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Fast-moving vehicles hit auction block in Schaumburg

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The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette presented by General Motors to lead designer Harley J. Earl sold for $1.5 million.

Photos Courtesy of Prestige Motorcar Photography

The action was fast paced when Mecum Auctions came to the Schaumburg Convention Center.

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One of three 1967 Mustangs used in the filming of the 2000 movie "Gone in 60 Seconds" was put up for bidding.

A variety of classics, muscle cars and one-offs rolled across the auction block over the weekend.

The auction featured four 1960s Plymouth Barracudas customized by the Hurst company.

Thousands of people attended the auction at the Schaumburg Convention Center.

The auction began Thursday and wrapped up Saturday afternoon.

Mecum Auctions sold about 1,000 cars last weekend at the Schaumburg Convention Center

Photos Courtesy of Prestige MotorCar Photography

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Vehicles were moving fast in Schaumburg last weekend, but the rapid action didn't involve racing or illegal speeding. A high-octane event took place at the Schaumburg Convention Center, where the Mecum Auto Auction had rolled into town.
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    • The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette presented by General Motors to lead designer Harley J. Earl sold for $1.5 million.
    • The action was fast paced when Mecum Auctions came to the Schaumburg Convention Center.
    • One of three 1967 Mustangs used in the filming of the 2000 movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” was put up for bidding.
    • A variety of classics, muscle cars and one-offs rolled across the auction block over the weekend.
    • The auction featured four 1960s Plymouth Barracudas customized by the Hurst company.
    • Thousands of people attended the auction at the Schaumburg Convention Center.
    • The auction began Thursday and wrapped up Saturday afternoon.
    • Mecum Auctions sold about 1,000 cars last weekend at the Schaumburg Convention Center
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