Archive for October, 2011

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31 Oct

2008 Tesla Roadster

The story of this 2008 Tesla Roadster electric sports car can be told by the numbers.  Let’s start with four–as in the number of heart-pounding seconds it takes for this gem of an electric sports car to go from zero to 60 miles per hour.  (The current owner pegs 0-60 acceleration at 4.3 seconds, while […]

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31 Oct

1969 Plymouth GTX

Plymouth’s Road Runner is a great car, but it’s known for being a little spartan. What to do if you’d like the power of a 440 and a 4-speed in a B-body Mopar but would rather have niceties other than a bench seat, heater, and rubber floor mat? The GTX is your car — it’s […]

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28 Oct

1967 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada

Are you interested in reviving an Italian supercar with a top speed of 165 mph? This 1967 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada has reportedly been under the same ownership since 1973, but it’s been stuck in storage for the last 30 years. Bringing it back to life may turn out to be relatively painless, as it […]

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27 Oct

1959 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

Lincoln produced the first Continental Mark IV in 1959, only to revive the nameplate in 1972 after a long run by the Continental Mark III. This first year four-door hard top is said to be in “virtually rust-free” condition. The brakes have been gone through and the Treadle Vac braking system has been rebuilt — […]

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26 Oct

1967 Sunbeam Alpine convertible

This 1967 Sunbeam Alpine convertible is reportedly a great driver, although it was stored for some indefinite amount of time starting in 1985. It’s said to be a three-owner car from new, with the second owner having kept it a total of 35 years. The car was blue prior to a red repaint during a […]

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25 Oct

1954 Ford F-100 pickup

Ford sold over 100,000 pickups in 1954, but few were destined to survive five decades of hard work, weather, rust, and accidents. F-series trucks are now the best-selling vehicles of all time, but surviving examples from the early years have become relatively rare and collectible. This example looks very well preserved. It wears new paint […]

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24 Oct

1968 Shelby GT500 KR

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Few muscle cars live up to the hyperbole that comes with the territory, but Shelby’s 1968 GT500 KR comes close. These cars were underrated by the factory at 335 horsepower, with the general consensus putting the number much closer to 400. The King of the Road differentiated itself from the GT500 with the introduction of […]

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