Tag Archives: Car Auctions

Why Ultra-Low Mileage Classic Cars Are the Worst Cars to Own

I saw an ad for a car for sale this morning, the sort of car that, normally, I’d be very interested in. It was an ad for a 1964 Volkswagen Beetle, and it was in incredible shape. It was also selling for an absolutely bonkers one million dollars, which even for a Beetle fetishist like myself is the same level of insane…

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Hey, Let’s Rob Some Banks To Buy This Perfect Left-Hand-Drive Toyota 2000GT

What are you up to later? Wanna knock over some banks and buy this gorgeous red left-hand drive 1967 Toyota 2000GT off Bring a Trailer with me? Sure you do. We’ll put in some work and be in this beauty in no time.

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I Just Fainted Because A 1,200 Mile Integra Type R Sold For $63,800

During Barrett Jackson’s Las Vegas sale this weekend, the near unthinkable happened when a decades old front drive Honda sold, and it was considered a new record. The fact that we can even consider “Records” a thing when discussing Sport Compact cars is a sign that we’ve moved into a new generation of automotive…

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Buy Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Ford Thunderbird and Experience True Hollywood 

Imagine my thrill when I learned that Hollywood icon and legend Marilyn Monroe didn’t just get chauffeured everywhere, she apparently liked to drive as well. What was a suitable car for a such a star? A 1956 Ford Thunderbird, that’s what. And it’s for sale.

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You Could Be the Lucky Human to Buy Burt Reynolds’ 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

It’s probably pretty safe to say that Burt Reynolds is the reason some of us love cars. How can you not love the beautiful gold-and-black Trans Am he drove so cavalierly in Smokey and the Bandit? The answer: it’s impossible. But you, Lucky Soul, could help a little piece of history live on, because Reynolds’ Trans…

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The Most Expensive Car Ever Sold at Auction Is This 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO For $48.4 Million

It’s been described as “the world’s most important, desirable, and legendary motor car.” Of course, that was by the people selling it, but the hyperbole must have worked somehow, because this 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car ever sold at auction this weekend at an RM Sotheby’s sale during Monterey…

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Yes, You Can Take Out Leases on Expensive Cars at Auctions

Anything can have a monthly payment if you wish hard enough, including cars that cost millions at auctions. Bugatti Chiron on the block that you don’t want to pay for upon winning it? Keep raising that paddle. You can pay monthly if approved, just like the TVs and couches you get fliers for in the mail.

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Someone Buy This, the Best Chevy Venture in the Known Universe

A Chevy Venture is, let’s face it, a deeply, deeply boring car. But, speaking of facing things, consider this: maybe it’s a fantastic car, if only the front end were replaced with a gigantic, snarling face? Didn’t think of that, did you? Well, someone did, and then got their Snarlventure repo’d, which means this…

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How the Mighty Have Fallen: 30-Mile Porsche 911 R Estimated to Take Measly $375,000 at Auction

Do you remember the Porsche 911 R? The first one on sale in the U.S. was listed for nearly $700,000 in late 2016. It didn’t take long for secondhand 911 Rs to start demanding over $1 million. But now, just a couple of years later, the 911 R is estimated to go for the dirt-cheap cost of just $375,000 at auction.

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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.

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