BENCHMARK 1965 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE BRINGS $188,000
A 1965 Corvette Convertible 396/425 HP, four-speed with coveted Bloomington Gold Benchmark status recently sold for $188,000 (hammer price) during the Mecum Kansas City Auction. The well-preserved Rally Red big-block joined a crop of Corvettes that sold to eager bidders during the two-day auction, which reported total gross sales (excluding buyer's premium) of $6.6 million.
Mecum offered a variety of classic, muscle and luxury cars during the Kansas City Auction, where a strong crowd led to a 64 percent sell-through rate. Desirable Corvettes lead the auction’s top 10 sales.