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Watch Mecum Auction Live Broadcast From The NRG Center In Houston, TX (April 4-6, 2024)

April 4 @ 9:00 am - April 6 @ 5:00 pm

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The Mecum Auction, broadcast live from the NRG Center in Houston, Texas, will feature over 1,000 classic cars and auto memorabilia. This year’s auction includes vintage collector cars, classic cars, luxury cars, supercars, Corvettes, hot rods, street rods, and Detroit Muscle Cars. Each day will begin with a large selection of highly collectible auto-related memorabilia

The three-day event will take place at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas, from April 4-6, 2024. Tickets are priced at $30 per person for one day or $75 for all three days. Parking is readily available at the NRG Center for $22.00 per day.

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Bidding on cars and memorabilia is open to all registered bidders over the Internet, by phone, or live in-person. To Consign a car, you need to contact Mecum Auctions directly. To purchase a Ticket, register to Beid or consign a car, you can visit the Mecum Website Here.

Additionally, the Mecum Houston 2024 auction will be broadcast streaming live over the ‘MotorTrend’ and ‘MotorTrend+’ networks. The live broadcast is scheduled for Friday, April 5, from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and Saturday, April 6, from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. There will also be a rebroadcast on Motortrend on Monday, April 29, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Full details are listed below.


The auction features two distinguished car collections: the Plendl Brothers’ Bowtie Car Collection and Bob Cather Classics, showcasing a range of vintage and iconic vehicles.

The Plendl Collection is known for vintage Chevrolet pickup trucks, muscle cars, Corvettes, and more. Such classics include a 1946 Chevrolet Pickup donning a 235 CI 6-cylinder engine and 3-speed transmission, a Tuxedo Black-on-white 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS, a 1968 Chevrolet El Camino SS. To view: The Plendl Collection Click Here.

The Bob Cather Car Collection will offer a full line-up of specialized and timeless Lincolns, Buicks, Packards, and a Duesenberg, all known for their exceptional beauty and quality. This collection includes brass-era royalty such as a 1983 Duesenberg Royalton Dual Cowl Phaeton, a 1933 Packard Eight Coupe Roadster, and a 1962 Lincoln Continental Convertible. View: Bob Cather Car Here.

Additionally, auto memorabilia enthusiasts will be offered a couple of garages full of Mancave art from the Horton Classic Car Museum and the USCG Master Chief Steve Petersen Collections, which include a variety of gas pumps, branded globes, and more memorabilia.


The Mecum experience includes family-friendly events, car shows, exhibitions, and live entertainment. Mecum auctions are open to buyers, sellers, and spectators. The Mecum Experience is a family-friendly event that combines a car show, exhibition, and live entertainment. Mecum Auctions feature 600 to 4,500 classic and collector vehicles, as well as daily road art selections, food, exhibitors, and live entertainment.

Here are some things to expect at the Mecum Houston Mecum auction:

  • Car show: Mecum auctions feature a car show with 600 to 4,500 or more classic and collector vehicles.
  • Exhibitions: Mecum auctions feature exhibitions.
  • Live entertainment: Mecum auctions feature live entertainment.
  • Road art: Mecum auctions feature daily Road Art selections.
  • Midway: Mecum auctions feature the Mecum Midway of food.
  • Dodge Thrill Ride: Mecum auctions feature the Dodge Thrill Ride.

Mecum auctions offer three different in-person options for bidders: Standard, One-Year Standard, and Gold. In-person bidders have a front-row seat to the auction machine.




Thursday, April 4, 2024

  • 8:00 AM: Gates Open
    (Gates close one hour after the final vehicle of the day crosses the block.)
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Road Art Auction
    (Road Art will be offered daily prior to vehicles.)
  • 10:00 AM – Close: Collector Car Auction

Friday, April 5, 2024

  • 8:00 AM: Gates Open
    (Gates close one hour after the final vehicle of the day crosses the block.)
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Road Art Auction
    (Road Art will be offered daily before vehicle auction.)
  • 10:00 AM – Close: Collector Car Auction

Saturday, April 6, 2024

  • 8:00 AM: Gates Open
    (Gates close one hour after the final vehicle of the day crosses the block.)
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Road Art Auction in the Auction Arena
    (Road Art will be offered daily prior to vehicle auction)
  • 10:00 AM – Close: Collector Car Auction


Gates Open – 8:00 am
Road Art Auction – 9:00 am-10:00 am
Collector Car Auction – 10:00am-close

The Mecum Auction in Houston, scheduled for April 4-6, 2024, at the NRG Center, is a premier event showcasing around 1,000 classic and collector vehicles. It offers attendees a comprehensive experience with financing options, auto transport services, and assistance with ownership transfer for purchases, aiming to be a one-stop solution for car enthusiasts looking to acquire their next dream car​​​​.

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission Tickets:
    • 1-Day Ticket: $30, allowing access on any one day of the auction.
    • 3-Day Ticket: $75, granting admission for one person on any three days of the auction.
    • Children aged 12 and under can attend for free.
  • Note: Admission tickets do not grant the ability to bid on auction lots. To participate in bidding, registration as a bidder is required, which also includes daily admission for both the bidder and a guest.

For detailed information on vehicle consignment, bidder registration, spectator tickets, and the lineup of cars, you can visit the official Mecum Auctions website

NRG Center
8100 N Stadium Drive, Gate 12
Houston, TX 77054

General parking is available on-site for $22.00 per day, per vehicle and is handled directly through the NRG Center. (See: NRG Center Parking Here)

Live Broadcasts on MotorTrend and MotorTrend+

  • Friday, April 5, 2024: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 6, 2024: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Re-air on MotorTrend TV

  • Monday, April 29, 2024: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2024: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This schedule provides opportunities to watch the auction live as it happens, as well as catch up on any missed action through re-airings later in the month.

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April 4 @ 9:00 am
April 6 @ 5:00 pm
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Houston, TX 77054 United States
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