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McNamara Corvette

Mystery and Intrigue Surround Don McNamara's 2,996-Mile 1967 Corvette

If you’re a Corvette enthusiast, you’ve no doubt heard about the mysterious McNamara Corvette.

Here, though, are much more details you may not have heard about the owner of that special 1967 427/390 Sting Ray, Robert McNamara, coming from the few people who knew him best.

The details make the story of the McNamara Corvette that much more intriguing.

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1967 McNamara Corvette Sells for $725K at Mecum

Enthusiasts were treated to three days of excitement last week when Mecum presented their second major collector car auction of 2014, April 10th through the 12th in Houston.

The heavily promoted prototype Ford GT40 was hammered down at $7M and TV viewers got to see it on live TV. It was the highest price ever hammered down for an American car being broadcast on “live” TV. And though that was impressive, it was actually more exciting to watch former Viet Nam veteran Don McNamara’s pristine, 2997-mile Corvette hammered down for $725K ($797.5 including commissions). Along with the McNamara Corvette, Mecum sold 61 of the 101 Corvettes consigned, a strong sell through for Corvettes.

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