Vicari To Auction More Than 400 Classic, Muscle Cars During Biloxi Event
|- The Vicari Auction Company will offer more than 400 classic and muscle cars up for sale during their 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. 12-13, 2012, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi, Miss. A range of collectible automobiles will cross the auction block, giving enthusiasts a variety of vehicles to suit their tastes. Among the cars Vicari will auction is a rare, numbers matching M Code 1969 Corvette, which features a prototype M coded engine block built by General Motors. There are 12 total known M coded Corvettes, and this vehicle is one of only two known produced in 1969. This M39 coded Corvette has a 350 HP small block engine, power windows, power brakes, A/C and a tilt telescope steering wheel. 'Our Biloxi event attracts a lot of muscle cars and restomods ranging from the $10,000 price tag to sales exceeding six figures,' said President Pete Vicari. 'In addition to cars, collectible automotive memorabilia will be available for sale at the all-indoor event.' The Biloxi Auction will take place during Cruisin' The Coast, a large festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles that take places Oct. 7-14, 2012 on a 30-mile stretch of beachside highway with stops in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, D'Iberville, Gulfport and Ocean Springs. Cruisin' The Coast grew to more than 5,400 registered vehicles in 2011, with car enthusiasts from 39 states and Canada. Each stop features live bands, food vendors and event merchandise. For more information, visit www.cruisinthecoast.com. General admission to the auction is $12.50 per day. Additional consignment and bidder information is available at www.vicariauction.com or by calling 504.875.3563. About Vicari Auction The Vicari Auction Company hosts fast-paced, high energy auctions along the Gulf Coast, offering an entertaining destination to car collectors, enthusiasts and travelers. Pete Vicari, a lifelong enthusiast who purchased his first car - a 1940 Ford - at the age of 12, turned his passion into a successful business with the launch of Vicari Auction in November 1995. The company prides itself on personal service, providing cars for everyone from the avid collector to the first-time buyer. For more information, contact Vicari Auction at 1900 Destrehan Ave., Harvey, LA 70058; call 504.875.3563; or visit www.vicariauction.com.|
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