The fifth annual Mecum Daytime Auction is just around the corner. The August 15-17th auction is to be held at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey, California. Year after year Mecum supplies bidders with only the best in sought after and historically significant cars. The 750 cars featured in this auction have definitely upheld their standard of excellence. Featured this year, just to name a few are a; 1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder , 1990 Ferrari F40, 1964 Shelby 289 Independent Competition Cobra, and 1930 Duesenburg Model J Torpedo Phaeton.
Each day the cars will be lined up on the meticulously groomed, lush, green landscape of the Del Monte Golf Course. Doors open at 8 am sharp and Mecum has offered complimentary general admission to anyone who wishes to attend. The legacy of these auctions may be hard to match, however the 2013 line-up definitely has a fighting chance at being the best collection to date. Eighteen hours of the auction will be broadcast on Discovery’s Velocity Network while a constant live stream will be featured on Mecum’s own website, www.mecum.com. The website will be updated daily with prices, specs, detailed pictures, and which cars have been sold. To register as a bidder, consign a vehicle or simply view the 2013 line-up visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
For you lucky West Coast residents, a trip out to Monterey is definitely worth the gas money. If you don’t call California home then making the trip out west is definitely something to be considered. Buying may not be your goal, but just seeing all of those classic cars lined up is sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.