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Mecum January 2023 eclipses last year's record
« on: January 22, 2023, 07:58:27 PM »
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Re: Mecum January 2023 eclipses last year's record
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2023, 12:42:41 PM »
I can just hear it now, "One just like mine went for $$$....., gee it has to be worth that!"
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Re: Mecum January 2023 eclipses last year's record
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2023, 03:56:21 PM »
At the rest of pizzing off any Mopar guys (I like Mopars too...have owned six classics), how can a Dodge Daytona Hemi be worth the same as a Cobra 427? 

I didn't look at any of these auction cars, but lot #6 and 7 (Daytonas) went for the same $1,430,000 as the Cobra, lot #8. 

Daytonas were simply regular production Chargers with the NASCAR nose, wing, and faux front fender air extractors added, plus some trim. 

But: A Cobra is a Cobra!   And it will beat the snot out of any stock Daytona, Hemi or not.

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Re: Mecum January 2023 eclipses last year's record
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2023, 04:16:48 PM »
elementary my dear Side Oiler, you have people with lots of money who just want something kool to show off to their friend's or you really must have it

I agree with you, that Poncho that sold for 1 million dollars that was mind blowing.   Not taking anything away from the car, it is rare, it is very desirable,  I love Pontiacs,  but 1 million  ????
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Re: Mecum January 2023 eclipses last year's record
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2023, 02:26:01 PM »
At the rest of pizzing off any Mopar guys (I like Mopars too...have owned six classics), how can a Dodge Daytona Hemi be worth the same as a Cobra 427? 

I didn't look at any of these auction cars, but lot #6 and 7 (Daytonas) went for the same $1,430,000 as the Cobra, lot #8. 

Daytonas were simply regular production Chargers with the NASCAR nose, wing, and faux front fender air extractors added, plus some trim. 

But: A Cobra is a Cobra!   And it will beat the snot out of any stock Daytona, Hemi or not.

Thoughts?
Agreed.  This is just another peak crazy in these times where crazy is the norm.
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