Mecum Kissimmee

Thompson’s Challenger 2 Main Attraction at Mecum Kissimmee

In 2018 Danny Thompson set a new record at Bonneville Flats in his Challenger 2 Streamliner, making it the fastest piston-powered, wheel-driven car in the world. His two-way average was 448.757 MPH.  The Challenger 2 Streamliner was built in 1968 by Mickey...
1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner at 2020 Mecum Kissimmee

1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner at 2020 Mecum Kissimmee

This piston-driven vehicle, which was designed by Mickey Thompson, along with Kar Kraft, set a new SCTA AA/FS record of 448.757 MPH on August 12, 2018 at the Bonneville Salt Flats.    It is 32 feet long, 36 inches wide and 37 inches high at the...