Despite what many think, the Toyota Prius isn’t the first or even most fuel-efficient hybrid to hit the American market. Those distinctions belong to the Honda Insight, which was released in December 1999, boasting a combined 53-mpg in fuel economy. Early-model Insights can be expected to get 49 mpg in the city according to the [...]
This 1976 “M2” 2002 is said to be a two-enthusiast-owner car with lifelong documentation. It had an S-14 engine from an ’88 E30 M3 professionally installed and has been enjoyed as a track car for some time now. The post-race maintenance routine described inspires confidence: after each race, the car would get a full fluid [...]
Hindsight is a force of evil that no one can escape. If you had only known how much those Babe Ruth baseball cards were going to be worth, you never would have let your mother chuck them out with the rest of your childhood junk. The same goes for cars. Over the decades, certain cars [...]
Tired of the leather seats, cupholders, and automatic everything in your Suburban or Expedition? Want something built in the era when trucks were built to be tough rather than plush? This Land Cruiser has a manual transmission, manual hubs, and manual windows. It fits the bill perfectly. Search for “Land Cruiser” eBay Motors on any [...]
The Tron Lightcycle replica motorcycle was originally built in limited quantities for the motorcycle enthusiast community. It was made of a steel frame surrounded by a fiberglass body which all runs on a V-twin engine from Suzuki. A friction drum true to the look of the Lightcycle gives the bike tremendous stopping power. So don’t [...]
The key identifying feature of the long-running and largely-unchanged VW Beetle is the rear window. Pre-1953 cars are identified by a split window, 1953-1957 cars have an oval-shaped window, and post-1957 cars (referred to as “classic Beetles,” and the overwhelming majority of surviving Bugs seen on the street) have a rectangular window. The oldest Beetle [...]
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.