LAKELAND, FL – Santa may have left gifts under your tree, but did he park anything cool in your garage? What’s that, no sweet ride with an oversized bow on the hood for you to cruise town in over the next few months? Wait no longer, as Carlisle Auctions brings the gift of classic and collector cars to Polk County, Lakeland, Florida and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus as part of the Lakeland Winter Collector Car Auction.
The auction spans two days, February 25-26, and is conveniently located just off I-4 and the Polk Parkway…or County Line Rd. for those looking to avoid the tolls. Revving up 2022, Carlisle Auctions welcomes bidders, buyers, and spectators, all who come to enjoy the muscle cars, antiques, daily drivers, best of show gems, trucks, and so much more. This isn’t a car show, it’s an as seen on TV auction and you can take home one or more of the 400+ anticipated showpieces!
The auction starts at 10:30 a.m. daily and on February 25 at approximately 1:30 p.m., trucks take center stage as part of the popular all-truck hour. That means those who are into the truck lifestyle can watch for 60 minutes straight, truck after truck cross the block. This hour has been the single most popular themed hour Carlisle Auctions has ever hosted, so to say it’s back by popular demand would be an understatement.
With used car prices through the roof and the chip shortage curbing new vehicles for the foreseeable future, the Lakeland Winter Collector Car auction is THE BEST way to find something pre-owned at an affordable price point. Inventory will cover nearly 100 years of production and cars will sell at price points ranging from the mid four-figures to low six-figures.
The Lakeland Winter Collector Car Auction also plans at least one charity lot. Details are TBD but will be shared via the Carlisle Auctions Facebook page prior to the auction in 2022. Once finalized, 100% of the funds raised will go directly to charity and all fees associated with buying and selling will be waived too.
“The Carlisle Auctions team is thrilled to be returning to Lakeland, Florida for our season-opening event, the Lakeland Winter Collector Car Auction,” noted Director of Auction Operations Tony Cline. “With well over 400 consignments anticipated and following a record-setting auction year in 2021, we expect this event to continue the trend of successful auctions in Florida.”
Complete details on the auction are available at CarlisleAuctions.com. In addition, the auction offers THREE great ways to bid on desired lots; in person, on the phone, or online! Best of all, once registered as a bidder, online bidding commences the Monday of auction week (February 21). Consignments are being added daily to the Carlisle Auctions web page. Spectator admission is $10 with FREE parking, plus the event offers onsite RV parking for those looking to make the event a multi-day adventure. For auction details, call 717-960-6400 and for details on RV parking, call 717-243-7855. Get involved today and don’t miss out!
Carlisle Events is a partner or producer of over a dozen annual collector car/truck events. Events are held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds (Carlisle, PA), Allentown Fairgrounds (Allentown, PA), and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus (Lakeland, FL). The season schedule includes four automotive flea markets of varying size, four auctions, as well as individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, events hosted at Carlisle attract enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. More information is available at www.CarlisleEvents.com or www.CarlisleAuctions.com.
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