Archive for November, 2010
Over the last few years, online automotive classifieds websites are seeing growth in the US. We are happy to announce that eBay Motors is the largest automotive classifieds website by traffic in the USA! The recently released October 2010 report for the number of US visitors to automotive classifieds websites places eBay motors as the clear leader. [...]
In the recent months we have seen some of the most expensive vehicles ever sold on eBay motors. This includes our top car, the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT California which just sold on October 3rd, 2010 for a price tag of $3.26 million dollars. This graphic does include some vehicles with a final sales price that leave us scratching our heads, but we’ll attempt to address.
GM’s Task Force Series pickup was built from mid-1955 through 1959. The design was shared between both Chevrolet and GMC, with upgrades including available V8 engines, 12-volt electrical systems, optional power steering and power brake systems, wrap-around windshields, Wide-Side beds, and even wrap-around rear windows on deluxe models. According to the seller, this light blue [...]
The BMW 2002 was released in the U.S. in 1968 to wide acclaim from the enthusiast press. As a basic and well-built sport sedan, it was both economical and fun to drive. It became one of the company’s most famous models, helping to establish BMW as a player in the international market. The seller of [...]
Cadillac’s iconic tailfins were introduced in 1948 with the Series 62. With a rear modeled after the tail of a Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter, they were well-received, and they started a styling trend that would dominate American car designs through the early 1960s. Just over 32,000 Series 62s were sold in 1948, 5,450 of which [...]
Well, the eBay Motors team wrapped up another exciting and productive week at the annual SEMA trade show in Las Vegas November 5. The SEMA show is a major trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association that brings together manufacturers and buyers within the aftermarket automotive specialty equipment industry. In other words, it’s [...]
Second-generation Trans Ams (1970-1981) are among the most popular collector cars of the 1970s. Built as a specialty package for Pontiac’s Firebird, they featured upgraded handling and horsepower, and were given special styling touches, including the iconic hood bird decal. Sales hit their peak in 1979, with over 116,000 units sold. This ’79 Trans Am [...]