Race Cars

The Real McCoy: 1991 Land Rover Camel Trophy

In the world of motorsport, few vehicles survive from the bygone days of rough-and-tumble, death-defying racing on or off paved surfaces. In this case it’s a real Camel Trophy team truck and it’s listed for sale here on eBay… more»

Tri-Five Sleeper: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

The Bel Air Sport Coupe was one of the most popular of the “Tri-Five” Chevies of 1955-57. This ’57 edition has only had three owners, comes with an interesting story, and has been treated to a newer engine and… more»

Trailer Included! 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1

As early Mustang values have climbed, later less desirable Mustangs have also gained in value. Of the many iterations of the Mustang, I’ve long felt that the ’71 to ’73 restyled cars have been undervalued and vastly underappreciated. It… more»

Grocery Getter Tribute: 1963 Pontiac Tempest

Arnie Beswick was a famous racer on drag strips back in the 1960s and 1970s. Nicknamed “The Farmer” because of his roots in America’s Homeland, he won a lot of races back in the day when the automobile manufacturers… more»

1978 Plymouth Volare A43 Street Kit Car

One of the most interesting go-fast decal packages of the 1970s, this 1978 Plymouth Volare A43 Street Kit Car is one interesting ride. We’ve seen a few of them here in the past and this one is listed here… more»

427 Tunnel Ram! 1954 Chevy Rat Rod Gasser

Some cars you can hear by looking at a photo and this is one of them. One glance of this 1954 Chevy gasser immediately makes me hear the cackle of the side pipes. While gassers aren’t everyone’s taste (especially… more»

Reproduction Racer: 1973 Jaguar XJ13

The automotive world is full of “what ifs.” These questions are not limited to road cars because motorsport contains its share of unanswered questions. For instance, what if the great Jim Clark had not lost his life at Hockenheim… more»

Track Car? 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV

The seller of this 1979 Alfa Romeo GTV states, “I’m selling as a ‘not for the road track car’”.  The visuals are confusing with the “Polizia” banners displayed across both quarters – is this supposed to be a track… more»

Rat Powered! Pro Street 1977 AMC Gremlin

The great thing about automotive enthusiasts, as a group, is that they often have hidden talents that ‘normal’ people don’t possess, including the ability to turn their gasoline-fueled visions into reality. A gearhead can look at a car and… more»

Ready To Race! 1977 Saab 99 Rally Car

When it comes to building race cars on a budget, Grassroots Motorsports has built more than a few, and apparently, back in 2008 they built this done-right rally car. The 1977 Saab 99 model, here on craigslist in Santa… more»

Nigel Mansell’s original 1989 Ferrari 640 Formula 1 car could be yours!

Pop quiz: What do Emerson Fittipaldi, Mario Andretti, and Nigel Mansel have in common? The three gentlemen are the only drivers to have won the American CART Championship and the Formula 1 World Championship. Today, they are considered global… more»

Vintage Drag Racer? 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Coupe

In the far southeast corner of Iowa lies the town of Keokuk. That’s where this 1956 Chevrolet race car can be heard cruising along the Mississippi river on a Friday or Saturday night. According to the seller, Up Tight… more»

440 V8 Race Car: 1964 Plymouth Fury

After Chrysler’s downsizing debacle of 1962-63 when they were the only automaker to do so, they bounced back in 1964. Especially with the Plymouth line-up that had all-new styling. Their shapes – combined with a lot of muscle under… more»

383 V8 Racer! 1975 Chevrolet Vega GT

Chevrolet wasn’t afraid of trying different things, but they sometimes didn’t work quite as expected. Like the air-cooled, rear-engine compact Corvair that attracted later concerns over safety issues. Or the sub-compact Vega for which GM built an assembly plant,… more»

Iconic Panama Red! 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

The concept of taking a street vehicle and turning it into a drag racer is not a new idea, but finding a decades-old well-preserved surviving gasser isn’t all that commonplace these days, especially one that made the rounds enough… more»

Formula Racer With History: 1954 DB Monomill

Just a quick heads-up, the listing for this 1954 DB Monomill is in French but you should be able to invoke your browser translater unless, of course, you are fluent. The story of DB was short-lived but not without… more»