Over 600 Collector Cars To Be Auctioned in Louisville

Mecum Auctions will be hosting a large auction of over 600 collectible vehicles at the Kentucky Exhibition Center on September 7-8. Classics include Corvettes, hot rods, resto mods, and more. Highlights are some desirable Pontiac GTO models from 1967 and 1970, including the 1970 GTO Ram Air IV with matching numbers on its drivetrain and only 25,000 original miles. A 1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX, one of only 98 hardtops made that year, is being auctioned as well.

The Ronald J. Hamm Collection of more than 40 classic and collector cars will be offered in its entirety at no reserve on Saturday, Sept. 8. The collection includes an array of classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s as well as vehicles ranging from a 1931 Ford Model A Roadster to a 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur  and a 1965 Chevrolet C20 Wrecker.

Mecum Louisville 2018 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after Sept. 6, and includes admission for two persons to both auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after Sept. 6; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. Mecum Louisville 2018 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for more than 12 hours with a live stream of the entire auction presented at Mecum.com.

Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.