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Seized Classic, Luxury Vehicles to Highlight Aug. 19 State Fleet Auction in Pennsylvania

Nearly 400 vehicles available; preview period to run from Aug. 15-18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Classic and luxury vehicles seized by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies will be available as part of an offering of nearly 400 vehicles when the commonwealth holds its fourth state fleet auction on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction, 488 Firehouse Road, Grantville, Dauphin County at 10 a.m. 

In addition to regular passenger vehicles, this auction will also feature: a 1966 Chevy Corvette 427 convertible, a 1968 Chevy Camaro SS, a 1987 Buick GNX, a 1988 Ford Mustang GT convertible, a 2005 BMW 525i, a 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK500 and a 2006 Chevy Corvette Z06. Seized motorcycles include a 1981 Suzuki GS 1000, a 1993 Harley Davidson 883, a 1999 Harley Davidson Road King (with performance modification), a 2001 Yamaha Banshee and a 2003 Yamaha Road Star.

"The addition of these high-end and in some cases, unique seized vehicles will definitely draw interest to this auction and add to the appeal of the nearly 400 vehicles that will be available," said state General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips. "Whether you are looking at the seized vehicles or the state agency vehicles, they all present the opportunity for someone to get a quality vehicle at a fair price."

In addition to the seized vehicles from state law enforcement agencies, trucks, SUV's and sedans used by state agencies from various vehicles manufacturers will be available for bid.

A vehicle preview for the public to inspect the vehicles will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 through Monday, Aug. 18, at Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction.

The auction will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and closes at noon. Buyers may purchase with cash or certified funds in the form of money orders, cashier's checks, certified checks or bank checks – all made payable to "Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction."

This is the fourth of six vehicle auctions slated for 2014. All revenue generated is returned to the commonwealth.

For more information on this auction, future auction dates, payment conditions and a complete listing of vehicles, visit DGS online at www.dgs.state.pa.us; click on "Bid on an Automobile" under the "How Do I?" section of the website; scroll down to "Next Auction" and select "Click here for the pre-sale listing."

Media contact: Troy Thompson, 717-787-3197

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of General Services

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