Author Archive: Bradley Berman

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19 May

Legendary ’64 Mustang Indy Pace Car Was Almost Forgotten

Classic Ford Mustangs are among the most iconic and collectible cars in the world. But is the ’64 ‘Stang now listed on eBay for more than $1 million worth its price? The answer can be found in the car’s incredible story. The seller, in fact, calls it “the most significant historic Mustang in the world.”

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14 May

Porsche Fanatic Recreates Post-War Aluminum Racers by Hand

The aluminum body of the first Porsche production car, introduced in 1950, was pounded into shape by hand. And that’s exactly how 35-year-old Chris Runge, a self-described “Porsche enthusiast and auto obsession-ist” produces his automotive creations, like the hand-built aluminum Frankfurt Flyer now listed on eBay.

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13 May

1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud Offered at $495,000

In the early 1960s, a brand new Rolls-Royce cost about $8,000. Five decades later, when fully restored to its original grandeur, this 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II is listed on eBay for a cool half-mil. Why is it fetching such a price?

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12 May

Green Day Bassist Selling 1963 VW Double Cab

The founders of Green Day, the hard-rocking California band, love cool cars almost as much as blasting out their unique punk-pop blend. But rock stars can be, well, excessive. So before long, the band’s fleet of collector and sports cars, according to a 2012 report in the New Zealand Herald, grew beyond 100 vehicles. That’s […]

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11 May

First Self-Driving Trucks Hit Nevada Highways

Auto executives from Audi, Nissan and Mercedes predict that self-driving cars will be on the road around 2020. But the rollout of autonomous vehicle technology will come first, not to passenger cars, but to the commercial big rigs running on U.S. highways. That became clear to me last week when I saw Mark Alvick, director […]

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01 May

Rare 1967 Maserati Mistral Up for Sale, After Decades In Hiding

Bids on a stylish 1967 Maserati Mistral coupe have tripled on eBay Motors in the last two days, reaching beyond $90,000. That’s not surprising when you consider how the rare model—only about 825 of the coupes were made—recently reemerged after 27 years of cold dry storage.  Stephen Golde, an Arizona-based Roll-Royce mechanic, hired by the […]

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2015 BMW X4 xDrive28i
19 Feb

Review: 2015 BMW X4 xDrive28i

Our post-post-modern age is subject to all kinds of ambiguities, sub-niches, gender-bending and confusion. In that sense, the BMW X4 that we recently drove for a week is a product of our times. It’s a coupe-like luxury crossover. For us, as delightful as the acceleration and handling was—after all, it’s a Bimmer—we could never quite figure out what segment of vehicle we were driving.

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