Archive for September, 2012

1969 Plymouth Road Runner
24 Sep

eBay Listing: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

In the late ’60s, if you wanted to go fast for not a lot of money, Plymouth was your brand and the Road Runner was your car. Launched in 1968, the Road Runner catered to the bare-bones racer who wanted performance over options. For about $3,000, the Road Runner outran a lot of other higher-priced […]

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World's Fastest Car Show 2.3
24 Sep

World’s Fastest Car Show, Season 2, Episode 3 [video]

Pebble Beach 2012 — Trans Am Racing at the Monterey Historics I bet you didn’t know that Trans Am racing was once as big as NASCAR? Well I have always been a fan of the series and even raced and won Rookie of the Year in 2001 in a Corvette in the Championship – so […]

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1955 Willys CJ5 Jeep
22 Sep

eBay Listing: 1955 Willys CJ5 Jeep

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Stand within earshot long enough, and you’ll hear me fantasize out loud about commuting to work in a vintage Jeep—no doors, no top, no roll-cage, windshield folded down flat on the hood. This 1955 Willys CJ5 is exactly the one I’d buy. It’s had lots of recent mechanical attention, including a new wiring harness, a […]

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sierra club logo
22 Sep

Exclusive: Sierra Club’s Director Talks About Green Cars

More than sixty communities around the country will be holding events to celebrate the second annual National Plug-in Day on Sunday, September 23. The event, designed to stimulate interest in electric cars, is organized by the Electric Auto Association, Plug In America—and perhaps surprising to some people—the Sierra Club. eBay Green Driving spoke with Michael […]

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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth
21 Sep

Review: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

The Mini Italian Stallion Likes: 170 lb-ft of torque from 2,500 to 4,000 rpm from the turbocharged 4-cylinder Unique styling of the Cinquecento now with badass quotient Low bellowing exhaust note Dislikes: Steering wheel lacks enough adjustability Missing a 6th gear The Fiat 500 Abarth starts at exactly $22,000. Sure, you can probably buy a […]

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette frame & chassis
21 Sep

Bring a Trailer 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Progress Report #2

Progress Report #2 – The Color Change and the Bare Frame Last week we introduced our ’63 Corvette project and went over the first four updates documented in our progress reports. Our fifth update was a major one, we had the car at the paint shop and were going to pull the body away from […]

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1962 Oldsmobile Starfire
20 Sep

eBay Listing: 1962 Oldsmobile Starfire

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The 1962 Starfire was a cool luxury cruiser with a great muscle-car stance and tons of flashy, interesting trim accenting its one-year-only sheet metal. It seems like they went unappreciated for many years, and few examples survive today. This 1962 survivor looks straight, shiny and complete—just don’t crash it, ‘cause all those little unique bits […]

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