Home / Auto News / News article: Mecum To Sell Eclectic Dehnert Collection At Spring Classic - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Mar 11 2011, 4:29 PM

Paul Denhert’s car collection maybe relatively small (16 cars and 14 motorcycles), but it is certainly varied. Dehnert collected everything from Corvettes, to Ferraris, Pontiacs, Harley Davidson and Triumph motorcycles.

Now, lucky bidders will have a chance to acquire vehicles from the collection, as Mecum Auctions will be putting the lot up for sale at their 24th Annual Original Spring Classic Auction on May 17-22, to be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Among the machines likely to attract the most attention are a pair of Corvettes, a pristine, restored 1969 Stingray coupe powered by the infamous L88 427 engine (shown above), plus a 1993 Lingenfelter twin-turbo ZR1, plus an original 289 Shelby Cobra (the 1963 company demonstrator no less) and a 1957 Phase I Ford Thunderbird. Bike fans will no doubt salivate over a 1973 Triumph X-75 750 cc Triple Hurricane and a Mike Hailwood inspired Ducati MH900.

Like other Mecum auctions, the Spring Classic will be broadcast live on national television and as we posted this blog, consignments were still being taken. For more information, click on the link below.

[Source: Mecum Auctions]

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    The 289 Cobra and 1957 Phase I Thunderbird are not a part of the Dehnert Collection.