Eighties Cars At The 2015 Mecum Kissemmee, Part Two

The January auction at Mecum Kissimmee provided some interesting fodder for commentary. I’ll concentrate on the at least fairly stock 1980s cars (and a few trucks) that sold (remember that this is not a no reserve auction—a blue 1986 Porsche 930 Turbo custom coupe with 29,000 miles was a no sale bid up to $85,000) and add some of my opinions. Mecum Kissemmee is a huge event, so I’m going to separate it into two posts—this second covers from Thursday to the final and rather spare Sunday.

Thursday:

  • 1980 silver Chevrolet Corvette coupe with the L82/automatic combination and 66 miles—$24,000
  • 1984 black/silver two-tone Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds custom coupe – $29,500. An interesting and unusual resto-mod which retained the original lightning rod shifter. How much would it have gone for if it was stock?
  • 1981 brown Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 custom coupe—$15,000
  • 1986 white Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS custom coupe with an aftermarket five-speed manual—$9,500
  • 1981 red Chevrolet Corvette coupe with 55,000 miles—$13,000
  • 1989 red Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z convertible with the LB9/ automatic combination and 9,300 miles—$20,500
  • 1985 red Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z coupe with the LB9/ automatic combination and 963 miles—$21,000
  • 1980 platinum Porsche 911SC Weissach Edition coupe with a five-speed manual and 9,500 miles—$56,000 for this handsome car with multiple awards
  • 1989 red/tan two-tone Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer Edition SUV with 42,000 miles—$8,500

Friday:

  • 1980 red Porsche 928 coupe with the automatic and 46,000 miles—$9,500
  • 1987 black Buick Regal Grand National coupe with 6,900 miles—$28,000
  • 1987 black Porsche 911 Carrera Targa coupe with 66,000 miles—$37,500
  • 1981 red Chevrolet Corvette very custom convertible (by definition, since Chevrolet didn’t make any “shark” convertibles after 1975) with 45,000 miles—$19,000
  • 1981 white Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 coupe with 58,000 miles—$17,000
  • 1987 black Buick Regal GNX coupe with 276 miles—at $80,000, the fourth highest eighties sale of the auction and hitting the lower limit of Mecum’s estimate
  • 1983 red Porsche 930 Turbo coupe with the power sunroof and 33,000 miles—at $65,000, not quite making Mecum’s lower estimate
  • 1987 white Porsche 930 Turbo coupe with power sunroof and 40,000 miles—at $85,000, the second highest eighties sale of the auction
  • 1988 white Rolls-Royce Corniche II convertible with 65,000 miles—$47,000

Saturday:

  • 1987 red Porsche 930 Turbo coupe with 34,000 miles—at $84,500, the third highest eighties sale of the auction
  • 1987 black Buick Regal GNX coupe with 10,000 miles—at $67,500, the fifth highest eighties sale of the auction
  • 1988 white Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Challenge race car with 5,300 miles, driven in five 1988 races by R. K. Smith and Brad Murphey—$45,000
  • 1988 white Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary coupe with the 4+3 manual, the Z51 sport suspension, and 9 miles—$38,000
  • 1989 red Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition coupe with 6,500 miles—at $350,000, by far the highest eighties sale of the auction

Sunday:

  • 1985 red Jeep CJ-7 SUV—$7,500
  • 1988 red Chevrolet Corvette coupe—$6,000
  • 1984 blue Chevrolet Corvette coupe with 60,000 miles—$4,000
  • 1980 white Chevrolet Corvette coupe—$5,000
  • 1988 black Porsche 944 coupe—$3,000

What do you think of this year’s results?

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