State auto auction to offer “scary good” deals


HARRISBURG – Members of the public can “treat” themselves to a quality used vehicle with no costume required at the Commonwealth’s October Auction taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, 488 Firehouse Road. More than 300 vehicles will be available for public purchase.

Vehicles seized by state law enforcement agencies that will be up for sale include: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500, 2013 GMC Sierra C1500, 2007 BMW 525XI, 2001 Audi A4 Quattro, 2005 Mercedes Benz C240, 2001 BMW 325CI and two Suzuki GSXR1000s (2001,2004).

A variety of vehicles no longer used by state government agencies including front- and all-wheel drive sedans, mini-vans, pick-up trucks, SUVs, utility vehicles and more from manufacturers such Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Dodge, GMC, and Jeep will be available.

Included in the vehicles that will be offered for public purchase will be more than 85 police vehicle models such as Crown Victoria sedans and Police Interceptor sedans and SUVs . 

Pre-registration and in-person previewing of the vehicles begins on Thursday, Oct. 21 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Grantville auction site. During that same time frame, individuals interested in personally viewing the vehicles can do so.

Pre-registration is mandatory and must be completed on or before Sunday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. There will be no registration on the day of the auction.

The auction will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Buyers must purchase with certified funds in the form of money order, cashier’s check or certified check – made payable to “Manheim Keystone PA.” No cash will be accepted.

The October auction is the fifth of six auctions planned for 2021. More information on this auction, registration information, payment conditions and a complete listing of vehicles is available on the DGS Auto Auction Information page.

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