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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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Buy This $7 Million Porsche 911 GT1. Buy It. C’mon. You Can Swing It

Hey there bud. How goes? That sounds good. But it’d be better if you plopped down about $7 million (5.8 million Euros) for this 1997 Porsche 911 GT1. I know, it’s a lot. But this was the car that killed the greatest supercar racing era in Le Mans history. You can swing it.Read more… Continue […]

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Stop Paying So Much For Silly Cars

Barrett-Jackson’s 2018 Scottsdale auction just wrapped up and everyone’s rich dad went home happy with a NUMBERSMATCHINGIKNOWWHATIHAVE 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS that’ll sit untouched in a garage for the rest of eternity. Occasionally my dad and I will watch the auction live because I will always have a soft spot for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Don’t Have To Apply To Ford To Buy This Ford GT

Were you sad and despondent that you didn’t get a chance to buy a Ford GT? I know some people were. Well, cheer up! Because you don’t have to wait for everyone’s Don’t Sell Your Ford GT For Two Years contract to expire anymore: There’s one headed for auction later this month.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Going To Sell My Soul And Work In PR To Afford This Maserati Khamsin

Hello brands. I understand that you have many dynamic stories that you would love to engage with millenials, Gen-Y, Gen-Z and other lucrative cohorts. I’m here to help! I love your brands. I am not selling my soul just to collect a fat check to afford this life-ruining 1977 Maserati.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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You’ll Go Like Wildfire In This 1950s American Kit Car

The unique car you see in these photographs is a Woodill Wildfire, the 1950s brainchild of onetime Willys dealer B.R. Woodill. This design is the “series II” bodywork, which certainly hosts some strangeness in its proportions, but it’s not quite all the way to ugly. The fiberglass body plays on sports car themes of…Read more… […]

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Put Your Pinky Rings Up With This 24-Karat Magic Austin Healey 

In general I tend to live my life opposed to wretched excess, avoiding conspicuous consumption wherever possible. Buyer’s remorse is a familiar feeling, and occasionally I even feel it over something as innocuous as a bag of potato chips. I’m not sure I can explain, then, why I’m giddy over this gilded Austin Healey,…Read more… […]

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This Bonkers French Grand Prix Car Just Sold For $7.25 Million

This car has some strange history as a Grand Prix racer turned Indianapolis 500 winner—except that it isn’t. As part of Bonhams’ Bothwell Collection sale yesterday, this 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix Two-Seater ranks among the most expensive French cars ever sold (some Bugattis and Talbot-Lagos have exceeded this…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Now You Can Own Steve Jobs’ BMW Z8 And The Hated Motorola Flip Phone That Came With It

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was seldom seen in a boring car. He owned a Porsche 928 in the 1980s, which supposedly helped inspire the design of the Macintosh 128k, and later in life used a California legal loophole to stay out of having license plates on his string of AMG Mercedes-Benzes. He liked speed and […]

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Doctors Who Ran Illegal ‘Pill Mill’ Had A Hell Of A Car Collection And Now It’s Up For Auction

I’m not sure how well you follow medical and pharmaceutical-related crime news, but it seems two doctors from Mobile, Alabama, Xiulu Ruan and John Patrick Couch were convicted earlier this year of illegally prescribing narcotics and other drugs—you know, running a pill mill. Both doctors had impressive car…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Doctors Who Ran Illegal ‘Pill Mill’ Had A Hell Of A Car Collection And Now It’s Up For Auction

I’m not sure how well you follow medical and pharmaceutical-related crime news, but it seems two doctors from Mobile, Alabama, Xiulu Ruan and John Patrick Couch were convicted earlier this year of illegally prescribing narcotics and other drugs—you know, running a pill mill. Both doctors had impressive car…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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