Cars & Auto

Carlisle’s Lakeland Collector Car Auction Features Many Corvettes & Mustangs

Sunny Florida is a daydream for the other half of the country stuck in cold winter views. Carlisle Auctions has 400+ lots in a two-day collector car auction in Lakeland, Florida scheduled for February 25-26. After registering the bidders can bid in-person, by phone or online.

There are many types of cars and price ranges for various cars, but what really stood out was an abundance of Chevy Corvette and Ford Mustang cars up for auction. There were also several other surprising cars that might be more familiar in larger auctions from rivals.

Collectors Dashboard evaluates high-end collectibles as an alternative asset class. This means collectibles are attracting the same capital that could have been invested into stocks or bonds. Many collectibles, particularly among collector cars and classic cars, now cost tens of thousands of dollars. Collecting cars classic autos can come with a unique set of ongoing expenses that might challenge whether or not these should be considered investments or not. That determination needs to be up to each buyer.

The Carlisle Auctions page allows bidders to filter their car search by year, make, model, reserve status and more. Vehicles are consigned daily. The bidding process does require pre-registration.

Here are the posted varieties of featured Corvettes in the Lakeland, Florida auctions.

1964 Chevrolet Custom Corvette StingRay (Lot#S504 ) with a Lindale Blue colored exterior and a black interior. The vehicle includes: tube frame with coil over shocks, 245-45ZR17 Front 275-40ZR17 Rear, C6 Chrome Corvette Wheels, Power Windows, Be Cool Radiator, Vintage Air Front Runner & AC, ABS Power Brakes, Detroit Speed Power Steering ‘ididit’ Tilt Steering Wheel, and an American PowerTrain Hydraulic Clutch.

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot#S514) is completely restored with gold exterior and tan interior described as a rare color combination. It also comes with a 327 4 Speed manual transmission, new wheels and tires, original hubcaps, new interior and the last owner owned this car for 30 years.

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe listed as a Florida car fully restored nut and bolt restoration, automatic, $100,000.00+ restoration by J&M Enterprise Corvette & Classic Car Restorations. Vintage A/C. Complete New Leather Interior. Lot#S509 Image below by Carlisle Auctions.

If you must know what a $100,000 interior restoration looks like, here is how Carlisle Auctions showed that beauty off!

Other Corvette offerings coming up for auction in Lakeland are featured below:

  • 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible: interior black exterior red/black. Lot#S519
  • 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible which includes a 454 Big Block engine, matching numbers, original color. Lot#S501.1
  • 1974 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: interior silver exterior silver. Lot#S495
  • 1976 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: interior black exterior orange. Lot number not listed.
  • 1978 Chevrolet Corvette 25th Anniversary Edition Coupe: interior grey exterior silver. Lot number not listed.
  • 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Ed with only 38 miles on odometer. Lot#S508
  • 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe: interior blue exterior blue. Lot#F219
  • 1980 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe: interior black exterior blue. Lot number not listed.
  • 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe: interior tan exterior white. Lot#S471
  • 1992 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe: interior red exterior white. Lot#F153
  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06: 4,730 original miles, interior red/black exterior torch red. Lot#S497
  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette G/S Callaway 606 Convertible featuring: collector quality Callaway 606 HP engine, 4LT, 1875 odometer miles. Lot#S512

Here are the varieties of featured Mustangs as listed:

  • 1966 Ford Mustang: interior parchment exterior bronze, still has Pony interior. Lot#F164
  • 1966 Ford Mustang: interior black exterior caspian blue. Lot#S447
  • 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe: interior beige pony exterior springtime yellow. Lot#S440
  • 1970 Ford Mustang: very rare factory shaker hood Mustang, 1 of 7,693 Mustang convertibles built for 1970. Lot#S462
  • 1972 Ford Mustang Sportsroof Fastback: original Florida car. Interior brown/ginger Exterior gold glow metallic. Lot#S492
  • 1973 Ford Mustang Convertible: interior black exterior red. Lot#S474
  • 1973 Ford Mustang Grande: interior blue exterior blue. Lot#S493
  • 1987 Ford Mustang LX: interior white exterior white. Florida car one family owned. Lot#F101
  • 1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Coupe: interior gray exterior green. Lot number not listed.

A couple cars that stand out in this upcoming auction are seen as follows:

  • 2014 Maserati Ghilbi: interior black leather exterior white, 44,000 original miles. Lot#S453
  • 1969 Lotus Europa S2: interior black exterior yellow, hand laid fiberglass body. Lot#F158