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Mecum Auctions will bring Powerhouse of Muscle Cars to Anaheim, California

750 vehicles will cross the block the 4th weekend of November

By , Photography by Mecum Auctions

Mecum Auctions will be traveling to the Anaheim, California, area November 21-23, 2013, and with it will be a collection of 750 classic and collectable vehicles. This visit will mark the second annual Mecum Auctions held at the Anaheim Convention Center.

If you’re planning to head to the Anaheim Convention Center or are interested in following along, expect a line-up of muscle cars, hot rods, Corvettes, and classics. A 1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback and 1955 Chevrolet Nomad are some of the cars Mecum is excited to have crossing the block. To make sure you aren’t left out, we’ve made sure to compile this unique list of the top 5 cars coming Anaheim, California, in a few weeks.

The 5 cars we’re most excited to see cross the auction block:

1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback

This 1966 Shelby GT350 is sporting a 289ci with a GT40 camshaft, HiPo heads, and backed by a 4-speed transmission. The owner has made it clear the car has the original oil pan, valve cover, intake manifold, and rearend. A JBA exhaust takes the fumes out back. The 1966 Shelby GT350 is rolling on the factory installed 9 spoke wheels, wrapped in fresh BF Goodrich tires. What’s more, the interior and headliner is original.

1970 Plymouth Superbird

As far as Mopars go, we’re very impressed with this 1970 Plymouth Superbird. The muscle car is packing a 440ci Six Pack that cranks 390hp. A Torqueflite automatic transmission harnesses the power, while power steering and power brakes make the drive that much easier. The car is stuffed with a black, vinyl bench seat and the outside is coated in Hi-Impact Tor Red paint. The car rests on Goodyear Polyglas tires. What makes this car so special, beside its obvious visual appeal, is its long resume. The car was featured on the television show “What's My Car Worth,” registered with the Chrysler registry, and documented as #0664 of the 440 Six Packs from the factory. This car also includes the original broadcast sheet. This is one cool collector car. We’re pumped to see what it fetches at auction.

1973 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty

For any serious Pontiac fan, this 1973 Pontiac Trans Am is a car that needs to be in a collection. This all original, numbers matching T/A comes with the factory 455ci, an automatic transmission, air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, and an 8-track player. The car has been through a frame-off restoration that is documented with photos. The original window sticker, title, registration, and warranty card are included with this muscle car. We’re confident whoever buys this will already have a few collectors cars to their name.

1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro

With the redesign of the Camaro, and recent debut of the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, this 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is sure to catch some attention. The car is all-original: engine, transmission, rearend, Houndstooth interior, body sheet metal, and Super Sport wheels. This COPO has a paltry 21,000 original miles. This Camaro has also been verified by COPO Connection as legit and has a Spinner Concourse Gold Award of Excellence with 955 out of 1,000 points from the Camaro club. It comes with the factory window sticker and is an early production COPO. This will definitely be a sight to see as it crosses the block in Anaheim.

1955 Chevrolet Nomad Resto-Mod

Rounding out our list, this 1955 Nomad Resto-Mod is certainly capable of bringing any Chevy enthusiast delight. The car has been through a frame-off restoration, while the body was coated in Teal Blue paint accented by a White roof. As you get inside, the Camel leather interior and Dolphin Digital custom gauges catch your eye. A non-factory tilt wheel, Vintage Air, power windows and locks, AM/FM Sirius satellite radio, and Bluetooth give the classic car modern day creature comforts. The Nomad is powered by an all-aluminum 5.7L LS1 backed by a 4-speed automatic. An all-new Corvette power rack and pinion steering makes this 1950s Chevy handle on a dime, while dual circuit power disc brakes allow it to stop in a hurry. This 1955 Nomad Resto-Mod rides smooth on a C4 aluminum front and rear independent suspension that was custom fit for the Nomad’s original chassis while remaining planted on a set of 19-inch custom billet wheels. We’re eager to see what lucky bidder will score this magnificent ride.

If you’re unable to get to the West coast for the auction, but you’re interested in seeing the auction on television portions of the auction will be broadcast live on Discovery’s Velocity Network. Mecum will also present a live stream of the entire auction at its website HERE. Be sure to check it out or come back here in a month to get an updated list of what some of the cars sold for. It’s sure to be an action packed auction.

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177 comments
Robert Batta
Robert Batta

That"s Just Plain MEAN ...IN BOTH MEANINGS! I'll Geter DONE!

Richard Burke
Richard Burke

Just make sure it's not showing any rust, undercoat the frame and true large duel ex. Just show room perfect without mods!

John Ennis
John Ennis

Kevin Arnold that would be a nice upgrade as long as you properly stored the stock super duty heads

Dean Henderson
Dean Henderson

Not me. I would look in Car Crap and buy all the junk they advertise in the rag. Then I would have to sell it because I owe too much money for all the junk that I put in the car. Then I would find out that no one wants to buy the car because I didn't leave it stock.

Boris Lončarić
Boris Lončarić

OH my dear God... I need a few moments to pull myself together...

Jeff Bradley
Jeff Bradley

How about hanging some big balls under the rear bumper

Paddy O'Fernicher
Paddy O'Fernicher

It's perfect as it is. start with a wreck and do it the way you want!!!!!

Steven Howe
Steven Howe

Oh I kove these cars, they were so awesome

Kevin Arnold
Kevin Arnold

i agree john but maybe some ram air 4 heads?

Gene Hagerty
Gene Hagerty

And A double stacked 6:71 supercharger!!

Gene Hagerty
Gene Hagerty

70's straight axle, Street Freak with multi panel paint job!!!!!

Joe Shinliver
Joe Shinliver

I'd drive it as much as the weather would alow,everyday if possible,like I do my numbers matching 72 w code 454 chevelle,its what they were built for......

Tom Cardillo
Tom Cardillo

I have to agree with everyone that this car should be left alone. A Super Duty Trans Am is a rare and valuable car that should be preserved. My car is a 1974 Firebird Formula 400. It will never be worth more than about $9K. That's why I am making it the way I want it.

William Laslie
William Laslie

Leave it alone put it back bone stock original. If anything maybe put a set of wheels on but KEEP the originals so you can put them back on at any time.

Charlie Hohenstein
Charlie Hohenstein

Stroked 455 with 6-speed manual and pro-touring suspension and 18" Centerline Rebels

Dengel Restorations
Dengel Restorations

That car should be kept as original as possible, not "built" as you put it.

Chris Karam
Chris Karam

I would build it just the way it is. The only way to do justice to it is to work with what you have. Customized one thing on it should be automatic jail time.

Paul Elliott
Paul Elliott

Leave it alone. Build the engine with the strongest internals, best heads, and highest compression possible for pump gas, make it all LOOK stock and fit under the factory shaker hood.

Rob Peters
Rob Peters

Not liking the gap between the front fender and door.

Steve Blackford
Steve Blackford

There is a special place in hell for people that would insult this car with an LS swap. There is an even more special place for people that perform the typical boring-to-the-extreme Gen 1 SBC swap...

Mark Mikulic
Mark Mikulic

Never had a TA, but I did have a 1970 Pont, Formula 400. Great car & fast. 400 CU IN, 4 bbl, 4 speed.

Russ Hagerman
Russ Hagerman

Project? Heck no! I'd leave the way it is, this is one beautiful car. I always wanted one. I did get a 1979 though.

Rod Purvis
Rod Purvis

A modern style on a vintage Trans Am road course race car!

Joe Rooster
Joe Rooster

If you have any decency, you will leave it alone. How can you improve a rare beauty like this? If you want to improve something, give it to me. My driveway needs this kind of upgrade

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