Tag Archives: Auctions

Bears fans rejoice: Walter Payton’s 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo heads to auction

This car is the sweetness. That's because it's a 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo in excellent condition, but also because it was owned by Walter Payton. One of the greatest running backs in NFL history, Payton's Porsche is set to cross the auction block at Mecum's sale in Chicago running October 25-27. According to Payton's son Jarrett, this 930-generation Porsche...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT takes 6-figure hit on latest sale

The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena crossed a Mecum auction block in Dallas last week, fetching $1,320,000 in the process, a steep discount to the $1,540,000 it sold for during Russo and Steele's Monterey Car Week auction just in August. We'll remind you that this is the car that Ford sued Cena over late last year...

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Marilyn Monroe’s Ford Thunderbird to be auctioned for first time

A 1956 Ford Thunderbird convertible once owned by Marilyn Monroe will roll across the auction block for the first time in November. The Raven Black T'bird was owned by the iconic American actress between 1955 and 1962, Julien's Auctions said in a news release. The car has an estimated value between $250,000 and $500,000, but with such massive...

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McDonald’s Collection cars set for Mecum’s Chicago auction block

The four classic American cars that stood outside the replica 1955 McDonald's restaurant – known by the company as Store No. 1 – in Des Plaines, Illinois, have been consigned to Mecum's auction in nearby Chicago. All 1955 models, the cars are lavishly restored, Mecum says, following their long stint parked outside the ersatz...

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Rolls-Royce once owned by Muhammad Ali hitting auction block

A Rolls-Royce once owned by late boxing legend Muhammad Ali will hit the auction block at Bonhams' Zoute Sale in Belgium early next month. The 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward convertible was bought by the champ, at the time still known by his birth name of Cassius Clay, in New Jersey for nearly $16,000. Ali bought the car the same...

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Buy Michael Andretti’s barely used Dodge Demon

If someone gifted you a car, would you drive it? I assume you would. Especially if that car happens to be an 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Michael Andretti has access to all sorts of cars, so when he's given a Demon he doesn't need to drive it. That's why his car is heading to auction with just 13 miles on its odometer. This yellow 2018 Demon...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT to trade hands for third time

The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena is set to cross a Mecum auction block next month—less than two months after it was sold for $1,540,000 at a Monterey Car Week auction. The 647-horsepower supercar, whose chassis number 77 matches Cena's birth year, is listed as lot S69 at Mecum's auction running October 3-6...

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Pair of Dodge Demons fetch relatively restrained bids at auction

The suggested retail price of a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is $86,090. That's a ton of cash for a Dodge, but it's actually a fantastic deal considering the Demon is an 840-horsepower drag-strip all star built in a limited run of just 3,300. Good luck finding one for under $100,000, of course, as dealers and sellers are marking them up like crazy. You'd...

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Pair of Dodge Demons fetch relatively restrained bids at auction

The suggested retail price of a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is $86,090. That's a ton of cash for a Dodge, but it's actually a fantastic deal considering the Demon is an 840-horsepower drag-strip all star built in a limited run of just 3,300. Good luck finding one for under $100,000, of course, as dealers and sellers are marking them up like crazy. You'd...

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