Archive for November, 2010

15 Nov

1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express Pickup

Muscle car performance was all but killed by the emission regulations of the 1970s. Dodge took advantage of the situation by releasing a muscle pickup—The Li’l Red Express. Features included a high-performance 360-ci V8, a 727 automatic transmission, and chrome stack exhaust. With a quarter-mile time of around 15 seconds,  it was one of the […]

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12 Nov

1969 Oldsmobile 442 W-30

Putting full-sized muscle in a mid-sized package was a recipe for success in the ’60s. With the 442, Oldsmobile was second in line only to Pontiac’s GTO in making it work. The 442 started as an option package for the Cutlass in ‘64, standing for four barrel, four-speed, and dual exhaust. It became its own […]

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11 Nov

Prius Sales Reach High and Low

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The Toyota Prius is a flagship vehicle of the modern hybrid market and without a doubt, the best-selling hybrid vehicle produced.  This economical hybrid is the most widely distributed gas-electric in the world and is considered by many to be the dominant horse in the hybrid market due to its strong brand and fuel efficiency.  However, […]

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11 Nov

1968 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

With just 5,196 built, 250 SLs are the rarest of the “Pagoda-top” SLs. Performance-wise, the cars benefit from a stronger engine than the previous 230s, and they have a stiffer, sportier suspension than the 280s that were to follow. This restored ’68 250 SL has tons of eye appeal in Signal Red, with red leather […]

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10 Nov

Coolest Movie Cars on eBay

Most people dream of being in the movies. Unfortunately, without years of acting, training, or an uncle in the business, a dream of fame is rarely realized. However, collecting movie memorabilia is something anyone can do, which is why it developed a small but loyal market. The following are the quintessential pieces of American movie […]

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10 Nov

1951 Chevrolet 3100 Series Pickup

Chevrolet’s Advance Design pickup series was the company’s first major post-war truck redesign.  It also went on to become the best seller every year it was available—1947 through 1954. And with collectors starting to see the value in these pickups as usable parts haulers, they’ve been spiking in popularity the last several years, along with […]

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09 Nov

1971 Dodge Charger Super Bee

1971 was the first year of the third-generation Dodge Charger, featuring a more rounded body style and a split grille design. The Super Bee, previously built on the Coronet platform, was shifted to the Charger body for 1971 only, but it remained a low-cost muscle car with few standard features aside from heavy-duty suspension and […]

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