Mecum Kissimmee 2024 Opens Today with RecordSetting 4,400 Consignments - Conceptcarz.com (2024)

25th Anniversary World's Largest Collector Car Auction® to Continue through January 14

More than 4,400 consignments and 40 collections will cross the auction block at Mecum Kissimmee 2024, the 25th anniversary celebration of The World's Largest Collector Car Auction®, to take place today through Sunday, Jan. 14 at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida. The final car count for the world record-setting event may reach 4,500 vehicles, featuring a broad selection of offerings including American muscle cars, '50s classics, Corvettes, exotics, trucks, Hot Rods, customs and more. MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+ will broadcast 36 hours of live coverage of the auction.

Mecum Kissimmee 2023 achieved a record $234 million in sales to become the first-ever live collector car auction to exceed $200 million in consecutive years after the 2022 auction saw totals reach $217 million, and with such an exceptional and expansive lineup for the 2024 25th anniversary event, comparative results are expected again this year.

'Following last January's world record performance in Kissimmee, Frank Mecum and our consignment team has yet again achieved remarkable results with a stellar selection of vehicles for auction at our 25th Mecum Kissimmee event,' Mecum Auctions CEO Dave Magers said. 'This year's world's-largest collector car auction will further raise the standard with even more vehicles and an even more superior docket.'

Consignments will be displayed across the 200 acres of Osceola Heritage Park with more than 800,000 square feet of tents, including the 150-by-50-foot 'glass house' that will showcase a large selection of the main-attraction vehicles consigned to the auction. Another featured viewing area on-site is the Ferrari-exclusive 'The Room,' which will house vehicles of the prancing horse variety valued at upwards of $150 million total.

Several Chevrolet Corvette-focused collections contain many of the headlining consignments, while the more than 460 lots of 'America's Sports Car' lead all models in quantity. Additionally, 175 Ford Mustangs, 170 Chevrolet Camaros, 115 Mercedes-Benzes, 80 Porsches and nearly 40 Ferraris are consigned as well. Several auction days will see more than 400 lots cross the block.

More than 1,000 additional items, including nine collections, are consigned with Mecum's Road Art® division. The Road Art® auctions will take place beginning daily at 9 a.m. through Tuesday, Jan. 9 and at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9 through Saturday, Jan. 13, and again at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14.

Exceptional dining options will be available from 40-plus food trucks and vendors located in the Food Tent and at locations throughout the venue. Additionally, exhibitors, live entertainment and the Dodge Thrill Ride will be available. The complimentary rides in some of Dodge's most powerful performance vehicles will run daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Jan. 8 and Jan. 14.

Bidder registration options start at $100. For those unable to attend in person, enhanced remote bidding options are available, including both online and telephone bidding. General admission tickets are available for $30 per person, per day and $75 for a three-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.

For more information on Mecum Kissimmee 2024 and all other scheduled auctions, visit Mecum.com. Mecum's website is updated daily with the latest consignments and includes detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles to be offered. For schedule information, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum events, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.

Auction Schedule

Mecum Kissimmee 2024

Jan. 2-14, 2024

Osceola Heritage Park

1875 Silver Spur Lane

Kissimmee, FL 34744

Bidder Registration: Options for in-person, telephone and internet bidding start at $100

Admission: $30 per person, per day or $75 for a three-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission

Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.

Auction:

Vehicles

Tuesday, Jan. 2 through Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 14 at 9 a.m.

Road Art

Tuesday, Jan. 2 through Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 9 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 14 at 8:30 a.m.

TV: Friday, Jan. 5 and Saturday, Jan. 6 from noon-6 p.m. (live on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+); Wednesday, Jan. 10 from noon-6 p.m. (live on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+) and from 6 p.m.-midnight (re-air on MotorTrendTV); Thursday, Jan. 11 from midnight-6 a.m. (re-air on MotorTrendTV), from noon-6 p.m. (live on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+) and from 6 p.m.-midnight (re-air on MotorTrendTV); Friday, Jan. 12 from midnight-6 a.m. (re-air on MotorTrendTV), from noon-6 p.m. (live on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+) and from 6 p.m.-midnight (re-air on MotorTrendTV); Saturday, Jan. 13 from midnight-6 a.m. (re-air on MotorTrendTV), from noon-6 p.m. (live on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+), from noon-2 p.m. (live on Discovery) and from 6 p.m.-midnight (re-air on MotorTrendTV); and Sunday, Jan. 14 from midnight-6 a.m. (re-air on MotorTrendTV)

(Note: All times Eastern Standard)

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