For sheer muscle car swagger, there’s no better choice than a Plymouth Cuda or Dodge Challenger. And among them, the Challenger T/A is one of the rarest. Released as a homologation model for Sports Car Club of America Trans Am racing, each T/A came equipped with a 3×2-bbl 340-ci V8, a pinned, matte black hood, [...]
BMC’s legendary Mini debuted in 1959. It was a revolutionary design with a compact front-wheel drive system, leaving 80% of the floor pan for passenger and storage use. The versatility of the platform allowed a range of models spanning from the high-performance Cooper S to a pickup. Examples were built from 1959 through 2000, and [...]
Ford’s Thunderbird came into the scene with a bang in 1955, outselling the Corvette more than 23 to one. It was marketed as a personal luxury vehicle rather than a sports car, setting itself apart from the rest of the two-seater crowd. 1956 saw some cosmetic and utilitarian enhancements, including an outside mounting of the [...]
Muscle car tastes were shifting away from full-size cars by the mid-sixties. But performance-minded designers at GM found themselves constrained by a company policy that limited engine size for smaller body styles. Pontiac designers found a loophole when they stuffed a 389-ci V8 into the mid-size Tempest LeMans and presented it as a “trim package” [...]
Over the last few years, online automotive classifieds websites are seeing growth in the US. We are happy to announce that eBay Motors is the largest automotive classifieds website by traffic in the USA! The recently released October 2010 report for the number of US visitors to automotive classifieds websites places eBay motors as the clear leader. [...]
In the recent months we have seen some of the most expensive vehicles ever sold on eBay motors. This includes our top car, the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT California which just sold on October 3rd, 2010 for a price tag of $3.26 million dollars. This graphic does include some vehicles with a final sales price that leave us scratching our heads, but we’ll attempt to address.
GM’s Task Force Series pickup was built from mid-1955 through 1959. The design was shared between both Chevrolet and GMC, with upgrades including available V8 engines, 12-volt electrical systems, optional power steering and power brake systems, wrap-around windshields, Wide-Side beds, and even wrap-around rear windows on deluxe models. According to the seller, this light blue [...]