>2021 Mecum Glendale Records $42.3 Million in Sales with a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe achieving the top sale price of $2.7 million.

The 2021 Mecum Glendale Auction was held on March 18-20, achieved a sales total of 42.3 million in overall sales, a record-high for its Glendale, Arizona, auction.

This year’s sales result was 14% above Mecum’s initial auction in Glendale- itself being a record-setting event as the highest-grossing inaugural event in Mecum’s history.

The auction saw 829 vehicles offered, with 712 selling, producing a strong sell-through rate of 86%. Topping the sales was an award-winning vehicle, a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe (Lot S122.1) with an original iconic L88 engine.

Here’s a look at the top ten 2021 Mecum Glendale auction results:

1. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe (Lot S122.1)

Sold for $2,695,000

Being the only Corvette L88 that has been finished in a Sunfire Yellow factory finish, this highly prized, multi-awarded, and exquisite 1967 L88 Coupe is exceedingly rare.

After a 10-year meticulous restoration, the L88 coupe’s engine and trim tag have both been affirmed as factory original to the car by Al Grenning’s Classic Car Affirmation Service.

Mark Donnally, a renowned Corvette Master Judge and esteemed 1967 expert inspected the corvette and confirmed the originality and authenticity of the example, which has earned numerous coveted Corvette honors.

At the Bloomington Gold 2018 L88 Explosion Display, it achieved Bloomington Gold Certification. The example has also achieved an NCRS Performance Verification and its prestigious Duntov Mark of Excellence Award.  

At the 2018 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, it was awarded the Celebrity Pick Award, Concours Gold, and Triple Diamond Certification. It became the only 1967 L88 with its original engine to achieve both the Triple Diamond and the Duntov awards.  

2. 2016 Ferrari F12tdf (Lot S105)

Sold for $880,000

The 2016 Ferrari F12tdf sold displays a gorgeous Rosso Corsa finish matched with a red and black interior. The brake calipers have been painted in red behind 20-inch alloys with Pirelli P-Zero wheels.

The Penske previously owned example received almost $55,000 in options bringing the already prestigious car to a completely different level.

Carbon fiber has taken the place of standard material in the engine filter box cover, headlight and fog lamp enclosures, under-door covers, exterior trim, intakes,

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By: Sports Car Digest
Title: 2021 Mecum Glendale Auction Results
Sourced From: sportscardigest.com/2021-mecum-glendale-auction-results/
Published Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 21:34:49 +0000

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