Archive for November, 2011

30 Nov

1969 Dodge Daytona

This blindingly turquoise Daytona is claimed to be one of just three born in code Q5 paint. The color is loud and proud, just right for a Daytona, and the white sail sets it off perfectly.  The extra long options list includes six-way driver’s seat, console, tachometer, sport steering wheel and more. “All documentation” rounds […]


29 Nov

1961 Opel Rekord project

This 1961 Opel Rekord arrives on eBay Motors just in time for those of you seeking something obscure to work on over the coming winter months. Despite a disconnected generator and starter, the seller says, “It is guaranteed to run.” The clutch is “good,” the brakes are “great” and the tires are “decent.” Some plastic […]


28 Nov

1940 Mercury Eight Police Car

This 1940 Mercury Eight is said to have originally been a sheriff car for Charlevoix County in Michigan. A vintage bullet-shaped light and siren combo sits atop the roof and a police radio is nestled below the dash. Ford’s famous 239-ci Flathead V8 powered a majority of their vehicles in this era. Rated at 85-hp […]


25 Nov

1968 Volvo 1800S

Bullet-proof reliability, comfortable driving, and not enough power to get into trouble are the hallmarks of Volvo’s 1800-series coupes, affectionately referred to as “tractor sports cars.” The pop-culture factor doesn’t hurt either, as Roger Moore drove a P1800 in the ‘60s TV drama “The Saint.” This 1968 1800S is said to have undergone a recent restoration, with […]


24 Nov

1961 Pontiac Ventura Super Duty

It’s tough to believe a car this clean was once a bona fide drag racer, taking its Hemi-powered competition to task a quarter-mile at a time. This 1961 Pontiac Ventura Super Duty‘s top E.T. was reportedly 12.04 at 114 mph—not bad for a mid-level Pontiac from the early-60s. It has now been restored to street-racer spec, but […]


23 Nov

1970 Oldsmobile Toronado

Some regard the Toronado’s styling as something only a mother could love, while others argue that it was daring and underappreciated. Regardless which camp you’re in, it is a car that will get attention. This 1970, famed for its pioneering use of front-wheel drive in a full-sized car, is offered at no reserve. The “375-hp […]


22 Nov

1976 Bricklin SV-1

eBay Listing: 1976 Bricklin SV-1 Performance in American cars had jumped off the proverbial cliff by 1974, but Malcolm Bricklin had the idea to capitalize on the newfound interest in safety regulations. He smooth-talked the Canadian government into funding a factory in the province of New Brunswick to build his “safety vehicle,” the SV-1. The car’s […]


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