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You Can Buy Four Bugatti Veyrons But That’s Honestly Not Enough

“Hm,” you say to yourself one day over the morning paper. “How many Bugatti Veyrons will it take to make me happy?” Trick question! Happiness is an illusion and no amount of Veyrons will ever fill that void. But we can certainly start with four as an experiment. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Custom 1964 Corvette Going to Auction Would Look Much Better Going to Space

There’s a 1964 Chevrolet Corvette with “custom bodywork” listed on the Mecum Auctions website right now, scheduled to go to auction in a couple of days. But this listing isn’t really for a 1964 Corvette. It’s for a spaceship, ready to depart this world at any moment for an interstellar journey.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Ford Is Suing the Auction House That Resold a Ford GT

A mysterious Ford GT was able to cross the block for $1.2 million than the car’s $450,00 MSRP at Mecum auctions in May of this year, despite the company aggressively enforcing anti-flipping provisions signed by all Ford GT buyers. Now, we know how that happened—Ford tried to block the sale, and now it’s seeking…Read more… […]

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I’m Expecting One Of You Ingrates To Buy Me This Defender SVX

Listen, this is a little awkward, but I’ve been working all day here in these blogmines for over a month now and not one of you has bought me a damned thing. I bust my back grinding out news and spittin’ hot takes for you, and you can’t even send over a fruit basket? Read […]

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If I Had $700,000 I Definitely Would Have Bought The 1965 Mercer-Cobra Roadster

When we look back at the post-WWII automotive designs pouring out of manufacturers, we probably would think of them as “modern” by today’s standards. But at the time, the industry was ready for something fresh, and engineers were ready to deliver. Tons of concept cars showcasing the future appeared at exhibitions…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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If You Don’t Buy Me This Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 Rally Car, You’re Dead To Me

I like dirt. I like Porsches. I really like Porsches that hoon in the dirt. Did you know Porsche built a 959 for Group B? Group B, as in the most insane era of rally? For the first time ever, a Group B Porsche 959 rally car is going to a public auction. You should […]

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The Jackpot Of Classic Italian Car Parts Is Headed To Auction

Recently, Bloomberg estimated that a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO will sell for a vomit-inducing $45 million at auction. This is after another Ferrari 250 GTO sold in a private sale for an even more vomit-inducing $70 million. Pretend those owners will actually drive their cars. Pretend that a small collision happens. What…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Very Last Dodge Demon And Dodge Viper Just Went For $1 Million At Auction

There’s something special about having the very last of something, especially if those somethings are a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and a 2017 Dodge Viper. Fiat Chrysler has ceased production of the two, and the last examples of each, sold as a pair, recently fetched $1 million at auction.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How Much Will This Super Clean 5,664-Mile 1994 Toyota Supra Sell For?

Clean, unmodified Toyota Supra Turbos have always commanded hefty price tags, but the market is starting to make air-cooled 911s look like Craigslist Honda Civic beaters. As I browse the website where the Jalopnik staff wastes most of its time during the workday—Bring A Trailer—I can only wonder what this…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Four-Cylinder Porsche 914 Just Sold For $93,000

During Gooding & Company’s collector car auction at Amelia Island this week, this particularly low-mile Zambezi Green 1974 Porsche 914 2.0-liter sold for a massive $93,000 hammer price. This is an unfathomable price for such a car. A well-kept 914 is an incredible car, perhaps still one of the most underrated cars of…Read more… Continue […]

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