The Mecum Auto Auction made its first ever visit to Seattle this past weekend, putting more than 600 classic and collectible cars on the block. As expected, the holy grail of muscle cars (a 1971 Hemi Cuda convertible, one of just two 4-speed versions delivered in the U.S) landed the top spot selling for 3.5 million dollars.
Documented as the only matching numbers 4-speed convertible in existence, its factory broadcast sheet confirms that it was equipped at the Hamtramck, Michigan assembly plant with the New Process 4-speed, Dana 60 rear end with 4.10 Super Track Pak, 26-inch radiator and power brakes.
Rounding out the top ten sales were the following:
1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback Sold for $340,000
1968 Shelby GT500KR Fastback Sold for $160,000
1958 Buick Limited Convertible Sold for $150,000
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Hardtop Sold for $150,000
1937 Packard Twelve Victoria Convertible Sold for $150,000
1958 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Sold for $143,640
1956 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Sold for $130,000
1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback Sold for $125,000
1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Sold for $115,000
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