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Florida Find? 1952 Porsche 356 Pre-A Coupe

In the world of air-cooled Porsches, the earliest models tend to command the most interest and money. This is a curious listing for a 1952 Porsche 356 Pre-A coupe that appears to be for sale by a dealer in… more»

930 Roller: 1974 Porsche 911 Turbo

While we all have projects that we hope to get to someday, most of us would say there’s a threshold for what gets done and what remains unfinished. How desirable is the car? Is there sentimental value at play?… more»

Japanese Market Only: AMG 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E S3

When most enthusiasts think of Japanese market vehicles, they almost automatically refer to the right-hand drive kei cars and trucks, or low-mileage sports cars bearing names like “Skyline” and “Fairlady.” The somewhat hidden market that exists in Japan actually… more»

Tidy Pagoda: 1967 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

Classic Mercedes-Benz convertibles enjoy ever-rising values, and this 1967 Mercedes-Benz 230SL outside Bowling Green, Kentucky looks original and well-kept. The concave contour of the removable hard top led to the cars being known as the “pagoda” for their resemblance… more»

Left in Storage: 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

If we were to assemble a list of the classic cars most likely to be left in storage, the Mercedes-Benz R107/C107 cars are definitely in the top five. The seller claims this 1980 450SL was found forgotten in storage… more»

Entry Level Air Cooled: 1965 Porsche 356

The Porsche 356 bubble appears to have cooled a bit, with truly rough project cars selling for normal money or not selling at all. Perhaps buyers have wisened up to the fact that plenty of these cars were made… more»

Stored 50 Years: 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe

NSU started off making knitting machines, moved to bicycles, then motorcycles, and eventually, they made cars. This 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe isn’t much bigger than a motorcycle and it’s a rare one. The seller has it posted here… more»

No Reserve: 1989 Porsche 944

If someone handed me a fist full of cash and told me to go out and buy a Porsche, I would probably arrive home with a car like this 1989 Porsche 944. Something about the long nose and bulging… more»

Part Car, Part Boat: 1964 Amphicar

The Amphicar 770 was an interesting novelty vehicle from the 1960s. Built in West Germany, it was part car and part boat, so it functioned on both land and water. A quirky vehicle, owners were quoted as saying things… more»

Parked Since The 1980s: 1974 Audi 100 LS Coupe

Having been an Audi fan for many decades and an Audi owner for the last couple of decades or so, I always enjoy seeing earlier cars such as this 1974 Audi 100 LS Coupe. This car would be fun… more»

Mini Bimmer Project Lot: BMW Isetta Duo

Unpacking another enthusiast’s collection can represent a staggering amount of work. Piles of random parts, mislabeled boxes, and sorting out what’s a usable item versus a throwaway can represent hours’ worth of effort for unknown gain. In the case… more»

California Classic: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Everyone seems to like the Volkswagen Type 1, better known as the Beetle. Ask anyone of a certain age, and older, and they’ll have a funny story involving a VW Bug. I even have a few and I never… more»

Updated Classic! 1971 BMW 2002

Fed up with modern cars that perform well while numbing the driving experience with technology, sound-deadening, and other distractions? This shiny orange two-door sedan promises to reconnect you (or connect you for the first time) with the visceral thrills… more»

Riviera Blue Project: 1973 BMW 2002

Bidding is downright reasonable for this 1973 BMW 2002, which is a desirable round taillight model that originally came from California. As such, the car is said to be largely dry and free from the cancerous rust that can… more»

It’s A Mudder! 1998 Mercedes 190E 4X4

Sprechen sie Deutsch, Y’all? That may be helpful if you were to become the next owner of this outrageous 1998 Mercedes 190E four-wheeler. Where does one start with a mash-up like this? Why? might be the first question and… more»

Questionable Modifications: 1970 Porsche 914/6

While it can be painful to house an ugly duckling in your garage, the desirability of some models far outshines whatever temporary veneer hides their true identity. In the case of a rarity like a genuine Porsche 914/6, the… more»