Dealer’s Private Stock: 1985 Toyota MR2

Among the more unusual cars that I see frequently in the boneyard are first-generation Toyota MR2s. They’re usually quite rusty but not heavily damaged; it makes me think that most of these unique two-seaters live happy… more»

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Why, Oh Why? 1972 BMW 2002 Tii

Occasionally, a rare car pops up on Copart for auction that is worth a closer look. This 1972 BMW 2002 Tii is one example of such an oddity. Tii’s were unique – factory fuel injection made for… more»

Estate Sale Survivor: 1986 Alfa Romeo GTV6

When car enthusiasts pass on to the big highway in the sky, what happens to their cars? In some cases, families retain them if the gearhead gene is strong; in other instances, due to lack of… more»

Heated Storage Find: 1966 Maserati Mistral

Imagine owning a celebrated sports car for just under ten years and then parking it for the next few decades due to an issue with the fuel injection. Seems crazy, right? Well, crazy or not, that’s… more»

Like a Good Pair of Levi’s: ’86 CJ7 Renegade

No one will disagree that old Jeeps are heaps of fun, but because of the high percentage of owners who use them for off-road exploits, very few remain in good condition. Plus, because of their all-weather… more»

Out Of This World: 1968 Mazda Cosmo

My very first car was a Mazda RX-7 and ever since, I’ve had the rotary itch. It got so bad that as a teenager I actually went to the school library and checked out the one… more»

Survivor Or Restored: 1965 Corvair Monza 110

Here’s yet another car claimed to have very low mileage, a little over 15,000 miles in this case. This Corvair is listed on Craigslist in Benson, North Carolina for $9,000 or best offer. It certainly looks nice,… more»

About That Dog: 1940 GMC Fire Engine

Here’s yet another fire truck, but this one shows some promise of finding a new life. It’s listed on eBay and priced reasonably at $9,900 or best offer. It’s not too big and it’s shiny and… more»

Dealer Serviced Survivor: 1975 Corvette

If I was going to buy a Corvette today, I might give this one a long, hard look. While this generation ‘Vette isn’t exactly hard to find, it usually takes some extra searching to weed through… more»

Thunder-Jet Are Go! 1970 Ford Ranchero GT

Get out the asbestos underoos for this one, this 1970 Ford Ranchero GT has a monster lurking under that sleek hood: a 360-hp 429 Thunder-Jet! I know, you can buy a Hyundai with more horsepower than… more»

Walkin’ In Memphis? 8,000 Mile 1979 MGB

If you believe the 8,000 original mile claim of the seller’s on this 1979 MGB, the owner must have been “Walking in Memphis” an awful lot instead of driving (cue the British car reliability jokes…I’ve heard them all). More… more»

Reserve Free: 1975 BMW 2002

I’ve always wanted a 2002. They’re the grandfather of the legendary E30 and the body is just the right mix of old and new BMW styling. They’re plentiful, and can be had affordably. This car, doesn’t… more»

Rollin’ Coal: 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Diesel

This honey-colored oil-burner is a 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Diesel and it’s on Craigslist for $2,100 or best offer. It’s actually in fairly nice condition for being 35-years old. It’s located in one of the last areas… more»


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