Archive for January, 2012

24 Jan

1978 Dodge "Li'l Red Express" Pickup

Few pickups are as instantly identifiable as the Dodge D150 with the YH6 “Li’l Red Express” package. Highlights include Bright Canyon Red paint, stack exhaust, real oak bed trim and door decals announcing its identity to all. One of the fastest vehicles of its era, as it was tested by Car and Driver to be […]

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23 Jan

1977 Toyota Celica GT fastback

This ‘77 Celica is described as “the most-rust free car” that the seller has ever seen. It wears California blue plates and looks extremely well preserved inside and out. It’s equipped with air conditioning, rear defroster, remote dual mirrors and FM radio – and “everything” reportedly works. It shows 50k miles on the odometer and […]

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20 Jan

1963 Chevrolet Bel Air Wagon

This ’63 Bel Air wagon wears its original paint and well preserved original interior. The odometer shows just 51k miles, which are said to be actual. Documentation includes original dealer invoice and “all maintenance records.” The car reportedly has “no rust anywhere,” and all rubber is soft and without cracks. Options mentioned include power steering […]

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19 Jan

2012 Mitsubishi i Electric Car

The new era of affordable plug-in electric cars got off to a start in 2011—most notably with the Nissan LEAF pure EV and the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid. The momentum picks up speed in 2012 with the introduction of at least 10 new electric cars. One of the most intriguing is the 2012 Mitsubishi i […]

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19 Jan

1991 Mazda Miata racer

Miatas are often the least expensive way into road racing. Their excellent handling and peppy engines can be easily tuned to handle track use. This 1991 Miata has been converted specifically for SCCA use, but since the owner is off to college soon,  it’s up for sale. The last time the car raced was 2008, […]

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18 Jan

1957 Ford Thunderbird

This 1957 Ford Thunderbird is fresh off a restoration featuring a respray of its original Raven Black hue and the original 292-ci V8. The generator-style charging system has been replaced by an alternator set up for increased reliability. The seller says the 3-speed manual transmission “shifts effortlessly.” The monochromatic interior is striking with redone seats, […]

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17 Jan

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Short of the astronomically-priced L88s and the supremely rare Grand Sports, the Z06-optioned Corvette is arguably the most desirable of the mid-year cars, built from 1963 to 1967. Only 199 Corvettes were ordered with the Z06 option in 1963. They were purchased with one thing in mind—road racing. The seller spells out a litany of […]

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