What’s superior than becoming the mayor of Flavortown? How about being the proprietor of a more substantial town. Shift in excess of Man Fieri, mainly because Rick Treworgy lords about the land that is Muscle mass Motor vehicle Metropolis. Or at the very least he will until eventually Muscle mass Vehicle Town closes its doors for great on January 17, 2021.
You see, Muscle mass Auto Metropolis is a municipality in identify only. In actuality, it’s a museum that incorporates Treworgy’s substantial car or truck assortment. We are speaking hundreds of vehicles. Plenty of to fill up pretty much an whole Walmart. Practically.
Before it became a haven for Treworgy’s collector vehicles, Muscle mass Auto Metropolis was an precise Walmart in Punta Gorda, Florida. The making will return to its roots as mainly a place of commerce from January 22-23, when Mecum begins auctioning off the automotive residents—and other involved treasures—of Muscle mass Car Town.
Treworgy’s selection of cars and trucks all share 1 by way of-line: Common Motors. Predictably, effectiveness devices these kinds of as Chevrolet Camaros, Chevelles, and Corvettes, as nicely as Pontiac GTOs and Oldsmobile 442s, reside up to Muscle Vehicle City’s billing and make up a big part of the auction loads. Nonetheless, there are a handful of aberrations in the bunch, like a duplicate 1902 Oldsmobile, a race motor vehicle from the 2000 film “Charlie’s Angels” (with a GM V-8 motor, of class), and a few of Chevy-based mostly ice product vans.
Not a single item in this large amount has a reserve, possibly. In other phrases, every little thing auctioned off from Treworgy’s selection will offer to the best bidder. These collector vehicles may well soon get evicted from Muscle mass Auto City, but each will hopefully conclusion up in the garage of a real residence.