Carroll Shelby’s 427 Cobra Sells at Mecum Kissimmee

Carroll Shelby’s 427 Cobra Sells at Mecum Kissimmee

  Carroll Shelby’s ’65 427 Cobra (CSX3178) The classic car year kicks off with a very unique vehicle at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee.  There’s already a lot of buzz about Carroll Shelby’s personal ’65 427 Cobra (CSX3178), crossing the auction block Friday...
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...
The Bullitt Mustang Heads to Mecum Kissimmee

The Bullitt Mustang Heads to Mecum Kissimmee

  The movie, “Bullitt,” starring Steve McQueen as a San Francisco detective, was destined to be a hit with him in the leading role.  But, little did anyone know at the time, “The King of Cool’s” co-star, a 1968 Highland Green Mustang, would be instrumental in the...
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 auction, particularly when Mecum’s roster consisted of 3,500...