Mecum On the Move

Mecum On the Move

Keeping you up to speed w/ the latest auto news, event coverage & expert industry insight. Brought to you by State Farm.

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August 4, 2022 49 min
In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman are hot on the results of Mecum’s record-setting Harrisburg auction. The four-day event saw 863 vehicles cross the block with an outstanding 81% sell-through rate. A total of $40 million in overall sales was achieved with the top seller being a 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Black Series selling for $473,000. Matt and John discuss the overwhelming results and then look to Mecum’s nex...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman kick things off by detailing how Porsche celebrated National Ice Cream Day and how things are revving up at the U.S. Postal Service with the release of five special pony car stamps. Then it’s on to the buzz surrounding Hyundai’s hopped-up N Vision 74 concept, which draws heavily on inspiration from the brand’s retro "Pony" concept. Next, the guys give the details on Ford...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman kick things off with a recap of Mecum’s Orlando Summer Special. They run through highlights and high-sellers, covering such standouts as a 2017 Lamborghini Aventador LP 740-4 S, a 2005 Ford GT and a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Split Window Coupe. Matt also shares about Curing Kids Cancer’s partnerships with KIRSH Helmets before the guys change gears and dive into Ford’s Rapto...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman have a ton of event updates and recaps to share, starting with Mecum’s Tulsa auction. The four-day event saw 643 vehicles cross the auction block with total sales reaching $17 million. A 1965 Shelby Cobra CSX4000 Series Roadster took the high seller spot, selling for $409,750. From there, the guys dive into recent travels, including detailing their special look at the new home o...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman kick things off with an eye toward the upcoming Orlando Summer Special. Part of the conversation centers on one of the stars crossing the auction block: a 1987 Buick GNX. One of just 547 produced, the Jet Black bruiser shows a scant 55 miles on the odometer and comes with copies of the window sticker and dealer invoice. From there, the guys dish on their attendance at the Motor ...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman dive into the recent results of Dana Mecum’s 35th Original Spring Classic. The pair run down the Top 10 sellers, which included a 1965 Brawner Hawk Ford Indy car, a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster and a trio of Ford GTs. Next, Matt shares recent impressions from his attendance of the Midwest Automotive Media Association’s Spring Rally, held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman start off by teasing the record-setting results experienced at Dana Mecum’s 35th Original Spring Classic, which set a new sales record at $126.5 million. From there, it’s a mention of what they penned in the June issue of the Mecum Magazine before discussing the upcoming road trip the guys are taking, cruising in the Mecum Dodge Hellcat Charger to Bloomington Gold and then on to...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman chat with longtime automotive TV personality Kevin Tetz. Kevin’s 18-year television career includes time as the host and co-producer of “TRUCKS! TV” and the Truck-Tech series. He fills the guys in on how he got his start in the business, as well as his future educational endeavors intended to help others get their start in the industry. Kevin also takes some time to share the ...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman kick off the show with some news on Ford’s Bronco and Maverick models. From there, they discuss summer fun options available in showrooms and packing manual transmissions before connecting with Katie Osborne, floor reporter for Mecum Auctions on MotorTrend. Katie’s been busy, filling the guys in on her time at the Kentucky Derby, as well as her experience as part of Dodge’s Chie...
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Hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman are starting this On the Move off with a rundown of their upcoming summer travels, which include appearances at top automotive events like Bloomington Gold, the Hot Rod Power Tour and the Motor Press Guild’s Drive Day. Then, it’s on to a few automotive updates regarding Toyota’s news that the Supra will be equipped with a manual, as well as the latest reveal date of DeLorean Motor’s forthcoming EV. ...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman kick things off chatting about the latest spy shots of a potential new Mustang before moving to news that Toyota will be offering the Supra with a manual transmission. Then it’s on to news that the Texas tuner Hennessy will be offering a Mammoth 1000 6x6 TRX. The behemoth boasts a third axle, 1,012 HP and off-road upgrades like 20-inch wheels and 37-inch tires. Just 12 will be b...
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In this On the Move Extra Lap, host Matt Avery is getting all the details on one mean, green machine: a heavily customized, radical 1939 GMC Pickup known as "Weed Eater." The ultra-hot hauler will be crossing the auction block at Dana Mecum’s 35th Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis this May. For the full story, he’s going right to the source, chatting with the truck’s builder, Dave Tucci of Tucci’s Hot Rods. T...
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman hit the ground running, rounding up the results of Mecum’s spectacular Houston auction. Another record was set with $34.5 million in overall sales and an 86% sell-through rate. The guys discuss impressions and highlights, including running down the auction's Top 10 sellers. At the top were a selection folks might recognize from the silver screen, including a licensed Eleanor...
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Recorded in Texas during Mecum’s recent 2022 Houston auction, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman set their sights on all things trucks in this On The Move. After catching up on recent travels, including John’s trip to take a peek at a one-of-a-kind pilot Corvette, the guys discuss Ford’s latest announcement that a Rattler package will be offered this fall on the popular F150 truck. Trucking right along, Matt chats with hosts Bill Ca...
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Up to Speed with Brian Lohnes and Mecum’s Heading Back to Houston by Matt Avery & John Kraman
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Mecum’s March extravaganza is in full swing, and in this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman start things off by giving a rundown of what’s in store. First up is Mecum’s return to Glendale, Arizona, followed by the Gone Farmin' Spring Classic before Mecum ends the month with an auction in Houston, Texas. Moving along, the guys share what they wrote in the latest edition of Mecum Magazine before giving some recent trav...
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Gary Patterson: Shelby Memories and the Future of Performance by Matt Avery & John Kraman
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In this On the Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman are revved up for the next two Mecum auctions. First up is the Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic, which is set to feature eight collections including the Hays Museum Antique Truck Collection, a group of historic haulers from a museum formerly located in Woodland, California. Then it’s on to discussion of Mecum’s return to Glendale, Arizona, with John amped for a pair of Ford GT’s whil...
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Hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman jump right into some recent travel updates in this episode of On the Move. John has a report from his time previewing one of the largest vehicle collections to ever join the lineup of a Mecum auction—the Triple J Ranch Collection heading to Mecum Glendale. With about 170 vehicles, the collection features such standouts as a slew of movie car replicas, modern performance muscle and even Ford Model As...
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In this On The Move, hosts Matt Avery and John Kraman accelerate right into the hottest car news, with the pair detailing the latest on Ford’s 2022 Bronco Raptor. The big, bad, off-road bruiser features a twin-turbo Ecoboost V-6 engine and 37-inch all-terrain tires, and it measures in at 9.8 inches wider than its base Bronco four-door brethren. With a projected output of more than 400 HP, it’ll be the most powerful street-legal Bro...
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