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Ο οίκος δημοπρασιών Mecum θα βγάλει στο σφυρί το ερχόμενο Σαββατοκύριακο δύο υπέροχες Shelby Cobra Roadsters της δεκαετίας του 1960, όπου και εκτιμά πως θα πιάσουν τιμή μεγαλύτερη των 2,2 εκατ. δολαρίων.

Η λευκή Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster του 1967, διαθέτει μαύρο εσωτερικό, έχει διανύσει 32.452 χλμ, είναι μέρος της συλλογής του Joe McMurrey και φορά έναν 7,0-λιτρο V8 κινητήρα που συνδυάζεται με ένα 4-τάχυτο μηχανικό κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων. Εκτιμάται πως θα πιάσει τιμή μεταξύ 1,1 και 1,3 εκατ. δολαρίων.

Η ασημί Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster του 1964, διαθέτει κόκκινο δερμάτινο εσωτερικό, φορά τον V8 4,7-λίτρων κινητήρα που συνδυάζεται με ένα 4-τάχυτο μηχανικό κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων και αναμένεται να πουληθεί για 800.000 με 1.000.000 δολάρια.

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TWO SHELBY COBRA ROADSTERS REACH $1 MILLION AT DANA MECUM’S 29TH ORIGINAL SPRING CLASSIC AUCTION

907 Stoddard-Dayton Headlines Saturday’s Consignments

Indianapolis, Ind. – May 20, 2016 – A 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster (Lot F124) sold for $1,100,000 and a1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster (Lot F163) sold for $1,000,000 today at Dana Mecum’s 29th Original Spring Classic, the largest muscle car auction in the world, taking place through Saturday, May 21 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Top Sales for Friday, May 20 (all individual sales reflect hammer price):

  1. 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster (Lot F124) $1,100,000
  2. 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster (Lot F163) $1,000,000
  3. 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback (Lot F125) $500,000
  4. 1972 Ferrari Dino GT (Lot F243) $310,000
  5. 1967 Shelby GT350 Fastback (Lot F127) $285,000

Among the feature consignments for Saturday, May 21 are:

  1. 1907 Stoddard-Dayton Model K Runabout (Lot S141)
  2. 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Convertible (Lot S149)
  3. 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro (Lot S154)
  4. 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda (Lot S164)
  5. 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 (Lot S168)

Mecum Indianapolis 2016 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators with general admission tickets available at the gate for $30 per day or $100 for all five days; children 12 and younger are admitted free of charge. Portions of the auction will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network with a stream of the entire event presented on Mecum’s website. For more details on the auction, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

About Mecum Auctions Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 29 years, now offering more than 20,000 lots per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis. For further information, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

Schedule: Mecum Indianapolis 2016 Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 East 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 May 17-21, 2016 Admission: $30 per person, per day or $100 per person for entire auction Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m. Auction: Vehicles start at 10 a.m. and Road Art starts at 8:30 a.m. TV Schedule NBCSN on Thursday, May 19 from 3:30-5 p.m. (Live), Friday, May, 20 from noon- 3 p.m. (Live), Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m.- 2;30 p.m. (Live) and 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. (Same Day Delay), Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m.- noon (Next Day Delay), Friday, May 27 from 6 p.m.- 1 a.m. (Delay). (All Times Eastern)